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Our nature reserves protect and conserve our city’s natural areas and biodiversity heritage as well as offering both recreational and educational activities. 

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Get involved in the Global City Nature Challenge running from 26 - 29 April 2019.

 

 

Blaauwberg Nature ReserveBlaauwberg Nature ReserveEerste Steen Resort, Otto du Plessis Drive (M14), north of Bloubergstrand<img alt="" src="http://resource.capetown.gov.za/cityassets/PublishingImages/Nature-Reserves-Header.jpg" style="BORDER:0px solid;" />GP0|#30d96a21-7e04-4c27-bc00-839435b7d582;L0|#030d96a21-7e04-4c27-bc00-839435b7d582|Blaauwberg Nature Reserve;GTSet|#a8339df6-958c-4883-b7ce-2b1e1aa8161c;GPP|#d713a3a4-e00b-490a-8ec7-05648993be1a;GPP|#659228ce-7f43-4fe6-8efe-ddeb2a010e91GP0|#9368e603-99f7-4114-9fd5-de56f4302023;L0|#09368e603-99f7-4114-9fd5-de56f4302023|Self-catering accommodation;GTSet|#4be4596d-cdfe-41f7-a569-9d9c4e16c716;GP0|#fa67d115-15f7-412f-8ebc-2ac414e6bff4;L0|#0fa67d115-15f7-412f-8ebc-2ac414e6bff4|Path and walkways;GP0|#605eae2c-2e48-4791-aa2f-b61e8c94e9ab;L0|#0605eae2c-2e48-4791-aa2f-b61e8c94e9ab|Picnic areas;GP0|#1dc2c06a-438d-4dac-a7b7-318b35d79b7c;L0|#01dc2c06a-438d-4dac-a7b7-318b35d79b7c|Environmental education centre
Bothasig Fynbos Nature ReserveBothasig Fynbos Nature ReserveBorder of Visserhof, Bosmansdam and Potsdam roads, Bothasig<img alt="" src="http://resource.capetown.gov.za/cityassets/PublishingImages/Nature-Reserves-Header.jpg" style="BORDER:0px solid;" />GP0|#d61a250c-8c11-4824-8bdb-3322b4252f33;L0|#0d61a250c-8c11-4824-8bdb-3322b4252f33|Bothasig Fynbos Nature Reserve;GTSet|#a8339df6-958c-4883-b7ce-2b1e1aa8161c;GPP|#d713a3a4-e00b-490a-8ec7-05648993be1a;GPP|#659228ce-7f43-4fe6-8efe-ddeb2a010e91GP0|#fa67d115-15f7-412f-8ebc-2ac414e6bff4;L0|#0fa67d115-15f7-412f-8ebc-2ac414e6bff4|Path and walkways;GTSet|#4be4596d-cdfe-41f7-a569-9d9c4e16c716
Botterblom Nature ReserveBotterblom Nature ReserveBotterblom Road, Vierlanden, Durbanville<img alt="" src="http://resource.capetown.gov.za/cityassets/PublishingImages/Nature-Reserves-Header.jpg" style="BORDER:0px solid;" />GP0|#b9155bd3-9e7b-47e1-adf7-cc8ebf7c6dd8;L0|#0b9155bd3-9e7b-47e1-adf7-cc8ebf7c6dd8|Botterblom Nature Reserve;GTSet|#a8339df6-958c-4883-b7ce-2b1e1aa8161c;GPP|#d713a3a4-e00b-490a-8ec7-05648993be1a;GPP|#659228ce-7f43-4fe6-8efe-ddeb2a010e91GP0|#fa67d115-15f7-412f-8ebc-2ac414e6bff4;L0|#0fa67d115-15f7-412f-8ebc-2ac414e6bff4|Path and walkways;GTSet|#4be4596d-cdfe-41f7-a569-9d9c4e16c716
