Porcupine Hills offers self-catering guest accommodation and boutique olive oil. Close to Cape Town (100km) but a world away from city and suburban life. This is the perfect place to escape into nature and spend time in a quiet, tranquil and beautiful space.
The underlying farm “Diepklowe” is a Private Nature Reserve within the van der Stel Cluster (four neighbouring conservation farms) and is designated as a Cape Nature Stewardship Programme area. It is a core member of the Groenlandberg Conservancy.
The farm was acquired in 2012 by Tony and Cha Davenport and their two sons, Justin and Tobin.
Conservation is a priority – the farm is part of the last remaining 7% of Renosterveld in the Cape. There are rare and endangered plant species endemic to the farm, an extraordinary birdlife crowned by a pair of Verreaux eagles and an entertaining array of creatures sharing the space. The farm is 220 hectares with river walks, swims, hikes and mountain bike rides.
With a choice of five different accommodation offerings, between the Botrivier and the Kloof River, there is an opportunity to experience Porcupine Hills in numerous ways. The Rondawel, Farm House and Eyrie face the mountain Eagle’s Rock. You will most likely catch a glimpse of the Black Eagles which nest dramatically on the cliff face. The River Cottages offer a peaceful setting further up the valley 1km from the entrance, in the dappled shade of a poplar forest with the running water of the Kloof River passing by and easy access to the dam. And if you can see it, an enchanting view of the Leopard rock.
WE CURRENTLY HAVE SOME SPECIAL MIDWINTER RATES - JULY AND AUGUST - GO TO 'MAKE A BOOKING' AND HAVE A LOOK!