15:00 Arrive at Bushmans Kloof for a late afternoon check-in. Relax and freshen up in room. Enjoy a swim in the rock pools in front of the lodge.
16:30 Afternoon Tea is served (Coffee, Tea, Cakes and Confectionery) Followed by an evening game drive in an open Land Rover to view some of the plains game - the rare and endangered Cape Mountain Zebra and Bontebok, Gemsbok, Eland, Black Wildebeest and others. Includes complimentary sundowner drinks and snacks at one of the lookout points in the Reserve. Remember a hat, sunscreen, binoculars and a jumper or jacket. Bushmans Kloof Wilderness Reserve is home to 36 species of mammals, and 140 bird species and 755 plant species that have been identified in the Reserve.
20:00 Arrive back at the lodge and freshen up. All rooms are equipped with mini-bar fridges, en-suite bathrooms with beautiful baths and separate showers, private patios, air-conditioning, ceiling fans and underfloor heating.
20:30 Meet for pre-dinner drinks followed by dinner, which may be either an informal braai/barbeque at the Spanners Boma, or a Cordon Bleu experience in the Homestead Dinning Room.
07:00 Meet for Tea, Coffee and Muffins. Leave on a guided walk along the Boontjies River and into the veld, to view a number of Bushman Rock Art sites some of which date back 10,000 years.
11:30 Return to the lodge for Brunch - fruit, yogurt, cereals, cold meats, cheeses, eggs, bacon, quiches, breads and pastries, etc.
13:00 Afternoon at leisure: mountain biking, walks in the reserve, bird watching, relaxing at the lodges and or making use of the facilities that are available - sauna, swimming pools, private library and billiards room.
16:30 Afternoon tea is followed by an evening game drive with complimentary sundowners and snacks at a different spot in the reserve.
20:00 Arrive back at the Lodge, freshen up, meet for drinks and dinner.
07:00 Depart on another guided Rock Art walk to see some more of the 125 magnificent Bushman painting sites on the reserve. Or, sleep in, relax and enjoy the facilities on hand.
11:30 Brunch is served.
Note: The Itinerary is merely a guideline with suggestions, and activities do change according to weather conditions. Optional excursions available on request: Biedouw River Excursions (full day: includes fly-fishing for the Clanwilliam Yellow fish on a "catch-and-release" basis ); Abseiling.
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