Hiking The De Hoop Nature Reserve

The 2nd most popular hiking trail in South Africa.

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Located near Bredasdrop which is 150 miles southeast of Cape Town, the De Hoop Nature Reserve has several great day hikes and has a 5-day overnight trail opening in August 2001.

Overall, De Hoop Nature Reserve is the 2nd most popular hiking trail of all 4 hikes in South Africa.


Local Contact(s):  DHNR 028 542-1126; South Africa Tourism (US) (202) 232-4400; National Parks (012) 343-2006; Exodus Travel, UK 01816730859.

Recommended Map:  "Guide To South Africa" from Lonely Planet

Best Season:  Any

Base Camp:  Plettenburg (27) 44-573-2030

Luxury Loding:  MalaMala Game Reserve

Breakfast Restaurant:  Hunter's Country House (04) 45-22127

Date Published:  12/30/2015

Date Updated:  6/23/2016

ID:  6782


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