Fernkloof is a gem of a botanical reserve above the coastal town of Hermanus. Barely 1800 ha in area, it harbours upwards of 1474 botanical species. There are many paths and spectacular lookouts for all manner of fitness levels. The sensory returns are high for relatively little physical effort.

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Fernkloof’s website publishes a wealth of information. If you happen to go to Hermanus for the whales, remember to walk in Fernkloof as well.