Constantia, Cape Town

Kirstenbosch to Constantia Nek Hike

Hiking Trails in or near Constantia, Constantia Valley in Cape Town, South Africa.

Things To Do in ConstantiaKirstenbosch to Constantia Nek Hike

Hiking Trails Constantia Valley Southern Suburbs

Where? Kirstenbosch National Botanical Gardens, Constantia, Cape Town.

When? Daylight hours.
Distance: 6km Time: +/- 2 hours.

How much? Free

Overnight? Stay at accommodation in Constantia, in Western Cape

The trail from the Kirstenbosch National Botanical Gardens to the picturesque heights of Constantia Nek shows off much of the lush beauty for which this part of the Mother City and the Cape Winelands is known.

The hike includes a large portion of the jade-coloured Newlands Forest, which adds to its scenic appeal

Some of the views along the way include the Kirstenbosch Gardens, and extend all the way to the historical, vibrant Cape Flats. This area is the renowned home of fynbos, unique vegetation found nowhere else in the world. This trail boasts some of this fynbos as well as spectacular proteas.

The entire trail is about six kilometres long (one way) and takes approximately two hours to complete. It is easy to manage and, therefore, ideal for families.

Why not overnight? Find Accommodation in Constantia

At Villa Fig

Bed & Breakfast / Self Catering

At Villa Fig

Adjoining a willow lined river sanctuary in the tranquil Constantia Valley you can enjoy panoramic mountain views from ... more

Le Petit Poucet

Self Catering

Le Petit Poucet

Le Petit Poucet is a two bedroom cottage is set in a private and secure 1.5 acre garden with magnificent mountain views ... more

The Constantia Stables

Bed & Breakfast

The Constantia Stables

B&B accommodation in beautifully renovated stable buildings, set in an indigenous garden and located on the ... more has been assisting travellers with their South Africa travel plans since 1999, and is the largest online travel guide for South Africa available in both English and German. © 1999-2017. All Rights Reserved. Find and book hotels and accommodation in South Africa. Sitemap