Marine Package

3 Nights

The Experience

Gaze at azure blue depths from the cockpit of a plane. Feel the sea spray touch your face on a Big Five boat tour. Smell the salty air as you go on a revitalising whale watching walk. Our marine package is a feast for the senses, letting you experience the best of our pristine oceans in a myriad of exhilarating ways.

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Day 1 - Overview

Arrive at Grootbos with your appetite intact, as you’ll soon be enjoying a delectable lunch as you gaze at unbeatable sea and mountain views. After checking in and enjoying some relaxation time in your suite, we’ll head off on a land-based whale watching excursion where you’ll spot Southern Right Whales as close as 30 metres from you. Afterwards, sip on sundowners from the deck of our Whale House before returning to the lodge and feasting on an unforgettable 5-course dinner.

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Day 2 - Overview

Rise early and greet the day as you enjoy a hot beverage and snack before we head off to Kleinbaai Harbour. Here you’ll board a luxury boat and get to experience the Marine Big 5 first-hand including whales, sharks, penguins, dolphins and seals. After this exhilarating experience, arrive back at the lodge for a delicious brunch followed by some relaxation time. In the afternoon, you’ll discover the intricacies of fynbos on a 4x4 tour with our passionate guides who’ll open your eyes to the miracles of this floral kingdom.

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Day 3 - Overview

After a hearty breakfast it’s time to get up close and personal with Great White Sharks! Feel the blood pumping in your veins as you go shark cage diving and learn new facts about these often-misunderstood predators. Head back to the lodge for a sumptuous lunch and then in the afternoon enjoy a 30-minute scenic flight where you’ll spot awe-inspiring Southern Right Whales from above. Later, enjoy a delicious dinner in our restaurant as you relive your exhilarating day.

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Day 4 - Overview

Join one of our guides on an early morning forest walk as the sun filters through the trees and you spot colourful sunbirds, picture-perfect flowers and listen to the sounds of nature. Afterwards, enjoy a final breakfast in our restaurant before you pack your bags and depart Grootbos filled with new sights and rich memories.

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Your Stay Includes

5 STAR PREMIUM ACCOMMODATION IN FREESTANDING SUITES

Feel connected to the vivid landscapes and pristine natural surroundings when staying in the luxurious freestanding suites. Sink into the splendour of the endless views from your private freestanding private suite, each with its own private deck, fireplace and outdoor shower.

WHOLESOME AND NUTRITIOUS BREAKFAST

Start each day with a hearty and delicious breakfast made from locally sourced ingredients. Freshly baked bread, freshly squeezed juices and a variety of fresh fruit. Our executive chef, Benjamin Conradie is ready to cater to any specific tastes and requirements.

3-COURSE LUNCH

Refuel and recharge with a delicious seasonal menu, and you will be ready to explore for the rest of the day. All of our dishes are made from the freshest ingredients sourced straight from our organic farm and from the local harbours

5-COURSE DINNER

A bountiful local produce from Growing the Future farm provides Head Chef Ben Conradie and his team with only the best ingredients. They have mastered the culinary art of enhancing natural flavours to create mouth-watering selections for an exquisite journey in taste sensations.

TRANSFERS TO/FROM ALL ACTIVITIES

Transfers to/from both included and additional activities are included in your rate. Airport transfers can be arranged with reservations prior to arrival at an additional cost.

GUIDED NATURE WALKS AND HIKES

Head out into the fynbos on foot with your expert nature guide. Discover the deep ancient Afro-Montane or nearby ancient Milkwood forests and marvel at this natural wonderland and all it has to offer.

4x4 FLOWER SAFARI

Head out in an open safari vehicle with your own nature guide to explain the fascinating facts and stories of this floral paradise. This breathtaking landscape is home to the fynbos and is the smallest yet most biodiverse plant kingdom on earth.

FYNBOS HORSEBACK EXPERIENCE

Mount up and explore the 2 500 hectare reserve on horseback with our experienced equestrian guides on hand. Every competency level can be catered for and pony rides for the kids are always a hit.

PRIVATE PICNIC

Enjoy a long lazy lunch in one of nature’s best open air venues with an alfresco personalized picnic, full of delicacies to delight every palette.

50% DISCOUNT OFF SPA TREATMENTS

Set within the Milkwood forest, a deep tissue massage helps the stress and tension melt away. Enjoy this luxurious pamper session with your partner for our signature couples massage.

ANCIENT CAVE EXPERIENCE

Explore the nearby coastal limestone caves with your guide on hand to explain the remarkable stories behind the early dwellers of these caves. The Klipgat cave is an example of early human dwellings dating back to the Middle and late Stone Age.

SUNDOWNERS

Mark the end of another day in paradise from one of our sundowner spots high up on the reserve with endless vistas in every direction or on ‘Piano’ Rock as you sip your favourite drink to crashing of the waves and the breaching of the Southern Right Whales.

COMPLIMENTARY BOTTLE OF GROOTBOS 'LAST SYRAH'

Our South African wines are a passion at Grootbos and our wine collection has been curated over years of purchasing from the Cape Wine Makers Guild Collection. The Grootbos ‘Last Syrah’ is a beautiful full bodied, plum coloured Syrah, originally harvested for the Paul Cluver Cellar. This is perfect compliment to an intimate evening meal.

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En-route to Grootbos

We may be an unforgettable destination but the journey here is an experience in its own right.  Marvel at dramatic unspoilt views, stop in at some unique attractions and absorb all the exquisite natural beauty that surrounds you.

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Grootbos Foundation and global recognition

Grootbos is a world leader in sustainable tourism and has been awarded some of the highest international accolades possible, making us one of only a handful of lodges to achieve this.

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Join us at Grootbos with the Secret Season Special - Exclusive to South Africans

Secret Season Special: R3950 pp/pn (up to 55% discount on normal rate, 50% off Spa treatments and a complimentary bottle of our exclusive Last Syrah wine)