Alert Level 2 updates – Overnight stays and activities at reserves

by CapeNature

All bookings for self-catering accommodation, camping, selected overnight hiking trails and eco-venues can be made via the online booking portal or call the Contact Centre on 087 087 8250.




Nature Reserves & Wilderness Area

Selected reserves are OPEN.

Accommodation Units (Cottages)

Selected cottages are OPEN.

Kindly note that selected cottages may be unavailable, due to maintenance & repair work being undertaken. Due to Covid-19 restrictions and weather conditions over the past few months, maintenance & repair work has been delayed.
Private Public Partnership

Selected accommodation establishments will OPEN momentarily.

This applies to the following establishments at De Hoop Nature Reserve:

  • De Hoop Collection
  • Morukuru Family De Hoop
  • Beach Lodge at De Hoop
Overnight Hiking Trails

Selected overnight hiking trails will OPEN, with conditions, due to social distancing and hygiene protocols – see full list here.


The following overnight hiking trails has been selected to OPEN, with conditions;

  • Cederberg Wilderness Area
  • Grootvadersbosch Wilderness Area
  • *Robberg Nature Reserve (Fountain Shack)
  • *Keurbooms Nature Reserve (Whiskey Creek)

*50% occupancy rule applies


Campsites will OPEN – with limitations.

Selected campsites will be closed, as they are not compliant with the social distancing principles.

OPEN – with limitations.

50% occupancy will be permitted, as per the National Government Gazette.

Conditions will apply relating to all venue bookings.

Kindly note that Potberg Eco-Venue is currently closed.


CLOSED until further notice.

Day Trails

OPEN – selected trails, with conditions – see list here.

Limited capacities per trail may apply. Permits for hiking are now available for sale at selected Reserve Entrances. A cashless system will prevail. Only card payments will be accepted. Pre-bookings can be made via our online booking system and our Call Centre.

Longer trails will become available, momentarily.

Recreational Fishing Activities

OPEN – see list here.

No boat charters will be allowed, until further notice.
Day Activities


Day Activities managed by Concessionaires

Selected 3rd Party activities will OPEN momentarily. These are limited to
guided tours only.

On-Reserve Facilities

Selected facilities will be OPEN.

Key facilities such as pool activities, kiddies play areas, outdoor gyms will remain closed until further notice.
On-Reserve Kiosk SalesSelected reserves will accommodate card payments for all purchases made at the Reserve Kiosks.Unfortunately, no cash will be accepted.


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