Cape Nature, a public institution with the responsibility for biodiversity conservation in South Africa's Western Cape, has released an update on the current situation in its nature reserves/wilderness areas after the extreme weather and fires in the region.
- Robberg Nature Reserve - currently closed until further notice
- Goukamma Nature Reserve - currently closed until further notice
- Anysberg Nature Reserve – Anys River is flowing, but entry is still possible for visitors
- Cederberg Wilderness Area - Algeria campsite is currently closed
- Cederberg Wilderness Area – no hiking on reserve
- Limietberg Nature Reserve - Tweede Tol campsite is closed till 12 June 2017
- Limietberg Nature Reserve – no hiking on reserve
- Swartberg Nature Reserve – there is snowfall on the mountains, but as of now the Swartberg Pass is accessible from the Oudtshoorn side. In case snowfall continues, the pass will be closed.
- Hottentots Holland Nature Reserve –
closed for the weekend