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

Cape Town, Somerset West

Nature
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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 [sensitive content]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.




  • 1800 ZAR Per Adult (* 1 x Pax)
  • 3000 ZAR Per Group (* 4 to 9 Pax)
  • Cape Town nature and mountain guide

  • Coffee and a sweet delectable

  • Transport for up to 4 guests






































  • Lunch and sbacks

  • Transport for 5 and more guests (additional transport to be arranged at extra cost)

  • This lovely hiking trail, leading you up to the slopes of the mountain side, takes you through spectacular indigenous Mountain Fynbos with exquisite opportunities to view large stands of Ericas and Proteas. Birdlife is abundant, form all the little LBJ's to the accessional Black (Verreauxi) Eagle flying overhead. 

Cape Town, Somerset West

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