En­trance fee:

go! - - Take A Hike Jonkershoek -

R40 per adult; R20 per child; free with a Wild card. Map: Ask for a free map at the CapeNa­ture kiosk where you buy your per­mit. Dis­tance: Walk or drive the 5 km from the gate to the start point of the hike. Your VW Polo will make it, but some­thing with a bit more ground clear­ance is prefer­able. The route it­self is 6,4 km there and back (in­clud­ing the 800 m de­tour to and from First Wa­ter­fall). Wa­ter? The Eer­ste River is next to you most of the way. Where? Jonker­shoek is about 9 km south-east of Stel­len­bosch. Park out­side the gate or at the start point of the hike. Come early on week­ends – the re­serve is pop­u­lar. Open­ing times: Daily from 7.30 am to 6 pm in win­ter (1 April to 31 Oc­to­ber) and 7.30 am to 7 pm in sum­mer (1 Novem­ber to 31 March). Con­tact: 021 866 1560; capena­ture.com

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