Nature Reserve in Eastern Cape

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1820 Settlers Garden
The Grahamsown Botanical Gardens were founded in 1853 on the slopes of Gun Fire Hill. It was the second botanical garden to be established in the Cape Colony

Amakhala Game Reserve
The Amakhala Game Reserve is renowned for its truly unique topography and wildlife. Amakhala Game Reserve is located in the malaria-free Eastern Cape of South Africa. The Game Reserve offers a wide variety of 3, 4 & 5-star owner-managed experiences.

Amatola Hiking Trail
The Amatola Trail starts at Maden Dam, approximately 23 km from King Williams Town, and ends 3 km from Hogsback. A strenuous trail with beautiful mountain forests, waterfalls and pools.

Hogsback Village
Situated in the beautiful Eastern Cape, this reserve is dominated by three ridges said to resemble the bristle's on a hog's back. Come enjoy its indigenous forest with parrot and lourie, the great angling, waterfalls, horse-rides and various walks.

Katberg Forest And Hiking Trails
Clear rivers and soft green valleys, waterfalls and forested ravines. Other attractions are the panoramic views, bushman paintings and wide open spaces, with horse, mountain bike and hiking trails

Port Elizabeth Parks and Gardens
Nature Reserves, Parks and Gardens within and close to Port Elizabeth and walks within the city limits.

Prentjiesberg Trails
A 50 km circular trail covering Protea woodland, indigenous forests, caves with Bushman paintings and magnificent panoramic views overlooking Ugie.

Storms River Mouth Walks Information
The popular Storms River camp in the Tsitsikamma National Park has many short walks for day visitors which pass caves, waterfalls and the Storms River Mouth.

Wild Coast Hiking Trails
Hiking along the Wild Coast of the Eastern Cape. The most strenuous but beautiful trail, adjacent to the shoreline. 280km or 25 days.

Woodcliffe Cave Trails
Overnighting in a cave, bushman rock art, dinosaur footprints and abundant birdlife all make this a wonderfull experience.

Accommodation with Nature Reserve in the area

Addo Bush Palace Private Reserve
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Addo Bush Palace is a Private Nature Reserve located in a spectacular Valley of Kromrivier, bordering the Addo Elephant National Park. We offer daily guided Bush walks on our private reserve where you can see our giraffe, impala, zebra, warthog, baboon. You will learn a lot about our local fauna and flora and about local Xhosa traditions.


AppleBee Guest Cottages

AppleBee Cottages are spacious, spotlessly clean and a comfortable home away from home environment to relax or conduct your business in the student city of Grahamstown/Makhanda, situated in the Eastern Cape, South Africa. Guests are are first priority and we go out of our way to ensure a comfortable stay.


Beach Break Guest Houses and Villas

Skillfully designed to suit both large groups or couples, the villas are just a stone’s throw away from the beach, providing Cape St Francis Resort accommodation where family and friends can enjoy a seaside holiday, or where couples can slip away on a romantic retreat for two.


Buccara Wildlife Reserve

At Buccara Wildlife Reserve Karoo, we’re proud to honor this tradition as we do in all of our exclusive destinations throughout the world. Where healthy living, peaceful coexistence with the land and indigenous culture, wildlife conservation, ecological awareness, and quality of life is preserved by our team to be shared with and enjoyed by all of our guests.


Bukela Game Lodge
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Five Star Bukela Game Lodge is situated in the malaria-free Amakhala Game Reserve, Eastern Cape South Africa. Accommodation at this tranquil Game Lodge is provided in four suites and two safari tents, each one luxuriously styled in African simplicity.


Bush Lodge
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Bush Lodge on Amakhala Game Reserve in South Africa, are Malaria free, Big Five private reserve on the Garden Route. We offer Game Drives and Boat Cruise, all inclusive rates, cater for all nationalities.


de Wingerd

We are in the centre of town, close to restaurants and most museums. Take a trip to the Valley of Desolation or The Owl house. On your return, cool off in our pool, enjoy a barbecue or relax in the guest lounge or garden. Why not cook up a storm in the guest kitchen?


Die Kapokbosskuur

Die Kapokbosskuur is located in the quaint village of Nieu-Bethesda in the Eastern Cape. The unit is an old clay brick barn that has been converted into a unique and cosy cottage equipped with modern facilities.


Green Fountain Farm Caravan Park

Nestling in a peaceful and tranquil country farm setting, 7 km outside of Port Alfred is the historical Green Fountain Farm Resort. Green Fountain Farm Resort is a must visit destination for guests who enjoy adventure and the outdoor camping experience.


Happy Homes Guesthouse

Boasting an outdoor swimming pool, shared lounge, garden and free WiFi, Happy Homes Guest House, Richmond Hill is set in Port Elizabeth, 2.6 km from Kings Beach and 2.8 km from Nelson Mandela Bay Stadium.


