Edith Stephens Nature Reserve

Area: Philippi, Cape Town, Western Cape, South Africa
Physical Address: Govan Mbeki Road,, Philippi, Cape Town, Western Cape, South Africa
Phone: +27 (0)21 444 6479 / 83
Fax: +27 (0)21 691 7375
GPS Co-Ordinates: -33.994606, 18.547611
Web: www.capetown.gov.za/Family%20and%20home/see-all-city-facilities/our-recreational-facilities/Nature%20reserves/Edith%20Stephens%20Nature%20Reserve

Edith Stephens Nature Reserve, Philippi, Cape Town, Western Cape, South Africa


Cape Town is unique due to its high concentration of local flora and fauna species. Our nature reserves protect and conserve our city’s natural areas and biodiversity heritage. Edith Stephens Nature Reserve has picnic sites, environmental education, a venue for hire as well as various events held annually.
The environmental education centre provides local residents and schools with conservation, recreational and educational opportunities, from teacher's workshops to children's holiday programmes.

Opening hours
Weekdays: 07:30 – 16:00
Weekends: Booking essentialFeatures and facilities

Information centre
Picnic and braai areas
Facility hire
Path and walkways
Environmental education centre

Nature watching
Picnics and braaing
Educational programmes
Private events and functions

Facility sizes
39 hectares

Document downloads
Edith Stephens Nature Reserve Map - 30/04/2015, Map - 169.1 KB (PDF)
Edith Stephens Nature Reserve Information Pamphlet - 04/01/2016, Pamphlet - 358.8 KB (PDF)
CCT Nature Reserves: A Network of Amazing Biodiversity Booklet - 31/01/2010, Booklet - 3.9 MB (PDF)
Environmental Education Day Programmes at Nature Reserves for 2016 - 21/12/2016, Programme overview - 343.4 KB (PDF)
Nature Reserves and other protected areas Map - 30/06/2014, Map - 569.2 KB (PDF)
CCT Nature Reserves: 2016 Facilities, Programmes and Events Schedule Pamphlet - 31/07/2015, Pamphlet - 192.2 KB (PDF)

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

Contact Us

Name & Surname:
Info requested:
Anti Spam Check: What is the 5th letter of the alphabet ?