Nestled in the foothills of the Cederberg Mountains on South Africa's dramatic west coast, this magical wilderness retreat is set among open plains, sandstone formations and ancient bush art.

Back to South Africa

Be at one with Africa at this multi-award-winning haven and a National Geographic Unique Lodge of the World. Just three hours from Cape Town, this unique retreat showcases a gentle and lesser-known side of Africa. Guided by the resident archaeologist, discover the 130 beautifully-preserved examples of ancient rock art, many dating back 10,000 years.  Join in myriad outdoor adventures in a malaria-free zone from hiking and biking to canoeing and fly-fishing. Begin your days with a cosy and hearty breakfast at the Homestead and finish your day a gourmet dinner under the stars.

 imgBushmans Kloof is the sole custodian of over 130 unique rock art sites, some as old as 10,000 years. The sites on the reserve may be viewed by guests and since it's founding, Bushmans Kloof has been dedicated to protecting this extraordinary treasure. The experience directly advances UN Global Goal 5: Sustainable Cities and Communities by preserving ancient traditional art, an important piece of Bushmans Kloof's cultural heritage.


Why We Love It

Discover the rich spiritual culture of the Bushmen who roamed this area for millennia.

Wilderness experiences, led by intuitive guides that live and breathe the bush, catch glimpses of rare gemsbok, Cape zebra and black wildebeest.

Sourced from the organic gardens, guests can indulge in refined South African dining, traditional braais (BBQs) and founder Beatrice Tollman’s delicious signature dishes.

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