Bracken Nature ReserveBracken Nature Reserve2 Reservoir Road, Brackenfell<img alt="" src="http://resource.capetown.gov.za/cityassets/PublishingImages/Nature-Reserves-Header.jpg" style="BORDER:0px solid;" />GP0|#e8ee9c18-f47b-4335-9e9b-0e4064fd07b6;L0|#0e8ee9c18-f47b-4335-9e9b-0e4064fd07b6|Bracken Nature Reserve;GTSet|#a8339df6-958c-4883-b7ce-2b1e1aa8161c;GPP|#d713a3a4-e00b-490a-8ec7-05648993be1a;GPP|#659228ce-7f43-4fe6-8efe-ddeb2a010e91GP0|#d662c5f6-f850-4a9d-8962-74abfbecb182;L0|#0d662c5f6-f850-4a9d-8962-74abfbecb182|Facility hire;GTSet|#4be4596d-cdfe-41f7-a569-9d9c4e16c716;GP0|#fa67d115-15f7-412f-8ebc-2ac414e6bff4;L0|#0fa67d115-15f7-412f-8ebc-2ac414e6bff4|Path and walkways;GP0|#1dc2c06a-438d-4dac-a7b7-318b35d79b7c;L0|#01dc2c06a-438d-4dac-a7b7-318b35d79b7c|Environmental education centre;GP0|#605eae2c-2e48-4791-aa2f-b61e8c94e9ab;L0|#0605eae2c-2e48-4791-aa2f-b61e8c94e9ab|Picnic areas
Durbanville Nature ReserveDurbanville Nature ReserveRacecourse Road, Durbanville<img alt="" src="http://resource.capetown.gov.za/cityassets/PublishingImages/Nature-Reserves-Header.jpg" style="BORDER:0px solid;" />GP0|#acdb9523-63f7-482e-8bb3-f2b9ceca3dac;L0|#0acdb9523-63f7-482e-8bb3-f2b9ceca3dac|Durbanville Nature Reserve;GTSet|#a8339df6-958c-4883-b7ce-2b1e1aa8161c;GPP|#d713a3a4-e00b-490a-8ec7-05648993be1a;GPP|#659228ce-7f43-4fe6-8efe-ddeb2a010e91GP0|#605eae2c-2e48-4791-aa2f-b61e8c94e9ab;L0|#0605eae2c-2e48-4791-aa2f-b61e8c94e9ab|Picnic areas;GTSet|#4be4596d-cdfe-41f7-a569-9d9c4e16c716;GP0|#567053b6-5896-4426-814d-af0276bc3698;L0|#0567053b6-5896-4426-814d-af0276bc3698|Disability access;GP0|#d662c5f6-f850-4a9d-8962-74abfbecb182;L0|#0d662c5f6-f850-4a9d-8962-74abfbecb182|Facility hire;GP0|#fa67d115-15f7-412f-8ebc-2ac414e6bff4;L0|#0fa67d115-15f7-412f-8ebc-2ac414e6bff4|Path and walkways;GP0|#1dc2c06a-438d-4dac-a7b7-318b35d79b7c;L0|#01dc2c06a-438d-4dac-a7b7-318b35d79b7c|Environmental education centre
Edith Stephens Nature ReserveEdith Stephens Nature ReserveGovan Mbeki Road, Philippi (off Jakes Gerwel Drive)<img alt="" src="http://resource.capetown.gov.za/cityassets/PublishingImages/Nature-Reserves-Header.jpg" style="BORDER:0px solid;" />GP0|#f831f2db-3bf3-4cf3-b62a-81c66b1f86c3;L0|#0f831f2db-3bf3-4cf3-b62a-81c66b1f86c3|Edith Stephens Nature Reserve;GTSet|#a8339df6-958c-4883-b7ce-2b1e1aa8161c;GPP|#d713a3a4-e00b-490a-8ec7-05648993be1a;GPP|#659228ce-7f43-4fe6-8efe-ddeb2a010e91GP0|#87c3261c-77a5-4fb8-8937-3670658b0a2c;L0|#087c3261c-77a5-4fb8-8937-3670658b0a2c|Information