Robberg Nature Reserve, Plettenberg Bay

Must see · Nature / Park · Wildlife Area
Visitors go to Robberg Nature Reserve to explore scenic circuit trails, sand dunes, and pristine, isolated beaches. Choose from a variety of hiking paths varying in difficulty and length, and set off on a self-guided adventure to admire the reserve's picturesque scenery, take some memorable shots, or have a picnic on a postcard-like stretch of sand. Along the way, you might spot a colony of fur seals, or even some whales and dolphins. For travelers who use our world travel planner, Plettenberg Bay holidays become easier to arrange, with trips to the Robberg Nature Reserve and other attractions mapped out and timetabled.
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  • Robberg Nature Reserve World Heritage Site. Robberg Nature Reserve is one of the most important and iconic experiences in Plettenberg Bay. Located along the Garden Route in the Western Cape, this...  more »
  • Keep an eye out for the sharks! Great walk, make sure you have a few hours to spend there. The hike around the point take a while, but has to be done at least once!  more »
  • This nature reserve is situated close to Plettenberg Bay There are three hikes you can choose to day2,1 5,5 and 9,5 km. Plenty of amazing views of the ocean and vegetation A enjoyable experience...  more »
  • Awesome hike, the shorter route is mostly family friendly. A few big steps and climbs but beautiful views and vegetation makes you forget about the sore legs quickly. Reasonably fitness level suggested, but not essential.
  • The reserve is very nice and the views are beautiful. The walking paths are in a good condition and safe. There are maps and it is easy to find your way around. Definitely worth the trip for the views and the experience.
  • I don’t do that much hiking but this is definitely the best one I have ever done. The scenery is out of this world and you have lots of spots to take pics. There are three main trails you can select to do depending on your fitness level. Give it a try you wont be disappointed.
  • A lovely nature trail in good weather. Exceptional views. We found many ants during the hot months of Jan & Feb. If the entire distance is too much for you, you can just do half. There are a few steep gradients. There are picnic spots at the carpark overlooking the ocean - perfect for refreshments after the walk. No restaurant. Take water and would recommend taking a walking pole.
  • Best not to say too much and too many visitors creates a human ripple effect. If you go for a walk here go because you are Conscious and honouring of Nature. if you are going to be a tourist go to the mall.

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