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At 340km², the De Hoop Nature Reserve is a favourite destination for hikers, cyclists, bird watchers and in the early summer months, whale watchers. The reserve lies adjacent to the largest protected marine area in Africa and provides a sanctuary for a vast and fascinating array of marine life.

  Visit De Hoop Nature Reserve 
Home to 86 species of mammal including the rare Bontebok and Cape Mountain Zebra – both species that only exist within the Fynbos of the Cape Floral Kingdom; and 260 different species of birds, amongst which the Cape Vulture is highly endangered and it’s only remaining breeding site can be found within the Reserve. Various walks and hiking trails are spread over the Reserve.