Guests at Elandsfontein Private Nature Reserve in the Western Cape can enjoy exhilarating fossil safaris and nature drives, 5-star accommodation and impeccable service. Abundant wildlife and beautiful Cape flora can be seen on walks and excursions with friendly and knowledgeable rangers.
Elandsfontein Private Nature Reserve in Western Cape is distinctive for a number of reasons. It has the only 5-star safari lodge close to Cape Town (within a 1 hour drive). Sonqua Manor is also one of a kind on the West Coast. Guests will find 4 luxurious and spacious suites, stylish guest areas and a sparkling swimming pool.
Fabulous fossils and human artefacts have been discovered literally lying about on the white dunes in the reserve. This world renowned fossil site has yet to be fully excavated and represents hugely important clues from hundreds of thousands of years ago.
Elandsfontein is also located in a globally unique bio-region, The Cape Floristic Region. This floral kingdom is a World Heritage Site, many wild plants here (called fynbos) cannot be found anywhere else on the planet. Guests can explore all the reserves exciting features on foot, by quad bike or in an open 4x4 Landover, accompanied by professional safari guides.