If you are traveling through South Africa, you cannot afford to miss Cape Town. This fascinating city is home to some of the most incredible beaches in the world, centuries old architecture and vibrant metropolitan life. Every year millions of nature lovers take cheap flights to Cape Town to spend some peaceful days in city’s nature reserves.
Die Oog Conservation Area
This is a small nature reserve. But it doesn’t mean that there is limit to exuberant nature and pure air. The conservation area is home to an artificial island. Rich flora and fauna compel tourists to visit this natural area. If you are a bird watcher, you would fall in love with place. Numerous bird watchers take flights to Cape Town and visit Die Oog conservation area to take a closer look at birds such as cattle egrets and sacred ibis. You should visit the park during winters or autumn. The natural conservation area is famous for endangered species Western Leopard Toads. Male angulate tortoises, Cape Dwarf chameleon and harmless mole snake are some of reptiles inhabited in the park.
Table Mountain National Park
If you don’t want to miss the natural treat while vacationing in Cape Town, you should visit Table Mountain National Park. Main attraction of the park is spectacular mountain chain. Captivating beauty of the park is defined by its incredible beaches, bays and valleys. In the eastern side, you would come across False Bay. People taking Cape Town flights always visit this national park as it is home to most important landmarks in the country: Cape of Good Hope and Table Mountain. While touring around the park, you would come across unique flora and fauna, fascinating scenic beauty, steep slopes and rugged cliffs. Best way to take an aerial view of the beautiful area of the Table Mountain is to ride Table Mountain Aerial Cableway.
Rondevlei Nature Reserve
This nature reserve is located in the outskirts of Cape Town. It has emerged as an incredible destination for the eco-tourists. If you are taking flights to Cape Town, visiting Rondevlei Nature Reserve is a must. The natural area is home to over 230 species of birds in addition to numerous mammals and reptiles. Creature that draws the attention of number of tourist is hippopotamus. While visiting the park, you can take a closer look at the small population of hippos. The park covers an area of two square kilometers. There is a lake and a wetland.
Tygerberg Nature Reserve
Tygerberg natural reserve is located on Tygerberg Hills. This natural reserve spans over 300 hectares. This is the only reserve in South Africa where you’d find endangered species Swartland shale renostervel. If you want o enjoy 360 degrees panoramic view of the natural protected area, take cheap flights to Cape Town and visit the natural reserve. The reserve is a great place for hiking and bird watching. Kristo Pienaar Environmental Education Centre is the educational branch of the reserve. It features a resource center, a herbarium and a library where you can know about the biodiversity, ecology and geography of Tygerberg Nature Reserve.