Cape Nature

Universal Access at Grootvadersbosch Nature Conservancy

"Off the beaten track" and "an escape from the hustle and bustle of city life" are phrases that spring to mind when leaving the tarred road and heading towards Grootvadersbosch Nature Reserve, near Heidelberg in the Western Cape. A welcome, accessible surprise awaits as you drive through the gates. Immediately there is a signboard indicating wheelchair parking at reception. A gently sloping ramp l...
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Nature in Abundance at Kogelberg Nature Reserve

This gem that is the Kogelberg Nature Reserve is a scenic two-hour drive from Cape Town along one of the most beautiful stretches of coastline between Gordon's Bay and Kleinmond - which we missed on the way there, thanks to Google's directions. Instead I found myself falling in love with the Elgin Valley, before realising I was headed off-course. Google was directing me via a 15 kilometre dirt roa...
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Donkey Noses and Vrolijkheid-ness

Can there be anything better than donkey's noses? Well, I mean, there's chocolate cake, and sticking your finger in the little tornado thing the water makes when it goes down the plughole, and Dwayne head butts and conversations with the Delicious Nephews and, and ... Okay, there are lots of particularly lovely things in the world (and boy, is it important to focus on them with the state of t...
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A West Coast Getaway to Rocherpan Nature Reserve

What makes an establishment or other tourism product universally accessible? Is it 10 out of 10 ticks on a checklist of international standards – or is it something more than this? As an organisation focused on giving differently-abled children tourism experiences, universal access is the core of what we promote through the adventures we enjoy with our Warrior On Wheels families, and ...
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