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Experience The Secret Season (1 May - 31 August 2021)

Experience The Secret Season (1 May - 31 Augu...

The Secret Season at Grootbos is a special time of year when fynbos fields give way to a rich diversity of flora and fauna.

Fynbos, the elixir of life

Fynbos, the elixir of life

Grootbos Private Nature Reserve set in a unique piece of nature...

Birds of a feather, flock together

Birds of a feather, flock together

Grootbos Private Nature Reserve is set within a pristine piece of nature and is set within unique biomes in the Overberg region of the Cape...

The Cape Batis

The Cape Batis

It was a crisp spring morning when a cheerful commotion broke the insect hum at the edge of the Milkwood forest at Grootbos.

Follow The Snail Trail

Follow The Snail Trail

This wooded wonderland offers a unique ecosystem to explore. 

After Sunset

After Sunset

Watching the sunset is a near spiritual experience for many. To some, it is a time to reflect and take stock of the day.

Grain of Life - a Bakers’ Delight

Grain of Life - a Bakers’ Delight

There is a basic, primal quality in bread. It says comfort, home and security.

Conservation Corridor - A Bridge For Biodiversity

Conservation Corridor - A Bridge For Biodiver...

The most southern tip of Africa is the converging point of two mighty oceans...

Pelargonium Triste: The not-so-dull flower

Pelargonium Triste: The not-so-dull flower

The story of the night-scented Pelargonium started back in England in 1632 as one of the first pelargoniums to be collected from the Cape.

Southern Right Whales Migrate

Southern Right Whales Migrate

Every winter from June to December, one of the wonderous great migrations occurs. 

Guided Milkwood Forest Walks & Fynbos-Clad Mountain Hikes

Guided Milkwood Forest Walks & Fynbos-Clad Mo...

Immerse yourself in the essence of Grootbos by walking or hiking along one of our many trails.

Deceptive Pollination - Well That's Ochird

Deceptive Pollination - Well That's Ochird

Orchids are the botanical masters of lying, cheating and stealing.