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Panorama Route

 Jonkershoek Nature Reserve, Stellenbosch

Overview: This is Jonkershoek's premier official route, it includes breathtaking views of Assegaaiboskloof,  the Cape Peninsula, False Bay, the Hottentots Holland mountain range, and, of course, the beautiful Jonkershoek ridges. The route starts up the Northern side of the valley and circles to the Southern side, coming down Swartboskloof. There is a shorter variation, which comes down Kurktrekker (the path leading up to First and Second Waterfall).

Key Statistics
Grade:  2 ***
Height gain:  1200m: From 320m to 1280m with various ascents
               and descents in-between.
Time:  3-6 hrs up, 1 - 3 h down (18 km)

Parking & Approach: Witbrug parking (at hairpin bend on the reserve's main jeep track) 

Route Description: See slideshow

Resources: Cape Nature Map & Brochure