6 August 2019- Monthly Meeting

Notice: The Annual General Meeting will be held at 18h30 before the general meeting. August speaker , Chris Higham I describe myself as an urban farmer, and my talk is about  5 strategies to food production. Looking at sprouts, microgreens, annuals, perennials and the...

2nd April talk by Mare’ De Kock and Kathleen Potton.

  Mare' De Kock and Kathleen Potton will be the next speakers talking about their love for the nature. They will try to  illustrate how they promote their art form using all kinds of plant material in a creative way. They  love indigenous and endemic species,...

SUSANNE YVONNE speaker for 5th March 2019

 SUSANNE YVONNE KARCHER Integrated Resources and Waste Minimisation SpecialistIntegrated Resources and Waste Minimisation Specialist PROFILE Eradicating waste and any other forms of pollution by challenging the traditional understanding of human...

Tygerberg Hike – 1 DEC 2018

Join Neville for a hike in the Tygerberg Nature Reserve on Saturday 01 December 2018 at 08.30.  Wear comfortable shoes and bring water. Meet at the Wegemoed entrance gate

WESSA 8 December 2018

Saturday 8 December, 9h00 - 11h30Kristo Pienaar Environmental Education Centre in the Tygerberg Nature Reserve (click for map)Annual Festive Season Wreath CompetitionOpen to Members and Non-Members, so do bring your friends!Please join the WESSA Western...

WESSA October 2018

Dear WESSA Members, Affiliated Friends Groups and their Members, PLEASE forward to all your members. Find below the summary of the main points of the International Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) report that details the big differences between a 1,5 and 2...


https://mailchi.mp/c45c3c1cf97d/bfg-event-4-aug-reminder?e=dfcca8eaec   SATURDAY  4 AUGUST 2018 WESSA Western Cape BFG Event URBAN CONSERVATION Hosted by WESSA Western Cape & Friends of Zeekoevlei and Rondevlei Cost: R50   Notice to all WESSA affiliated...

Crew activities June 2018

CREW 2018 -JUNE OUTINGS 31 May – Belated information. Outing to Klipheuwel-Telkom Swartland Shale Renosterveld. The Endangered Marasmodes dummeri and Ruschia diversifolia - Vulnerable was found. New on the list Pauridia minuta. 8-10 June CREW Workshop at Wortelgat....

Monthly Talk at Tygerberg Nature Reserve : October 2nd 2018

Talk at Monthly meeting Hayley McLellan Environmental Campaigner "Talking Trash and Solutions" Of all the plastic ever made, half of it was manufactured in the past 15 years only. Without demonising plastic, we MUST shift our behaviour with regards to single-use...

Talks 2016 . Guy Palmer

Past talk by speaker   Guy Palmer. The talk will be mainly about Barn Owls and their interaction with small mammals. Demonstrating their usefulness in the agricultural landscape as a control mechanism for rodent irruptions in particular. It will also deal with the...

Bird and animal lists in the Reserve

Tygerberg Nature Reserve boasts an impressive list of animals, birds and flora. Below are lists of what you can expect to find in the reserve. Mammals Birds Amphibians Insects Reptiles Plants    

Hiking trails

Saturday hikes arrangement Members Hike is held on Saturday morning  , weather permitting. Starting at 08h30 .  Wear comfortable shoes for a long hike and bring water along. Contact hike leader Neville 0219134618 or 0826605613 for any further details . There is an...

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August 2019. Still to announce.

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: R20
Children 3 to 17yrs: R10
Children under 3yrs: Free
Senior citizen (60 yrs and older): R10
Student with valid student card: R10
Friends of Tygerberg Hills: Free
Vehicle: disabled drop off only: Free