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6 Hours Nature tour itinerary for Cape Town & Somerset West: Hike On The Trails Of Koeelberg Mountain

Cape Town, Somerset West

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Mountain Day Hikes & Excursions
Hike on the trails of Koeelberg Mountain

Kogelberg Biosphere Reserve

Somerset West-South Africa

Go on this hiking trail on the slopes of the Kogelberg Mountain to explore the many floral and faunal treasures of this area. Be fascinated by the Cape's geology that is full of magnificent mountain faces, rock outcrops, ledges and sandstone sculptures.

DAY 01

Start of Hike at Steenbrass Nature Reserve

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  • Start the hike at 07:00 am in the summer months and 08:00 am in the winter months, from the conservation offices at Kogel Bay. This mountain trail is a 10 km return hiking trail up the mountain. The ascend is just under 5 km 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.


  • Rocky footpath leading up the mountain.


















Slowly winding up the trail

Setting out from the start.













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Rocky moss garden

Diastella thymelaeoides subsp. thymelaeoides











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Protea neriifolia

Leucospermum oleifolium















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Fabulous Fynbos along the way.

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  • 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.

Enjoying the great outdoors over some picnic lunch.

Time to rest and enjoy a lunch with a cup of coffee













  •  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.

Lots of rocky outcrops to explore and enjoy the views from.

Fabulous photographic opportunities.














A glorious sunset descent.




  • 950.00 ZAR Per Person
  • 2500.00 ZAR Per Group (* 2 to 4 People)
  • 3200.00 ZAR Per Group (* 5 to 9 People)







































  • This lovely hiking trail, leading you up to the slopes and through spectacular Fynbos, offers exquisite opportunities to. Large stands of Ericas and Proteas compete for attention and the next photograph. Birdlife is abundant, form all the little LBJ's to the accessional Black (Verreauxi) Eagle flowing overhead. 

Cape Town, Somerset West

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This tour is offered throughout the year.The tour starts at 07:30 hours.

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