Self-Catering Cottage

Lockdown Level-3 Special until August 31st: 10% off 2 nights, 20% off 3 nights and 30% off 4 or more nights. Book Now to see prices.

COVID-19 Level 3: Following new regulations, we are able to open accommodation at Phillipskop and are taking bookings from July onwards. We continue to observe and apply the regulations as they are announced by the government. Please contact us if you have specific questions.

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From R1500 per night

  • Check in time from 3pm (you can enter the reserve from 10am)
  • Check out time Monday – Saturday: 10 am
  • 2 night minimum stay at weekends.
  • Sunday check-out time: 3pm. No Sunday check-in.
  • Children up to 17 years old pay child rates.


Standard Rate – Weekends, Public & School Holidays excluding summer (Minimum 2 nights at weekends, 3 nights at long weekends, and 4 nights over Easter weekend and 27 April/1 May weekend if applicable)

  • R1500 per night for cottage and first 4 people
  • R220 per additional adult per night
  • R110 per additional child per night

High season 18 Dec 2020 – 10 Jan 2021 (minimum 5 night – exceptions may be possible if fitting between other bookings)

  • R2000 per night for cottage and first 4 people
  • R350 per additional adult per night
  • R150 per additional child per night

Why not come and stay for a week? Book for 7 nights and we will offer an additional 10% discount!

Single night stays are only possible by contacting us direct (you can check availability online but the system will not allow you to book). We only permit these midweek out of school holidays or when within 3 days to the booking at weekends.


50% deposit is required on booking. The remainder is payable a week before. 10% of accommodation price is payable in the case of any cancellation. Deposit will be forfeited in full if cancellation occurs 14 days or fewer to start (30 days for a high season booking). For reservations cancelled on day of arrival, “no-shows” or early check outs, guest is responsible for full outstanding payment.

Day Visitors (08:00-17:00)

COVID-19 Level 3: Phillipskop will be open for exercise from 1 June between 8am and 5pm. However, as rules and levels are subject to regular change, please check this website to view the current situation on the day. New procedures for day visitors have also been implemented. Please read more here.

Conservation fee: R40 per adult. R20 per child. (Cash only, no card facilities. Payable at reception before hiking.) Regret no dogs.

The reserve and walks are open to non-residents, 08:00-17:00, but if you are a large group (10+) please phone (073 621 1808) in advance to check as parking is limited. We do not permit entrance to non-residents before 8am, so as not to disturb those staying in our cottages. There is an honesty box at reception should there be no-one in. Please sign the hiking register and leave cash in the box. See COVID-19 procedures – no group hiking.

Haarkapper hiking trail permits need to be purchase online in advance. Please see separate page.


Discover more during your visit to Phillipskop by booking a guided walk. Guided walks are subject to availability, please contact us in advance to make your booking and avoid disappointment.

Introductory walks (2-3 hours): R150 per person (children under 5 free), minimum cost R600

Specialist botanical walks (3-4 hours): R300 per person, minimum cost R1000

Half or Full day botanical walks on surrounding nature reserves are also available – please contact us for a quote

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