Fynbos and Flora

Photo of the Day - Start the Day with a Hike through a Fynbos Valley

Posted under Fynbos and Flora Blog by Grootbos on 5th August 2013
There is nothing quite like watching the early morning rays shedding their light across a fynbos valley. What better way to appreciate the intricate beauty than with a guide with a keen eye.

The Erica Irregularis Have Arrived

Posted under Fynbos and Flora Blog by Grootbos on 1st June 2013
Perhaps our favourite as well as most unique is the pink and purples of the Erica Irregularis, endemic to Grootbos.

Winter Flowering at Grootbos

Posted under Fynbos and Flora Blog by Grootbos on 14th August 2012
In winter, the undulating hills and vales at Grootbos come alive with nature's own music and magic . . . magnificent creeping, crawling and flying creatures hop and bop joyfully from rainkissed petal to petal in pursuit of sweet nectar.

A Forest Where Fantasies Are Real

Posted under Fynbos and Flora Blog by Grootbos on 28th November 2011
Hiking in Grootbos Nature Reserve is an escape into a never-never land of extraordinary beauty and bliss, guaranteed to psych up the most weary psyche and physique. The ancient Milkwood Forest, after which the reserve was named, hosts a secret world of magic and wonder in the heart of a fairytale landscape.

Only found in One place in the World: Erica Irregularis at Grootbos

Posted under Fynbos and Flora Blog by Grootbos on 30th August 2011
Over the last couple of months we have been treated to the most magnificent flowering display of the Gansbaai Erica, Erica irregularis on Grootbos Nature Reserve.

Fynbos Flower Safari at Grootbos

Posted under Fynbos and Flora Blog by Grootbos on 14th July 2011
A 4x4 drive along one of the various sightseeing routes on Grootbos Private Nature Reserve is like an adventure in an exclusive game resort. Except in this case, our backdrop was the spectacular Duynefontein Mountains on the one side and the endless Atlantic Ocean on the other.
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