The BCA covers an area of approximately 2 000 ha comprising a rich mosaic of natural, cultural and historical elements. The rich biodiversity embraces a wetland, 559 plant species, 49 mammals (including whales, dolphins and seals), 162 bird species, 30 reptiles and four amphibians. The conservation area is located 25 km north of the centre of Cape Town.
The Blaauwberg Conservation Area office and Environmental Education Centre is situated in the Log Cabin at Eerste Steen Resort on Otto du Plessis Drive just north of the Big Bay development. For more info about the new overnight facility pls contact the office.