Tranquil Shore Meets Cape Floral Kingdom: Ellerman House in Partnership with Grootbos Nature Reserve

October 27, 2023 by Hidden Doorways

From sparkling sea views to the splendor of the Cape Floral Kingdom, combine the cosmopolitan energy of Cape Town with the scenic beauty of South Africa’s ‘Whale Coast’. Begin your Cape adventure in the elegant embrace of Ellerman House, your home-from home in Cape Town. Once you’ve soaked up the arts, culture and gastronomy of South Africa’s ‘Mother City’, enjoy a chauffeur-driven tour through the scenic Overberg region to the fynbos-clad hills of Grootbos, a remarkable private nature reserve conserving and celebrating the Cape Floral Kingdom.



Ellerman House

  • Private chauffeur drive from Cape Town International Airport to Ellerman House.
  • Daily breakfast for two.
  • Botanical Dinner experience on one of the nights by Chef Kieran Whyte and the
    Ellerman House culinary team.
  • Exclusive Ellerman House guided art tour with private art guide.
  • Ellerman House Wine Gallery book.
  • Exclusive Ellerman House Gin Experience for two.
  • Exclusive wine tasting for two.
  • Depart Ellerman House on a scenic transfer to Grootbos Private Nature Reserve.


  • Full Board: Daily breakfast, three-course lunch and five-course dinner.
  • Multi-course Botanical Dinner, with wine pairing, presented in the Wine Cellar by a Grootbos Sommelier.
  • 4×4 Botanical Safari to explore the wonders of the Cape Floral Kingdom.
  • Visit to the acclaimed Grootbos Florilegium botanical art gallery, hosted by resident-artist Chris Lochner.
  • An atmospheric walk through ancient Milkwood forests with specialised nature guide.
  • Guided horse ride on the reserve to experience the fynbos landscape from a different perspective.
  • Complimentary bottle of Grootbos Florilegium Méthode Cap Classique.
  • Gift copy of the Grootbos Field Guide
  • Enjoy our award-winning Grootbos Botanical Gin while admiring a spectacular sunset over Walker Bay.
  • Private chauffeur drive to Cape Town International Airport, or Cape Town.

Terms & Conditions

  • 3 Nights minimum in a Deluxe Room category or higher at Ellerman House.
  • 3 Nights minimum in a One-Bedroom Luxury Suite at Garden or Forest Lodge at Grootbos Private Nature Reserve.
  • All standard inclusions apply.
  • Valid for new reservations only and cannot be applied to existing bookings.
  • Please quote this promotion at time of booking.
  • Ellerman House and Grootbos Private Nature Reserve reserve the right to limit the number of rooms available and/or discontinue when deemed necessary.
  • Bookable on contracted rates.
  • Cannot be combined with other Ellerman House or Grootbos Private Nature Reserve promotions.
  • No length-of-stay discount offers apply at Ellerman House or Grootbos Private Nature Reserve.

See the Ellerman House website for full terms and conditions.



Ellerman House


Tel: +27 (0) 21 430 3200

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