centre;GTSet|#4be4596d-cdfe-41f7-a569-9d9c4e16c716;GP0|#d662c5f6-f850-4a9d-8962-74abfbecb182;L0|#0d662c5f6-f850-4a9d-8962-74abfbecb182|Facility hire;GP0|#a869cc14-4edf-4bdb-9cca-8684b722178f;L0|#0a869cc14-4edf-4bdb-9cca-8684b722178f|Garden;GP0|#fa67d115-15f7-412f-8ebc-2ac414e6bff4;L0|#0fa67d115-15f7-412f-8ebc-2ac414e6bff4|Path and walkways;GP0|#1dc2c06a-438d-4dac-a7b7-318b35d79b7c;L0|#01dc2c06a-438d-4dac-a7b7-318b35d79b7c|Environmental education centre;GP0|#605eae2c-2e48-4791-aa2f-b61e8c94e9ab;L0|#0605eae2c-2e48-4791-aa2f-b61e8c94e9ab|Picnic areas
False Bay Nature Reserve False Bay Nature Reserve Rondevlei Section: Corner of Perth Road and Fisherman’s Walk, Grassy Park / Zeekoevlei<img alt="" src="http://resource.capetown.gov.za/cityassets/PublishingImages/Nature-Reserves-Header.jpg" style="BORDER:0px solid;" />GP0|#4639e486-f292-420c-9b63-104c41aeebef;L0|#04639e486-f292-420c-9b63-104c41aeebef|False Bay Nature Reserve;GTSet|#a8339df6-958c-4883-b7ce-2b1e1aa8161c;GPP|#d713a3a4-e00b-490a-8ec7-05648993be1a;GPP|#659228ce-7f43-4fe6-8efe-ddeb2a010e91GP0|#93ef6d76-e472-41b4-befb-c57826e2d030;L0|#093ef6d76-e472-41b4-befb-c57826e2d030|Museum;GTSet|#4be4596d-cdfe-41f7-a569-9d9c4e16c716;GP0|#87c3261c-77a5-4fb8-8937-3670658b0a2c;L0|#087c3261c-77a5-4fb8-8937-3670658b0a2c|Information centre;GP0|#67a5f29a-39bd-4fac-9188-a4dcbd732689;L0|#067a5f29a-39bd-4fac-9188-a4dcbd732689|Events facilities;GP0|#9368e603-99f7-4114-9fd5-de56f4302023;L0|#09368e603-99f7-4114-9fd5-de56f4302023|Self-catering accommodation;GP0|#e999f8f7-5d87-4fa6-a9ab-25ab32238695;L0|#0e999f8f7-5d87-4fa6-a9ab-25ab32238695|Camp site(s);GP0|#fa67d115-15f7-412f-8ebc-2ac414e6bff4;L0|#0fa67d115-15f7-412f-8ebc-2ac414e6bff4|Path and walkways;GP0|#d662c5f6-f850-4a9d-8962-74abfbecb182;L0|#0d662c5f6-f850-4a9d-8962-74abfbecb182|Facility hire;GP0|#605eae2c-2e48-4791-aa2f-b61e8c94e9ab;L0|#0605eae2c-2e48-4791-aa2f-b61e8c94e9ab|Picnic areas
Harmony Flats Nature ReserveHarmony Flats Nature Reserve11th Avenue, Strand<img alt="" src="http://resource.capetown.gov.za/cityassets/PublishingImages/Nature-Reserves-Header.jpg" style="BORDER:0px solid;" />GP0|#e8c67fa9-0314-44fe-83ff-f669d282fa20;L0|#0e8c67fa9-0314-44fe-83ff-f669d282fa20|Harmony Flats Nature Reserve;GTSet|#a8339df6-958c-4883-b7ce-2b1e1aa8161c;GPP|#d713a3a4-e00b-490a-8ec7-05648993be1a;GPP|#659228ce-7f43-4fe6-8efe-ddeb2a010e91GP0|#fa67d115-15f7-412f-8ebc-2ac414e6bff4;L0|#0fa67d115-15f7-412f-8ebc-2ac414e6bff4|Path and walkways;GTSet|#4be4596d-cdfe-41f7-a569-9d9c4e16c716
