Crystal Pools Hike

An hour outside of Cape Town, within the Kogelberg Biosphere Reserve, is the Crystal Pools Hike. Challenging at times with loads of boulder hopping and steep uphills, this two hour hike along the Steenbras River Gorge leads to four natural rock pools. Starting at 6 30am from the roadside entry point we took about an hour to get to the first pool and another hour to get to the last pool. After a strenuous hike to the pools, we definitely enjoyed a refreshing dip in them.

Join Us On Our Hike

Where To Book: Hikers will need to obtain a permit from the City of Cape Town via email at

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