Khayelitsha Wetlands Park

Area: Khayelitsha, Cape Town, Western Cape, South Africa
Physical Address: Hlanga Road, Khayelitsha, Cape Town, Western Cape, South Africa
GPS Co-Ordinates: -34.045070, 18.696902
Web: www.capetown.gov.za/Family%20and%20home/see-all-city-facilities/our-recreational-facilities/District%20parks/Khayelitsha%20Wetlands%20Park

Khayelitsha Wetlands Park, Khayelitsha, Cape Town, Western Cape, South Africa


The Khayelitsha Wetlands Park is an excellent example of sustainable development in an urban environment. It is an area with important conservation value and has a growing eco-system that supports many plant and animal species. It is also a nesting site for a variety of migrant birds.

The park provides the local community with economic, social and recreational benefits and is a hub for ecotourism and environmental education.Throughout the 45-hectare park are trails for joggers and cyclists, it is also pet friendly. Other features include African mosaic murals as well as a playground and a skate park, making it an ideal place for families and youth.

Find out about the history of Khayelitsha Wetlands Park and other district parks:
A History of Cape Town's District Parks Booklet

Opening hours
08:00 – 16:00

Features and facilities
Footpath and trails
Public toilets
Play area and equipment
Animals allowed

Leisure and relaxation
Cycling and biking

Facility size
45 hectares

Document downloads
A History of Cape Town's District Parks Information Booklet
08/11/2016, Booklet - 4 MB

Please see The Sport and Recreation Facility Tariff Booklet for more information about bookings and tariffs.

If there are any errors in the above information, please notify us via an email to info@westerncapecommunity.co.za