False Bay Nature Reserve: Zeekoevlei Section

Zeekoevlei Road
Pelican Park
Cape Town

False Bay Nature Reserve: Zeekoevlei Section

Public Forest/Natural AreaWaterfront/Riverside ParkEnvironmental EducationEco-Tour/Nature WalkSailing/Row Boat LaunchBird and Wildlife Watching


Zeekoevlei Nature Reserve
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Zeekoevlei is the largest natural inland water body in the city. The vlei is a popular picnicking, sailing and fishing spot. Pelicans, flamingos and many other birds can be seen within the 344 ha site. Houses line the northern and western shores, and the Zeekoevlei Yacht Club is situated on the west bank. The new headquarters for the FBEP are located on the southern shore. 23 sporting clubs use the vlei with two overnight environmental education centres along its shores.

ADDRESS: Zeekoevlei Road, Pelican Park (GPS -34.072000 S, 18.517000 E)

OPENING HOURS: 07:30-19:30 (summer), 07:30-18:00 (winter)

ENTRANCE FEE: Only for power boats, payable to the Cape Peninsula Aquatic Club (021 705 3373)


ACTIVITIES: Picnicking, fishing, boating and birdwatching

ENVIRONMENTAL EDUCATION: Zeekoevlei Environmental Education Centre, Tel 021 396 1272

ACCOMMODATION: School camps, Tel 021 706 8523 - Cape Town Environmental Education Trust, www.cteet.co.za

FRIENDS GROUP AND BIRDERS: The Friends of Zeekoevlei and Rondevlei (FoZR) consist of local community members who support the reserve, www.zeekoevlei.co.za. The Cape Bird Club and A. Rocha International run birding and bird-ringing programmes, www.capebirdclub.org.za.

Tel 021 706 2404; Fax 021 706 2405


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