Nature is calling
– Helderberg Nature Reserve –
Closed until further notice
Photograph by Joe Smereczansky
Welcome to our corner of paradise
The Friends of the Helderberg Nature Reserve is situated in Somerset West on the slopes of the beautiful Helderberg Mountain overlooking False Bay,
What to do at Helderberg Nature Reserve
Explore the best our Nature Reserve has to offer:
There are several walks in the Reserve, ranging from 2.2km to a 7 hour hike.
Bring your picnic basket! Regretably no braai or gas burning equipment allowed.
Fauna & Flora
The rich natural environment is home to a wide variety of plant and animal life.
Open 7 days a week. Visit our gift shop,
apply for annual membership
or an early riser key.
We host regular nature walks & hikes,
hacks and our very popular
“Concerts in the park” event.
Independently run serving light meals,
coffees, soft drinks and picnics to order! Walk ins and groups welcome
News & Events
A special thank you to all our supporters and Friends during this difficult time. Hope to see you all soon and stay safe. Please read our latest quarterly newsletter for all details and information. Newsletter - July 2020 Nuusbrief - Julie 2020
Helderberg Nature Reserve to remain closed during Level 4 Lockdown. As per the National Lockdown Legislations and City of Cape Town directives as set out by the City Manager, all public facilities, including the Helderberg Nature Reserve will remain closed for now. We...
Dear Members NOTICE Friends Virtual AGM - 13th May 2020 - 5.00pm Due to the current lock-down in South Africa because of the Corona Virus, your management committee has decided to host this year’s AGM as a Virtual AGM. We will have available a Video Conferencing...
City Nature Challenge Bingo and Checklist. Click on the links below: BINGO CNC 2020 Lockdown Edition Checklist CNC 2020 Lockdown Edition
Covid-19 Reserve Closures 2020
Never get lost in the Reserve again: Free Download, Outdoor Active App for Smartphones, can be used all over the world.
Newsletter - March 2020 Nuusbrief - Maart 2020
Poster CNC 2020
PSHB - Awareness to CT Residents 10_4_2019
In joining you can contribute to the reserve and receive benefits too. You can also apply for an Early Riser Key and gain access to the reserve from 5am.