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Porcupine Hills Guest and Olive Farm

Porcupine Hills Guest and Olive Farm, just 1,5 hours outside of Cape Town, is located in the Overberg along the beautiful Van der Stel Pass. As a partner of the Groenlandberg Conservancy, and a private nature reserve, the farm stands out from it's agricultural neighbours, and guests have the opportunity to explore a diverse flora and fauna during their stay. We offer self-catering accommodation from yurt glamping to comfortable farmhouses, swimming pools, hot tubs, hikes, views and a dam.

BIRDERS OVERVIEW

  • BIRD GUIDES

  • ACCESSIBLE WITH A NORMAL SEDAN VEHICLE

  • SELF DRIVES

  • WALKING TRAILS

  • BIRD LISTS

  • BIRD FIELD GUIDE BOOKS

  • VENUE / TRAIL MAP

BIRD SPECIALS

Verreaux's Eagle, Cape Rock-Thrush, Malachite Sunbird, Fiscal Flycather, Yellow Canary, Karoo Prinia, Bokmakierie, Southern Boubou, Cape Batis, Cape Sugarbird, Cape Weaver, Yellow Bishop, Martial Eagle, Pied Kingfisher, Lanner Falcon, Common Buzzard, Jackal Buzzard, Klaas's Cuckoo, Red-Chested Cuckoo, Diederic Cuckoo, African Darter, African Goshawk, African Paradise Fly-Catcher, Fish Eagle

INFORMATION FOR BIRDERS:

Overlooking the valley at the bottom of the farm is a majestic cliff-face that has been the home for a breeding pair of Verreaux eagles for many decades. Originally named Aasvoelkop, we assume that the eagles moved in when the vultures left! We are enthralled by them daily as they swoop overhead. Many other species abound having a wide range of habitat.

Renosterveld, Fynbos, Riverine Forest

HABITATS

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