view from blaauwberg

The Blaauwberg Nature Reserve (BBNR), a unique area of approximately 2 000 ha comprising a rich mosaic of natural, cultural and historical elements, is located 25 km north of the centre of Cape Town, South Africa. It is regarded as a global biodiversity hotspot. It harbours a unique treasure of cultural historical artefacts and has the potential to become an open-air classroom which is easily accessible to millions of people in its proximity. It also provides a strategic visual link between Table Mountain and Robben Island and provides opportunities for a multitude of recreational activities.

Latest News

Update on our Eland herd

04 Sep 2017
Small Eland calf
Since December, some Eland were released in the Reserve, and to everyone’s surprise, the one Eland cow was found to be pregnant. The…

Baboon Spiders…

06 Feb 2017
baboob spider
These harmless giants are often negatively portrayed. They are called baboon spiders due to their hairy appearance and the black scopulae…