Grootbos Private Nature Reserve

Grootbos Private Nature Reserve is a pioneering and elegant eco-reserve close to the Southern tip of Africa in the the Western Cape, South Africa. The reserve is located between mountains, forest and sea. Grootbos is rich in biodiversity, culture and natural wonder and has a clear view of the rich marine haven of Walker Bay from above.

All accommodation at Grootbos has been built to match their pristine natural setting, while never compromising on elegance or comfort.

Grootbos has a collection of experiences for their guests, all inspired by their perfect natural surroundings and has conservation and community at its core. Enjoy a 4x4 botanical tour, marine safaris, horse riding, walks & hikes (to name a few)... or simply enjoy relaxing and going at your own pace.

Accommodation options at Grootbos Private Nature Reserve

  • Forest Lodge

    groupMin 1 guest - max guests

    At Forest Lodge nature is what makes most of your experiences, from the nature - inspired decor of the lodge, the curved lines of the roof to the way the window…


    from R 10500 / Per person per night sharing

    R5950 Spring Special

  • Garden Lodge

    groupMin 1 guest - max guests

    Enjoy the beautiful views of Grootbos Private Nature Reserve, amazing luxury, and world-class culinary excellence that makes the Garden Lodge experience a memor…


    from R 10500 / Per person per night sharing

    R5950 Spring Special


What's included

The Rate Includes:

  • Accommodation in freestanding suites
  • Welcome drink served upon arrival
  • Water, soft drinks, tea and coffee, minibar
  • Fresh fruit daily in suite
  • Breakfast with full English breakfast menu
  • Light lunch
  • 5-course dinner
  • Horse riding for non- and experienced riders through the reserve (please note that the weight limit is 90kg/198lbs per person/ children under the age of 12 are only allowed on guided pony rides)
  • Botanical Fynbos Hike on the Reserve
  • Milkwood Forest Walk
  • 4x4 Flower Safari
  • Coastal drive with seasonal land-based whale watching (whale watching especially during July – December)
  • Beach Picnics
  • Ancient Klipgat Cave and Walker Bay Nature Reserve beach excursion
  • Progressive Tourism Tour
  • Mountain Biking on the Reserve
  • Bird-watching; experience a great variety of bird species on the reserve
  • Various maps of the reserve and the area for self-guided walks
  • Children activities, i.e., treasure hunts through the forest and fynbos, pony rides and arts & crafts in the dedicated children playroom
  • Transfers to/from all activities for included activities

The Rate Excludes:

  • Alcoholic beverages
  • Laundry
  • Spa Treatments, Whale Watching Boat Trips, Boat Trips to Dyer Island, Shark Cage Diving, Beach Horse Riding, Scenic Flights, Wine Tours, Lady Stanford River Cruise, Fat Biking
  • Items of personal nature (telephone calls, items bought from the Grootbos Gallery)


How to get there

  • 1 hrs

    Cape Town International Airport

  • Grootbos Private Nature Reserve

    Groorbos Private Nature Reserve

  • Check in at Grootbos Private Nature Reserve

    14:00 on day of arrival

  • Check out at Grootbos Private Nature Reserve

    10:00 on day of departure

R 10,500
/ per person per night sharing

R5950.00 Spring Special

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  • Peaceful & Relaxing

    The food was good,location very nice. Room very comfortable,clean. Got everything we asked for. review

    A. Wilson

  • Experience of a Lifetime!

    We have had the most amazing trip of our lives. We have travelled to many places but this place was very special. review

    R. Motsephe

Grootbos Private Nature Reserve impact highlights

Grootbos Private Nature Reserve doesn't just conserve the pristine wilderness they call home. They are always researching, innovating and pioneering new ways of doing things – all this to develop and change the lives of the local community members as well as preserve 2500 hectares of botanical and wildlife treasures.