Bartholomeus Klip is a hidden gem just over an hour from Cape Town. It is ideal for families, nature enthusiasts, countryside wine tours, and explorers wanting to go off the beaten track.

Bartholomeus Klip is a Victorian farmhouse built at the foot of the Elandskloof Mountains in South Africa's Western Cape. The 10,000 acre property has a 4000 acre private nature reserve of rare fynbos where guests can see antelope, a superb array of birds, buffalo, zebra, and the endangered geometric tortoise and blue crane.

Tranquil and romantic, Bartholomeus Klip sits alongside a stunning lake. The surrounding scenery is magnificent and guests can enjoy a number of outdoor activities such as mountain biking, canoeing, windsurfing, fly fishing, bird watching, nature drives, hiking, wine tours, and cooking classes.


Western Cape, South Africa.

— Award-winning food
— 4000 acre Fynbos Reserve
— Striking scenery
— Exceptional service.

Main House R2385 – R4095 pp per night
Wild Olive R4750 – R5750 pp per night.

Open all year round.

The main house has five double ensuite bedrooms. Wild Olive Cottage has two double bedrooms, one twin and one child room with a bunk bed.

The main house is peaceful and prefers not to have young children. Wild Olive house has no age limit and is ideal for families. There are plenty of activities for young children at Bartholomeus Klip.

Bartholomeus Klip is close to Wellington and a 70 minute drive from Cape Town. It takes around 40 minutes to drive to the heart of the Cape Winelands.