Things To Do in BergvlietDie Oog Bird Sanctuary
Where? Corner of Lakewood and Midwood Avenues, Bergvliet, Cape Town
When? Every day during daylight hours.
How? Call +27 (0)21 712-1314
How much? Free
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 Bird Sanctuary is also a wet breeding area for the endangered Western Cape leopard toad. Currently a public space and belonging to the City of Cape Town, it is hoped that Die Oog will be proclaimed a formal Nature Reserve in the near future.
There are many creatures at Die Oog; apart from the birds and leopard toads, the area is also home to terrapins, tortoises and a water mongoose.