Marloth Nature Reserve, Swellendam

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Nature / Park · Wildlife Area
Named a World Heritage Site, Marloth Nature Reserve represents a nature reserve in the central Langeberg mountains. Featuring the Clock Peaks--two prominent landmarks--the reserve features natural fynbos vegetation with protea and erica plants and patches of forests with trails. Named after a prominent South African botanist, the reserve spans 14,123 hectares (34,900 acres) plus additional 16,532 hectares (40,851 acres) of private land, offering scenic hikes and family picnicking areas with slabs of stone on tree trunks for tables. By using our Swellendam trip itinerary website, you can arrange your visit to Marloth Nature Reserve and other attractions in Swellendam.
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  • It was a sunny day and we took a lovely walk along Duiwelsbos towards the waterfall. Very scenic and pretty.  more »
  • Beautiful well kept day hikes for hikers of all levels of fitness. Koloniesbos trail through indigenous forests is a must!  more »
  • Breathtakingly beautiful here. You will not regret a visit. Make sure you also do the Parkrun!
  • Superb scenery, well marked trails, good map, beautiful waterfall and river pools, photographer's paradise. Well worth hiking. An Overberg gem.
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