Helderberg Nature ReserveHelderberg Nature ReserveVerster Avenue, Somerset West<img alt="" src="http://resource.capetown.gov.za/cityassets/PublishingImages/Nature-Reserves-Header.jpg" style="BORDER:0px solid;" />GP0|#95d73d5e-e2e2-42b4-9bfd-55e007aaea39;L0|#095d73d5e-e2e2-42b4-9bfd-55e007aaea39|Helderberg Nature Reserve;GTSet|#a8339df6-958c-4883-b7ce-2b1e1aa8161c;GPP|#d713a3a4-e00b-490a-8ec7-05648993be1a;GPP|#659228ce-7f43-4fe6-8efe-ddeb2a010e91GP0|#87c3261c-77a5-4fb8-8937-3670658b0a2c;L0|#087c3261c-77a5-4fb8-8937-3670658b0a2c|Information centre;GTSet|#4be4596d-cdfe-41f7-a569-9d9c4e16c716;GP0|#93ef6d76-e472-41b4-befb-c57826e2d030;L0|#093ef6d76-e472-41b4-befb-c57826e2d030|Museum;GP0|#f7d816d2-bb0d-42ad-829b-80234a7a04ad;L0|#0f7d816d2-bb0d-42ad-829b-80234a7a04ad|Vendors and kiosks;GP0|#67a5f29a-39bd-4fac-9188-a4dcbd732689;L0|#067a5f29a-39bd-4fac-9188-a4dcbd732689|Events facilities;GP0|#d662c5f6-f850-4a9d-8962-74abfbecb182;L0|#0d662c5f6-f850-4a9d-8962-74abfbecb182|Facility hire;GP0|#fa67d115-15f7-412f-8ebc-2ac414e6bff4;L0|#0fa67d115-15f7-412f-8ebc-2ac414e6bff4|Path and walkways;GP0|#605eae2c-2e48-4791-aa2f-b61e8c94e9ab;L0|#0605eae2c-2e48-4791-aa2f-b61e8c94e9ab|Picnic areas
Kenilworth Racecourse Conservation AreaKenilworth Racecourse Conservation AreaRosmead Avenue, Kenilworth<img alt="" src="http://resource.capetown.gov.za/cityassets/PublishingImages/Nature-Reserves-Header.jpg" style="BORDER:0px solid;" />GP0|#f077a705-9ebc-4f07-8f6c-5a8da38e1778;L0|#0f077a705-9ebc-4f07-8f6c-5a8da38e1778|Kenilworth Racecourse Conservation Area;GTSet|#a8339df6-958c-4883-b7ce-2b1e1aa8161c;GPP|#d713a3a4-e00b-490a-8ec7-05648993be1a;GPP|#659228ce-7f43-4fe6-8efe-ddeb2a010e91GP0|#d662c5f6-f850-4a9d-8962-74abfbecb182;L0|#0d662c5f6-f850-4a9d-8962-74abfbecb182|Facility hire;GTSet|#4be4596d-cdfe-41f7-a569-9d9c4e16c716;GP0|#fa67d115-15f7-412f-8ebc-2ac414e6bff4;L0|#0fa67d115-15f7-412f-8ebc-2ac414e6bff4|Path and walkways
Steenbras Nature ReserveSteenbras Nature ReserveFaure Marine Drive (R44), about 9 km from Gordon's Bay<img alt="" src="http://resource.capetown.gov.za/cityassets/PublishingImages/Nature-Reserves-Header.jpg" style="BORDER:0px solid;" />GP0|#a4634f68-fe3d-47e0-a21b-c3f207304ee5;L0|#0a4634f68-fe3d-47e0-a21b-c3f207304ee5|Steenbras Nature Reserve;GTSet|#a8339df6-958c-4883-b7ce-2b1e1aa8161c;GPP|#d713a3a4-e00b-490a-8ec7-05648993be1a;GPP|#659228ce-7f43-4fe6-8efe-ddeb2a010e91GP0|#4268cf5c-6ff3-4342-b0e0-dbd382ff9091;L0|#04268cf5c-6ff3-4342-b0e0-dbd382ff9091|Walking and hiking trails;GTSet|#4be4596d-cdfe-41f7-a569-9d9c4e16c716
