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Una Eco venue

Located in the quaint coastal town of Betty’s Bay in the Overberg, Stony Point Nature Reserve is home to a unique colony of African Penguins. Stony Point offers the public the chance to see these wonderful flightless birds up close, via the boardwalk through the colony. The boardwalk allows the public to observe the penguins go about their daily activities in their natural habitat, without disturbing or disrupting them. Also present in the colony are various species of cormorant including the Crowned cormorant, Cape cormorant and Bank cormorant, all of which breed on the outer rocks. There are also Hartlaub’s Gulls and Kelp Gulls which forage in the colony, while the Rock Hyrax, more commonly known as the Dassie, can be seen on surrounding rocks. The colony lies on the site of the old Waaygat Whaling Station, which was used to harvest and process whale meat in the early to mid-1900s. Remnants of the machinery and infrastructure for this long-defunct industry can still be found at the site. There is also a community restaurant adjacent to Stony Point, which sells refreshments and food during the day.

Capacity: The Una eco-venue hosts learners seated 60 on the floor or 30 people seated theatre style.

The community operated restaurant serves a variety of meals from the a la carte menu. Groups are catered for by prior arrangements.

NATURE RESERVE contact numbers:

087 087 3001 OFFICE HOURS

082 453 0835 AFTER HOURS

Office Hours: 08h00 - 16h30

Day Booking times: Check-in: 08h00 and Check-out: 16h00

Gate Times: 8h00 - 16h00

FOR SCHOOL GROUPS - a copy of the programme, list of learners and indemnity forms to be given to the officer on duty.

For more information look at our Survival Guide below. 

Educational programmes

Day programmes for schools

All CapeNature school programmes are fun, interactive and aligned to the South African national education curriculum.

Overnight programmes for schools

All CapeNature school programmes are fun, interactive and aligned to the South African national education curriculum.

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