The beautiful De Hoop Nature Reserve is situated in Cape Town, Western Cape.
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. Rare fynbos plants spread across the region beautifully set the reserve’s location. 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 offers stunning coastal views and opportunities to spot whales during certain times of 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 Nature Reserve Accommodation
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 offer beautiful, spacious, and lavishly decorated accommodation, each fully en-suite and featuring 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 open-planned and comfortable lounge area is 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.
De Hoop Nature Reserve Wildlife and Vegetation
De Hoop Reserve is fascinating and beautiful, known for its unique blend of both marine and land animals. Additionally, the reserve is home to the Cape mountain zebra, eland, various other species of antelope and buck, baboon, mongoose, and a plethora of stunning birdlife. The reserve is home to leopards, but they are very rarely seen. Moreover, the reserve boasts a colony of beautiful Cape vultures, which visitors can see zooming overhead as part of the rare birdlife sightings.
Marine life includes whales, dolphins and seals as well as over 250 species of fish. Visitors to the area often spot Right Whales while hiking the trails or staying at the stunning Ocean House accommodation, which offers whale watching activities.
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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