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Silvermine Nature Reserve

Cape Town Central, South Africa
+27 21 780 9002
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“wild card” (9 reviews)
Cape Town Central, South Africa
+27 21 780 9002

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Reviewed 1 week ago

Lovely ride to arrive to the Silvermine nature Reserve. Many parking spaces and then all around the main lake at the beginning of the trail there are plenty areas to stop and pic nic or just chill and swim. Very clean everywhere, it is a...More

Thank CTandyou
Reviewed 1 week ago

We visited on a Sunday, although the reserve was open you could not drive any further the the research offices, which were closed. It should be good for bird watching on foot we were not sure about safety in small groups as the road was...More

Thank Mad9
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Silvermine is the best - its great for long hikes, short hikes, cycling, walking your dogs, picnicking, superb views and a swim in the dam. What more do you need?

Thank Carla G
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is a spectacular well-kept secret nature destination. Families with small children can picnic, and serious hikers can even go all the way up to the Constantiaberg Mast. Wonderful views.

Thank Emarie B
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We hiked up to the Elephants Eye Cave. Well pathed and a moderate hike so good for beginners or the not so fit. Beautiful views going up to the eye. The cave is beautiful with stunning views. Be careful in the cave it is sandy....More

Thank ecsonza
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

A public holiday, a perfect morning and friends. We hiked past the Silvermine dam, which was showing the results of a prolonged drought, although still plenty of (icy) water to swim in. The mountain had recovered well after the spate of summer fires a couple...More

Thank Andre H
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Great place to hike and/or spend the day at the beautiful dam. The views are magnificent, but make sure you take water and sunscreen.

Thank Annaliese L
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Great for a day outing with the partner or family. Pack a pick-nick basket and take the dog along (just make sure he's supervised). Nice for hiking as well.

Thank johnE5295KI
Reviewed 12 April 2017

Silvermine Nature Reserve nice for picnic spot and hiking trails locals get a wild card from Cape Town tourism

Thank sip680925
Reviewed 11 April 2017

We love to hike at Silvermine and have been on most of the walks. A walk over to the Hout Bay side can reward you with stunning views of the sun setting. A trip up to Elephants eye cave is always fun and around to...More

Thank LillyKaren
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Gerald J
Is it open on public holidays?
25 December 2016|
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Response from Deon L | Reviewed this property |
As far as I know, it is.