The Cape Floral Region, one of the smallest yet richest of the world’s six Floral Kingdoms, is a UNESCO World Heritage Site famous for its ‘Fynbos’ which has infused itself into the Cape’s art, history and cuisine. This unique private tour allows you to experience the botanical beauty surrounding Ellerman House in all its shapes and forms.


Discover the early history of Botany Bay, now Bantry Bay, at Ellerman House and explore our 19th century private art collection with our art guide, Talita Swarts.

Visit Kirstenbosch Botanical Gardens for a guided tour of these world-renowned gardens devoted to indigenous South African flora.


Wander the Norval Foundation’s fynbos garden and enjoy a special fynbos-inspired lunch at Skotnes Restaurant followed by a private tour of the art museum.

Meet Nic Bladen, celebrated contemporary botanical artist, who will demonstrate his unique casting technique at his studio in Kommetjie.

Speak to our concierge team on if you would like to reserve this Exceptional Ellerman Experience – exclusive to guests staying at Ellerman House.