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10 Jan 2024
Dive into West Coast Wonder

If you love being in the wild or are a water baby, this region is for you. The West Coast is truly a remarkable destination that offers a unique and diverse natural environment. If you want to find out more about our offerings and nature reserves to visit when in the West Coast, you have come to the right place.

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8 Jan 2024
CapeNature Welcomes Dr Ashley Naidoo as New CEO

CapeNature is pleased to announce the appointment of Dr Ashley Naidoo as its new Chief Executive Officer. Dr Naidoo commenced his duties on 1 January 2024 and succeeds Dr Razeena Omar, who retired at the end of last year after serving in the role for the past decade.

Cape Nature Cubs Club members attending an event on reserve
20 Dec 2023
CapeNature launches Group Component of its Cubs Club

CapeNature is thrilled to announce the launch of the group component of its Cubs Club. This new addition allows groups of children to sign up for the Cubs Club, expanding the reach, and offering exciting opportunities for organisations, schools and other groups to engage children in environmental education and conservation action. Sign up is free and available to groups with members aged 4 to 13.

Wolwekloof Minister De Lille and Dr Razeena Omar CEO Cape Nature
20 Dec 2023
Minister De Lille hands over Infrastructure Maintenance Project at Wolwekloof Resort to CapeNature

On 19 December 2023, Minister of Tourism, Patricia de Lille handed over a multi-million Rand infrastructure maintenance project funded by the Department of Tourism at the Wolwekloof Resort to CapeNature. The scope of work entailed upgrading the existing pools, installing a new pool slide and installing new fencing to pools, construction of new braai areas and construction of walkways.

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15 Dec 2023
Are you ready for a journey that combines challenge, beauty, and the thrill of the unknown?

Embark on an adrenaline-fueled odyssey in the heart of the Hottentots-Holland mountains with Suicide Gorge! Just a short drive from Cape Town, this 16.2-kilometre kloofing expedition is a playground for thrill-seekers.

ladies enjoying a swim in the bushveld
14 Dec 2023
20% Discount Off These Five Reserves

Create unforgettable memories with loved ones this holiday season at CapeNature with 20% off your next booking at these five Nature Reserves.

Seals
10 Dec 2023 by Carl Brown
A Call for Responsible Engagement with Cape Fur Seals

CapeNature would like to shed light on a matter of growing concern within the region, especially the areas surrounding Cape Town - human-wildlife interactions, specifically those involving Cape fur seals.

A rocky mountain near the ocean
7 Dec 2023
Geelkrans Nature Reserve: a Coastal Haven in Stilbaai

Nestled on the eastern side of Stilbaai, Geelkrans Nature Reserve beckons travellers with its breathtaking coastal beauty. Scenic wooden decks provide perfect spots for picnics and taking in the picturesque views.

Anysberg Nature Reserve
1 Dec 2023
Your Perfect Summer Getaway with CapeNature

Embark on an adventure and immerse yourself in the vast open spaces of our 25 nature reserves spread across the Western Cape. With a variety of self-catering accommodations and campgrounds to choose from, we cater to different preferences and budgets.

SARZA volunteers with Sheraaz Ismail from Cape Nature
1 Dec 2023
CapeNature Empowers Volunteers with Replacement Starter Kits

Following an incident where three volunteers from Search and Rescue South Africa (SARZA) were recently robbed in Table Mountain National Park, CapeNature joined forces with Hi-Tec to donate starter kits to the team.

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22 Nov 2023
Responsible Angling ensures a Sustainable Future for both the Environment and the Communities that rely on these Resources

The Western Cape is home to an array of freshwater habitats, from serene mountain streams to picturesque dams. Whether you're a seasoned angler or a novice looking to cast your first line, understanding the regulations, and acquiring the necessary permits is crucial for an enjoyable and sustainable fishing experience. Before embarking on your freshwater fishing adventure, it's essential to comprehend the significance of obtaining a permit.

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22 Nov 2023 by Dr Marienne de Villiers
Seeing Stripes: The Kammanassie Cape mountain zebra aerial survey

Spotting a zebra is something of a wonderous task for admirers of wildlife’s beauty, but monitoring of Cape mountain zebra populations provides vital information that is used to inform management decisions and actions and is one of the objectives of the gazetted Biodiversity Management Plan for this species.