The Heidelberg Bird Route was developed to showcase the natural beauty and diversity the town has to offer. The route – covering 5 distinct areas – takes you from the town centre, to the open spaces of the Duiwenhoks River.
The route in Town and Nature Garden, allows you to spot the Cape Weaver; Southern Red Bishop; Cape Sparrow; House Sparrow; Bar-throated Apalis; Cape White-eye; Fiscal Flycatcher; Bokmakierie and Red Winged Starlings.
The route at Altus Koppie takes you on a explorers journey and the finding of Southern Masked Weavers; Yellow Canary; Cape Sugar Bird; African Black Sunbird; Cape Bulbul; Olive Woodpecker; Laughing Dove and Spotted Thick-knee.
The route at Quarrykloof Dam and Duiwenhoks River allows one to spot White Stork; Hadeda Ibis; Sacred Ibis; Little Egret; Blacksmith Lapwing; Cape Eagle Owl; Blue Crane and Giant Kingfishers.
The Heidelberg Bird Route is an authentic, off-the-beaten-track experience for the traveller looking for a hands-on unique activity.
The Heidelberg Bird Route brochure map can be downloaded by clicking below:
HEIDELBERG BIRD ROUTE
Tel: +27 (0)28 713 8000
WHERE TO EAT
There are a variety of restaurants and coffee shops in town.
WHERE TO SLEEP
There are a variety of accommodation establishments in town.
ATTRACTIONS CLOSE BY
The Biltong Factory; Star Nation Art Studio; Inspired Creations; Delish Restaurant and Grootvadersbosch Conservancy & MTB Network