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Eco-venues

Eco-venues

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Featured accommodation

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Kingfisher Cottage
Rocherpan Nature Reserve
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Flamingo Cottage
Rocherpan Nature Reserve
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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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7 Jun 2024
Restoration: Helihack

CapeNature participated in the Boosmansbos Helihack to remove invasive species from the Duiwenhoks catchment in the Langeberg Strategic Water Source Area. The Helihack initiative is an extraordinary commitment by volunteers to rid catchments of the most difficult-to-manage invasive alien trees.

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7 Jun 2024
Freshwater fish survey, Chanting Ridge Stewardship Site

CapeNature conducted a mini freshwater fish survey through the Leslie Hill Succulent Karoo Trust stewardship project at a site on the Touws River. The survey involved landowners from two properties, the Chanting Ridge stewardship site and Bellair.

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6 Jun 2024 by CapeNature
World Oceans Day 2024 - understanding our impact on the ocean

The link between oceans and the land is often not well understood. People describe the ocean as that massive water space out there. Little do they know that where they live and how they live actually impacts on this ocean, so much so that they, in their small way, can contribute to a healthy ocean or a polluted ocean.

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3 Jun 2024
Invitation to comment on the Draft 2023 Western Cape Biodiversity Spatial Plan

Members of the public are invited to submit written comments on the Draft 2023 Western Cape Biodiversity Plan. See full article for all the details.

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1 Jun 2024
All-year-round rewarding experiences at a once-off price!

Experience nature like no other by paying a once-off fee and getting unlimited access to explore CapeNature’s beloved reserves in the Western Cape. Imagine that? CapeNature welcomes all nature lovers to join the Wild Card programme – find the option that suits you, and for the next 365 days, you can visit any reserve with zero access fees.

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28 May 2024
Slackpacking at Cederberg Wilderness Concessionaire Opportunities

CapeNature has identified an experiential walking tour, commonly known as ‘slackpacking’, as a potential for income generation, at the popular World Heritage site, Cederberg Wilderness Reserve, near Clanwilliam. 

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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