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 »
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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