Helderberg Nature Reserve


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021 851 4060
081 244 0779
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From R15.00
  • Children welcome
  • Wheelchair Accessible


Verster Ave, Cape Town 7135

The Helderberg Nature Reserve is a beautiful and biodiverse reserve located in Somerset West. It is owned and managed by the City of Cape Town, with support from the Friends of the Helderberg Nature Reserve.

Opening hours:

  • 1 December - 28 February: 07:30 – 20:0
  • March & November: 07:30 – 19:00
  • 1 April - 31 October: 07:30 – 17:30

Entry fees:

  • Vehicle : R15.00
  • Bus: R412.00 (prior arrangement only)
  • Adult: R25.00
  • Child: R15.00 (3 years to 17 years)
  • Toddler: Free (child under 3 yrs old)
  • Student: R10.00 (valid student card required)
  • Senior citizen/ Pensioner: R15.00 (60 years and older, proof of identification required)

Picnic area, bird watching, hiking trails, summer sunset concerts, information centre, gift shop, The Oak Café, museum displays in the Maskew Miller Herbarium (10:00-16:00).


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