Birding

Cape Point Circuit

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The Cape Point Circuit Start: Rooikrans Duration: 3-4 hours (+1 hour if extending to the lighthouse keepers trail) Difficulty: Moderate to strenuous This hike is slightly more strenuous than the average day hike inside the Cape Point area as it has various inclines and declines to navigate. However it is a great way to fully […]

Birding

Easy Cape Point Hikes

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Hiking in the Cape of Good Hope, Table Mountain National Park The Cape of Good Hope or Cape Point as it is more popularly known is probably one of the safest places to Hike in the greater Cape Town area. Both in terms of terrain, but also in terms of personal security. It does not […]

Conservation

Klipspringer in Table Mountain National Park

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Klipspringer on Table Mountain National Park Klipspringer (translated to Rock Jumper) is a small species of antelope naturally occuring in Southern Africa. In Cape Town they are one of four small antelope species occurring in the Table Mountain National Park, from Cape Point to Table Mountain. Klipspringers as their name suggest have adapted to rocky […]

Amphibians

Rose’s Mountain Toad

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Rose’s Mountain Toad – Capensibufo rosei The Rose’s Mountain Toad is endemic to the Table Mountain National Park and listed as Critically Endangered by the IUCN (International Union for the Conservation of Nature). It is a unique Amphibian species as it is the only one in Southern Africa to lack a Tympanum and cannot hear […]