Hiking in Koeberg Nature Reserve

Hiking Trails in or near Melkbosstrand, Blaauwberg in Cape Town, South Africa.

Things To Do in MelkbosstrandHiking in Koeberg Nature Reserve

Hiking Trails Blaauwberg

Where? Both hiking trails begin at a small info kiosk which is well-hidden behind the covered visitors' parking. Please confirm directions!

When? Booking required.

How? Call +27 (0)21 550-4021

How much? Falls into price group R1 to R100 per person. Confirm with the provider.

Overnight? Stay at accommodation in Melkbosstrand, in Western Cape

There are two hiking trails in the Koeberg Nature Reserve. You will be able to pick up a good map and birding pamphlets at the info kiosk.

The Dikkop Trail is a circular walk (9.5 -23.3km) (meanders up north) which includes pristine strandveld, dune veld and a 2km walk along the beach. The walk is most spectacular in spring when the wild flowers along the route are in bloom. (reference: Koeberg visitors' centre).

The Grysbok Trail is a two hour walk starting at the Visitor Centre and includes a stretch along the beach and passes a salt marsh which is rich in birdlife in the winter months. The Grysbok Trail sidles around the main reactor, heading for the beach on the Cape Town side. It twists along the ridge of the dunes before winding down to the sea past a small salt-pan.

Why not overnight? Find Accommodation in Melkbosstrand

Beach Villa Guest House

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Beach Villa Guest House

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The Lodge at Atlantic Beach

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The Lodge at Atlantic Beach

Overlooking the 1st fairway of one of Cape Town’s premier golf estates, the luxurious and affordable 4 star boutique ... more

Benito B&B

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Benito B&B

Situated in Melkbosstrand, Benito Bed & Breakfast offers upmarket accommodation to the discerning businessman and ... more

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