Cape Town Nature Reserves

Cape Town is renowned for the world-famous landmark Table Mountain, its vast winelands and exquisite coastline. Show on Map

Destinations in Cape Town


Woodcutters Journey

Where? Storms River
A specially designed off road vehicle in camouflaged green with a yellow canopy leads you to the resting spot of historic wagons that once travelled the forest. Guides take you along the elephant trail ...

Guided Fynbos Walks

Where? Cape Point
Located jut over the road from Cape Point Nature Reserve, the fynbos experience at Good Hope Nursery includes an indigenous retail nursery, an outdoor tea garden, a playground for children and fynbos walks. ...

Koeberg Nature Reserve

Where? Melkbosstrand
Located just off the R27, the Koeberg Nature Reserve in Melkbosstrand provides information on the Koeberg Power Station as well as guides for two walking trails in the reserve. Visitors are treated to a range ...

Visit Verlorenvlei

Where? Elands Bay
Verlorenvlei is a long estuary stretching between the villages of Elands Bay and Redelinghuys, some 25 kilometres south of Lambert’s Bay. Verlorenvlei is one of the most important estuarine systems in the ...

Die Oog Bird Sanctuary

Where? Bergvliet
Die Oog Bird Sanctuary and Reserve, located in Bergvliet, is a sanctuary for ducks, herons, kingfishers and a major roosting site for cattle egret, sacred ibis, hadeda ibis and the reed cormorant. Die Oog ...

Wolfgat Nature Reserve

Where? Khayelitsha
Wolfgat Nature Reserve covers 248 hectares and was declared a Reserve in 1986. The site of the reserve which dates back over 40 000 years is rich in fossils and now protects the spectacular coastline and ...

Explore the Rietvlei Reserve

Where? Table View
Not to be confused with the Rietvlei Nature Reserve in Gauteng, Table View has its own Rietvlei Nature Reserve, located just off Pentz Drive. Rietvlei boasts a wetland area that is home to a diverse range ...

Brenton Blue Butterfly Reserve

Where? Brenton on Sea
The Brenton blue butterfly, evident in late October until December, lives within one hectare of asteraceous coastal fynbos and its larvae depend entirely on the lower side of the leaves of Indigofera erecta ...

Game Drive at Plett Game Reserve

Where? Plettenberg Bay
Plettenberg Bay Game Reserve, the Garden Route's largest wildlife reserve, offers exciting game viewing experiences for day visitors. Join experienced and knowledgeable game rangers for a two-hour game ...

Dick Dent Bird Sanctuary

Where? Somerset West
As home to the greatest diversity of alien bird species in the country, the province of the Western Cape is the ideal spot for the Dick Dent Bird Sanctuary. This sanctuary is located in Somerset West, just ...

Table Mountain Aerial Cableway

Where? Cape Town Central
A visit to Cape Town would be incomplete without a trip up the famous Table Mountain which reaches a height of 1085m at its highest point and had a broad flat surface allowing it to appear as a 'table' from ...

The Disa River Waterfall

Where? Bettys Bay
Within the surrounds of the Harold Porter National Botanical Gardens is the Disa River trail. This visually appealing trail leads you to the Disa River Waterfall, a magnificent and quite special feature. ...

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