Grootbos Private Nature Reserve Garden Lodge

The award winning five-star Grootbos is a one-of-a-kind luxury eco-reserve close to the southern tip of Africa tucked between mountains, forest and sea in a unique floral kingdom.

The award winning five-star Grootbos is a one-of-a-kind luxury eco-reserve close to the southern tip of Africa tucked between mountains, forest and sea in a unique floral kingdom. Choose between contemporary Forest Lodge which sits high on a hill. 16 opulent suites with clean lines, elegant ceilings and expansive windows boast 180-degree views of the fynbos and ocean. Garden Lodge has a relaxed setting with panoramic ocean or fynbos views, lush landscaped gardens and 11 luxury suites. Both lodges have their own restaurants and swimming pools.

Two private villas with swimming pool, cinema, wine cellar and gym offer the ultimate in seclusion and come with their own chef, butler and nature guides. The lodge’s guiding team includes botanists, naturalists, and conservationists whose expertise in the flora and marine and bird life of the area is second to none. Activities are plentiful and include guided walks, wildflower spotting, horse riding as well as marine safaris.

Why we like it

  • Biodiverse eco-paradise in the Cape Floristic Kingdom
  • Marine Big Five - whale watching, great white shark cage diving, penguins, seals and dolphins
  • Pristine ecosystem and rare fynbos
  • Conservation and horticulture training programme for local students

Featured Grootbos Private Nature Reserve Garden Lodge Journeys

Private14 days, from AU$14,780
South Africa Marine & Bush Safari

Perfect for the second time traveller or those wanting to veer off the regular safari trail, this journey explores the less visited game reserves along the coast and gives the opportunity to see both the marine and land based wildlife of Africa.

Private14 days, from AU$14,780

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