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Land Based Whale Watching at De Hoop

Land Based Whale Watching At D...

The Southern Right Whale has made the De Hoop Reserve in South Africa one of the world’s best land-based whale watching areas. ...

De Hoop Collection
Springtime in the Overberg

Springtime In The Overberg

Flowers, flowers, flowers! Once again I'm totally bowled over by the astonishing number and variety of beautiful flowers the Fynbos has ...

Run, Hike or Bike our Trails

Run, Hike Or Bike Our Trails

The trails at De Hoop Nature Reserve will unlock much more than your online app rewards this season...

De Hoop Collection
Whales, Otters & Seals on our Premium Beach Trail

Whales, Otters & Seals On Our ...

"Make your top bucket-list dreams come true..." Southern Right Whales, Cape Clawless Otters and swimming with Cape Fur Seals.....

90% of Southern Right Whales are at De Hoop on the Overberg Coastline!

90% Of Southern Right Whales A...

De Hoop Nature Reserve, on the Southern Cape coast, is probably most famous for its iconic Whale Trail. 

De Hoop Collection
June - July 2019 Horse Riding Trips

June - July 2019 Horse Riding ...

The last couple of Western Cape winter months have flown by in a flash...

2nd in Top Outdoor Activities in the Region

2nd In Top Outdoor Activities ...

Our first TripAdvisor review was one year ago... and now here we are at number two...

The Height Of Romance!

The Height Of Romance!

Horses, endeless white beach, crashing ocean, flowers, champagne... add to the mix two gorgeous couples in love...

Art Workshop @ De Hoop – with Karina Behr

Art Workshop @ De Hoop – Wit...

Come with a group of friends who will enjoy being in a beautiful nature reserve while creating a masterpiece!

De Hoop Collection
Land Based Whale Watching at De Hoop

Land Based Whale Watching at De Hoop

De Hoop Collection

The Southern Right Whale has made the De Hoop Reserve in South Africa one of the world’s best land-based whale watching areas. ...

Springtime in the Overberg

Springtime in the Overberg

Gansbaai and Pearly Beach Horse Trails

Flowers, flowers, flowers! Once again I'm totally bowled over by the astonishing number and variety of beautiful flowers the Fynbos has ...

Run, Hike or Bike our Trails

Run, Hike or Bike our Trails

De Hoop Collection

The trails at De Hoop Nature Reserve will unlock much more than your online app rewards this season...

Whales, Otters & Seals on our Premium Beach Trail

Whales, Otters & Seals on our Premium Beac...

Gansbaai and Pearly Beach Horse Trails

"Make your top bucket-list dreams come true..." Southern Right Whales, Cape Clawless Otters and swimming with Cape Fur Seals..... ...

90% of Southern Right Whales are at De Hoop on the Overberg Coastline!

90% of Southern Right Whales are at De Hoo...

De Hoop Collection

De Hoop Nature Reserve, on the Southern Cape coast, is probably most famous for its iconic Whale Trail. 

June - July 2019 Horse Riding Trips

June - July 2019 Horse Riding Trips

Gansbaai and Pearly Beach Horse Trails

The last couple of Western Cape winter months have flown by in a flash...

2nd in Top Outdoor Activities in the Region

2nd in Top Outdoor Activities in the Regio...

Gansbaai and Pearly Beach Horse Trails

Our first TripAdvisor review was one year ago... and now here we are at number two...

The Height Of Romance!

The Height Of Romance!

Gansbaai and Pearly Beach Horse Trails

Horses, endeless white beach, crashing ocean, flowers, champagne... add to the mix two gorgeous couples in love...

Art Workshop @ De Hoop – with Karina Behr

Art Workshop @ De Hoop – with Karina Beh...

De Hoop Collection

Come with a group of friends who will enjoy being in a beautiful nature reserve while creating a masterpiece!