• CapeNature’s Whale Trail Reopen

    CapeNature’s highly anticipated iconic Whale Trail reopens after extensive upgrades The iconic and world class Whale Trail hike in the De Hoop Nature Reserve will reopen on Wednesday, 28 October 2020. CapeNature prides itself on leading the way in sustainable tourism as demonstrated by a continued commitment to nature-based recreational and tourism facilities for local

  • CapeNature Reserves Now Open

    CapeNature reserves now open for overnight bookings ahead of the long weekend Just in time to take advantage of the upcoming long weekend, CapeNature is pleased to announce the reopening of overnight stays for self-catering accommodation, camping, selected overnight hiking trails, and eco-venues from Friday, 7 August 2020. This comes off the announcement by Tourism

    CapeNature Reserves Now Open
  • CapeNature reserves to remain closed under Alert Level 3

    CAPENATURE & WESGRO ENCOURAGES VISITORS TO VIRTUALLY PLAN THEIR NEXT HOLIDAY DURING ALERT LEVEL 3 The global outbreak of the COVID-19 pandemic has impacted the travel and tourism sector severely. CapeNature reserves will continue to remain closed as the country transitions to Alert Level 3. The entity stands in solidarity with the Western Cape’s official Tourism, Trade and Investment Promotion Agency, Wesgro,

  • CAPENATURE CELEBRATES WORLD WETLANDS DAY

    CAPENATURE CELEBRATES WORLD WETLANDS DAY BY CREATING AWARENESS AND EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITIES World Wetlands Day World Wetlands Day falls on 02 February each year. It has been celebrated internationally since 1997, marking the adoption of the Ramsar Convention on wetlands. The day is aimed at drawing attention to the importance of biodiversity, specifically within a wetland

    CAPENATURE CELEBRATES WORLD WETLANDS DAY
  • The Plight of the Clanwilliam Cedar Tree

    CapeNature Hosts Tree Planting Ceremony in Heuningvlei CapeNature, in partnership with the Bushmanskloof Wilderness Resort located in the Cederberg Wilderness, recently hosted the Clanwilliam Cedar (Widdringtonia cedarbergensis: Cupressaceae) tree planting event in the community of Heuningvlei. The annual event has been taking place since 2003 to raise awareness of the plight of the Clanwilliam Cedar tree.

    CapeNature Hosts Tree Planting Ceremony in Heuningvlei
  • Top SA artists join Jimmy Nevis at CapeNature’s Camp-Out this Valentine’s Weekend

    CapeNature Camp-Out The Voice SA season 2 Winner, Craig Lucas and guitar and beatbox duo Acoustic Element will be performing alongside Jimmy Nevis at the CapeNature Camp-Out in the Cederberg Wilderness Area, a mere 200 km’ north of Cape Town. CapeNature and multi-award nominated South African Musician Jimmy Nevis have collaborated, creating a new tier

    CapeNature Camp-Out with Jimmy Nevis
  • CapeNature Advocates Safety for all at Reserves

    CapeNature promotes a safer and trusted experience in nature for all In celebration of the fast-approaching festive season, CapeNature, the biodiversity conservation authority in the Western Cape, will implement a no alcohol or illegal substance ban at Limietberg and Assegaaibosch nature reserve’s picnic areas effective from Thursday, 1 November. This is in a bid to

    CapeNature Safety Header
  • PENGUIN PALOOZA IN BETTY’S BAY

    PENGUIN CONSERVATION IN ACTION AT PENGUIN PALOOZA IN BETTY’S BAY On Saturday, 27 October 2018, the Southern African Foundation for the Conservation of Coastal Birds (SANCCOB) and the provincial biodiversity conservation authority in the Western Cape, CapeNature will jointly host their third Penguin Palooza at the Stony Point Nature Reserve in Betty’s Bay. This annual

    PENGUIN PALOOZA IN BETTY’S BAY
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