Location: Cederberg, Western Cape
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If its peace and quiet you are longing for, Bushmans Kloof Wilderness Reserve is a haven of tranquility, nestled among the magnificent Cederberg Mountains, a mere 3 hours drive from Cape Town, and offering guests an all inclusive stay of exceptional value! 
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Bushmans Kloof Dining

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Bushmans Kloof Dining

About Bushmans Kloof Wilderness Reserve

Bushmans Kloof is ‘The’ ultimate wilderness and wellness experience. Located in an anti-malarial part of the country, it is also a predator free sanctuary to endangered species of wildlife and flora, with over 130 Bushman rock art sites and one of South Africa’s Natural Heritage Sites.

Bushmans Kloof Wilderness Reserve is a special place to stay, where peace and quiet is order of the day, whether you decide to lie relaxing at one of the many swimming pools, head out for a game drive, or walk, or simply indulge yourself in their world class spa. Bushmans Kloof Wilderness Reserve & Wellness Retreat is the perfect place to de-stress, move in to life’s slow lane, and enjoy the professional pampering that the staff bestow on you.

Bushmans Kloof Wilderness Reserve Luxury Acommodation

Bushmans Kloof Wilderness Reserve & Wellness Retreat’s rooms are indulgently comfortable and individually designed with natural materials, en suite bathrooms, and your own private terraces.  All the rooms are finished with countless beautiful details, ensuring an experience of perfection in a breathtaking location. Dotted throughout their magnificent botanical gardens, and within the splendor of the original manor house dating back to 1843, each room is an independent delight.

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Bushmans Kloof Wilderness Reserve Suite

Activities at Bushmans Kloof Wilderness Reserve

It’s impossible to get bored here! Fly-fishing, hiking, archery, mountain-biking, canoeing, bird-watching, small game viewing, rock art exploring, star-gazing, are all exciting activities to enjoy in the magnificent surrounding areas.

As a region, the Cederberg area rates as one of the best stargazing spots not only in South Africa, but also the world, and is known for its clear skies and pollution free natural light. Together with stargazing enthusiast and field guide Werner Le Roux, you may choose to discover the wonders of our universe on the stargazing programme, which includes thrilling night drives in open Land Rovers, and exploring the lunar stratosphere under an infinite night sky.


A premier flower destination, Bushmans Kloof Wilderness Reserve & Wellness Retreat is situated in an area that is a sanctuary to more than 755 plant species. Hosted by Kirstenbosch botanist Ernst van Jaarsveld, guests can immerse themselves in the wonders of the Cape Floral Kingdom, and learn more about some of the hundreds of plant species found in the reserve, including more than 30 rare or endangered plant species that are protected at Bushmanskloof.

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Bushmans Kloof Wilderness Reserve Archery

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Bushmans Kloof Wilderness Reserve Canoeing

Fine Dining at Bushmans Kloof Wilderness Reserve

Dining is taken seriously at Bushmans Kloof, who have their own Executive Chef. Apart from the extremely high standard of colourful and original cuisine, one can enjoy a plethora of special dining locations: the main manor house, on your private terrace adjoining your room, a short drive to a table set above a dramatic cliff, or a remote cottage fully renovated but with no modern appliance or electricity, simply looking up at the ‘milky way’.

Bushmanskloof Wilderness Reserve & Wellness Retreat also hosts Gourmet Food and Cape wine weekends during the winter months and on specified dates. Greatest Africa was founded in the Greater Cape Area of South Africa, and also offers private wine tours in the exquisite Cape Region. Guests of Bushmans Kloof may be interested in our exclusive tours, guided by boutique wine producer Richard Hilton, of Richard Hilton Vineyards, who is also the founder and MD of Greatest Africa.

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Bushmans Kloof Wilderness Reserve Picnic

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Bushmans Kloof Wilderness Reserve patio