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Marine ecosystems
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Biodiversity
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Energy and climate change
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Educational programmes and trips

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.

Educational programmes for families and groups

Time spent between school terms needn’t be time wasted. CapeNature offers jam-packed rosters of fun holiday activities for primary school children during the March, June/July, October, and December school holidays.

Educational programmes for special days

CapeNature tailors engaging educational activities around environmental calendar days such as Arbor Day, Wetlands Day, Marine Week and National Water Week. These themed occasions offer the perfect opportunity to raise awareness and educate children and adults alike.

Events Calendar
21 Jun 2021
Freedom Challenge


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26 Jun 2021
George Mountain Ultra Trail
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14 Jul 2021
Filming Insights with CapeNature & Wesgro
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Careers in nature conservation

Are you passionate about nature? Do you love the great outdoors, and are eager to play a role in preserving our environment and nurturing our planet? Then a career in nature conservation may just be your happy place!

Find out more about the various jobs and study opportunities available by downloading this pamphlet.

Cool stuff to do

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School hikes
Birdwatching
Secret rock pools
Horse riding
Family holidays in a forest

Experience the magic of our unforgettable indigenous forests, with their lush vegetation and abundance of birdlife. Come and camp for a few nights or stay in self-catering cabins to fully appreciate the sights and sounds of nature at its most enchanting.

Camp under giant trees at Grootvadersbosch
Spot amazing bird life at Keurbooms River
Family holidays by the sea

If you’re yearning for a memorable family breakaway in one of our coastal reserves, look no further. Some of our reserves also offer overnight accommodation, so you can spend even more time savouring your enriching encounters up close with nature and the ocean.

Collect seashells at De Mond
Look out for whales at Robberg
Family holidays in the mountains

From jagged sandstone rock formations to breathtaking valleys and snaking passes, our mountains will soothe your soul. Enquire about overnight accommodation on some of our reserves, ranging from eco-lodges to scenic campsites with great facilities.

Find rock paintings in the Cederberg
Jump into secret rock pools at Groot Winterhoek
Hike the trails at Kogelberg

Brain boosters – did you know?

Did you know?
70% of all the species that occur in the Western Cape province are endemic – this means they do not occur anywhere else in the world.
Did you know?
The Western Cape has 19 indigenous freshwater fish species, of which 2 are critically endangered and 8 are endangered.
Did you know?
Cape Nature manages 5 out of the 6 strategic water source areas in the Western Cape.

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