The Whale Trail Cottages

The five Whale Trail overnight cottages lie at the foot of the Potberg Mountains, perched high on a sea cliff. The charming cottages range from Arniston-style units to A-framed thatched “kapstyl” cottages. Each fully equipped cottage sleeps up to 12 people, generally with three bedrooms (four beds in each). Hikers bring their own bedding. Dishwashing liquid, toilet paper, matches and candles are provided.

Electricity:Yes, solar powered

Bathroom:Hot-water shower (solar geyser backed up by gas geyser)

Kitchen:Fully equipped, with gas stove, cutlery and crockery

Bedding, linen and towels: No

Fireplace/braai facilities:Yes, indoor and outdoor (except Noetsie – outside only), with wood, braai tongs and grid

Disabled access: No

Pets welcome: No

Please note that the use of candles is not allowed.

The Whale Trail is booked as a package of six or twelve persons. Please note that if you book for between one and five persons you will be liable to pay for six. If you book for between seven and eleven persons you will be liable to pay for twelve.


  • Description
  • Whale Trail - Group Bookings of 6 or 12
  • Accommodates
  • Per person
  • Additional p/p/n Off Peak
  • n/a
  • Additional p/p/n Peak
  • n/a
  • Off-Peak Fee
  • R2 050 per person
  • Peak Fee
  • R3 320 per person


Related Reserves

De Hoop High Res copyright Scott Ramsay 22
The Whale Trail (De Hoop Nature Reserve)