Phillipskop Mountain Reserve, Stanford

4.8
#3 of 9 in Historic Sites in Overberg District
Protected fynbos, Phillipskop Mountain Reserve is also home to a cave that includes notable examples or rock art. Within the reserve, you'll find hiking trails suited to all abilities, a small waterfall, rock formations, loads of great views, and the peak of Phillipskop Mountain. Various trails can be combined into longer routes for those that wish to challenge themselves a bit more. Families with kids can swim in the dam, walk to discover more about the area's natural world, and play in streams. You can come for a single day, or book into a self-catering cottage and stay a bit longer. Look for more details on the website. Plan a Stanford trip in moments using our itinerary builder.
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  • We stayed at Phillipskop for a weekend in June, having seen it on a previous visit to Stanford. The location in the fynbos up on the hillside, with a wonderful view out over valley, is beautiful - I c...  more »
  • I stayed in one of the cottages at Phillipskop Mountain reserve and was taken on a gorgeous hike up to the Phillipskop summit via a cave. Chris Whitehouse is an amazing guy with a truly heroic knowled...  more »
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  • The setting is amazing. On the slopes of a mountain with stunning views and walking trails. Great place to get away to and recharge.
  • Fantastic weekend spot. Well furnished chalets for the whole family and a few more. Great hiking trails with beautiful views.
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