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De Hoop Nature Reserve

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Address: Bredasdorp 6740, South Africa
Phone Number: +27 21 422 4522
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Great Xmas lunch

Julians is a celebration for all seasons. Much thought goes into their celebration lunches. Worth a visit

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 1 week ago
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pretoria
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pretoria
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9 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Julians is a celebration for all seasons. Much thought goes into their celebration lunches. Worth a visit

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De Hoop C, Manager at De Hoop Nature Reserve, responded to this review

Thanks for the feedback Dave. We hope you visit again soon. Best Regards Team De Hoop More 

Bruges, Belgium
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50 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

De Hoop nature reserve is something special. It is a beautiful nature reserve with lost of animals (eland, zebra, bontebok, baboons, whales...), beautiful beaches and sanddunes, tidal pools, fynbos, a vlei with lots of birds. You can walk for miles on the beach, go for a mountainbike ride, a walk around the vlei or just relaxing around the pool. We... More 

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De Hoop C, Manager at De Hoop Nature Reserve, responded to this review

Dear Ann, Thank you for visiting and for your wonderful feedback! We are so happy to hear that you enjoyed your stay with us and we do hope to welcome you back again soon. Best regards Team De Hoop More 

Portishead, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We are geocachers and the fact there were two here attracted us. Caches are always known for showing people beautiful places and we were not disappointed! What stunning scenery. We enjoyed a coffee at the restaurant before exploring the place on foot and by car. Saw whales, springbok, baboons and so many more animals. I would highly recommend a visit... More 

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De Hoop C, Manager at De Hoop Nature Reserve, responded to this review

Dear Sali, Thank you for geocaching your way to us and for the great feedback. We are happy to hear that you enjoyed your experience at De Hoop and hope you'll be back again soon. Best Regards Team De Hoop More 

Woking
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68 reviews
43 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We had read about this place before we left and seen some spectacular photos of the sand dunes. We didn't perhaps have as long to visit as ideal but we still came down Koppie Alleen and admired the views. We also climbed up onto the sand dunes and we saw a whale and calf a little way out. We enjoyed... More 

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De Hoop C, Manager at De Hoop Nature Reserve, responded to this review

Dear Alison, Thank you very much for visiting and for the great feedback. We are very pleased to hear that you enjoyed your experience at De Hoop and we hope to welcome you back again soon. Best Regards Team De Hoop More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We visited De Hoop at the end of the whaling season early November, and where at all other places such as Gansbaai and Hermanus the whales appeared to have left, at De Hoop we were lucky to see a mother and calf all day long, just in front of the beach. We shortly visited the center and had lunch, and... More 

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De Hoop C, Manager at De Hoop Nature Reserve, responded to this review

Dear Frans Thank you so much for visiting Creation and for your great feedback! We are so happy to hear that you were able to still see some whales during your visit and that you enjoyed lunch at our Fig Tree restaurant. We hope to welcome you back again soon! Best Regards Team De Hoop More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

If you want to relax after a long week this is the place to be. Hiking, MTB, wildlife, tidelpools. Love this place.

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De Hoop C, Manager at De Hoop Nature Reserve, responded to this review

Thank you for the great review Shoruta. We hope you'll visit again soon. Best Regards Team De Hoop More 

Bredasdorp, South Africa
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 October 2016

It is a bit out of the way, but if you want solitude and a break from the noise and bustle,this is the beautiful place to be. You will enjoy your trip here.

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De Hoop C, Manager at De Hoop Nature Reserve, responded to this review

Dear jophillips, We are so pleased to hear that you enjoyed your experience at De Hoop and we do hope to welcome you back again soon. Best Regards Team De Hoop More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 October 2016 via mobile

Excellent spot for day outing...lonely desolate beach at koppie allien...natural beach pools adding to the beauty...u can virtually watch whales from the shore...

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De Hoop C, Manager at De Hoop Nature Reserve, responded to this review

Dear Shuvam, We are happy to hear that you enjoyed the day at De Hoop and hope to welcome you back again soon, perhaps for a longer stay next time? Best Regards Team De Hoop More 

West Yorkshire, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 47 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 October 2016

It's about a 50km drive down a dirt road from the N2, you can probably do it in less than an hour but our mighty Ford Ikon wasn't up to those speeds. However, the scenery is excellent, very varied from huge fields to rough scrub. Equally there is a lot of wildlife, especially birds, along the way so we enjoyed... More 

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De Hoop C, Manager at De Hoop Nature Reserve, responded to this review

Thank you so much for visiting and for the great feedback! We are so pleased that you enjoyed your experience with us and we look forward to your return! Best Regards Team De Hoop More 

Ostrava, Czech Republic
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 50 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 October 2016

From N2 unpaved road for at about 50 km but nearly good (speed up 60 km/h possible), it takes 50 minutes (SUV). Better road from/to direction Napier (on this road You can see blue cranes, birds of paradise). Very nice place, nice village home and the best - You will sojourn in wildness. During nigth we wanted to see great... More 

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De Hoop C, Manager at De Hoop Nature Reserve, responded to this review

Thank you so much for visiting and for taking the time to write this wonderful review for us! We are so pleased to hear that you enjoyed your visit albeit a short one night stay. We do look forward to welcoming you back soon for a longer, relaxing stay. Best wishes Team De Hoop More 

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