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One of the last surviving areas of natural Afromontane forest, Orange Kloof on the southern end of Table Mountain in Cape Town is an 85ha area conserved to ensure the survival of the forest and other fynbos (fine bush) plants. The last fire that occurred here was in the 1960s, allowing scientists to conduct important research on the lifespan of the many plant species. The forest has gradually broadened and there is hope that natural regeneration occurs.
Orange Kloof is a restricted area and visitors must be accompanied by an accredited Table Mountain National Park guide, bookings to be made through the South African National Parks offices. A maximum of 12 people may enter the area at any one given time and January-February are the most popular times to visit when the red disa orchid is in full bloom. This flower, the Western Cape’s emblem, thrives in wet areas around river courses and can be seen... Show more
Guests escape the noise and bustle of lodges by opting to stay in either fully self-catering or bed and breakfast cottages. Self-catering cottages are a home away from home and come fully equipped with everything guests need. Most self catering cottages also come with a cleaning service, Dstv, and a private patio/entertainment area. Guests who opt for bed and breakfast cottages enjoy their own private patio/entertainment area, luxury amenities, Dstv, and cleaning service. There is often a small kitchenette, if guests wish to do a little cooking, and a relaxing lounge area. Cottages are ideal for families, small groups of friends and couples wishing for a more private retreat.