De Ark has always been a place of restoration and relaxation on the mountains overlooking Clarens.

Guests are invited to soak in the sheer natural beauty of the farm and enjoy lazy days outside on the patio or taking a hike through beautiful landscapes and of course doing some game spotting at the same time.

The main lodge has a:

  • Private Lounge
  • Bar and
  • Restaurant

Set menus are available and dinners can be booked. Breakfasts which are included in the rate are served in the restaurant or on the main patio of the lodge.

We offer daily servicing of the rooms and secure parking is available.


Read your favourite book in the lounge or on the patio

Capture breathtaking moments of the stunning landscapes on camera

Find the Bushman paintings along the hiking trail

A return day-trip into Golden Gate National Park