Rock Art  in Phillipskop Mountain reserve

Rock Art in Phillipskop Mountain reserve

A 40-minute drive beyond Hermanus lies the only recorded rock art on the Cape Whale Coast. You’ll find it in a capacious cave at Phillipskop Mountain Reserve that’s open for day visitors. Phillipskop boasts artwork of Khoe (Khoi) pastoralists and San hunter-gatherers that’s thought to be between 1 000 and 2 000 years old. Visitors can freely explore the reserve or book one of the guided introductory walks. The walk to the cave from reception is around two kilometres, and normally take around two hours.

Pet-friendly – No dogs are permitted in the reserve.
Opening times Monday – Sunday, 8am – 5pm
Contact 073 621 1808, [email protected]
Cost R40 (adults, day visitors)
R20 (children 5 – 18 years)
Free (children 0 – 5 years)
R125 (guided introductory walks (minimum of 4 adults required; children 0 – 5 years free)
Where to find it 3km off R326, Stanford


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