Mont Rochelle Nature Reserve, Franschhoek

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With views of the Franschhoek Valley set against the backdrop of the namesake mountains, Mont Rochelle Nature Reserve serves as a part of the World Heritage biosphere reserve. The reserve offers over 30 km (19 mi) of well-maintained hiking trails leading through diverse wildlife amidst fynbos proteas, pincushions, ericas, and restios. You'll observe scenic fields and villages from the trails take in views of mist-covered peaks. Spanning 1,759 hectares (4,346 acres), the reserve features a number of streams that are overlooked by the 1,575 m (5,176 ft) high Perdekop peak. Put Mont Rochelle Nature Reserve into our Franschhoek trip builder to see other points of interest to visit during your vacation in Franschhoek.
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  • The walk takes about 3 hours and the view at the end is unbelievable. Medium difficulty, some parts are climbing. Buy your ticket online. 
    The walk takes about 3 hours and the view at the end is unbelievable. Medium difficulty, some parts are climbing. Buy your ticket online.  more »
  • I have done the Dutoiskop and Uitkyk trail. Both fantastic although Dutoitskop more challenging. Uitkyk view is wonderful - an absolute must! 
    I have done the Dutoiskop and Uitkyk trail. Both fantastic although Dutoitskop more challenging. Uitkyk view is wonderful - an absolute must!  more »
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  • The most brilliant place to walk. Make sure you are well stocked up on water first. Views are incredible.
  • All round multiple sites to view and enjoy. The place is not crowded and is just meant for a wonderful weekend away from the city

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