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New hiking routes on Fynbos Retreat

We are excited to have opened up three new hiking and/or trail running routes on Fynbos Retreat. All three routes are circular starting at the accommodation ( 34°31’44.46″S, 19°29’23.41″E). The half hour Milkwood trail provides a relatively flat, circular route that is ideal … Continue reading

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We launch Fynbos Retreat

Friday saw the official opening of the picturesque Fynbos Retreat (www.fynbosretreat.com) on Grootbos Nature Reserve. This new tourism offering is being run in partnership with the Flower Valley Conservation Trust (www.flowervalley.org.za) and offers two refurbished houses for self catering and as … Continue reading

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Fynbos Retreat Manager/Management couple post

Fynbos Retreat is looking for the services of a live-in manager/management couple to run this exciting new ecotourism venture near Stanford in the Western Cape.Adrenaline Rush Ii hinderløype The post will be available from early January 2012. For more information … Continue reading

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Dibanisa visit Fynbos Retreat for their farewell

A group of school children from Okkie Smuts primary school in Stanford were fortunate enough to spend Friday and Saterday at Fynbos Retreat. Dibanisa is an environmental education program jointly run by the Grootbos Foundation and Football foundation of South … Continue reading

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Flowers, flowers everywhere

Fynbos Retreat is a wonderful place to experience the amazing diversity that fynbos has to offer. This weekend I took a walk down Witvoetskloof from the main house to the waterfall and came across these beautiful plants in full spring … Continue reading

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