De Hoop Opstal
The De Hoop Opstal, which is often also simply called ‘The Opstal’, is the central hub of the De Hoop Nature Reserve. It’s near the southern tip of South Africa, about three hours’ drive from Cape Town. The Opstal has a wide range of accommodation, some of which are spread over the reserve. This is the only place to stay inside this reserve.
Our view of The Opstal
The Opstal has a wide variety of accommodation, which is all good value – from self-catering cottages which appeal to families, to the historic, elegant rooms in the Opstal Manor. It’s a great base from which to explore the real attraction: the fantastic De Hoop Reserve all around. Come for stunning scenery, outstanding birdlife and a spectacular coastline – to drive a little and explore a lot; it’s a real gem of a park.
The Opstal: Traveller ratings
The Opstal is the only accommodation in South Africa's De Hoop Nature Reserve.