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DE HOOP NATURE RESERVE

De Hoop is a wondrous realm of Fynbos, Renosterveld and marine ecosystems where rare species from cape vultures to southern right whales thrive. These iconic sea mammals have inspired the famous Whale Trail – 55 km of pure coastal magic.

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OPENING HOURS

Gate times: 07:00 – 18:00
Office hours: 07:30 – 16:00

ENTRANCE FEES & PERMITS

Visit the De Hoop website for up-to-date information on obtaining permits and fees for De Hoop Nature Reserve and The Whale Trail. No day visitor permits issued after 16h00. Whale Trail bookings usually require bookings several months in advance.
Conservation fees are waived with a valid Wild Card.
Note: Children under 8 years old are not permitted on the Whale Trail.

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CONTACT DETAILS

General Enquiries:
Tel: 028 542 1114 (Office)
Reservations: 087 087 8250
Website: https://bit.ly/3tvM6bB

FACILITIES

Toilets, Restaurant, Picnic Site

EMERGENCY NUMBERS

Emergency (Reserve): 028 542 1253
General: 112
Reserve Office: 028 542 1114

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