Table Bay Nature ReserveTable Bay Nature ReserveMain entrance is at the southern end of Grey Avenue, Table View (Rietvlei Section)<img alt="" src="http://resource.capetown.gov.za/cityassets/PublishingImages/Nature-Reserves-Header.jpg" style="BORDER:0px solid;" />GP0|#89c2c2eb-3305-4538-badd-5b4a576b0d09;L0|#089c2c2eb-3305-4538-badd-5b4a576b0d09|Table Bay Nature Reserve;GTSet|#a8339df6-958c-4883-b7ce-2b1e1aa8161c;GPP|#d713a3a4-e00b-490a-8ec7-05648993be1a;GPP|#659228ce-7f43-4fe6-8efe-ddeb2a010e91GP0|#1dc2c06a-438d-4dac-a7b7-318b35d79b7c;L0|#01dc2c06a-438d-4dac-a7b7-318b35d79b7c|Environmental education centre;GTSet|#4be4596d-cdfe-41f7-a569-9d9c4e16c716;GP0|#fa67d115-15f7-412f-8ebc-2ac414e6bff4;L0|#0fa67d115-15f7-412f-8ebc-2ac414e6bff4|Path and walkways;GP0|#605eae2c-2e48-4791-aa2f-b61e8c94e9ab;L0|#0605eae2c-2e48-4791-aa2f-b61e8c94e9ab|Picnic areas
Tygerberg Nature ReserveTygerberg Nature ReserveTotius Street, Welgemoed <img alt="" src="http://resource.capetown.gov.za/cityassets/PublishingImages/Nature-Reserves-Header.jpg" style="BORDER:0px solid;" />GP0|#67d3ee4f-3357-453e-931c-0b0f5125c9ef;L0|#067d3ee4f-3357-453e-931c-0b0f5125c9ef|Tygerberg Nature Reserve;GTSet|#a8339df6-958c-4883-b7ce-2b1e1aa8161c;GPP|#d713a3a4-e00b-490a-8ec7-05648993be1a;GPP|#659228ce-7f43-4fe6-8efe-ddeb2a010e91GP0|#67a5f29a-39bd-4fac-9188-a4dcbd732689;L0|#067a5f29a-39bd-4fac-9188-a4dcbd732689|Events facilities;GTSet|#4be4596d-cdfe-41f7-a569-9d9c4e16c716;GP0|#d662c5f6-f850-4a9d-8962-74abfbecb182;L0|#0d662c5f6-f850-4a9d-8962-74abfbecb182|Facility hire;GP0|#fa67d115-15f7-412f-8ebc-2ac414e6bff4;L0|#0fa67d115-15f7-412f-8ebc-2ac414e6bff4|Path and walkways;GP0|#605eae2c-2e48-4791-aa2f-b61e8c94e9ab;L0|#0605eae2c-2e48-4791-aa2f-b61e8c94e9ab|Picnic areas;GP0|#1dc2c06a-438d-4dac-a7b7-318b35d79b7c;L0|#01dc2c06a-438d-4dac-a7b7-318b35d79b7c|Environmental education centre
Uitkamp Wetland Nature ReserveUitkamp Wetland Nature ReserveMosselbank Road, Durbanville<img alt="" src="http://resource.capetown.gov.za/cityassets/PublishingImages/Nature-Reserves-Header.jpg" style="BORDER:0px solid;" />GP0|#73b915db-db50-47c7-b97c-9c038a53551d;L0|#073b915db-db50-47c7-b97c-9c038a53551d|Uitkamp Wetland Nature Reserve;GTSet|#a8339df6-958c-4883-b7ce-2b1e1aa8161c;GPP|#d713a3a4-e00b-490a-8ec7-05648993be1a;GPP|#659228ce-7f43-4fe6-8efe-ddeb2a010e91
