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OUTING – Tygerberg Nature Reserve Leader: Gerald Wingate
Sep 5 @ 8:30 am - 11:00 am
Meet at 08h30. This outing has been carried over from April when it was rained out.
Tygerberg Nature Reserve is a 309 hectare reserve on the Tygerberg Hills. It supports one of the last remnants of the critically endangered Swartland Shale Renosterveld vegetation type and boasts 562 plant species.
The reserve has 137 bird species recorded, including Black-winged Kite, Peregrine Falcon, and Barn Owl. The area is quite hilly, so wear good walking shoes. Bring water and a snack.
Directions: Take the N1 north to Bellville. At Exit 20 turn left onto the M16 for 1.2kms. At the 3rd traffic light turn left into Kommissaris Street and left again into Rheede Ave. Follow the road signs on a zig-zag route to the venue. A small entrance fee is payable. Enquire about pensioners’ rates.
Address: 1 Totius Street, Welgemoed. GPS coordinates: 33°87’83” S 18°59’72” E
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