Phillipskop Mountain Reserve, Stanford

4.8
#3 of 9 in Historic Sites in Overberg District
Protected fynbos, Phillipskop Mountain Reserve is also home to a cave that includes notable examples or rock art. Within the reserve, you'll find hiking trails suited to all abilities, a small waterfall, rock formations, loads of great views, and the peak of Phillipskop Mountain. Various trails can be combined into longer routes for those that wish to challenge themselves a bit more. Families with kids can swim in the dam, walk to discover more about the area's natural world, and play in streams. You can come for a single day, or book into a self-catering cottage and stay a bit longer. Look for more details on the website. Plan a Stanford trip in moments using our itinerary builder.
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  • We had an amazing week staying in the Oxalis cabin on this reserve in December 2018. The views were stunning and the hosts Chris and Anna were friendly and welcoming. We enjoyed the wonderful hikes in...  more »
  • Well worth a walk/hike here! There is a cave to get to and lots of lovely trails. Nice and quiet too.  more »
  • We visited at the recommendation of a Stanford local. On arrival at Reception, we were warmly greeted and briefed about the hike and what to expect at the cave housing the 2000+ year old, recently dis...  more »
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  • The setting is amazing. On the slopes of a mountain with stunning views and walking trails. Great place to get away to and recharge.
  • Fantastic weekend spot. Well furnished chalets for the whole family and a few more. Great hiking trails with beautiful views.
  • Beautiful situation on mountainside. Far enough away to feel completely peaceful, but close enough to Stanford and surrounds if one feels the need to go out. Ideal getaway for for a families. We booked three cottages and kids could run freely between them. Well equiped and comfortable. The late Sunday check out allows one to really get the most out of a weekend there. Would have loved to have longer to explore more of the hiking trails. A good reason to return!
  • Just an awesome place to be, to relax, to discover nature, to do hiking, fitnes....awesome hosts....Experience it!
  • Wild beautiful fynbos. Excellent walks and interesting bushman cave
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