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De Hoop Reserve holidays

De Hoop Reserve The De Hoop Reserve, situated in the Overberg region, which is characterised by quaint towns and a blossoming wine industry, is just three hours’ drive from Cape Town and is an ideal place to stop between the Cape Winelands and Plettenberg Bay. All of the 36,000 hectares De Hoop conservation area is a World Heritage Site due to its rich biodiversity, over 70 km of pristine coastline and 19 km of wetland, which is on the Ramsar list of Wetlands of International Importance. During the whale season (June to November), forty percent of the world’s southern right whales come to these shores to breed meaning that De Hoop is one of the world’s best land based whale-watching areas. Other mammals, which can be sought on guided game drives, include eland, bontebok, baboon, Cape mountain zebra, grey rhebuck, duiker and steenbok. Guided bird walks offer the chance to spot some of the 259 bird species of the area.

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