site zip: AF ZA CPT 0206 | neighborhood: Cape Town, Cape Winelands, Cape Country Routes | region: South Africa
Cape Parks and Reserves: Left - Grootbos Pvt. Nature Reserve | Center and Right: SANParks Grootbos Private Nature Reserve Table Mountain National Park, Cape Town and Cape Peninsula

 Parks, Reserves and Wildlife  NEAR CAPE TOWN, SOUTH AFRICA

The conservation areas in the Western Cape vary considerably. Some are privately owned, some are managed by CapeNature (Western Cape Nature Conservation Board) and yet others are managed by South African National Parks (SANParks). Each area, park or reserve offers its own conservation story, activities and natural marvels.

Refer to interactive map, below.


National Park / Private Reserve Location What to See and Do
Table Mountain National Park

Cape Town and the Cape Peninsula

Cape mountain fynbos (flora), small mammals and birds, baboons, ostriches, zebras and whales (seasonal).
Hiking and climbing, extreme adventure sports, observing wildlife and nature.

Limietberg Nature Reserve Du Toitskloof / Boland Mountains east of Paarl in the Western Cape

Cape fynbos, small mammals and birds, small antelope, baboons and rare sightings of Caracal and Leopard.
Hiking along trails through mountain terrain ranging from easy through difficult. Observing wildlife and nature.

Jonkershoek and Assesgaaibosch
Nature Reserves

Jonkershoek Mountains and Valley near Stellenbosch, Western Cape

Cape fynbos, small mammals and birds; larger mammals include leopard, honey badger, baboon, mongoose and the small klipspringer antelope.
Hiking and MTB, observing wildlife and nature.

Hottentots Holland Nature Reserve Hottentots Holland - Boland
Mountain range east of Somerset West in the Western Cape

Cape fynbos, small mammals and especially bird life, making a great showing in this reserve with over 110 species including raptors.
Hiking and mountain biking along trails through mountain terrain. Kloofing/Canyoning for adventure seekers!


Map of South Western Cape Nature Reserves and Parks Link to Table Mountain National Park information Link to information on Cape Town, South Africa Link to information on the Cape Overberg region Link to information on Route 62 Link to information on Cape Point Link to information on Limietsberg Nature Reserve and trails Link to Jonkershoek and Assegaaaibosch Nature Reserves Link to information about Hottentots Holland Nature Reserve near Cape Town, South Africa

National Parks and Reserves within 240 km (150 miles) of Cape Town

Cape Town Attractions

| Highlights of Cape Town | Bo-Kaap | Cape Town and Peninsula Beaches |
| Camps Bay | Clifton Beaches | Cape Peninsula Attractions | Castle of Good Hope |
| Groot Constantia Wine Estate | Kirstenbosch Botanical Gardens |Robben Island |
| Table Mountain | V&A Waterfront | Winelands and Wine Routes |

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