The Jonkershoek Waterfall Hike is a picturesque trail that leads hikers through a lush natural landscape in the heart of South Africa's Western Cape. The trail begins at the Jonkershoek Nature Reserve and meanders along a crystal-clear river, past several smaller waterfalls, before reaching the main attraction - a breathtaking 60-meter waterfall. Along the way, hikers can marvel at the rich biodiversity of the area, including fynbos, indigenous trees, and a variety of birdlife. This hike is perfect for nature enthusiasts of all levels, with a relatively easy to moderate trail that rewards hikers with stunning scenery and a refreshing dip in the waterfall pool.
TOUR START/END POINT
- Jonkershoek Reserve Gate
TOUR START TIME
TOUR END TIME
- Jonkershoek Reserve Entry Fee
- Any additional purchases made on the day.
- Hiking Tour
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Explore the Jonkershoek Waterfalls Day Hike, a renowned trail nestled within the Jonkershoek Nature Reserve, a distinguished UNESCO World Heritage Site. Commencing at the Jonkershoek Visitor Centre, this delightful journey leads you through a picturesque forest, unveiling a series of mesmerizing waterfalls along the way. The well-maintained path ensures ease of navigation, making it an excellent choice for hikers of all skill levels. As you traverse, marvel at the diverse flora, including the vibrant proteas and timeless cycads. The trail showcases several waterfalls, including the Silverstream Falls, Jonkershoek Falls, and Jeanette Falls. However, the highlight of this adventure lies in the captivating Upper Silverstream Falls, a magnificent 100-meter waterfall. Immerse yourself in the beauty of Jonkershoek Nature Reserve while engaging in a fulfilling physical activity. With its moderate level of difficulty, this hike offers an inviting experience, complemented by the breathtaking views offered by the cascading waterfalls.