Southern Yurts

Situated on Porcupine Hills Guest Farm and the Diepklowe Nature Conservancy, in the Western Cape, Southern Yurts has great and very unique tented experience with stunning views of the mountains and real farm experiences to offer. The Yurt is the perfect place to go to whether you want to recharge, explore or do both, you will get it all at Southern Yurts.

Although it hasn't been that long since Southern Yurts was established, they are one of the popular getaway destinations and a favoured treasure. This is because at the Yurts you get calmness that comes with being in a secluded area surrounded with greenery and mountains while you are gettin a camping experience on the mountains. It is here that you may enjoy long light walks or exciting hikes, a dreamy float in the dam or dare to swim its length, an amazing view with a great sundowner or a peaceful meditation space. There is something for everyone at the Yurts!

Accommodation options at Southern Yurts

  • Yurt Camp - Kestrel

    groupMin 1 guest - max guests

    Kestrel sleeps 2 guests in a Camping Yurt, similar in size to a standard tent, which is equipped with a double mattress, headboard, lights, bedding, towels, bla…


    from R 1150 / Per person per night sharing

    R1850 Weekend Rate

  • Forest View Yurt

    groupMin 1 guest - max guests

    Snuggled on an inclined hill giving guests a broad and undisturbed view of the nature conservancy, the north-facing Forest View Yurt is positioned for the perfe…


    from R 2050 / Per accommodation per night

    R2250 Weekend Rate

  • Yurt Camp - Malachite

    groupMin 1 guest - max guests

    Malachite camp sleeps 2 - 4 guests in two Camping Yurts, each equipped with a double mattress, headboard, lights, bedding, towels, blankets, and hot water bottl…


    from R 1600 / Per accommodation per night

    R1900 Weekend Rate


What's included

Southern Yurts is self-catering


How to get there

  • 1 hrs

    Cape Town

  • 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

  • Are the bathrooms communal?

  • Do you need a 4x4 to get there?

R 1,150
/ per person per night sharing

R1850.00 Weekend Rate

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  • 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 previous biodiversity.