Koeelberg Mountain Hike - Steenbrass Nature Reserve
The newly proclaimed conservation site declared by the City of Cape Town, is part of the famous Kogelberg Biosphere Reserve.It is home to spectacular Fynbos and offers fabulous mountain and ocean views.
Start of Hike at Steenbrass Nature Reserve
The hike will start at 7 am in the summer months and 8 am in the winter months, from the conservation offices at Kogel Bay.
This mountain trail is a 10km return hiking trail up the mountain.The ascend is just under 5km long and it takes about 3.5 hrs to ascend the mountain.
The trail is a lovely zig-zag path traversing up the mountain and all along the way guests are spoiled with stunning scenery and views.Wonderful photographic opportunities!
High at the top of the trail, one is greeted with amazing panoramic views across Kogel Bay.
Once at the top of the trail and at our halfway point we settled down for rest, a picnic lunch and some coffee before we embark on our descent again.
With rest and lunch over we make our way down the mountain again while enjoying the afternoon sun that brings along the fabulous sunlight on the mountains.
After a full day out on the mountain, we will be back at the start by about 17h30.
This lovely hiking trail, leading you up the slopes of the Kogelberg Mountain and through spectacular Fynbos, offers exquisite opportunities to interact with and explore the many floral and faunal treasures of this area.Large stands of Ericas and Proteas compete for attention and the next photograph!
All along the route, the story of the Cape's geology is exposed to magnificent mountain faces, rock outcrops and ledges.Sandstone sculptures and formations abound.
Birdlife is abundant, form all the little LBJ's to the accessional Black (Verreauxi) Eagle flowing overhead!
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This tour is offered throughout the year.The tour starts at 07:30 hours.
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