beach at de hoop

A Weekend in De Hoop

The De Hoop Nature Reserve in the Overberg Region is teeming with diverse animals and flowers, and because it’s one of Africa’s largest marine-protected areas and nurseries, is famous for it’s seasonal whale watching from June to November. Only three hours from Cape Town, De Hoop is a perfect little weekend getaway even off of whale season, with plenty of activities to do around the camp. It feels a bit funny to say that we were taking “a weekend away” from Cape Town, because living in Cape Town sometimes feels like an endless weekend away. Continue reading