The South African governmental organisation responsible for maintaining wilderness areas and public nature reserves in the Western Cape Province, CapeNature has announced the phased reopening of its reserves across the Western Cape in lockdown level 3.
In a press release, acting CapeNature Chief Executive Officer, Sheraaz Ismail, confirmed that their staff was working diligently to ensure that the respective reserves were compliant and ready to welcome visitors.
“All regulations relating to social distancing, health protocols, movement and the prohibition of groups and gatherings will apply accordingly,” said Ismail.
Reserves and trails that will be open to the public from Friday, June 12, 2020 include De Hoop, De Mond, Walker Bay, Robberg Outeniqua and Keurbooms nature reserves.
“All visitors entering at a controlled CapeNature reserve entrance gate will be subjected to a screening process and various guidelines will apply, including the mandatory completion of a 4-step check-in process,” said Cape Nature.
Before being allowed entry, visitors will need to comply with the wearing of face masks, hand sanitizing, body temperature scanning and recording of visitor information as part of the Visitor Access Registration.