Experience an array of yoga retreats, birding weekends, talks and workshops as well as special holiday packages over the winter season at the De Hoop Nature Reserve. The reserve encompasses the Potberg Mountains, home to a colony of Cape Vultures and a wetland and lagoon sanctuary where a large variety of waterbirds are to be found.

Nature in abundance at De Hoop Nature Reserve. Photo:  Viv of Scenic South

Nature in abundance at De Hoop Nature Reserve. Photo: Viv of Scenic South

 

It is a haven for mountain bikers, hikers and nature lovers. Where else in the world can one hike and cycle amidst herds of antelope, zebra, families of baboons and flocks of ostriches? In whale season it is one of the best places to see these most welcome visitors to our South African shores. Take a good look at the year’s programme of events below – there is sure to be something to entice you!

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