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farm215 Nature Restreat & Fynbos Reserve
Conservation Area
Habitat Reserve
20 km from Gansbaai, Walkerbay, Western Cape, South Africa
-34.5676694, 19.5138277

 

Farm215 is a private, intimate and secluded retreat where you can enjoy spacious accommodation, tranquility, an overpowering sense of space and the unique nature of the Cape Floral Kingdom, the richest floral biome in the world. The retreat lies at the foot of “fynbos”-covered mountains in the middle of a pristine private nature reserve of 800 hectares and enjoys undisturbed views over the Agulhas Plains towards the ocean. The mountain slopes of the reserve are covered with rich and unspoiled so called “Overberg Mountain Fynbos”, a vegetation type adapted to the near-desert situation of the Western Cape summers and its wet winters. 

The reserve of farm 215 is accessed from the “fynbos road”, the 100km stretch from Stanford to Cape Agulhas, the southern-most point of the African continent and entrance to the Agulhas National Park.

 

Conservation Highlights:

  1. the reserve is a Protected Area
  2. part of the Walkerbay Fynbos Conservancy and the Aghulas Biodiversity Initiative
  3. rare sanctuary for hundreds of plant species of the Cape Floral Kingdom and an important local water catchment area
  4. including the ultra-endemic “Elim fynbos” with several endangered plant species
  5. disturbed areas have been rehabilitated and the clearing of alien invasive vegetation is an ongoing process
  6. farm215 is planting indigenous trees under the Trees for Tourism program of the South African Forest Trust

 

Contact Details:

Maarten (owner)

 

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