Newlands Forest Contour Path

Forests / Hiking Trails / Walks & Hiking in or near Newlands, Southern Suburbs in Cape Town, South Africa.

Things To Do in NewlandsNewlands Forest Contour Path

Forests Hiking Trails Walks & Hiking Southern Suburbs

Where? Newlands Forest Station, Newlands, Cape Town

When? Best during daylight hours.

How much? Free

Overnight? Stay at accommodation in Newlands, in Western Cape

The Newlands Forest Contour Path is a manageable, 8km long walk through Newlands Forest. It offers quick access to a natural environment and has wonderful views - one could almost forget one is still in the city!

The walk starts and ends at Rhodes Memorial, via Kirstenbosch, Skeleton Gorge or Nursery Ravine. Although some parts of the walk are steep and rough underfoot so care will need to be taken, a lot of the path is flat, shady and the route is along a wooden boardwalk. Please take note of the fynbos as you pass through the boundary between Groote Schuur Estate and Newland Forest.

Please always remember to take:
• a charged cell phone
• plenty of drinking water
• snacks
• a hat
• sunblock
• something warm (the weather can change quickly)
• suitable walking shoes

Why not overnight? Find Accommodation in Newlands

Newlands Cottages

Self Catering

Newlands Cottages

Newlands Cottages are newly renovated, self-catering cottages situated in the convenient Newlands area only 10 minutes ... more

Riversong Guest House

Bed & Breakfast / Self Catering

Riversong Guest House

Enjoy affordable luxury and tranquillity set in the heart of Newlands. Riversong Guest House is beautifully furnished and ... more

Vineyard Hotel

Hotel

Vineyard Hotel

An hotel serving one of the world’s great cities, run with passion and attention to detail, The Vineyard Hotel in ... more

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