Bushmans Kloof birds nesting
Birding in South Africa: 10 Birds You’re Likely to Spot at Bushmans Kloof

This year marks the 100th anniversary of the Migratory Bird Treaty Act, the most significant bird protection law in history.

30th January 2018

Travelling With Children
Interview with Cass Chapman of Kodomo.com on Travelling with Children

Travel expert, Cass Chapman, founder and director of luxury family travel website kodomo.com, shares her tips on how to make travelling with the kids as stress free and smooth as possible.

29th December 2017

Best South African Wineries
10 of the Best South African Wineries

Some of the most beautiful vineyards in the world which guests can take visit from our hotels in South Africa.

18th December 2017

Cape Leopard Trust
Wildlife Photography: The Basics

We chat to one of our Bushmans Kloof Field Guides, Daniel du Plessis, about his favourite animals on the reserve and his top tips for catching them on camera.

06th December 2017

Western Cape Wildlife
Western Cape Wildlife: A Guide to Game Spotting at Bushmans Kloof

Bushmans Kloof in partnership with the Treadright Foundation, is responsible for the protection of one of the world’s largest herds of Cape mountain zebra. The reserve is also home to 35 species of mammals and exotic wildlife, from the Cape mountain zebra to the bat-eared-fox. Discover some of our top tips for getting up close some of rarest resident.

24th October 2017

Pack for a Purpose
12 Apostles: Pack for a Purpose

Pack for a Purpose partner with the Amy Foundation, which aims to prevent youth violence by providing meaningful development programmes for young people. They provide the bare essential and goods for children to learn during their early childhood development phase.

13th October 2017

What to Pack
What to Pack When Travelling to Bushmans Kloof

Here are some essential items to pack in your suitcase to make the most of ancient Bushman rock art, guided walks, crystalline sandstone pools or simply unwinding as you take in the stunning scenery.

22nd September 2017

South African Wine
A Life in Food and Drink: Michel Bouic, Operations Manager at Bushmans Kloof

If you’re looking for an expert on South African wine, we’ve found him and his name is Michel Bouic. Michel is a long-time employee of Red Carnation Hotels, and is the Operations Manager at Bushmans Kloof Wilderness Reserve & Wellness Retreat. As a result of Michel and the rest of the team's hard work,

27th July 2017

Bobotie to Bunny Chow: A Guide to South African Food

With 11 official languages, countless peoples and a geography that includes everything from mountain ranges to beaches, South Africa is nothing if not diverse. It’s this rich tapestry that has resulted in the country’s broad culinary landscape, with fresh seafood served up alongside boerewors (sausage), pap (maize porridge) and Durban’s famous curries. Here, we’ve

26th April 2017

Angler's Paradise
An Angler's Paradise: Fishing in the Cederberg

Travelling down the Cape’s west coast, thatched cottages and Christian mission stations soon give way to sandveld, whitewashed fishing villages, beaches, lagoons and bird colonies. All sure signs that South Africa is fading into its outback – the Cederberg. A rugged wilderness burnt orange by iron oxide that brims with wildlife, it’s a short drive

28th March 2017

Cederberg Mountains
A Date with Infinity: Star-Gazing in the Cederberg Mountains

South Africa is famous for some huge stars, from political titans like Nelson Mandela to actresses such as Charlize Theron, but even these must take a backseat when set against the real stars of South Africa – those in the sky above the Cederberg Mountains. Wrap up warm, pack some provisions and set off one

28th February 2017

Jazz in Durban
Where to Listen to Live Jazz in Durban

From the soulful sax to the scattered bebop of a trumpet, Durban is always awash with the poetry of jazz music. Which is perhaps the main reason why it hosts South Africa’s annual International Jazz Extravaganza, an all-day festival that falls on 4th March this year. The jamboree provides the perfect excuse to wander from

08th February 2017

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