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

06 June 2019

FoBCA Newsletter 2019 No. 4

iNaturalist Global City Nature Challenge You will recall that in the last Newsletter we urged you to participate in the iNaturalist challenge on 26-29 April 2019. Well, some very good news! Cape Town won the competition on the categories that (we think) count: the most number of species – an…
25 April 2019

FoBCA Newsletter 2019 No. 3

iNaturalist Global City Nature Challenge This event, which was mentioned in our last newsletter, is taking place this coming weekend 26-29 April 2019! There have been many articles in the media about the Global City Nature Challenge and from listening to all the talk, it sounds like Capetonians are…


Upcoming Events

31 Aug
Two Hills Walk (Public)
Date 08:00 - 13:00
7 Sep
Botanical Walk
Date 09:00 - 12:00
28 Sep
Battle Up Blaauwberg Trail Run
Date 07:00 - 12:30
5 Oct
Botanical Walk
Date 09:00 - 12:00