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​CapeNature increases ​​protection from predators at Stony Point

Monday, June 20, 2016,
by CapeNature

CapeNature has proactively increased nocturnal patrols and has introduced additional scent deterrents at the Stony Point penguin colony in Betty’s Bay after a leopard regrettably killed 33 endangered African penguins during a single visit.

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De Hoop Nature Reserve - Western Cape - South Africa

Exploring the Overberg: De Hoop and Walker Bay

Monday, June 13, 2016,
by CapeNature

Explore the Overberg with CapeNature this winter, as the land comes alive during the ‘secret season’. The third in our series looking at our nature reserves in the Overberg, this time focusing on De Hoop and Walker Bay Nature Reserves.

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Leopard dies in trap on the eve of World Environment Day

Tuesday, June 7, 2016,
by CapeNature

On World Environment Day, 5 June 2016, CapeNature opened a case at the Montagu police station for the illegal hunting of a leopard in the Koo valley in the Montagu district.

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World Environment Day Highlights Biodiversity Crime

Friday, June 3, 2016,
by CapeNature

The illegal trade in fauna and flora continues to present a major threat to biodiversity conservation in the Western Cape and this World Environment Day (5 June 2016), CapeNature encourages everyone to report any illegal biodiversity activities.

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WIN a five-person tent this Father’s Day – CLOSED FOR ENTRIES

Wednesday, June 1, 2016,
by CapeNature

CapeNature has teamed up with The Outdoor Warehouse to give you the opportunity to win a Natural Instincts Country Dome 5-Person tent worth R2 200! Read below to find out how! PLEASE NOTE THIS COMPETITION IS NOW CLOSED FOR ENTRIES

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Published in Eco-Tourism, Promotions

Embrace the secret season with CapeNature!

Tuesday, May 31, 2016,
by CapeNature

Find out why we call winter the ‘secret season’ by taking advantage of our 40% off discount from 1 May until 31 August 2016*. 

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Keurbooms River hosts international TV series

Tuesday, May 24, 2016,
by CapeNature

More used to hosting canoeing enthusiasts, Keurbooms River Nature Reserve instead became a haven for pirates last month, when the major US TV series, Black Sails, filmed scenes from its fourth season there. 

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Published in Eco-Tourism, In the media

International Day of Biological Diversity

International Day for Biological Diversity 2016

Friday, May 20, 2016,
by CapeNature

On 22 May each year we celebrate International Day for Biological Diversity. Not only is this a reason to revel in nature, but it is also a reminder of what we as citizens should be doing to help conserve the biodiversity in the Western Cape.

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Exploring the Overberg: Grootvadersbosch and Marloth

Tuesday, May 17, 2016,
by CapeNature

Explore the Overberg with CapeNature this winter, as the land comes alive during the ‘secret season’. The second in our series looking at our nature reserves in the Overberg, this time focusing on Grootvadersbosch and Marloth Nature Reserves.

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Published in Eco-Tourism, Promotions

Exploring the Overberg:
De Mond Nature Reserve

Monday, May 9, 2016,
by CapeNature

Explore the Overberg with CapeNature this winter, as the land comes alive during the ‘secret season’. The first in a series looking at CapeNature’s nature reserves in the region. 

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Published in Eco-Tourism, Promotions

Get 40% off in Winter 2016

Friday, April 29, 2016,
by CapeNature

Our fantastic 40% off winter promotion is happening again in 2016, and you don’t want to miss out!

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African Penguin

Learn more about the
African Penguin

Monday, April 25, 2016,
by CapeNature

In honour of World Penguin Day, brush up on your African Penguin knowledge with our quick article that lists five facts you may not know about everyone’s favourite flightless bird.

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CapeNature unveils Truitjieskraal cultural heritage rock art site

Friday, April 22, 2016,
by CapeNature

Located in Matjiesrivier Nature Reserve east of the rocky Cederberg Wilderness, the newly upgraded Truitjieskraal interpretive trail has been unveiled

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WWF-SA and CapeNature team up in search of rare flora

Tuesday, April 12, 2016,
by CapeNature

The hunt is on! But the sights aren’t set on big game – rather, on a fascinating group of plants that are found in a unique part of our world – the Succulent Karoo.

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New partnership for adventure tourism in the Western Cape

Friday, April 8, 2016,
by CapeNature

The Travel Foundation and CapeNature are launching a new partnership in South Africa to develop adventure tourism in nature reserves in the Western Cape

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Published in Eco-Tourism, In the media

Rocherpan: A unique West Coast gem

Monday, April 4, 2016,
by CapeNature

Just two hours up the West Coast from Cape Town, Rocherpan Nature Reserve is a tiny oasis of beauty and calm that should be a must-visit for everyone.

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Published in Eco-Tourism, In the media

Gamkaberg Nature Reserve:
A tranquil escape

Thursday, March 31, 2016,
by CapeNature

Gamkaberg Nature Reserve, located in the Klein Karoo, allows visitors to experience a sense of peace and wonder that is unrivalled. The Good Holiday recently found this out and put together a fantastic video illustrating just how special the reserve is.

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Published in Eco-Tourism, In the media

National Water Week 2016

Wednesday, March 16, 2016,
by CapeNature

National Water Week takes place from 14 to 22 March in 2016 under the theme ‘Water for people – water by people. Water has no substitute’.

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Jonkershoek

Explore Jonkershoek on Google’s Mzansi Experience

Friday, March 11, 2016,
by CapeNature

With the launch of Google’s Mzansi Experience, you can now explore the beautiful views and trails of Jonkershoek Nature Reserve, online. Read on to find out how.

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WIN an Easter hamper
with CapeNature

Thursday, March 10, 2016,
by CapeNature

We’re spreading the Easter joy this year, by offering one lucky person the chance to win an Easter Hamper valued at R700! Read on to find out how you can win.

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Published in Eco-Tourism, Promotions

A Sea Change at Bird Island

Wednesday, March 9, 2016,
by CapeNature

A fantastic new attraction awaits visitors to Lambert’s Bay Bird Island, with the Sea Change exhibition having been recently installed there. 

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Published in Eco-Tourism, In the media

CapeNature partners
with Stillwater Sports
for AfricanX trail run

Monday, March 7, 2016,
by CapeNature

Boasting a route that takes runners on a journey through the heart of the Cape Floral Kingdom, Stillwater Sports’ AfricanX trail run can be considered one of South Africa’s most beautiful outdoor experiences.

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Guest post:
Riviersonderend Kloofing

Friday, March 4, 2016,
by CapeNature

Somerset West-based photographer and adventurer Alfred Thorpe undertook the Riviersonderend Kloofing trail last month, an excursion he called ‘The Ultimate Adventure outside Cape Town’. Read below to see what he experienced. 

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Published in Eco-Tourism, In the media

CapeNature and Mountain Club SA welcome international climbers

Thursday, February 25, 2016,
by CapeNature

To showcase South Africa’s world class rock climbing, CapeNature and the Mountain Club of South Africa (MCSA) will welcome members of the British Mountaineering Council (BMC) for a 10-day climbing tour of the country.

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Published in Eco-Tourism, In the media

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