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De Hoop Nature Reserve

#1 of 6 things to do in Bredasdorp Features Animals
Bredasdorp 6740, South Africa
+27 21 422 4522
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Wonderful visit

We had a great time here, much more than expected. We saw wonderful whales, best we have seen... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
soeknog
via mobile
Beautiful reserve, gorgeous accommodation

My husband and I just had the good fortune to spend two days at de Hoop and wish we had stayed... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
4Jones29
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Pietermaritzburg, South Africa
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  • Very good27%
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“sand dunes” (20 reviews)
“rock pools” (14 reviews)
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Bredasdorp 6740, South Africa
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We had a great time here, much more than expected. We saw wonderful whales, best we have seen. There is lots of other things to do, lots of moutain bike routes, hiking, birding and just walking along this beautiful but if coastline. Kept us busy...More

Thank soeknog
De Hoop C, Manager at De Hoop Nature Reserve, responded to this reviewResponded 2 days ago

Thank you so much for your wonderful feedback and for visiting at De Hoop! We are very happy to hear that you enjoyed all the activities we have on offer while staying with us and that the whales gave you a show. We hope to...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

My husband and I just had the good fortune to spend two days at de Hoop and wish we had stayed longer. To start with the reserve is exquisite - a wonderful combination of fynbos and coastline, with both land and sea animals to enjoy....More

Thank 4Jones29
De Hoop C, Manager at De Hoop Nature Reserve, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you for visiting and for the great feedback! It's great to hear that you enjoyed all the lovely outdoor activities the reserve has to offer! We are happy to have had a hand in making your experience at De Hoop a memorable one and...More

Reviewed 5 July 2017 via mobile

We stayed at week with our young daughter and it was great. We saw bontebok, Eland and loads of ostriches. Bontebok was almost extinct and rebred from only 17 that was left. Roads in good condition and friendly staff. We will return.

Thank Houtkabouter
De Hoop C, Manager at De Hoop Nature Reserve, responded to this reviewResponded 7 July 2017

We look forward to your return! Thank you for visiting and the great feedback! All the best Team De Hoop

Reviewed 24 June 2017

Excellent lodge, food and service. The sand dunes and the animals were amazing. Zebras, baboons, kudos, so cool.

Thank brodis01
De Hoop C, Manager at De Hoop Nature Reserve, responded to this reviewResponded 30 June 2017

Thank you so much for visiting and the great feedback! We hope to see you again soon! Best Regards Team De Hoop

Reviewed 25 May 2017

We love camping but this was one of our favorite spots till date. the camping spot was stunning, private and clean. You are surrounded by bucks, baboons (there were not a nuisance at all), mice, birds and plenty more wildlife. It really felt like there...More

Thank Johanniev
De Hoop C, Manager at De Hoop Nature Reserve, responded to this reviewResponded 26 May 2017

Dear Johannie, Thank you for your wonderful feedback and for visiting De Hoop! We are so happy that you enjoyed your visit here and we do hope to welcome you back again soon. Best Regards Team De Hoop

Reviewed 22 May 2017

While we visited out of whale season there was still a lot to see and do. The vlei/lake has large numbers of flamingos pelicans and other water birds. Flowering proteas and fynbos made a lovely backdrop to all the animals we saw. The coast line...More

Thank Peter F
De Hoop C, Manager at De Hoop Nature Reserve, responded to this reviewResponded 26 May 2017

Thank you for visiting and for the feedback Peter. We hpe to welcome you back again soon! Best Regards Team De Hoop

Reviewed 3 May 2017 via mobile

The Fig restaurant was wonderful! The staff received us with smiles & joy. The food was well served & the wine was good. The drive around the park was well rewarded with views of Bountboke, Eland & a few other animals.

Thank Dan I
De Hoop C, Manager at De Hoop Nature Reserve, responded to this reviewResponded 4 May 2017

Thank you for visiting Dan and for taking the time to write this review for us. We are so glad to hear that you enjoyed your experience at De Hoop and we hope to welcome you back again soon. Best Regards Team De Hoop

Reviewed 3 May 2017 via mobile

We stayed at an old Manor House with generators for electricity. Beautiful and calm. An interesting drive to get there in a small car (if you have a 4x4 or larger vehicle the journey there would be more pleasant due to all the farm roads)....More

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De Hoop C, Manager at De Hoop Nature Reserve, responded to this reviewResponded 4 May 2017

Dear Candice, Thank you for you great feedback and for staying at De Hoop. We are very happy to hear that you and your family enjoyed your experience with us and we hope to welcome you back again soon. Best Wishes Team De Hoop

Reviewed 1 May 2017 via mobile

We last stayed at De Hoop 15 years ago. This time we stayed at the equipped cottages and arrived with our two young children. We were so impressed with the improvements made on the cottages. The equipped cottages are light and nicely decorated. The bed...More

Thank luleger75
De Hoop C, Manager at De Hoop Nature Reserve, responded to this reviewResponded 4 May 2017

Dear luleger, We are so pleased to hear that you enjoyed your stay at De Hoop and that we could help make your experience here a memorable one! Thank you for taking the time to give us this wonderful feedback. We look forward to welcoming...More

Reviewed 27 April 2017

we stayed in good family accommodation, and dined/breakfasted at the restaurant. It was incredible to be greeted by mountain zebra, bontebook and ostriches on arrival, though less keen on the baboons. We had great bird watching, lovely walks and the dune path was stunning. It...More

Thank Helen L
De Hoop C, Manager at De Hoop Nature Reserve, responded to this reviewResponded 4 May 2017

Dear Helen, Thank you for visiting De Hoop and for your great feedback. We hope to welcome you back again soon. Best Regards Team De Hoop

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