Witzands Aquifer Nature ReserveWitzands Aquifer Nature ReserveCorner West Coast Road (R27) and Dassenberg Drive (R307), near Atlantis<img alt="" src="http://resource.capetown.gov.za/cityassets/PublishingImages/Nature-Reserves-Header.jpg" style="BORDER:0px solid;" />GP0|#817d21ff-ddac-4d1a-b44f-18a1fc487bcd;L0|#0817d21ff-ddac-4d1a-b44f-18a1fc487bcd|Witzands Aquifer Nature Reserve;GTSet|#a8339df6-958c-4883-b7ce-2b1e1aa8161c;GPP|#d713a3a4-e00b-490a-8ec7-05648993be1a;GPP|#659228ce-7f43-4fe6-8efe-ddeb2a010e91GP0|#fa67d115-15f7-412f-8ebc-2ac414e6bff4;L0|#0fa67d115-15f7-412f-8ebc-2ac414e6bff4|Path and walkways;GTSet|#4be4596d-cdfe-41f7-a569-9d9c4e16c716;GP0|#f391a7bb-2965-43fc-94b8-af621b79c037;L0|#0f391a7bb-2965-43fc-94b8-af621b79c037|Conference room;GP0|#49112a38-8f92-41a0-8c29-48b3379e207a;L0|#049112a38-8f92-41a0-8c29-48b3379e207a|Hall
Wolfgat Nature ReserveWolfgat Nature ReserveBaden Powell Drive, Mitchells Plain<img alt="" src="http://resource.capetown.gov.za/cityassets/PublishingImages/Nature-Reserves-Header.jpg" style="BORDER:0px solid;" />GP0|#377f22a3-3a17-41c7-a5e5-fca6bd513808;L0|#0377f22a3-3a17-41c7-a5e5-fca6bd513808|Wolfgat Nature Reserve;GTSet|#a8339df6-958c-4883-b7ce-2b1e1aa8161c;GPP|#d713a3a4-e00b-490a-8ec7-05648993be1a;GPP|#659228ce-7f43-4fe6-8efe-ddeb2a010e91GP0|#fa67d115-15f7-412f-8ebc-2ac414e6bff4;L0|#0fa67d115-15f7-412f-8ebc-2ac414e6bff4|Path and walkways;GTSet|#4be4596d-cdfe-41f7-a569-9d9c4e16c716;GP0|#1dc2c06a-438d-4dac-a7b7-318b35d79b7c;L0|#01dc2c06a-438d-4dac-a7b7-318b35d79b7c|Environmental education centre;GP0|#605eae2c-2e48-4791-aa2f-b61e8c94e9ab;L0|#0605eae2c-2e48-4791-aa2f-b61e8c94e9ab|Picnic areas
Zandvlei Estuary Nature ReserveZandvlei Estuary Nature ReserveConiston Avenue, Marina Da Gama, Steenberg<img alt="" src="http://resource.capetown.gov.za/cityassets/PublishingImages/Nature-Reserves-Header.jpg" style="BORDER:0px solid;" />GP0|#62b4b358-5318-4f6b-a1ea-5fe252e2a869;L0|#062b4b358-5318-4f6b-a1ea-5fe252e2a869|Zandvlei Estuary Nature Reserve;GTSet|#a8339df6-958c-4883-b7ce-2b1e1aa8161c;GPP|#d713a3a4-e00b-490a-8ec7-05648993be1a;GPP|#659228ce-7f43-4fe6-8efe-ddeb2a010e91GP0|#1dc2c06a-438d-4dac-a7b7-318b35d79b7c;L0|#01dc2c06a-438d-4dac-a7b7-318b35d79b7c|Environmental education centre;GTSet|#4be4596d-cdfe-41f7-a569-9d9c4e16c716;GP0|#605eae2c-2e48-4791-aa2f-b61e8c94e9ab;L0|#0605eae2c-2e48-4791-aa2f-b61e8c94e9ab|Picnic areas;GP0|#52357e9c-bc4a-49f6-ab31-9605f7e78222;L0|#052357e9c-bc4a-49f6-ab31-9605f7e78222|Jetty;GP0|#85579bd7-789d-4832-9900-fe1efea137bf;L0|#085579bd7-789d-4832-9900-fe1efea137bf|Bird hide;GP0|#fa67d115-15f7-412f-8ebc-2ac414e6bff4;L0|#0fa67d115-15f7-412f-8ebc-2ac414e6bff4|Path and walkways

 

 

Load-shedding Stages 1- 4: All Areas Schedule and Map3/19/2019 10:18:05 AM
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Load-shedding Area 5 Map3/19/2019 11:10:59 AM
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