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About Southern Yurts

Situated on Porcupine Hills Guest Farm in the Diepklowe Nature Conservancy, in the beautiful Western Cape province, Southern Yurts offers a unique glamping experience with stunning views of the surrounding mountains and luxury camping accommodations. With its scenic location and fuss-free facilities, Southern Yurts is the perfect place to stay for those seeking a place to recharge, enjoy an outdoor adventure, or do both.

Guests have the option of three private yurt sites, the secluded Forest View sleeping 2 (perfect for a romantic couples retreat) and the 2 to 4 sleeper Kestrel and Malachite yurts, ideally suited to both couples and groups of friends or families. Each yurt offers comfortable double beds, an enclosed outdoor bathroom, fully-equipped kitchen for self-catering, indoor fireplace, outdoor seating and braai area, and even a private wood-fired hot tub.

Southern Yurts Setting

Southern Yurts in the Western Cape of South Africa is considered one of the more popular getaway destinations of the area, and is a favoured treasure among local and international travellers. This is because at Southern Yurts guests are able to experience the peace and calmness that comes with being in a secluded area surrounded by greenery and mountains, while enjoying a luxury camping experience with all the desired amenities.

Guests are invited to enjoy an array of immersive activities during their stay at Southern Yurts, including a visit the Secret Forest, long light walks or exciting hikes, a dreamy float or kayak in the dam, an amazing view with a great sundowner, or a peaceful meditation space. No matter your preference, there is something for everyone at Southern Yurts!

What's included

  • Accommodation


How to get there

  • 1 hrs

    Cape Town International Airport

  • Southern Yurts

    113/7 Van der Stel Pass, Botrivier

  • Check in at Southern Yurts

    14:00 on day of arrival

  • Check out at Southern Yurts

    10:00 on day of departure

Frequently asked questions


  • Just fantastic!!

    What an absolutely incredible experience in the most beautiful setting. I would highly recommend and cannot wait for the next getaway. review

    D. Paterson

  • Beer, birds & beauty

    A perfect combination of comfort, rustic feels and privacy. We just loved our time here and would highly recommend for friends looking to get away and disconnect to connect. What fun! review

    P. Thando

Southern Yurts impact highlights

Southern Yurts is committed to operating in a manner that is very aware of their behaviour towards the environment. Therefore, transitioning to a more environmentally friendly way of running the farm. Their entire offering does not compromise on ethical integrity and they work closely with the local Botrivier community on a number of upliftment and sustainability projects, as well as kick-starting their own initiatives to protect their precious biodiversity.

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