Marloth Nature Reserve

Marloth Nature Reserve

Marloth Nature Reserve is named after a pioneer botanist, who alongside the Minister of Lands and Forestry allocated a portion of the mountain as a nature reserve, making it the perfect breakaway from the city. It was enlarged in 1988 to include the rest of the State Forest as well as a hiking trail.

Enjoy the beautiful trails amongst some of the richest mountain fynbos and vegetation: home to more than 25 species of erica. To go on the hiking trail, you would need a hiking permit which can be bought at the Marloth Main Office.

Date: Daily

Time: 7.30am to 4pm

Price: Free

Venue address: Marloth Nature Reserve, Swellendam

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Wheelchair accessibility: Yes

Accessibility details: The reserve includes a wheel chair friendly trail.