Cars are an inseparable part of our lives and one of those developing at the fastest pace. With all the new technologies available, autonomous vehicles are the next big step. The major giants in the auto industry are hard at work, trying to push self-driving cars from fantasy to reality. More...
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Many people tout nuclear energy as being a positive alternative to what are otherwise considered ‘dirty’ forms of energy creation. What humanity has harnessed less than 70 years ago has become something commonly accepted not only as an energy reality, but a viable, safe...
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Fossil fuels still rule the energy supply roost. But for how long? According to Barclays Bank, renewables will be the fastest-growing energy source over the next two decades. With falling costs and an increased awareness of the effects of climate change, we can only expect...
CapeNature seeks to appoint a Conservation Manager at De Hoop Nature Reserve and Marine Protected Area near Bredasdorp, with a salary of R 611 048.00 per annum (TCoE) – Level 10 . The successful candidate will report to the Landscape Manager 2, East Region. CORE RESPONSIBILITIES: Execute overall management of the De Hoop Nature Reserve […]
Encountering baboons close to urban developments In the Cape Peninsula, Overstrand Local Authority area, the Garden Route and other areas, baboon troops, which are free-ranging in suitable habitats on the edges of urban developments, are increasingly coming into contact with humans, resulting in conflict. The underlying conservation principle which addresses these clashes is that wild […]
The Little Karoo was the scene of a dramatic Cape mountain zebra capture and translocation operation on Friday, 2 August 2019 between CapeNature’s Gamkaberg Nature Reserve and Sanbona Wildlife Reserve. This joint conservation in action initiative by Sanbona Wildlife Reserve and CapeNature forms part of the Cape mountain zebra Biodiversity Management Plan (BMP), which aims to […]
September is both Tourism Month and Heritage month in South Africa when we acknowledge the enormous contribution that tourism makes to our economy and also rejoice in the beauty of our natural heritage. In that spirit, and to mark the significance of tourism and heritage, CapeNature is delighted to announce that day access to all […]
World Ranger Day is commemorated on 31 July every year when we honour all park and field rangers around the world who protect our natural heritage for the future generations to come. It is an acknowledgement of hard work and a note of thanks for their ongoing service. On this day, we also remember the […]
This winter, save much more with our one-day 50% Buffalo Valley promotion! As part of our 20 years of nurturing nature for you, we’re offering an extra 10% OFF on top of our 40% winter discount promotion at Buffalo Valley in the Goukamma Nature Reserve – that means you get 50% off self-catering accommodation at […]
This winter, save much more with our one-day 50% De Mond Nature Reserve promotion! As part of our 20 years of nurturing nature for you, we’re offering an extra 10% OFF on top of our 40% winter discount promotion at De Mond Nature Reserve – that means you get 50% off accommodation at this magnificent […]
CapeNature has finalised a ground-breaking new policy that will allow for the restricted consumptive use of species of wild flora in CapeNature-managed protected areas. Dr. Razeena Omar, Chief Executive Officer, CapeNature says the institution is proud and happy about the work that has been done. “This policy – simply put – provides a framework which allows members of […]
Mandela Day is is celebrated on 18 July every year in celebration of Nelson Mandela’s life on his birthday. It was officially declared by the United Nations in November 2009, with the first UN Mandela Day held on 18 July 2010. Every year, on the day, members of the public are encouraged to emulate Mandela’s […]
Nature enthusiasts streamed to the Intaka Island Environmental Centre for an evening of refreshment and educational entertainment for the whole family on 25 June as CapeNature hosted the first in a series of Nature Talks, which showcases not-to-be-missed travel and outdoor adventures for families. The guest speaker for the event was Tim Lundy, author of […]
This winter, save much more with our one-day 50% Marloth Nature Reserve promotion! As part of our 20 years of nurturing nature for you, we’re offering an extra 10% OFF on top of our 40% winter discount promotion at Marloth Nature Reserve – that means you get 50% off accommodation at this magnificent reserve but […]
Plastic was only invented some 100 years ago and it is literally everywhere you look nowadays. In your coffee cups, plastic bags, plumbing, clothing, contact lenses, etc. It’s incredibly easy to mass-produce and so cheap – its no wonder we find ourselves in this plastic pollution crisis…....
This week, save more with 40% OFF at Kogelberg Nature Reserve! Back by popular demand, we’re offering 40% off accommodation at the magnificent Kogelberg Nature Reserve but only if you book and pay before midnight 23 June. Offer valid for stays from 01 June – 31 August 2019. Online Bookings only. To book this promotion, […]
This winter, stay longer and save more! As part of our 20 years of nurturing nature for you and our winter discount promotion, we’re offering a one-week limited deal on self-catering accommodation at Kogelberg Nature Reserve. To book this promotion, just hit the button below. You’ll need to be quick – this 3 for 2 […]
This winter, save much more with our one-day 50% Gamkaberg Nature Reserve promotion! As part of our 20 years of nurturing nature for you, we’re offering an extra 10% OFF on top of our 40% winter discount promotion at Gamkaberg Nature Reserve – that means you get 50% off accommodation and camping at this magnificent […]
As part of the 20-year celebrations of nurturing nature for you, and in line with our continued efforts to provide access for all, we’re celebrating Youth Day, Sunday 16 June 2019, by allowing free access to CapeNature reserves on the day to all persons aged 35 and under. Here’s how it works Visitors will need to provide […]
This winter, stay longer and save more! As part of our 20 years of nurturing nature for you and our winter discount promotion, we’re offering a one-week limited deal on camping and self-catering accommodation at Gamkaskloof (Die Hel). To book this promotion, just hit the button below. You’ll need to be quick – this 3 […]
The Cederberg’s craggy mountains and incredible rock formations make this region a climber’s paradise. The Cederberg is home to Rocklands, a world renowned bouldering site. Rocklands also includes the areas at CapeNature’s Kliphuis, and partner properties at de Pakhuys, Traveller’s Rest, Agter Pakhuis and Kleinfontein. It is a world famous bouldering destination with the bouldering […]