FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS
Frequently asked questions
What should I pack?
All food and drinks
Torches - Headlamps are ideal
Good walking shoes
Is there phone reception in the Kloof?
There is NO cell phone or internet reception in Die Hel.
Do I need a 4x4 to drive into Die Hel?
You don't need a 4x4 but a vehicle with high clearance is recommended. The road to The Hell is a dirt road and is not regularly maintained.
Is the water safe to drink?
All our water is sourced from a clear mountain stream which we filter and is probably the best tasting water you'll ever drink!
Is there electricity at Boplaas?
All our electricity is solar generated. The cottages are equipped with low energy lighting and cooking can be done on the gas cookers, Dover stoves or the braai.
Is it safe in The Hell?
Boplaas is incredibly private and completely secure. The biggest threats to watch out for are baboons and snakes.
What's the weather like?
Summer days are general hot with the evenings mild. There can be some heavy winds in the Summer months, these generally pick up in the late afternoon.
What is there to do at Boplaas?
Is the Swartberg Pass open?
Due to adverese weather conditions, the Swartberg Pass may be closed to visitors. We advise you to contact Cape Nature before making the journey.
Can we bring our dog?
Unfortunately, as much as we love dogs, we aren't able to accommodate pets at Boplaas. We are in a nature reserve with many wild animals and their well-being is our first priority.