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Bushmans Kloof Wilderness Reserve


Bushmans Kloof offers a range of beautifully proportioned rooms, suites and a private villa. We can accommodate 34 guests, all in sublimely appointed spaces. Award-winning service, generous hospitality and luxurious finishes, such as our outstanding private art collection, enhance the extraordinary environment of the Bushmans Kloof lodge.

Koro Lodge is an existing farmhouse, nestled in the reserve, that has been completely renovated and transformed into a spectacular intimate villa, surrounded by open vistas of wilderness and wildlife, combining ultimate luxury with nature. Koro Lodge is available for larger groups, ensuring effortless and hugely enjoyable family breakaways for up to 10 guests.

The splendid luxury of our accommodation amidst botanical gardens and pristine wilderness will draw you into our special world, while small surprises and thoughtful touches throughout your stay augment the experience.

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Room Information

Deluxe Rooms
Deluxe Rooms are all exquisitely and individually designed with expansive views and convenient access to one of the four superb, crystalline pools at the lodge. All include relaxing lounge areas for an indulgent and luxurious experience in this unparalleled location. Satellite TV, DVDs and an iPod docking station ensure guests have all the mod cons necessary. Some Deluxe Rooms include a cozy fireplace for wintry evenings. Please see the Niven Family Deluxe Room for larger groups or families.

Niven Family Deluxe Room
This is an ideal choice for families and sharing groups. Splendid luxury, an extraordinary location and, of course convenience, makes for an unforgettable family experience. The suite includes a master bedroom with king-size bed, a secondary room (easily converted into twin or double), two en-suite bathrooms and a gorgeous private terrace.

Luxury Room
Luxury Rooms all have private patios and en suite bathrooms. There is convenient access to one of the four crystalline swimming pools at the lodge. Luxury rooms overlook landscaped gardens, and the breathtaking beauty of the untamed yonder.

Patterson Suite
The Paterson Suite is located in the original Manor House, a lovingly restored farmhouse dating back to 1843. Warm your toes by the fire, or gaze out at breathtaking terrace views of the river and mountains. The suite features a king-size bed, separate lounge area, large private patio and an en suite, designer bathroom and heated towel rails.

Riverside Supreme Suite
The  Riverside Supreme Suite is a magical and secluded haven on the banks of the babbling Boontjies River. It encompasses all that is unique and special about Bushmans Kloof, embracing the timeless beauty of the heart of the Cederberg. This intimate and elegant suite features a separate lounge with a welcoming fireplace, large terrace, outdoor shower and its own heated swimming pool.

Koro Lodge
Koro Lodge was an existing farmhouse on the property, and has been transformed into an intimate, child-friendly, private villa for a family breakaway unlike any other. The lodge is fully inclusive and entirely independent, utilizing its own chef and guide. Our passionate staff will help to create a fun-filled activity holiday, so that you and your children can explore the natural abundance of the reserve, enjoy fantastic recreational pursuits and soak in the magic of this ancient landscape.

The interior of the lodge has an air of comfort and luxury created through natural fibers, earth tones and traditional South African finishes. It’s an inviting and relaxing space on the edge of an untamed wilderness. Enjoy music, play games, watch wildlife documentaries and let yourself be pampered amongst family and friends, in the peace of this glorious setting.
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Things To Do

Wellbeing is a state of mind, body and spirit - at Bushmans Kloof you are invited to indulge in the renewal of all three. Whether you would like to explore your adventurous nature, unwind your body or soothe your soul, we offer an activity to match your requirement. To experience the best of this magical wilderness reserve and wellness retreat, you are invited to combine a variety of activities with relaxation. An extensive selection of quality activities and wellness services await you.
 
Nature Drives and Walks: Guides are available to take you on walking tours or drives of our spectacular nature reserve. Explore the wilderness in all its diversity. Enjoy ever-changing landscapes and some of the Cape’s most rare species that we pride ourselves in protecting. Sundowners and picnics are ever-popular, served at scenic spots throughout the drive.
 
In this extraordinary environment, there is much to be seen (and heard) after sunset. You may want to explore this dark world on an after-dinner drive under a canopy of stars. Enjoy unparalleled stargazing and spot elusive, nocturnal wildlife highlights such as the Aardwolf, African Wildcat, Bat Eared Fox, Cape Fox and Porcupine.
 
Canoeing and Swimming: Tributaries of the Olifants River system flow through the Bushmans Kloof reserve, cutting through the sandstone and creating crystal-clear pools. Canoes are available at the dam, where you can experience the calm waters and ancient rock formations under the high, wide, African sky.
 
Fly-Fishing: Enjoy the art of fly-fishing at Bushmans Kloof’s beautiful dams. Outwit the endemic Clanwilliam Yellowfish, though strictly on a catch-and-release basis. All fishing equipment is provided. Guests may also opt to journey out on a day excursion to the Biedouw River for fishing and fun.
 
Wine Tasting: Cross the threshold of our award-winning wine cellar. Our beverage manager will help you to pick out a selection of the special wines featured on our Diner’s Club Diamond Rated wine list. Sample, and learn about the viticulture of Bouchard Finlayson. A hugely enjoyable afternoon activity.
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Price Guide

$ = Up to $100
$$ = $100 to $199
$$$ = $200 to $349
$$$$ = $350 to $599
$$$$$ = $600 +


Price per person, per night.