Safari Near Cape Town | Melozhori Private Game Reserve


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Enjoy immersive eco-experiences like game drives, in a safe and family-friendly environment, hosted by warm and personable staff, welcoming you to your home away from home. Do as much or as little as you like.

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At any time of year, there are so many ways to experience the rejuvenating qualities of Melozhori Private Game Reserve; game drives at your leisure with expert guides; a relaxing hike to enjoy panoramic views; exhilarating mountain bike trails through hilly terrain; or a long soak in a wood-fired hot tub under a Milky Way of stars.

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Guided Game Drives

Melozhori Private Game Reserve is home to over 38 species of wildlife. Enjoy game drives at your leisure with expert guides where you stand a chance at spotting mammals such as zebra, giraffe, eland, kudu, red hartebeest, sable antelope, waterbuck and bushbuck.

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Nature Walks

An environment free of dangerous predators ensures peace of mind and endless possibilities for you to explore and enjoy the reserve at your leisure. Set out on a relaxing hike to enjoy panoramic views.

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Mountain Biking

For those travellers seeking a more adventure-filled holiday, opt to explore exhilarating mountain bike trails through hilly terrain.

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As night descends, turn your attention to the sky and bask in spectacular sky-gazing unobstructed by light pollution. Waking up to see the Milky Way in the early hours of the morning is a particularly special experience.

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Bird Watching

Melozhori Private Game Reserve is a bird-lovers paradise with over 129 recorded species of birds including the blue crane, black harrier and cape vulture. Bring a pair of binoculars along, as well as your camera, to capture some unforgettable bird watching.

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Nearby Activities & Experiences

Located less than 200km from Cape Town and halfway to the Garden Route, Melozhori is the perfect base from which to explore some of the most exciting tourist attractions the region has to offer. There are numerous things do to nearby including whale watching, wine tasting and visiting the southernmost point in Africa. Transport can be arranged for our guests for any of the below activities and more.

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Whale Watching

Situated just 110km from Melozhori, Hermanus is fondly known as the whale watching capital of South Africa. The small town is a breeding ground for Southern Right Whales from June - December, and plays host to Humpback and Bryde's Whales year-round.

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Great White Shark Diving

Just 1.5 hours from Melozhori lies Gansbaai, the great white shark capital of the world. Shark cage diving is the ultimate way to experience the ocean’s most majestic, and feared, predator up close and personal.

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Cape Aghulhas

The southernmost tip of Africa, Cape Aghulhas is a mere 100km drive away. Take a picture next to the stone plaque that marks the place where the Indian Ocean and Atlantic Ocean meet, visit the historic red and white Cape Agulhas Lighthouse and stroll along the gorgeous oceanside boardwalk.

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Cellar Visits

The Breede River Valley Wine Region features an array of well-known wine estates including Bon Courage, Viljoensdrift, Robertson Winery and Springfield Estate.

“Guests don’t feel as if they’re visiting a lodge, they feel as if they’re visiting a home of old friends. Your warm and welcoming home away from home.”

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