• World-class land-based whale watching
  • bird watching
  • whale and whale calf of the coast from De Hoop Nature Reserve
  • whale and whale calf of the coast from De Hoop Nature Reserve
  • whale and whale calf of the coast from De Hoop Nature Reserve

De Hoop Nature Reserve

De Hoop Nature Reserve is situated east of Bredasdorp on the world-renowned Garden Route and Whale Route. The nature reserve is one of the few that offers a full outdoor experience with the sea, sand dunes and diverse antelope among other offerings. Known to have the best hiking trails, hikers and cyclists have had intimate sightings of the Bontebok, Cape Mountain Zebra and Elands. The Nature Reserve has a wide variety of pastimes for guests including world class whale watching in season. The De Hoop accommodation caters for all guests with accommodation ranging from the affordable self-catering chalets to the upmarket fully catered lodges. The Fig Tree Restaurant is open daily for meals. Day visitors welcome.

De Hoop Collection in the dehoop nature reserve

Contact and Location

Address
De Hoop Nature Reserve
Bredasdorp
Overberg

Contact 
Tel: +27 21 422 4522
Email: res@dehoopcollection.co.za
Website: www.dehoopcollection.com

Land based whale watching

The Southern Right whale has made the De Hoop Reserve in South Africa one of the world’s best land based whale-watching areas. This marine protected area is a World Heritage Site and one of the world’s most important nurseries for this endangered mammal.

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The Fig Tree Restaurant

Situated in the main Opstal area, De Hoop Collection’s Fig Tree Restaurant offers day and overnight visitors a welcoming and comfortable setting in which to enjoy local culinary creations. The building that used to be a shed that was used by the farmer and later by the maintenance team of De Hoop Collection, has been renovated to a beautiful space with stunning views of the De Hoop Vlei.

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