Hiking trails

Saturday hikes for 2018

Members Hike is being held on 28 th July  Saturday morning  , weather permitting.

Starting at 08h30 .  Wear comfortable shoes for a long hike and bring  water along.

Non members to pay entry fee to reserve.

Contact hike leader Neville 0219134618 or 0826605613 for any further details .

There is an entrance fee for visitors and Friends of Tygerberg Hill enter  free with their membership card.

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Hiking trail  Map  is at the main gate office.

  • Caracal
  • Duiker
  • Golden Mole
  • Grey Rhebok
  • Honey Badger
  • Induli
  • Peregrine
  • Striped Weasel
  • Tortoise
  • Ukhetshe
  • Watsonia
  • Wild Olive

The Friends hold regular hikes in the reserve.

Anyone may enter the reserve during opening hours and hike any of the existing hiking trails.

When joining a hike, please remember:

  • Wear appropriate hiking shoes. Depending on the route, the terrain can be rough or slippery.
  • Bring non-alcoholic drinks and  snacks .
  • It is advisable to always carry a light jacket. The weather can change quickly, and the wind on the mountain can be cold.
  • Children are welcome as long as they are physically able to complete the hike.
  • Please be at the starting point at least 10 minutes before the start of the hike time.

Special hikes

From time to time, a longer hike, a sunset or moonlight hike  or a wine hike is arranged. Please check this website for details of the events.

 

Wheelchair path

The friends work team finished the construction of the 500m long wheelchair path on top f the hill in the Tygerberg Hills nature reserve. The opening took place on Heritage Day 24 September 2008.