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Dolphins frolicking in Walker Bay
Located close to Hermanus, en-route to the Garden Route, is South Africa’s best-kept secret. The Grootbos Nature Reserve is 1200 hectares of pure Western Cape wilderness. The fynbos clad hills overlooking Walker Bay boast magnificent views of Cape Hangklip, Cape Point and Cape Aghullas. Here nature will enchant you at every turn, fynbos - the most botanically prolific yet tiniest of the world’s floral kingdoms, mystical milkwood forests, ancient tropical rain forests, fascinating fauna and a marine life that enthrals.

Beautiful fynbos in the Grootbos Private Nature Reserve
From July to December the Southern Right Whale migrates from Antarctica to the Southern Cape coast to give birth. Walker Bay provides one of the best vantage points to witness this event.

The pristine coastline is a marine biologist’s dream with long beaches, small, protected bays and fascinating coastal formations, providing a treasure trove of bird and sea life.

Horseriding on the beach near Grootbos Nature Reserve
Get to know the fauna of the area or understand the marine life along this fascinating coastline on foot, on horseback or on a drive. The guides are all highly qualified and provide a fascinating insight to these ecosystems.

Grootbos accommodates twenty people in ten cottages built from locally hewn stone and timber. Each room has an en-suite bathroom, fireplace and lounge with a spacious sundeck boasting magnificent views of the bay. The lodge provides two substantial meals a day with the restaurant specialising in the preparation of superb local seafood.
Vibrant sunset over Walker Bay near Hermanus
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