Hike Jonkershoek: Sossyskloof

Jonkershoek, The Winelands, South Africa

This scenic trail takes you through 7.2km or approximately 2.5 hours to a scenic lookout point.

With landscape of vast mountains and green fynbos, this nature reserve is one of the best hiking options in the Winelands. Lying approximately 9km from Stellenbosch, the reserve covers an area of 9,800 hectares.

Sossyskloof trail is graded easy to moderate. You will start by ascending the western slopes of Swartboskloof for approximately with lush indigenous forest and fynbos as a backdrop. Wind through the reserve into the Sossysklook lookout point. From bright flowers to misty waterfalls, there are lots to varieties packed in this walk. The circular trail eventually brings you back to your starting point.

Please bring your swimming costume and note that the path can be slippery when wet.

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