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De Hoop Nature Reserve
De Hoop Nature Reserve
De Hoop Nature Reserve
De Hoop Nature Reserve
De Hoop Nature Reserve
De Hoop Nature Reserve
De Hoop Nature Reserve
De Hoop Nature Reserve
De Hoop Nature Reserve

De Hoop has a great diversity of ecosystems...

...which visitors can explore by foot quite safely.

Discover De Hoop’s beautiful coastal environment...

...where spectacular sand dunes rise up high.

You can join guided walks to learn about the reserve’s marine life.

De Hoop Opstal is the only place to stay within in the park.

De Hoop is a place that’s worth visiting.

De Hoop Nature Reserve

The best place to stay in De Hoop Nature Reserve

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De Hoop Opstal

The Opstal

The Opstal forms part of the central hub of the De Hoop Nature Reserve and has a range of rooms and cottages to suit most people

88% (24 reviews)
Lekkerwater Beach Lodge

Lekkerwater Beach Lodge

Overlooking a stunning beach and the Indian Ocean, Lekkerwater Beach Lodge is a modern camp with very comfortable rooms in a little known yet beautiful reserve.

100% (3 reviews)
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Trips visiting De Hoop Reserve

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Bontebok Self-drive Safari

12 days • 5 locations • 1 country

This varied and great-value self-drive trip visits Cape Town, the Winelands and diverse sections of the Garden Route, staying at great places with real local character. It’s ideal for active couples and families who want to explore the Cape’s stunning locations.

Visiting Garden Route | Tsitsikamma, Garden Route | Plettenberg and 3 other areas

US$1,350 - US$1,660 per person

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Cape Genet Self-drive Safari

20 days • 8 locations • 1 country

Enjoy fine-dining in Cape Town, whale-watching in Hermanus, and a range of walking and water-based activities throughout De Hoop’s Nature Reserve, the Klein Karoo and Plettenberg. This relaxed self-driven safari concludes with stays in The Winelands and Namaqualand.

Visiting Cape Town, Hermanus and 5 other areas

US$2,830 - US$3,730 per person

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Our travellers’ wildlife sightings in De Hoop Reserve

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100% success


75% success


0% success

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