The Magic Hills Private Collection Game Reserve occupies land that has seen century upon century of migrating inhabitants and decades of overgrazing. Introduction of exotic species and removal of indigenous species – both plants and beasts – have thrown the region into imbalance.

Prior to the custodianship of Magic Hills Private Collection, the terrain had been pushed further and further into aridity, becoming more inhospitable with the passing of each year. It has been the dream of Magic Hills owners, Erik and Alexandra Kovacs, to restore the region to its former beauty and ecological balance. They have spent more than a decade buying up the 20 100 hectares of protected land to create a reserve dedicated to the preservation of natural Karoo life, a long-term process that has already begun…

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