Nestled between mountain and sea, the Grootbos Private Nature Reserve is a five-star eco-paradise showcasing the incredible Flora and Marine life of the Southern Tip of Africa. Home of the “Marine Big 5” – whales, sharks, dolphins, seals and penguins; and with unparalleled floral diversity, Grootbos offers you a one-of-a-kind luxury African experience.
KC: How far is GROOTBOS from Cape Town?
Team: Grootbos is only a 2 hour drive from Cape Town. It is a really beautiful scenic drive, so it doesn’t feel far at all.
KC: What made you decide to stay at GROOTBOS?
Team: We as a team thought Grootbos would be the perfect place for an amazing team getaway! We had absolutely the BEST time as a team.
KC: What was your first impression of GROOTBOS on arrival?
Team: Peaceful, beautiful, natural and definitely luxurious.
KC: What was the service like?
Team: Outstanding. The staff at Grootbos are always ready to assist you with anything. We could tailor-make our itinerary and just relax. The best part is that they are all doing it with a SMILE as well.
KC: Is Grootbos child friendly?
Team: The Klein Collection Team stayed at Forest lodge, which caters for children over the age of 12. However they have the Garden Lodge suites nearby which cater for children of all ages.
KC: What activities are offered at GROOTBOS?
Team: There are so many wonderful activities to choose from. Too many to mention them all, but here are a few:
Guided 4×4 drive through the reserve
Guided walks through the extensive Milkwood Forest
Guided horse rides through the reserve (for beginner and advanced riders)
Guided excursions to the Klipgat Cave, one of the most important archaeological sites in South Africa (ten minutes from Grootbos)
Guided trip along the nearby coast to view the whales (July to December)
Whale-Watching Boat Trip (July—December)
KC: What was the food like?
Team: The food was amazing. We were served a 5 course meal made from the freshest ingredients that was thoroughly enjoyed by all.
KC: What was the highlight of your stay at GROOTBOS?
Team: The 4×4 Sundowner drive. It was absolutely freezing on the mountain but an incredible experience. The view was just amazing as we could also see the “super moon” rising. We were offered some drinks and snacks whilst enjoying the beautiful sunset.
KC: What should potential visitors take note of?
Team: Forest Lodge is definitely for the travellers that would like more peace and tranquility, whilst Garden Lodge is more relaxed and geared toward accommodating children.
KC: For whom is Grootbos ideal (i.e. The type of client to whom you would sell this product)?
The discerning traveller that is looking for an experience with nature, luxury and value for money!
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Should GROOTBOS sound like music to your ears, contact Klein Collection at email@example.com to book.