Nature is calling

– Helderberg Nature Reserve –

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, 

Teeming with life,  it’s a perfect exploring ground for young and old and offers a true break-away from the city rush.

What to do at Helderberg Nature Reserve

Explore the best our Nature Reserve has to offer:

Nature Walks

There are several walks in the Reserve, ranging from 2.2km to a 7 hour hike.

Picnic Spots

Bring your picnic basket!  Regretabbly no braai or gas burning equipment allowed.

Fauna & Flora

The rich natural environment is home to a wide variety of plant and animal life.

Visitors Centre

Open 7 days a week. Visit our gift shop,
apply for annual membership
or an early riser key.

Events

We host regular nature walks & hikes,
hacks and our very popular
“Concerts in the park” event.

Restaurant

Independently run serving light meals,
coffees, soft drinks and picnics to order! Walk ins and groups welcome

News & Events

AGM Minutes 2019

FRIENDS OF THE HELDERBERG NATURE RESERVE MINUTES OF ANNUAL GENERAL MEETING HELD ON 15 MAY 2019 AT 17.30 IN THE MIKE WOODS ENVIRONMENTAL EDUCATION CENTRE PRESENT: Committee:  Mrs Penny Clifton Smith (Chairman). Mr Peter Blaine, Mrs Freya Brett, Mrs Margie Humphries, Mr...

AGM 2019

The Friends of Helderberg Nature Reserve hold their Annual General Meeting in the second week of May. All are welcome. Time: Wednesday 15th May 2019 at 17:30. Venue: the Mike Woods Environmental Education Centre in the Reserve. Agenda Welcome and Apologies...

ABSA Cape Epic Mountain Bike Event

To all visitors of the Helderberg Nature Reserve Notice of a one off cycling event within the Helderberg Nature Reserve Where: Lower portions of the Watsonia Trail and the western portion of the Protea TrailDate: Friday 22 March 2019 Time: From approximately 08:00 –...

Membership

Become an Annual Member and enjoy free entry at any time. 

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.