Visit our Reserves
We have 27 reserves for you to visit and enjoy. Use the map to browse and click on the reserve of your choice.
UPDATE: Western Cape Avian Influenza outbreak
The outbreak of Avian Influenza amongst wild seabirds in the Western Cape continues, with Dyer island in the Overberg the major hotspot.
Western Cape Avian Influenza outbreak
An Avian Influenza outbreak amongst wild seabirds continues to affect the coastal regions of the Western Cape with Dyer Island in the Overberg currently an area of great concern.
CapeNature urges the public to practice fire safety this fire season
CapeNature responded to 76 fires resulting in 31 198.7 hectares of natural and other veld burnt during the 2020/21 fire season. As we enter the 2021/22 fire season, CapeNature appeals to the public to help prevent fires and report smoke or fire.
Meet the winner of our "Interview with a tree" competition
The judges had a difficult decision to make, but the results are in, and we are delighted to announce the winner of this competition.
New glamping sites at Grootvadersbosch Nature Reserve near Swellendam
Five new glamping sites are available for pre-bookings NOW! Yellowwood, Red alder, Stinkwood, Sequoia (“Si-koi-ja”) and Boekenhout offers convenience and luxury with private ablution facilities and structured tents which are fully furnished.
CapeNature shines the spotlight on job creation to mark International Tourism Day
“Tourism for inclusive growth” is the 2021 international theme marking Tourism Month and in specific, Tourism Day celebrated on 27 September 2021. CapeNature has worked tirelessly to deliver on inclusivity, not only in terms of access, but also in terms of local economic development.
Assegaaibosch Nature Reserve
Assegaaibosch is a small nature reserve in the Jonkershoek valley. It is about 9km from Stellenbosch, and 204 hectares in size. The reserve lies next to the Eerste River, which forms the northern boundary and extends up the north-eastern slope of Stellenbosch Mountain.
Cederberg Wilderness Area
The Cederberg was proclaimed as a Wilderness in 1973. The 66811 ha of mountainous terrain is located in the Cape Floral Region only three hours outside Cape Town, but it feels like a different world.
Rocklands in the Cederberg
The Rocklands area forms an integral part of the Cederberg Wilderness and is also proclaimed as a World Heritage Site. Rocklands also includes the areas at CapeNature’s Kliphuis, and partner properties at de Pakhuys, Traveller's Rest, Agter Pakhuis and Kleinfontein. It is a world famous bouldering destination with the bouldering season lasting from 30 April to 01 October every year.