Filming and Photography Information

In light of COVID-19, CapeNature has put necessary measures in place to minimise risk around filming on its nature reserves and locations. We also appreciate the proactive safeguards implemented by our filming stakeholders.

Filming applications can still be processed through our official service provider Permitz (T):  021 200 0764 (A/H) Cell:  082 880 4649 Skype: jacquelinetranmere or permitz.co.za. Cast and crew will be given access to CapeNature’s reserves as provided for in regulation 23 (1)(b), Government Gazette NO 43269; published on 4 May 2020.

The number of both cast and crew must be kept to a maximum of 50 people on set. All instructions in respect of health protocols and exposure of persons to COVID -19 must be adhered to as per regulation 16 (6).

See the videos below for some of our beautiful filming locations.

De Hoop, Hottentots Holland and Kogelberg Nature Reserves

Filming rates for 2021 are as follows:

  • Low impact shoot (max 15 people): half day @ R3 135.00 ex VAT, full day @ R5 6100.00 ex VAT plus permit & ECO fees
  • Medium impact shoot (16 to 30 people): half day @ R6 050.00 ex VAT, full day @ R9 900.00 ex VAT plus permit & ECO fees
  • High impact shoot (31+ people): half day @ R8 250.00 ex VAT, full day @ R14 850.00 ex VAT plus permit & ECO fees
  • Permit fee R350.00 ex VAT
  • Private ECO rates @ R180.00 ex VAT per hour

The CapeNature filming application form may be downloaded here

For more details, and to book filming permits, visit www.permitz.co.za or call 021 200 0764 during office hours and 082 880 4649 after hours.

The Western Cape is world renowned as being able to offer almost every possible cinematic location imaginable. CapeNature offers film producers a wide selection of the most breathtaking landscapes including mountains, dams, waterfalls, rivers and roads.

The combination of fantastic weather and amazing light has resulted in the Western Cape becoming a major venue for local and international film, video and stills productions.

In addition to this The Cape Floral Region, the Western Cape is an evolutionary treasure chest, which, as a result of relatively stable conditions over millions of years, has managed to retain the gems of natural selection. In 2004, the Cape Floral Region Protected Areas was added to the prestigious list of World Heritage Sites.

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