Sunbird Environmental Centre Walk

Sunbird Environmental Centre (Silvermine Nature Reserve), which is located just at the bottom of Ou Kaapse Weg on the Sun Valley side.

A very nice hike but sadly we chose to go on a very hot day (33’C) and not everyone in our group did too well. I still enjoyed just getting out and getting in touch with nature.  This hike is not difficult but it does have a fair amount of uphill.

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Our lunch spot with a view over Simon’s Town… and from the other side towards Cape Town.

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Even this time of year there are still flowers to be found…

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