Good news for Cape Town’s nature-lovers – South African National Parks (SANParks) has announced that the Tokai picnic site officially reopened on Saturday, October 17.

According to the park authority, gate entry times will be between 7am and 6pm, with an exit time of 7pm daily.

The following protocols will apply:

– No mask. no entry

– Maintain social distancing by at least 1.5m at all times

– Limitations of visitor numbers may be imposed at the picnic site at the staff’s discretion

– Free standing braais are not permitted at the picnic site and we encourage guests to make use of the existing braai facilities

– No alcohol and no gazebos permitted on site

“We encourage all visitors to adhere to and respect the rules of the park and pick up their litter. For the love of nature: Take only photos and leave only footprints,” the organisation said.

Picture: SANParks/Facebook

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Lucinda Dordley

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