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Cobham Nature Reserve

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Ukhahlamba Drakensberg Park, Himeville 3752, South Africa
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Beautiful

The beautiful berg. Sadly we arrived within a minute of lunch starting so we weren't sure if we... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Tracy R
Best swimming pools in the Berg!

Perfect spot for a picnic, or a day visit. The river is gorgeous with some of the best pools for... read more

Reviewed May 2, 2018
karinwellman
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Johannesburg, South Africa
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Ukhahlamba Drakensberg Park, Himeville 3752, South Africa
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"stunning views"
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"no electricity"
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"caves"
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"camp"
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"mountains"
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The beautiful berg. Sadly we arrived within a minute of lunch starting so we weren't sure if we had to sign in before our short hike or make payment. The staff member was locking up and leaving for lunch as we arrived. It would have...More

Thank Tracy R
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Reviewed 2 May 2018

Perfect spot for a picnic, or a day visit. The river is gorgeous with some of the best pools for swimming in the Berg.

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Reviewed 2 April 2018 via mobile

This has always been a favourite for my wife and I. It is such a peaceful place to relax and soak in the beauty of the drakensberg mountains. The river is stunning too. We keep going back and it never gets boring. If you enjoy...More

1  Thank Richard T
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Reviewed 2 April 2018

Lots of nice walks to choose from. Some are round trips. Only negative is that on some walks the grass is very long and paths seem to be overgrown.

Thank susan v
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Reviewed 14 October 2017

Beautifull landscape and lovely hiking trails (not all of them maintained) . The ablution facilaties are not kept clean or well maintained. Students camped at Cobham while we were there and the ablution facilities was not enough andvnever cleaned. The students from KZN university made...More

Thank Thea H
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Reviewed 15 September 2017 via mobile

The landscape appears to be very nice at first because you picture the river and so on but after a few km it gets just boring. There is nothing left or right if you just hike along the river. Maybe the others are better ;)

Thank jpbeus
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Reviewed 29 August 2017

A bit of a slippery drive when going out after a wet and rainy day but well worth it! beautiful views and hiking space and fun picnic area for kids

Thank JanineRR1
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Reviewed 1 June 2017

My girlfriend and I rented out a cave to sleep in overnight, the cave was meant to replicate a sort of a hotel room in the mountains. After signing in with the front desk, we set off on our 20km hike. We got lost, at...More

1  Thank Krishna S
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Reviewed 23 May 2017

If you're a hiker, this spot has it all! Trail runs, day and overnight hikes, sleeping out in tents or caves, as well as swimming in crisp, clear rivers. The main campsite has hot showers but no electricity nor cell phone reception. IMHO - One...More

1  Thank Skoees
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Reviewed 15 December 2016 via mobile

We saw only two people briefly in 51/2 hrs after leaving the visitors centre parking. It was very peaceful and quickly felt remote even with the rough path to follow. The visitor centre gives you a helpful booklet detailing a number of walks of varying...More

Thank Oliviaspringer
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