Geelkop Nature Reserve is a small reserve next to the village of Elim. It is only about 450 hectares (1100 acres) in size. It’s name come from the mass of yellow flowering plants, particularly Leucadendrons, which cover the hills in spring. Geelkop Nature Reserve is owned and managed by the Elim community.
It is one of the botanical hotspots in the world being home to several very rare dwarf-species of the protea and other fynbos families.
The tourism bureau will explain to you how to get to the reserve and also have guides to accompany you if you would like.