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Jonkershoek Nature Reserve

#17 of 142 things to do in Stellenbosch Features Animals
Jonkershoek Road, Stellenbosch, South Africa
+27 21 866 1560
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Guided Bike Tour of Stellenbosch
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Jonkershoek Road, Stellenbosch, South Africa
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Reviewed 2 days ago

I've done most hikes in Jonkershoek over the years, having lived in Stellenbosch all my life. I know the valley very well and love to go up to the nature reserve at last once a month to walk the 10km circle or shorter 6km circle...More

Thank Marlize S
Reviewed 1 week ago

Lovely nature, easy tracks as long as you are able to walk in stairs, and the waterfalls are beautiful, although small.

Thank Reskanin
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This place is great for long walks or cycling and it is very safe. It is a must to wear comfortable clothing and walking shoes. Would recommend that you take along some snacks and a water bottle. Must take the walk to at least one...More

3  Thank desireec116
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Very difficult to get lost here due to the valley, so safe to hike or walk if you don't know the area. Very friendly staff at the gate, and cheap considering the tranquility and nature you will experience. You might encounter a group of baboons...More

Thank Karin K
Reviewed 1 June 2017

Jonkershoek is a great place to go for a hike. The hikes are of moderate difficulty and the waterfalls on the reserve are worth the trek up the hillsides. On hot days a dip in the cold pools is refreshing and rejuvenates you for the...More

Thank Jared B
Reviewed 24 May 2017

Cape nature at its best. This seemingly untouched nature reserve is a wonderland of valleys, rivers and rolling hills of and fynbos and picturesque views.

Thank BMordecaiJones
Reviewed 18 May 2017

You cannot go wrong to visit this nature reserve, In this post I will share what there is to do. Trust me on this one and do yourself a favour to visit this place. Car friendly: Yes, most cars will be able to do the...More

1  Thank OneBigAdventure2016
Reviewed 11 May 2017

Had such fun on this relatively short hike--- loved the waterfalls and georgeous pools. REDO for sure

Thank eloizem2017
Reviewed 21 April 2017

Wow a spectacular walk, just amazing, cant take it all in at once. Will always remember the views, life is not about the number of breaths we take but rather the moments that take away our breath

Thank Estelle D
Reviewed 18 April 2017 via mobile

You think you are close to a town ? Well ... Once you reach jonkershoek outside of stellenbosch you feel like you are fully immersed in wild nature ; superb mountain area with great vegetation and perfect hiking and mtb options

Thank KristinMW
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28 December 2016|
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Response from ThePr0fe550r | Reviewed this property |
At the entrance they will provide you with the map that has all the info, and the people are knowledgeable about the time it takes. Second waterfall is a bit small but nice nonetheless and is in a river ravine which is about... More
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PumpkinGirl43
7 July 2016|
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Response from Irene_McC | Reviewed this property |
Hi - that totally depends on their individual state of fitness. There are several different tracks you can hike or just drive the circular route by car and get out at different points to stretch your legs. They will... More
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