Bushmans Kloof


Nestled in the foothills of the Cederberg Mountains lies Bushmans Kloof Wilderness Reserve and Wellness Retreat; an ecological oasis within a roughly hon and magical land. Bushmans Kloof offers a distinctive wilderness experience among open plains and ancient sandstone formations. It is a place to reconnect with the natural world and feel the pulse of an extraordinary and ancient landscape.


As a Relais & Châteaux property, the lodge offers splendid luxury, generous hospitality and all modern amenities. The reserve, located just 270km from Cape Town, is predator and malaria free.


Bushmans Kloof has been consistently lauded for its outstanding dedication to the preservation of the 7500 hectare reserve; a sanctuary for many species of endangered flora and fauna.


A South African Natural Heritage Site, Bushmans Kloof is custodian of over 130 ancient Bushman rock art sites in the reserve and located in the Cape Floral Kingdom one of the South African UNESCO World Heritage Sites.


Bushmans Kloof is a multi award-winning lodge, owned by the family-run Red Carnation Hotel Collection. It consists of 16 luxurious guest rooms and suites, as well as Koro Lodge, a private, fully-catered villa close to the main lodge.


At the heart of Bushmans Kloof is the Homestead, providing guests with the opportunity to enjoy conversation on the terrace, a single malt whisky in the convivial bar or an evening dip in the heated pool. The restaurant offers world-class dining and fine wines from our award-winning cellar. Our two lounges invite fireside chats, after-dinner drinks, or a catch-up of current events on the flat screen TV. Our well-stocked library and fitness center are open to all.


Rooms at Bushmans Kloof


Bushmans Kloof's rooms are indulgently comfortable and individually designed with natural materials, private terraces and en suite bathrooms. All rooms are finished with countless thoughtful details, ensuring an unforgettable experience in a perfect location. Dotted throughout our magnificent botanical gardens, and in the splendor of the original manor house dating back to 1843, each room is an independent delight.


Luxury Rooms at Bushmans Kloof


Luxury Rooms all have private patios and en suite bathrooms. There is convenient access to one of the four crystalline swimming pools at the lodge. Luxury rooms overlook landscaped gardens, and the breathtaking beauty of the untamed yonder.


The Patterson Suite


The Paterson Suite is located in the original Manor House, a lovingly restored farmhouse dating back to 1843. Warm your toes by the fire, or gaze out at breathtaking terrace views of the river and mountains. The suite features a king-size bed, separate lounge area, large private patio and an en suite, designer bathroom and heated towel rails.


Riverside Supreme Suite


The Riverside Supreme Suite is a magical and secluded haven on the banks of the babbling Boontjies River. It encompasses all that is unique and special about Bushmans Kloof, embracing the timeless beauty of the heart of the Cederberg. This intimate and elegant suite features a separate lounge with a welcoming fireplace, large terrace, outdoor shower and its own heated swimming pool.


Ideal for a romantic escape, a special occasion or to simply enjoy the pampering and peace of this gentle retreat. The suite is surrounded by the breathtaking natural beauty of wind-sculpted, jagged rock formations, crystal rock pools, and lush green lawns. The contemporary-classical interior is simultaneously luxurious and fresh, enhanced by refined earth tones and offset with wood and stone finishes.


Koro Private Villa


Koro Lodge was an existing farmhouse on the property, and has been transformed into an intimate, child-friendly, private villa for a family breakaway unlike any other. The lodge is fully inclusive and entirely independent, utilizing its own chef and guide. Our passionate staff will help to create a fun-filled activity holiday, so that you and your children can explore the natural abundance of the reserve, enjoy fantastic recreational pursuits and soak in the magic of this ancient landscape.


The interior of the lodge has an air of comfort and luxury created through natural fibers, earth tones and traditional South African finishes. It’s an inviting and relaxing space on the edge of an untamed wilderness. Enjoy music, play games, watch wildlife documentaries and let yourself be pampered amongst family and friends, in the peace of this glorious setting.


Koro Lodge is available year-round for friends and families to come together and enjoy a sublime location, where savage natural beauty is juxtaposed with modern comforts, thoughtful touches and generous hospitality. You might like to unwind on the large terrace, or take in a cocktail in the crystalline waters of the private infinity pool. Delicious braaivleis (barbecued food) and homemade delicacies are always available and prepared especially for you.


Bushmans Kloof's Cuisine


Bushmans Kloof provides a transcendent gourmet experience for our treasured guests, who come here to encounter the flavor of the Cape. As a Relais and Chateaux property our cuisine incorporates only the finest quality, freshest ingredients from our expertly tended organic kitchen gardens. You’ll experience a gourmet tour de force with an emphasis on unique Cape flavors, health, nourishment and home-style comfort.


Bushmans Kloof's Extraordinary Dining experiences are a variety of venues and eating styles created here for an utterly unforgettable experience of food, wilderness and life. Whether it’s a picnic on the banks of a sparkling river, or a lavish dinner at a secluded cottage deep in the reserve, our passionate staff will ensure your meal is a special experience.


Rates - 2015
Dates Per Person Double Single Supplement
Please call us at 1.800.414.3090 for more information about incorporating Bushmans Kloof into your safari.
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