Winter with the Whales at De Hoop - Travel Blog
Photograph © Peter Chadwick Although it’s still very much shorts and slops weather in most parts of South Africa, soon we’ll be reaching for a warm hoodie, and those mohair socks we bought on that last trip to the Karoo.
De Hoop Nature Reserve. For a Complete Escape. | The Incidental Tourist
De Hoop Nature Reserve. – How far would you drive to find paradise? An infinite question as most of us would journey far and wide to find a setting that mimics the way the world should be. One of wilderness, protected seas, relaxed game, fresh air and dark star-filled skies. I know I would go far.…
Scott Ramsay on De Hoop. " It seems like the more you find out about the wildlife, the plants, the people, the history, the more you want to learn. And I think you always leave a little bit of yourself at every special place."
South Africa whale-watching: dazzled on the Western Cape
South Africa's De Hoop Nature Reserve offers the best land-based whale-watching in the world, but whales are just a small part of what it has to offer, says Sandra MacGregor.
De Hoop Nature Reserve & Marine Protected Area
The De Hoop Nature Reserve and Marine Protected Area is without a doubt, one of the flagship reserves of the Cape Floral Kingdom and the Fynbos. Its habitats cover limestone and mountain fynbos, a 16km long vlei that is a RAMSAR wetland, numerous marshes and wetlands, coastal dune fields, a rugged coastline and one of the countries richest marine protected areas. Having had the incredible privilege to manage the De Hoop Nature Reserve and Marine Protected Area for a number of years and still…