Friends of Rietvlei
Member of the Wildlife & Environment Society of South Africa Western Cape Region
Table Bay Nature Reserve: Tariffs
Valid from 1 July 2016 to 30 June 2017 (VAT included).
All people entering the Rietvlei Wetlands and Water Area at the Table Bay Nature Reserve must pay the required tariffs for specified activities. Milnerton Aquatic Club members have free access to the Rietvlei Water, and Friends of Rietvlei have free entrance.
The Rietvlei Section of the Table Bay Nature Reserve is open daily from 7.30am to 4pm except on a few closed days per year. For details of closed days please contact the office on 021 444 0315.
These tariffs are charged at the main entrance at 10 Sandpiper Crescent, Table View, Cape Town.
Click here to open a pdf copy of tariff schedule.
Daily Entry
Adults 18 years of age and older per day R15.00
Children 3 years to 17 years of age per day R8.00
Children under the age of 3 per day No charge
Senior citizen / Pensioner (60 years of age and older proof of identification required) per day R8.00
Student with valid student card per day R8.00
Friends of Reserves
Friends groups to their relevant reserve (positive proof of membership required) per day No charge
Environmental Education Programmes
Learner / student per day
[Govt Schools Feedings scheme & Govt approved Urban Renewal Zones]
No charge
Learner / student per day
["Green Flag Schools" identified as such in terms of the Eco Schools Programme]
Learner / student per day
[All other schools]
Vehicles and Watercraft
Vehicles per day R21.00
Vehicles (Physically disabled) per day
[Vehicles indicated as trasnporting physically disabled.]
No charge
Buses (<25 seater includes passenger tariff) per day R340.00
Power Boat per day R53.00
Adult (18 yrs and older) - Sail Board / Dinghy / Windsurfer / Stand Up Paddling per day R21.00
Children (Below 18 yrs of age) - Sail Board / Dinghy / Windsurfer / Stand Up Paddling per day R13.00
Annual Ticket
For entry into Helderberg, Tygerberg, Table Bay (Rietvlei), False Bay (Rondevlei) and Blaauwberg Nature Reserves
Senior Citizens (60 & older) - annual
[365 day period of entry from date of issue]
Adults - annual
[365 day period of entry from date of issue]
Family (parents & any 3 children up to the age of 13) - annual
[365 day period of entry from date of issue]
Annual Charges - Reserve Specific
Power Boat - annual permit
[365 day period of entry from date of issue]
Sail Board / Dinghy / Windsurfer / Canoe / Stand Up Paddling R95.00
Power Boat Rescue Craft
[For boats that perform a public safety and rescue function]
No charge
General Charges - Reserve Specific (excluding entrance fees)
Day Fishing Permits - Adults 18+ (max 2 rods with 2 hooks per rod) per day R42.00
Day Fishing Permits - Children 3-17 (max 2 rods with 2 hooks per rod) per day R15.00
Day Fishing Permits - Senior citizen (60+) (max 2 rods with 2 hooks per rod) per day R15.00
Bee Keeping
Apiary Site (maximum 25 hives per apiary site) - per site per annum R371.00
Fauna Management: City wide
Call out fee per hour.
[If greater than 500 meters from a reserve, subject to resource availability. No fee will be charged for collection of species of conservation concern.]
Hire of trap per week R265.00
Permissible Commercial Activity Conservation Fee
Film shoots, weddings, anniversaries, concerts and other social events. Subject to the reserve management plan and Film & Events Policy and tariffs.
Activity involving 1 - 9 people per day R160.00
Activity involving 10 - 20 people per day R370.00
Activity with more than 20 people per day
[Groups above 20 people buy further bundles as per tariffs above]
Enquiries about recreational activities in the Table Bay Nature Reserve can be obtained from the office at Rietvlei during office hours or email
Office: 021 444 0315
Disclaimer: The Friends of Rietvlei has placed this information here as a public service, but is not responsible for its correctness. The City could introduce changes which may not be reflected on this page; if you want to make sure you can contact the Table Bay Nature Reserve (telephone and email above).
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