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De Hoop Nature Reserve in the Western Cape is a well-known marine protected area boasting some of the greatest whale-watching opportunities. Located in the Overberg, just 3 hours drive from Cape Town, De Hoop Nature Reserve encompasses 34,000 hectares. In addition it takes in the De Hoop Marine Protected Area which includes 5 km of sea and is amongst Africa's largest protected marine sanctuaries.
The symbolic face of nature conservation, the bontebok is a proud and pretty animal. With a strong white blaze running down the centre of it’s face combined with shades of light and dark brown, these intriguing creatures have found their way onto a list of outstanding conservation achievements by their amazing rebound from near extinction to sustainable numbers. The Bontebok National Park ...