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Newlands Forest

M3 Highway, Newlands, South Africa
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Walk, Run, Ride

My cousin friends and I always, went to Newlands forest regularly, to walk around in nature and... read more

Reviewed 18 May 2018
421darrinh
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Cape Town, South Africa
Great hikes for young and old

One of the most beautiful parts of cape town where young and old can go for a short little walk or... read more

Reviewed 8 March 2018
Grant S
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South Africa
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“dog walkers” (4 reviews)
“contour path” (3 reviews)
“hiking trails” (3 reviews)
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M3 Highway, Newlands, South Africa
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Reviewed 18 May 2018

My cousin friends and I always, went to Newlands forest regularly, to walk around in nature and just have an awesome time in fellowship. Its always lots of fun to go in groups and you might find the granadilla or two in season.

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Reviewed 8 March 2018 via mobile

One of the most beautiful parts of cape town where young and old can go for a short little walk or a long day out hiking around the mountain. Well maintained and looked after it's a refreshing trip out. Recommend not going alone though and...More

Thank Grant S
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Reviewed 4 March 2018

Besides Hiking ,dog walking and shady strolls ,a section of the Newlands forest is incorporated into the Table mountain greenbelt mountain biking trails.Entrances are well marked and signage adequate.The jeep track is shared with other users so its pretty much a recreational ride with courtesy...More

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Reviewed 24 February 2018 via mobile

This a really nice outdoor area that is lovely for a walk about for families, casual strollers and ardent hikers Only negative is that I wish that there was a by-law compelling dog walkers to pick up their pets’ poo

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Reviewed 22 January 2018

You walking at the foot of a beautiful mountain range, a lot to see and do , not strenuous unless you want to go up the many paths to the top of the mountain . A lot of indigenous fynbos , "fine bushes" that only...More

Thank 183riadd
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Reviewed 5 January 2018

My sister lives in Newlands so whilst on Holiday this past December we made sure we had a walk in the forest 3-4 a week and each time was as lovely as the last. There is something quite captivating about being in the forest walking...More

Thank Candice21
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Reviewed 15 December 2017

This the ideal place for fitness lovers and nature lovers . Place include hiking . Lovely, energetic place , fresh air and calmness of this place can take your all stress. Beautiful walk lane surrounded by greenery this place one shouldn't miss .located back of...More

Thank Amy D
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Reviewed 15 November 2017

What an amazing spot to visit. Situated at the back of Table Mountain,There are many walks to go on, from easy to moderate. I have spent many hours discovering the wonders of this beautiful forest, from the indigenous plant life, beautiful flowers and bird life,...More

Thank 657charmaines
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Reviewed 11 October 2017

A definite must see do when in Cape Town, take along your walking shoes, runners.takkies and head off into this beautiful forrest, whether it's a sunday stroll or a 'keep fit' must do... take along a snack or two when you decide to stop and...More

Thank Mairead9
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Reviewed 27 August 2017

We walked the forest on trails that had board walks and streams. Native forested areas too. What a lovely place to work off the weekend calories and enjoy fresh air so close to town. This is a great place for couples and families. We took...More

Thank SuzJim2014
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marierossouw
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Response from Amy D | Reviewed this property |
place is safe , myself didn't find any danger but precaution should be taken . i was there with my family , so my advise is - be there in a group , friends or family .
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