Happy Jackal Guest House
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Happy Jackal Guest House (4-Star) Big Five game-viewing on our doorstep in the Addo Elephant Park, with our qualified Guide and an open Game Viewer. Sunset Boat River Cruises available. Bookings all in advance! Luxurious comfortable accommodation. Air con in Standard rooms. Luxury rooms with Balconies. Beautiful river views. Delicious breakfast with homemade bread and jams daily.


Hitgeheim Country Lodge
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Situated in an eco-reserve in the heart of the Sundays River Valley Addo malaria free area, minutes from the Addo Elephant National Park. Accommodation is provided in luxury chalets with wooden decks offering sweeping views of the reserve and valley.


Hlosi Game Lodge
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Four Star Hlosi Game Lodge is situated in the malaria free Amakhala Game Reserve, Eastern Cape South Africa. Hlosi Game Lodge is a tranquil grassland retreat offering rich wild life game-viewing and luxurious accommodation for the whole family.


Hopewell Private Game Reserve
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This private game reserve in South Africas beautiful Eastern Cape hosts up to 12 guests in stylish, secluded suites with sweeping views over a reclaimed Eden.


Lalibela Game Reserve

Lalibela Game Reserve is located in the Eastern Cape of South Africa, close to Port Elizabeth and Addo, which means it is not only malaria free, but spans 5 ecosystems, resulting in a breath-taking diversity of flora and fauna.


Leliekloof Lodge

Leliekloof Lodge is set on a working farm on the Stormberg Mountains in the Eastern Cape, within an outstanding valley called the Valley of Art.


Lollee's Place
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Lollee's Place Garden Cottage invites you to come relax in your own private holiday home.


Modern Executive Unit

Spacious modern unit within the district of Beacon Bay. Perfect for both business, leisure travel. Central to business districts, conference centers, restaurants.


Nukakamma Guesthouse

Nukakamma Guesthouse and self-catering apartment located in Colchester offers you 2 bed n breakfast rooms that sleeps 2 persons each. We also have a 2 bedroom self-catering cottage that sleeps 4 persons max. We are 5 minutes from the Southern entrance of the Addo Elephant Park and 4km from the Sundays river River mouth.


Nukakamma River Lodge

The lodge offers 4 en-suite bed and breakfast rooms, as well as 2 self-catering cottages. Each room has its own bathroom with a shower. The 2 self-catering cottages are tastefully decorated with wooden handmade furniture.


OppiePlaas Haga Haga Self Catering Country Cottage

We specialise in weddings, corporate functions, special events and accommodation on our distinctive farm with its stunning location near Haga Haga on the Eastern Cape Wild Coast in South Africa.


Panorama Guest House

Panorama Guest House is situated in a quiet, tranquil suburb of the beautiful old settlers town, King William’s Town. We are 5km’s from Bisho the capital of the Eastern Cape and a halfway stop between Durban and Cape Town.


Selborne Bed and Breakfast
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Selborne Bed and Breakfast exudes a warm atmosphere that makes us your home away from home. We are situated in the heart of Selborne, close to shops and all amenities. Our promise to you is a clean room and a hearty breakfast.


Soul Searchers

A beach front paradise, Soul Searchers offers an unobstructed 20 degree view of the heavenly Bay. At your doorstep: 11 km of pristine beach, sand dunes and wild flowers, world famous surfing breaks from Albatross to Super Tubes.


Stone Haven at Nieu Bethesda
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Stone Haven at Nieu Bethesda offers self-catering accommodation, in the little town of Nieu-Bethesda and consists of 2 rustic yet comfortably decorated cottages. The accommodation can be booked separately or as a whole for a group of 6 persons travelling together.


The Ocean Bay Luxury Guesthouse
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We would like to welcome you to our four star guesthouse with our stunning suits and excellent service. In a quiet and safe setting we offer the most beautiful view of the whole of Jeffreys Bay and our guesthouse is just 900 meters away from the beautiful beach.


The Safari Lodge
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The Amakhala Game Reserve began in 1999 as a joint conservation venture. Today, six independently owned lodges of The Heritage Collection, are all TGCSA Star Lodge accredited.


Tsitsikamma Cottages
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Affordable, quality self catering accommodation set at the foot of the Witels Peak mountain in the heart of Tsitsikamma, the Garden of the Garden Route, South Africa. Nestled at the foot of the Witels Peak of the Tsitsikamma Mountains, Tsitsikamma Cottages is the ideal choice for your well-deserved break.


Tsitsikhaya Lodge
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Comfortable, tastefully decorated en suite rooms with private entrances, personal yet unintrusive hospitality, excellent South African Cuisine and one of the most beautiful settings.


Woodbury Lodge
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Woodbury Lodge, situated on Amakhala Game Reserve only some 75km from Port Elizabeth, is spectacularly set against a cliff above the Bushmans River valley. It offers an intimate and tranquil experience of the Eastern Cape bushveld.


Zonnenstrahl Guesthouse & Caravan Park

Zonnenstrahl Guesthouse & Caravan Park is situated on the outskirts of the picturesque village of Nieu-Bethesda and provides comfortable, affordable and stylish accommodation for a family or group of friends.