Your Favourites
Login / Register
LOCAL TIME: 02:39 pm | Thursday, 22 October
ShowMe™ Hermanus RSS Feed ShowMe Hermanus Facebook Page Follow ShowMe™ Hermanus on Twitter ShowMe Hermanus Facebook Page ShowMe Hermanus Pinterest Page

Hiking Trails In The Overberg | De Mond Nature Reserve

Hiking

De Mond Nature Reserve

There are many scenic hiking trails in the Overberg to explore, some of the most beautiful hiking routes can be found in the De Mond Nature Reserve. The reserve is home to grysbok, steenbok, grey duiker, caracal and plenty of birdlife. The various hiking trails will guide you along coastline, over dunes and through milkwood forests. 

The reserve is home to two hiking routes and they are namely:

Sterna Hiking Trail:

Distance: 7KM

Duration: 3 hours

Description: This circular hiking route will guide you through the De Mond Nature Reserve and over the Heuningnes River by way of a suspended bridge.  You will eventually find yourself back on the beach and you can head in the direction of the estuary.

Notes: Cars are only allowed as far as the parking area and no further.

De Mond To Arniston Trail:

Distance: Undirectional trek

Duration: 4 hours

Description: This coastal trail runs past the Waenhuiskrans Cave, fish traps and old middens that were once used by the Khoisan.

Regulations:

  • Do not disturb the birds
  • Stick to the designated pathways
  • Do not trample the vegetation
  • Booking is required
  • Canoeing is not permitted
  • Access to the reserve is between 07:00 and 16:00 daily.
  • Fresh water fishing license and fishing permit is required.

Extra Information:

Contact: +27 (0)28 425 3708 / +27 (0)21 483 0190

Hiking

Source: Cape Nature

More info on the town of Hermanus



Book your accommodation right here on ShowMe.

You can find the top hotels, lodges and Airbnb establishments conveniently placed on the map below. All you need to do is click on the place that’s conveniently located and within your budget and then make a booking. What could be easier?


If the map is not where you want to be, click on the ShowMe Pin and then enter the exact name of the location and the map will adjust accordingly.