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Named after a Scottish man who frequently hiked the hills, Hoy's Koppie features sloping, rocky areas that descend into fynbos that provide good hiking. The namesake was buried with his wife at the highest point of the hills, and the Koppie has several trails leading to the top. From there, you'll see views of the town, the nearby mountains, and the bay. Explore the cave that's estimated to be between 250,000 and 50,000 years old. Use our Hermanus trip planner to visit Hoy's Koppie on your trip to Hermanus, and learn what else travelers and our writers recommend seeing nearby.
Hoy's Koppie Reviews
Up at the crack of dawn and up to the top to enjoy great views of Hermanus. A short and easy climb leading to panoramic views out across a Walker Bay. more »
This is a worthwhile amble up the steps and path, giving you a great view of Hermanus and Walker Bay. Children would cope easily, and dogs enjoy the walk. more »
Cool little hill, which gives you a 360 degree view of Hermanus
This 75 m high hill is a natural landmark in the middle of Hermanus. A small hike to the top of this hill provides good views over the towns centre. It is also a historic place being the burial ground (right on top) of Sir William an Lady gertrude Hoy and his wife some previous dignities of the area.. But nothing to be worried. It is far beyond creepy.
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