Self-Catering Cottage

End of winter special (until 29 August 2019). Prices up to 30% off standard rate for stays of 2 or more nights. Use the book online to see actual saving.

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From R1400 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 (Fri and Sat nights must be booked together, minimum 3 nights at long weekends, 4 nights over Easter weekend and 27 April/1 May weekend if applicable)

  • R1400 per night for cottage and first 4 people (R1500 for 2020)
  • R200 per additional adult per night (R220 for 2020)
  • R100 per additional child per night (R110 for 2020)

High season 6 Dec 2019 – 5 Jan 2020 (minimum 5 night stay – exceptions may be possible if fitting between other bookings)

  • R1900 per night for cottage and first 4 people
  • R300 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. There is a minimum cost of R1600 for the night.


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 (20% if booked through an agency, if agent takes commission regardless). 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)

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

The reserve is 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.

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 (1-2 hours): R125 per person (children under 5 free), minimum cost R500

Specialist botanical walks (3-4 hours): R250 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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