Table Bay Nature Reserve: Rietvlei Section


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021 444 0315
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Children welcome


Southern end of Grey Avenue, Table View (Rietvlei Section)

The Rietvlei Wetland in Table Bay Nature Reserve offers a variety of habitats for local wildlife, including a permanent freshwater lake, shallow marshes that flood in winter, reed beds, a river, and an estuarine lagoon with salt marshes that is open to the sea. A strip of coastal dunes separates the reserve from Table Bay.

Features and Facilities:

  • Environmental education centre
  • Path and walkways
  • Picnic areas
  • Activities
  • Running and jogging
  • Hiking and walking
  • Educational programmes
  • Picnics
  • Nature watching

Opening Hours:

Reserve hours:

  • Daily: 07:30 to – 17:30

Water sports hours:

  • Monday to Friday: 10:00 – 17:00
  • Weekends: 09:00 – 17:00

Entry Fees:

  • Vehicles: R25pp
  • Buses (<25 seater - includes passenger tariff): R412pp</li>
  • Adults (18 and over): R16pp
  • Children (3 to 17), students and senior citizens (proof required): R9pp
  • Children under 3: Free
  • Learner/student groups (pre-booked, discounts may apply): R9pp
  • Friend of the reserve (membership proof required): Free


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