About De Hoop Collection
The De Hoop Collection offers accommodation ranging from camping to more luxurious options set in the magnificent surrounds of the De Hoop Nature Reserve. Few other reserves offer as complete an outdoor experience as De Hoop, with sea, sand dunes, the vlei, a floral sensation of rare fynbos plants, diverse antelope and the Potberg Mountains.
Birdwatchers spend time along the shores of the vlei observing wading birds, while the Potberg Mountains are home to a colony of endangered Cape vultures. Hikers and cyclists have close encounters with bontebok, the Cape mountain zebra, eland, red hartebeest and baboons. Activities are diverse and guests can choose between various day walks, the Whale trail, mountain biking along the many gravel roads, horse riding and scenic game drives. Lazing on the beach and snorkelling in the many turquoise rock pools are great ways to pass the days.
De Hoop offers a holiday experience for any type of traveller, from the backpacker to the guest preferring the finer things in life. A truly memorable getaway awaits.
Safari: Enjoy the scenic game drives offered by De Hoop.
Wedding Venues: The Stables which is located in the Melkkamer area overlooking the vlei, is an old, sandstone, farm barn that has been completely renovated and has been transformed into a unique venue for weddings and other special events.
Conference Venues: A fully equipped conferencing facility is set in the stately old Opstal Manor House and will have room for a maximum of 30 attendees. The conference attendees can be accommodated in any of the accommodation options available at De Hoop.
Romantic: If you are the adventurous type, consider spending a few days of your honeymoon in De Hoop where you can hike, bike, whale-watch or snorkel, or simply laze on the beach enjoying the miles of private rockpools and undisturbed shores.
A 50% deposit is required for bookings made more than 45 days in advance.
The De Hoop Collection/Cape Nature reserves the right to automatically release reservations being held for which payment has not been received.
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Things to do in and around De Hoop Nature Reserve
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The De Hoop Vlei Trail is a circular route starting near the reserve office. The 15 km walk is well sign posted and can be cut shorter by using two jeep tracks. A large number and variety of resident and migratory bird species can be seen around the...
(14.6 km from De Hoop Nature Reserve)
The De Hoop Klipspringer Trail leads through the Potberg Mountains in the northeastern section of De Hoop Nature Reserve. Along with wonderful views of the Breede River Valley and pretty mountain fynbos, the route offers an unusual experience, a...
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The De Hoop Coastal Trail is best done at low tide when the coastal limestone platforms are exposed. A number of rock pools are ideal for exploring, swimming and snorkeling. The trail can be walked in either direction along the shore from the...
(17.4 km from De Hoop Nature Reserve)
One of South Africa's ultimate hiking experiences, the five-day Whale Trail is only three hours drive from Cape Town. The 54 km route meanders through the breathtaking De Hoop Nature Reserve where the fragrance of the fynbos intermingles with salty...