Marloth Nature Reserve, Swellendam

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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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  • Marloth Nature Reserve forms part of the Cape Nature cluster, an important distinction which you will immediately differentiate from Bontebok (SANParks) at the entrance. The office is a small wooden s...  more »
  • After days of road we entered the nature reserve just after it closed to climb the Duiwelsbos waterfall. A challenge to flee the sunset by the rugged forest where baboons inhabit. There is no need to go up to the waterfall to stretch your legs in this beautiful spot. Recommended for those travelers who think of spending a couple of nights in the quiet Swellendam.
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  • 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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