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Morukuru Ocean House

Garden Route, South Africa

Morukuru Ocean House is a four bedroom private house situated in the De Hoop Nature Reserve which is often cited to be one of the most beautiful costal reserves in South Africa. It is the perfect spot for anyone seeking an exclusive and unique vacation.

At a Glance

  • Stunning private house situated within one of Africa's most beautiful costal reserves

  • Exclusivity and privacy surrounded by beaches and sand dunes

  • Ideal for families or small groups of friends

  • Four well-appointed en-suite bedrooms, which each have stunning ocean views

  • From mid-July to November, you can sit on the balcony and watch as the Southern Right Whales migrate right past the house

  • Only a three hour drive from Cape Town Airport

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Insider's View

Enjoy a BBQ one evening on the veranda, under the stars.

Scott Dunn team

Insider's View

Feel warm and toasty on walks even if the weather is bad with the Morokuru provided wellies and ponchos.

Scott Dunn team

Call us on 6469186980 to start planning your vacation to Morukuru Ocean House or take a look at our itineraries to Garden Route


Morukuru Ocean House is a private house so you have complete privacy and the choice to plan each day as it comes. Each of the four bedrooms have en suite bathrooms and spectacular ocean views. The interiors of the property are modern and tasteful and the color scheme has been inspired by the fynbos dunes. The house itself is set just back from a 51 kilometer long pristine white sand beach back by limestone cliffs and costal fynbos.

Morukuru Ocean House offers a unique view over one of Africa's largest whale nurseries and from mid-July through to November you can enjoy the views of the Southern Right Whales as they migrate towards the costal basins off the Overberg Coast for the calving and nursing season.

At Morukuru, you can choose to do as much or as little as you wish. Take advantage of the beautiful surroundings with guided walks and hikes, bike rides, cave tours, quad biking and 4x4 fynbos safaris. Alternatively, spend the day relaxing by the pool and enjoy a BBQ on the veranda. Morukuru Ocean House is the perfect location to relax with family and friends in complete privacy in an entirely unique setting.


Morukuru has four bedrooms which each have their own en-suite bathrooms and beautiful glass fronts overlooking the Indian Ocean.


Children of all ages are welcome at Morukuru Ocean House and the chefs can cater to all dietary needs and babysitting can be arranged.


Morukuru House is yours to enjoy, there is a large pool at the front of the house overlooking the ocean, where you can relax and enjoy the views. The lounge area is extremely comfortable and there is a fireplace for the cooler evenings. Alternatively, for the warmer days, the lounge area can be opened up so the sea breezes cool the house.


At Morukuru, you are on your own schedule and can do whatever you want, whenever you want. Hikes, bike rides and 4x4 fynbos tours can all be organized. Explore the mile long beaches with their many rock pools and caves and for the younger children kite making and fun educational tours can all be arranged.

Location & Directions

Garden Route, South Africa

Morukuru Ocean House is situated in the beautiful De Hoop Nature Reserve set back from a 51 kilometer long beach, with sand dunes and limestone cliffs, costal fynbos and rock pools. Morukuru offers unique access to some of South Africa's undiscovered gems with some of the most productive wildlife interactions in South Africa.

When to go

Garden Route enjoys a moderate climate all year round. In peak summer season, from December to February, temperatures can climb as high as 34ºC, although winter temperatures can drop to as low as 4ºC. Generally, this season has many sunny days with high wind at times. During the winter months of June, July, and August, expect frequent rains and a couple of chilly evenings. From June to December, the Southern Right Whale (Eubalaena australis) graces Walker Bay with its massive presence.

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Call us on 6469186980 to start planning your vacation to Morukuru Ocean House or take a look at our itineraries to Garden Route

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