Explore the biggest concentration of wildlife at De Hoop Nature Reserve in South Africa.
A sanctuary for the biggest animals on the planet and the smallest. From the amazing Whale Nursery in the bay to the exciting Fynbos inhabitants landwards.
A beautiful extensive (protected) area where you are going to participate in a fantastic coastal performance, feel the sense of freedom and space take you over.
DE HOOP AT YOUR SCREEN
Get to know De Hoop Nature Reserve! Press play and feel the warm Ocean Breeze coming from your screen:
A Place of Hope
With only a 3 hours drive from Cape Town you will discover a coast destination that embraces a Place of Hope. De Hoop Nature Reserve is at your feet. A Marine protected area of 33 000 ha of fynbos, and is home to indigenous mammal species. The Reserve is also a Ramsar protected area with a very rich birdlife. The Reserve is a protected area because of its many whales that come here annually calving. But also for the huge populations of bird species, seals, dolphins, coast leopards, bontebok, zebras, baboons, hartebeest and ostriches.
Where to stay
If you are dreaming of exploring the rich wildlife and history of De Hoop Nature Reserve, you should definitely come over with your family and/or friends. Kids love De Hoop! The ultimate experience when it comes to visiting South Africa is not only the bush, but you will definitely going out of your mind when you can have a Coastal Safari Experience at De Hoop. An amazing opportunity to see the Marina life like Whales & Dolphins. And not only that, what about some nice snorkelling and sand boarding treats?
It all comes together when you will be staying at the Morukuru Ocean House. Based within the protected De Hoop Nature Reserve, with the ocean at your doorstep.
The Morukuru Ocean House is the only 5 stars luxury accommodation in the park, and located from the beaten track, isolated and due to her remote location 100% self-sustaining using nature to make heat, electricity and (hot) water, all without compromising on any luxury. It can host 8 adults and 4 children and guarantees the best quality time ever!
It is a trendy and luxurious beach house, built on the dunes and overlooking the ocean. Stunning views and a list of activities at your back and call. This is a house the provides all needs and luxuries. Children of all ages are welcome and will have their own room and can thus from the house to the beach to swim, fly kites, watch the caves and more. While you can either join the kids, or go out to see the whales (depending on the season) or go and relax at your private pool while your butler provides you with a delicious cocktail.
The Morukuru Ocean House, is part of our phenomenal Morukuru Family. We are an awarded Family of stunning private holiday houses and a fantastic hotel. We offer you a mixture of City, Bush & Coast destinations on the South African Continent. Open to all ages! So your kids are more than welcome!
Book a minimum of two nights at Morukuru Ocean House for minimum of four paying guests and any additional children under 16 years old stay for free!
Validity: Valid for new bookings and for all stays at Morukuru Ocean House until 31 December 2016. Peak Season excluded. Not combinable with stay longer offer.