We Care

Committed to conservation and social responsibility

Here at Bushmans Kloof, we are well aware of our extraordinary environment, and are indebted to the land that sustains a plethora of plants and wildlife. We are also the proud partner of a number of local projects, including local farming communities, the Amy Biel Foundation and Elizabethfontein Primary School.

We are home to a rich array of indigenous wildlife within the Cederberg wilderness, including the rare and precious Cape Leopard. Along with The TreadRight Foundation, Cheetah Outreach and The Cape Leopard Trust, we have purchased seven Anatolian Shepherd dogs to act as livestock guardian dogs (LGDs) and safeguard these Cape Leopards. In addition, we are also the proud owner of one of the world’s largest privately owned herds of Cape Mountain Zebras, and we are wholeheartedly committed to the protection of this beautiful animal.

Bushmans Kloof is a member of National Geographic Unique Lodges of the World, recognising our dedication to preserving our planet’s natural and cultural heritage. We serve as a steward for more than 130 cave sites painted by the indigenous San people, actively working to ensure that these expressive murals will tell the story of the land’s original inhabitants for generations to come. These preservation efforts have helped the Rock Art earn distinction as a Grade 1 South African National Heritage Site.

Together with The TreadRight Foundation and the TTC family of brands, we hope to leave a positive impact on local people, wildlife and the planet to #maketravelmatter. 



Our Initiatives


Projects and progress

Woman celebrating at The Oyster Box
Tales from our travellers

In honour of World Tourism Day and TTC’s 100th anniversary, we share our favourite stories from guests which remind us why we do what we do.

25th September 2020

Ella Lurie Tollman family trip
‘Bringing the future into focus’

Ella Lurie Tollman explores what international travel meant to her growing up and its future in this uncertain time.

26th August 2020

July hero image
With a little help from our friends

In celebration of International Day of Friendship, we reflect on friends we have made on our travels.

24th July 2020

Anatolian Sheep Dogs
The Anatolian Shepherd dogs of the Western Cape

We meet the Anatolian puppies born near Bushmans Kloof.

12th June 2020

Earth Day
Happy Earth Day

Managing Director Jonathan Raggett, shares his thoughts and reflections on the 50th anniversary of Earth Day.

22nd April 2020

Single Use Plastic
Eliminating single use plastic in hospitality

Red Carnation Hotels paves the way for a more sustainable, plastic-free future.

09th April 2020

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