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About AfriCamps at Pat Busch

AfriCamps at Pat Busch is a nature lover's glamping retreat situated within the scenic Pat Busch Mountain Reserve, spanning 2000 hectares of breathtaking mountain fynbos near Robertson in the Western Cape. The reserve is part of the Klaasvoogds West foothills in the Langeberg Mountains and is dotted with streams, mountain dams, diverse birdlife, and a variety of animals such as bucks, fallow deer, Nguni cows, and even a discreet leopard. AfriCamps at Pat Busch offers a tranquil retreat tucked away in the heart of nature, providing a perfect escape for those seeking a serene getaway.

The AfriCamps boutique glamping experience provides a fantastic alternative to traditional holidays in bed and breakfasts, hotels, or self-catering accommodations. It caters to both international and local travellers seeking an authentic South African glamping adventure. Each of the internally designed and specially crafted 55m2 tents comes fully furnished and is equipped to accommodate up to five guests, featuring a private kitchen, lounge, en-suite bathroom with a personal shower and toilet, two cosy bedrooms with extra-length queen-size beds, a fireplace, air conditioning, and a wooden deck for relaxation.

AfriCamps at Pat Busch Setting

Situated in South Africa's vibrant Cape Fynbos, the ten glamping tents offer a secluded retreat providing panoramic views of a picturesque folded green valley with the stunning Langeberg Mountains as a backdrop. The property offers limitless possibilities, including numerous walking trails, excellent bird watching, bass fishing, and opportunities for swimming and paddling in the farm dam. During the summer, guests can relax by the sparkling nine-meter swimming pool, surrounded by a lush green lawn.

Surrounded by rolling grasslands, guests can indulge in the simple pleasures of life – whether it's enjoying a leisurely braai on the deck, floating on a lilo across the dam, or simply basking in the breathtaking views of the rolling mountains. For those craving a sweet treat or looking to cool down on a hot day, a small shop is conveniently available, offering a delightful selection of treats and ice cream, while the nearby Route 62 town of Robertson is filled with an array of attractions.

What's included

  • Accommodation
  • Breakfast and Dinner baskets can be ordered for your stay (at an extra cost)

Frequently asked questions

  • Can I bring my dog?

  • Is there wifi?

  • Do you need a 4x4 to get to the farm?

  • Can we buy wood there?

  • Is there wood-burning hot tubs?

  • Is there a pool?

  • Is there a fridge?

  • For the fishing do you supply the equipment?

Reviews

  • Phenomenal Location

    You can't beat this location! The views are amazing. We loved hiking to the waterfall. The pool area is great, and the my son even caught two fish in the dam.

    Conservio.com review

    C. Pendan

  • Exceptional

    Views, privacy, friendly service, dam, swimming pool. Good quality beds and bedding. Deck with braai. Looking at moon and bright stars in the quiet evenings. Just loved everything, thank you.

    Conservio.com review

    M. Calvert

  • Great

    Location is perfect, the lake view breathtaking. Fun activities to do as well and relax.

    Conservio.com review

    E. Morse

AfriCamps at Pat Busch impact highlights

AfriCamps stands out as a sustainable glamping option, leaving a minimal environmental footprint. Unlike permanent structures, their tents are designed to have a low impact on their surroundings. The locally trained team in the Western Cape skilfully handcrafts all tents, promoting regional craftsmanship and reducing the carbon footprint associated with transportation. In a commendable initiative, AfriCamps collaborates with conservation efforts at select properties, contributing to the preservation of natural ecosystems. Furthermore, the company has become a catalyst for positive change by creating 17 job opportunities in local communities. By using eco-friendly materials and limiting plastic usage across their facilities, AfriCamps demonstrates its commitment to sustainability. In addition to supporting the local economy, local softwood demonstrates their commitment to responsible sourcing. AfriCamps' holistic approach to sustainability resonates throughout all of their operations, making them a thoughtful choice for environmentally aware travelers.

Spanning over 1,500 hectares, this pristine reserve plays a crucial role in safeguarding the unique flora and fauna that call it home. The reserve is a haven for indigenous plant species, including fynbos, and provides a vital habitat for a diverse array of wildlife, from small mammals to a variety of bird species. The reserve not only protects the area from potential threats but also contributes to the broader goals of maintaining ecological balance and promoting environmental awareness. Visitors to Pat Busch Nature Reserve not only experience the breathtaking natural beauty but also witness firsthand the significance of responsible conservation practices in sustaining our planet's rich biodiversity.

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