The best Coastal Experience. De Hoop Nature Reserve is one of the largest natural areas managed by Cape Nature. This beautiful reserve is a favourite for hikers, cyclists, and bird and whale watchers.
The reserve, which is 33 000 hectares, is just three hours from Cape Town, in the Overberg. The neighbouring marine reserve, which extends 5km out to sea, is one of the largest marine protected areas in Africa. It conserves a vast and fascinating variety of marine life.
De Hoop has one of the best hiking trails in South Africa: the Whale Trail. This route offers coastal and mountain walking, with spectacular views and, of course, plenty of opportunities for whale watching, hiking, walking, snorkelling, marine safari, bird watching and more….
Morukuru Family has an amazing privatte holiday Beach House, situated in the dunes of De Hoop Nature Reserve. This Beach House comes with the ocean at your doorstep and the whales as your neighbours. Visit the amazing Morukuru Ocean House to enjoy 5 star luxury hospitality in De Hoop Nature Reserve. morukuru.com