Destinations

Bushmans Kloof

About Bushmans Kloof Wilderness Reserve

Set amidst the scenic foothills of the Cederberg Mountains, the focus at Bushmans Kloof Wilderness Reserve & Wellness Retreat is on protecting the regions unique environment and indigenous culture. The reserve is located in an incredible area of wilderness, surrounded by open grasslands, sandstone rock formations and over 130 ancient bush art sites dating back 10,000 years.  

The reserves pristine location and work protecting the environment have led to its recognition as a South African Natural Heritage Site.

Lodge Details

Style

A private reserve with comfortable lodgings in farmhouse cottages.

Setting

Bushmans Kloof is located in a scenic expanse of wilderness in the foothills of the Cedarberg Mountains, approximately three hours north of Cape Town.

Accommodation & Facilities

The reserve can accommodate up to 34 guests in 16 rooms and suites and the exclusive Koro Lodge. Each room is elegantly appointed with comfortable furnishings, with private patios and en-suite bathrooms. The supreme suite also features its own infinity swimming pool and lounge area, while the Koro Lodge is a traditional farmhouse, set apart from the main lodge, with two bedrooms, a loft area, kitchen, library and outdoor barbecue area, and is ideal for family getaways.

The reserve also has a swimming pool, a library and billiard room, and a peaceful spa offering a variety of personalised treatments. 

Dining

The reserve prides itself on its authentic Cape cuisine, blending traditional European and African styles. Many of the ingredients used are grown in the reserves own organic gardens. There are three main dining options available at Bushmans Kloof: The Homestead, offering fine dining experiences in the main lodge; Makana, for sheltered and al fresco dinning, or Embers, serving buffet-style meals in a dramatic location on the edge of a cliff.  

Activities

The activities on offer at the reserve revolve around the area’s incredible history and environment, from guided excursions to view the bush art sites, to botanical and birdwatching tours, game drives and nature walks. Bushmans Kloof is home to one of the largest herds of Cape Mountain Zebra in South Africa, as well as smaller species such as baboons, rock hyraxes and African wildcats. Guests can also go swimming or canoeing in one of the reserves crystal clear natural pools, try their hand at archery or play croquet on the lodges well-kept lawns. 

Child Policy

Children can be accommodated for, contact us for details.

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