CREW OUTINGS in JULY 2018 6 July – Paardeberg – Outside Malmesbury on the farm Fynbos Estate. Gurli and myself ( FoTH) combined with Petra from BCA tackle the search of the special Erica hippurus (EN) after a 4x4 route we have to walk and fight our path...

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  2018  Hacking  during the month from 9am to 3pm ,  on friday and hackers are welcome to join in. Bring your bush saw and lopper if you have.  We assemble before 9 at the centre and drive to site at the moment. Take water and snack with. We work in the reserve...

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Tygerberg Nature Reserve

www.capetown.gov.za/Family%20and%20home/See-all-city-facilities/Our-recreational-facilities/Nature%20reserves/Tygerberg%20Nature%20Reserve   Tygerberg Nature Reserve Biodiversity Management BranchEnvironmental Resource Management/ Energy, Environment &...

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Events in the past

Join the Friends on special days for Cannon firing. Take a botanical walk with CREW The Tygerberg CREW (Custodians of rare and endangered wildflowers) will do a botanical walk on the request of the public . Start at the Welgemoed entrance to the Tygerberg Nature...

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Rest in peace, Pearl

It is with great sadness that we mourn the death of Pearl van Zyl, a Friends of Tygerberg Hills committee member, who passed away on 28 August 2013. Pearl was not only a current member of the committee, but a founding member. Pearl gave many years of personal time and...

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In Memoriam: Pat McGuinness

It is with great sadness that we inform you that Pat McGuinness passed away on 28 April 2013. Pat was a longtime Friends member, a Friends committee member and was granted Honorary Membership in November 2012. He will be remembered as a true gentleman and a man who...

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A moment in history in April 2013

After a fascinating journey covering more than 300 years, the original cannon that stood on the Tygerberg Hills in the 1700’s has finally come home, has been restored and is ready to be fired! We did our first firing following the cannon’s restoration. DATE: Saturday,...

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Another great cheese and wine

The annual Friends of Tygerberg Hills cheese and wine took place on Tuesday, 6 November 2012 at the nature reserve and it was a great success. Andre Hart and his team from Hart of Africa brought a great deal of wine from Brandvlei Cellars, which proved very popular...

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Peregrine Falcon

The Peregrine Falcon occurs on all continents except Antarctica. This wide distribution has resulted in it being well studied, and renowned for its incredible high-speed stoops that have been measured to exceed 240 km per hour. This species has evolved to hunt at high...

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Friends of Tygerberg Hills ,  PO Box 2522 ,  Durbanville ,  7551
Secretary = Diane Johnson 083 270 8546
Chairman = Dan =  e-mail  friendsofthetygerberg@gmail.com

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Upcoming Event

Wynand du Toit  Speaker for Tuesday 5 February 2019 at Tygerberg Nature Reserve.

General Information

Tygerberg Nature Reserve

Address: Totius Street, Welgemoed.

Opening hours:
SUMMER: October to March
Week days: 07h30 – 18h00
Weekends: 07h30 – 19h00

WINTER: April to September
Week days: 07h30 – 17h00
Weekends: 07h30 – 18h00

Entrance fees:
Adults: R14
Children 3 to 17yrs: R7
Children under 3yrs: Free
Senior citizen (60 yrs and older): R7
Student with valid student card: R7
Booked learner: R6
Booked learner Feeding scheme etc– approved by EE officer: Free
Friends of Tygerberg Hills: Free
Vehicle: disabled drop off only: Free