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Friends of Phillipskop

Friends of Phillipskop Mountain Reserve

There is always something new and different to see at Phillipskop. Over 900 species of plant have now been recorded on the reserve. The flowers in bloom constantly change through the year so that the fynbos never gets dull. In winter the Proteas take centre stage, while spring sees the…

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Phillipskop Eco Brick Project

Boys sitting on Ecobrick stools

Eco Bricks are plastic bottles stuffed full of plastic waste. Why should we bother with them? We live in an incredible world, and Phillipskop Mountain Reserve happens to be situated in one of the most beautiful parts. We are privileged to enjoy the species rich fynbos flora, amazing animal life…

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Plant Spotter Guides

Phillipskop Plant Spotter Guide

Whatever time of the year you visit Phillipskop there is a wide variety of beautiful flowers to see. However, because of the diversity, it can sometimes become bewildering even to know where to start. We have therefore created a series of Plant Spotter Guides for Phillipskop to help guests and…

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Rock Stacks Hiking Trail

David Rock Stack

This hiking trail provides a brisk hike to the impressive rock stacks, David & Goliath. Along the trail are good views along the Klein River Mountains towards Stanford and across the Overberg and Akkedisberg Pass. The path starts just above the car park at Reception. The initial part is easy…

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