Phillipskop Mountain Reserve, Stanford

5.0
#3 of 8 in Trails in Overberg District
Scenic Walking Area · Hidden Gem · Hiking Trail
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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  • This property is home to a few hundred different species of plants which makes it very special indeed. We loved it; managed to get the 7 year old to get to the Peak at the back - a fantastic view I...  more »
  • Everything about our first stay at Phillipskop exceeded our expectations. The stunning fynbos, the well kept trails, the bird life (fish eagles, Verreaux's eagles and sugarbirds etc) and the...  more »
  • This is definitely one to do in Stanford if you like to get (safely) close up to the the flora and fauna in this wonderful part of the world. Our guide, Chris is so knowledgeable, interesting, kind...  more »

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