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We have 27 reserves for you to visit and enjoy. Use the map to browse and click on the reserve of your choice.

What to do

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Where to stay

Self-catering

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Camping

Camping

Eco-venues

Eco-venues

Groups

Groups

Featured accommodation

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Kingfisher Cottage
Rocherpan Nature Reserve
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Flamingo Cottage
Rocherpan Nature Reserve
Gamkaberg campsite 2 November 2015
Gamkaberg Campsite
Gamkaberg Nature Reserve

Featured eco-venues

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Tierkloof Eco-Lodge
Gamkaberg Nature Reserve
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Oudebosch Eco Cabins
Kogelberg Nature Reserve

Featured news

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21 Feb 2024
Tour Guides! Take Our Survey And Stand A Chance To Win

In honour of tourist guides, CapeNature and the Western Cape Department of Economic Development and Tourism (DEDAT) would like to recognise the important role tour guides play within the tourism industry in the province and beyond.

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15 Feb 2024
Must-Visit Destinations Along the Garden Route

With so much to do and even more to see, CapeNature reserves in the Garden Route are so worth it! A diverse an exciting experience leaves visitors speechless and in touch with their nature side for life. 

Kogelberg Nature Reserve
9 Feb 2024
Embrace Love in the Splendor of Nature

Love is in the air at CapeNature reserves this February! If you are planning to wine and dine your beloved or are in need of some self-care in the breathtaking views and wide open spaces of nature then visit one of our reserves.

Picnic in Vrolijkheid Nature Reserve 05 February 2024
7 Feb 2024
Last days of summer

Experience the beauty of the outdoors, engage in outdoor activities, and create cherished moments with your family and friends.

Young hikers from Hikers Network appreciating the beauty of a wetland during last years World Wetlands Day
2 Feb 2024
CapeNature celebrates World Wetlands Day 2024

World Wetlands Day, celebrated every year on 2 February, marks the signing of the Ramsar Convention on Wetlands, an intergovernmental treaty with the mission to conserve wetlands. This day is celebrated to raise public awareness about the importance and value of wetlands. The theme for 2024 is “Wetlands and Human Wellbeing”.

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1 Feb 2024
Less Worry, More Nature with CapeNature & Mobicred!

Mobicred is here to allow you and your loved ones to explore and experience the wonders of the Western Cape at CapeNature reserves – stay now and pay later, yep, you read right!

Featured reserves

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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.

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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.

Explore rugged mountain terrain
Swim in crystal clear rock pools
Discover ancient rock art
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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.

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