Cape Town

Bushmans Kloof Wilderness Reserve

‘Breathtakingly Beautiful!’

Escape to Bushmans Kloof, a heavenly wilderness reserve and retreat of unparalleled beauty and recreational diversity. This refuge is surrounded by thousands of acres of majestic landscape in the heart of the Cederberg Mountains in the Western Cape. It offers walking, mountain biking, river walks etc plus luxurious accommodation and inspired, Cape heritage organic cooking. 

In Our Opinion

'This award-winning reserve offers total relaxation and is perfect for stressed-out executives'

Extraordinary Dining

A specially prepared picnic or barbecue menu served in a private breath-taking location in the reserve. (Additional charge)


River Boma
Providing a perfect setting for sun-downers or nightcaps in the moonlight
Meaning ‘to feast’, Makana offers unforgettable brunches and teas with glorious views across the dam and river
Open-air dining venue provides a matchless dining experience under the star-filled African sky where guests may enjoy a traditional African barbecue in an exciting outdoor setting.
A ‘secret’ dining location in the reserve especially suitable for private dinners of up to 12 guests
The Homestead and Manor House Bar and Deck
Situated under the gigantic fig tree this spot is ideal for romantic dinners and fine dining.

The Homestead

  • 2 lounge areas with fireplaces
  • TV
  • Extensive book and DVD library
  • Complimentary computer station
  • Internet access
  • Bar
  • Walk-in wine cellar
  • Heated swimming pool
  • Fitness centre

The Heritage Centre displaying:

  • Bushman artefacts
  • Photographs
  • Talks and discussions held by resident archaeologist

Outdoor Activities

  • Hiking and walking
  • Mountain biking
  • Rock climbing
  • Canoeing
  • Stargazing
  • Fly-fishing
  • Bird watching
  • Educational / specialist talks
  • Painting
  • Croquet
  • Swimming in rock pools
  • Archery


  • Weddings (see special features)
  • Medicinal herb garden
  • 3 additional swimming pools
  • Gift shop
  • Flower and herb garden
  • Fruit and vegetable garden
  • Spa (see special features)
  • Conference facilities

This splendid Spa includes Unique Touch Therapies such as the Bushmans Kloof Signature Massage, Cederberg ‘SOUL’ution therapy, Hot Stone Body treatment. Dermalogica, Africology and Elemis products are used for their natural, restoring properties that combat the effects of modern environmental influences on the skin.

Bushmans Kloof is the ultimate haven to stage a wedding and honeymoon. Weddings can range from 2 to 32 people and special honeymoon packages are also available


Bushmans Kloof is 169 miles away from Cape Town International Airport.

Nearby Attractions:

  • Bushman Rock Art: The reserve is rich in rock art with over 130 pristine sites some over 10,000 years old.
  • Fauna: Numerous species including: Gemsbok, Bontebok, Cape Mountain Zebra, eland, Red Hartebeest, Grey Rhebok, Klipspringer, Kudu, Springbok and Steenbok.
  • Flora: From July to October the veld comes alive with spring flowers; 755 indigenous plant species have been identified including Bushmans Kloof and Cederberg Seven
  • Lamberts Bay - 60 miles