Rock and Mountain pools

Cape Town has an amazing set of rock and mountain pools. Check out this list, get outside, and enjoy!

Silvermine Reservoir
The large reservoir is open to everybody, including your dog, but there are no lifeguards on duty, and so swimming is at your own risk.…
Crystal Pools Waterfall (near Gordons Bay)
This hiking trail is ok for anyone who is reasonably fit, and is slightly challenging for those who are not. The rockpools along the way,…
Krom River Trail (near Paarl)
The Limietberg Nature Reserve offers some of the best hiking trails in the Western Cape, and the Krom River trail in particular stands out, as…
Die Hel to De Hoek, Groot Winterhoek Wilderness Area (near Porterville)
About 1h30min from Cape Town is a small conservation area is well-known for its rugged landscape and rich heritage. Among the interesting rock formations, exquisite…
Suicide Gorge (near Grabouw)
Recommended only for hardy and experienced hikers, the Suicide Gorge trail takes you high up into the mountains… and then downhill through the gorge that…