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The day and night walks are back!

We’re happy to announce that, after a break of almost a year, the programme of both day and night guided walks is to be re-introduced. The walks will, however, be offered within a new format – this to conform with the new legal framework that governs guiding in South Africa, as well as health and […]

Fun activities from 24 to 26 September to celebrate 50 years

Free entry to the Reserve from 24 September to 3 October 2010 To celebrate the 50th anniversary of the Helderberg Nature Reserve in Somerset West on 23 September 2010, you are invited to visit the Reserve for free from 24 September to 3 October. From 24 to 26 September 2010 the City of Cape Town […]

Helderberg Nature Reserve turns fifty

On 23 September 2010 the Helderberg Nature Reserve celebrates its fiftieth birthday. In 1947 Land and Zeezicht was bought by the Cape Town Municipality to ensure a supply of water to the area. In 1960 the “Land and Zeezicht Nature Reserve” was proclaimed but was inadvertently named the “Helderberg Nature Reserve” –  the name by […]