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Tygerberg Nature Reserve

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“nice walk”(3 reviews)
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Totius Street, Parow 7500, South Africa
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Most Helpful Positive Review
Reviewed 17 July 2015

Great panoramic views. Great renosterveld fynbos. We struggled with the walk from the parking to the hill summit. Tourguide explained that a second noon gun was also at this site.

4  Thank tsareviews
Most Helpful Critical Review
Reviewed 28 April 2015

Very important: this trail can be dangerous and strenuous. Be sure to take along enough water, a hat, and sunscreen! Some hikers might even need a walking stick. There are extremely steep inclines - brace yourself! Upon descending, there are loose rocks and sand. Walk...More

1  Thank LiebeB
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Reviewed 2 October 2018

This reserve is well worth a visit,easy to reach from Cape Town.once you leave the N1 to Jip de Jager,it is well signposted by Cape Nature.A small entrance fee is payable and then you are off ,up the hill to the picnic spot under the...More

Thank HelgL
Reviewed 8 August 2018 via mobile

Good for a nice hike, from moderate to difficult routes.The routes need better direction markings. Will visit again.

Thank André C
Reviewed 18 July 2018

My friend and I went on 17 July. The entrance fee is only R17 and R9 for persons over 60 years. We went through the Welgemoed entrance. After you paid the entrance fee just follow the pathway to the top and you will see the...More

1  Thank lindalikes2travel
Reviewed 9 July 2018 via mobile

We took a brisk 10km walk along the trails as part of training for our ParkRun and road walks. It's great to be surrounded by nature without having to travel far. There is a lovely picnic area for friends and families to enjoy

Thank KarlE409
Reviewed 8 December 2017 via mobile

This is a best kept secret In the middle of a busy suburb. Wow what a pleasant surprise. The paths are well marked and well kept. We felt safe and enjoyed the walk. Very peaceful and beautiful right in the middle of a busy city.

1  Thank DesireeMaartens
Reviewed 29 August 2017

There are a lot more scenic walks in Cape Town, however this one still gives a lovely view of Table Mountain once you've climbed the steep hill at the entrance. In Winter it can get freezing cold at the top. Make sure to wear comfortable...More

Thank LisaduPlessis
Reviewed 24 August 2017

....we have a thing for walking in all the parks in the Cape Town Area, Western Cape, there are about 16 of them one is able to buy a membership access card and for pensioners you get a good discount! This nature reserve is a...More

Thank VernonW143
Reviewed 21 July 2017 via mobile

Really good ... nice walk in middle of town. Not too hard. Clean and well looked after. Worth a visit check website for opening times.

Thank Cheryl V
Reviewed 4 June 2017 via mobile

It can be hard to locate...but that's part of the charm. Once parked and paid... you are alone to explore the different trails. Best to do in a group... I felt isolated and a little wary. Leaflets and signposts leave you well-informed and you feel...More

Thank Colleen H
Reviewed 20 April 2017

We enjoy going for a walk here in the Winter months. Its safe and neat and tidy, no litter. Different walks according to your fitness.

Thank sandra_bald
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