De Hoop Nature Reserve is vast and diverse and is one of the components of the Cape Floral Regions, which is a UNESCO World Heritage Site. The reserve is beautifully set within a range of rare fynbos spread across the region.
De Hoop Nature Reserve prides itself on its excellent hiking trails that meander along the coast. The Whale Trail is a renowned hiking route that takes guests along the stunning coast, where whales can be sighted at certain times during the year. The reserve is popular amongst hiking enthusiasts as there are plenty of gorgeous and scenic trails available to enjoy.
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De Hoop has a number of fantastic and luxurious accommodations available to guests. The area is a prime scenic and wildlife spotting location ensuring guests will never be bored! There are a number of luxury accommodations available, and we are on hand to help you choose the best. We only offer premier lodges to our guests, ensuring they are always comfortable during their getaway.
One of our popular five-star accommodations includes the beautiful five-star Morukuru Ocean House, a gorgeous coastal retreat perfect for a romantic getaway or a family holiday. Ocean House is a beautiful 4-bedroom seaside facing manor that offers a luxurious and elegant home-away-from-home escape. The four suites are beautifully set, spacious and lavishly decorated as well as fully en-suite with large glass doors that open up to the stunning beach. The manor can accommodate eight adults and four children – children of all ages are welcome. A private kitchen complete with chef is available as well as a personal butler to serve your every need. The lounge area is open-planned and comfortable and the perfect place to relax and mingle. A sparkling pool is also available for guests’ enjoyment. The accommodation is completely eco-friendly, ensuring guests practice sustainable tourism throughout their stay.
There are plenty of other stunning accommodations available, ranging from luxury to self-catering – book a stay at the beautiful De Hoop Nature Reserve with East Cape Tours today.
Wildlife and Vegetation
De Hoop is a fascinating and beautiful reserve that is known for its unique blend of both marine and land animals. Wildlife found in the reserve includes the Cape mountain zebra, eland, various other species of antelope and buck, baboon, mongoose, and a plethora of stunning birdlife. Leopards are in the reserve but are very rarely seen. Rare birdlife seen in the reserve include a colony of beautiful Cape vultures, that can be seen zooming overhead.
Marine life includes whales, dolphins and seals as well as over 250 species of fish. Southern Right Whales are often spotted and whale watching activities are offered from the hiking trails as well as from the stunning Ocean House accommodation.
Vegetation found in the reserve consists of mainly lowland fynbos as well as stunning flora found in the Cape Floral Regions.
De Hoop Nature Reserve is the perfect place for nature lovers to enjoy a wonderful scenic adventure near the coast. Book your getaway with East Cape Tours to get the best rates available!
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