Rondevlei Bird Sanctuary Bird Hides
Rondevlei Bird Sanctuary is a permanent wetland of approximately 290 hectares situated on the cape flats in the suburb of Grassy Park. It was established in 1952 and now forms part of False Bay Nature reserve. The sanctuary has 5 bird hides and 3 viewing towers and is home to around 230 species of birds as well as a small population of hippo.
River Club Bird Hide
The River Club bird hide is situated at the edge of the River Club’s 9-hole Mashie Gold Course in the Cape Town suburb of Observatory. The bird hide overlooks the confluence of the Liesbeek River and the Black River. Around 40 to 50 species of birds are commonly seen in the area of the hide.
See also: How To Start Birdwatching
SA Astronomical Observatory Bird Hide
Intaka Island bird hides
Telephone: 021 447 0025
Daily Opening Times: 8am to 10pm
Entrance Fee: Adult R22, Pensioners R13, Children (under 12yrs) R13,
Address: Observatory Road, Observatory, 7925, South Africa
Intaka Island Gate: Google Maps Directions
SA Astronomical Observatory Bird Hide: Google Maps Location
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Rietvlei Wetland Reserve Bird Hides
Rietvlei Wetland Reserve is a wetland area forming part of the 880 hectare Table Bay Nature Reserve in Table View area of Cape Town. The reserve has two hides overlooking the lakes and marshes and is home to approximately 187 bird species of birds. You can find a checklist of species for Rietvlei Wetland Reserve on the Friends of Rietvlei website.
Telephone: 021 444 0315
Daily Opening Times: 07:30 to 17:30
Weekend Opening Times: 09:00 to 17:00
Entrance Fee: R16 for Adults
Address: southern end of Grey Avenue, Table View (Rietvlei Section)
Rietvlei Wetland Reserve: Google Maps Directions
Bird Hide 1: Google Maps Location
Bird Hide 2: Google Maps Location
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