The Helderberg Nature Reserve is located in Somerset West. It is owned and managed by the City of Cape Town with the support of the Friends of the Helderberg Nature Reserve. The Reserve reaches up as far as the cliff faces and the peaks above the Reserve are managed by Cape Nature.
In case of emergency:
|1 December||–||28 February||: 07:30 – 20:00|
|March||&||November||: 07:30 – 19:00|
|1 April||–||31 October||: 07:30 – 17:30|
|Bus||: R300.00 (prior arrangement only)|
|Child||: R10.00 (3 years to 18 years)|
|Toddler||: Free (child under 3 years old)|
|Student||: R10.00 (valid student card required)|
|Senior citizen / Pensioner||: R10.00 (60 years and older: proof of identification required)|
You can purchase an annual membership by joining the Friends of the Helderberg Nature Reserve. Friends enter for free with proof of a valid membership card. You can become a member of the Friends at the Visitor Centre.
Early Riser key
To walk in the Reserve from 0500 in the morning before the gate is opened, become a Friend and buy an Early Riser Key at the Visitor Centre. There are strict conditions associated with this privilege.