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De Hoop Collection

Discover De Hoop Collection

Stunning and remote, De Hoop Nature Reserve in the Western Cape is a sprawling reserve, home to a vast array of wildlife, a diversity of landscapes and a wide variety of accommodation options from self-catering cottages to luxury suites - many of which boast distinctive Cape Dutch style.

Activities at the reserve include quad biking, stargazing, mountain biking and a number of walking trails, including those for bird and whale watching. There's an onsite restaurant and a spa too.

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Expert View

  • World-class land-based whale watching in season (July - Nov)
  • Paradise for keen birders
  • Quaint cottages surrounded by antelope, ostriches, and zebra
  • Perfect for outdoor enthusiasts and nature-lovers

At a glance

  • 46 Cottages & Rooms
  • All Ages
  • Open All Year
  • Family Rooms
  • B&B - Full Board
  • Scenic Icon Scenic

Our sustainable tourism rating

We handpick partners who share our commitment to protecting their environment, conserving wildlife and benefitting local communities.

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"Don't miss out on the Vulture Experience, an adventurous hike to the cliffs of Potberg Mountain to view endangered Cape Vultures, the Western Capes' last surviving colony of these birds."

Indulge your passions


Adventures and activities to ensure lifetime memories are made. From unforgettable thrills to indulgent relaxation, choose those that appeal most.

  • 4 WD Safari Icon 4WD Safari
  • Birdwatching Icon Birdwatching
  • Boat Trip Icon Boat Trip
  • Ocean Safari Icon Ocean Safari
  • Whale Watching Icon Whale Watching
  • Conservation Experience Icon Conservation Experience
  • Cycling Icon Cycling
  • Hiking Icon Hiking
Sample Itineraries


From majestic wildlife to out of this world natural wonders, cultural melting pots and enchanting beaches, every bespoke Mahlatini journey is thrilling. Unsure where to visit? Whether it’s a bucket-list adventure, a milestone celebration or simply a much-needed escape, experience the joy with this inspiring selection of favorites.

  • Bespoke itineraries
  • Flights and transfers included
  • Best rates guaranteed
Start your unique journey


At Mahlatini, we like to make things easy for you. Browse our website for inspiration or pick up the phone. Whether you’re full of ideas or unsure of where to start, we’re here to help. Serial safari-goer or first-time visitor, we’re ready to create your ultimate tailormade itinerary.

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Call us or inquire online. Share your wish list and we’ll start planning your adventure.

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Your dedicated travel expert will be in touch within 24 hours to start designing your bespoke itinerary.

How to book 3 x2


We won’t stop refining your plans until we get the perfect trip at the best price.

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Receive your Mahlatini travel documents, pack your bags and set off on your trip of a lifetime!

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Our travel experts are ready to start creating your tailormade trip.