Easter is always a great time to gather together with family – so why not celebrate it this year at De Hoop Reserve?
Book now for a fun-filled, family Easter weekend (14 – 17 April) and be part of the De Hoop Collection’s 10th Anniversary Year celebrations.
The De Hoop Reserve is the perfect family getaway destination a safe, outdoor destination with almost year-round sunshine. A natural playground for kids to learn – children of all ages will appreciate the freedom to roam and explore the reserve – the ultimate wildlife educational opportunity for the whole family; and it offers a broad range of accommodation, from affordable self-catering chalets to the more luxurious self-catering cottages and five-star fully catered lodges.
The De Hoop Nature Reserve (a World Heritage site), is found on the scenic Garden Route where the endless beaches, towering sand dunes, intertidal rock pools and diverse fauna and flora provide a myriad of activities for the whole family. Birding, mountain biking, hiking, swimming, snorkelling, tennis and stargazing, as well as the interpretive Marine, Fynbos and Birding walks, are all highlights that must be experienced.
There is plenty to do at De Hoop – something for every member of the family – you are spoilt for choice! During the Easter holidays families can enjoy: a Nature Quest, an enjoyable and educational treasure hunt where they get to solve riddles about nature that ultimately leads them to finding their own treasure.
The Marine walk (at low tide) where they will be fascinated by life on the rocky shores and in the secret pools of De Hoop Marine Reserve They will have the opportunity to appreciate the sea-shells, starfish and other interesting marine life. An expert De Hoop guide will be on hand to share interesting facts about the marine life found on the shore. Order a delicious picnic basket to enjoy while sitting on the dunes!
In the evening, enjoy the exciting ‘Night Adventurer’ or Star Stories and Smores under the night sky. On Easter Sunday morning the Easter Bunny will visit de Hoop – followed by a delicious Easter brunch at the Fig Tree Restaurant parents can take time out to enjoy relaxing Spa treatments. Families can enjoy some quiet time walking around the magnificent reserve looking at birds and animals close up.
With all this on offer, together with scrumptious food and caring attentive staff, you are guaranteed a wonderful time. De Hoop Nature Reserve is a winner all the way and is definitely the ideal location to visit with your family!