Gordo's photos of Constantiaberg
All photos and text Copyright © 2000-2003 Gordon Richardson gordonr@iafrica.com

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While not particularly scenic itself, Constantiaberg and the greater
Silvermine Nature Reserve forms the key peak in the central Cape Peninsula
and is part of the Cape Peninsual National Park

Silvermine towards False Bay from Constantiaberg - Jun '03

Silvermine towards False Bay from Constantiaberg

Constantiaberg with Elephant's Eye from farm slopes - Mar '03

Constantiaberg and Elephant's Eye above vineyards farm slopes and Constantiaberg

Constantiaberg and Tokai Forest from Ou Kaapse Weg - Apr '02
This area is recovering after the major fire in Jan 2000

Constantiaberg and Tokai Forest from Ou Kaapse Weg with polariser

Panoramic view from Helderberg Mountain

Cape Peninsula and Table Mountain

Note: Almost the entire Constantiaberg was badly burned
in a series of fires from 16 to 19 January 2000

Table Mountain towards Constantiaberg with Hout Bay - Oct '01

Table Mountain reservoirs and Hout Bay

Tokai Forest and Constantiaberg - Jan '01
A year after the big fires

Tokai Forest and Constantiaberg

Closeup of burned hillside around Elephant's Eye - Feb '00

burned area around Elephant's Eye

Burned area on Constantiaberg with Elephant's Eye - early-Jan '00

burned area on Constantiaberg above Elephant's Eye

View south over Kirstenbosch to burned Constantiaberg - mid Jan '00

burned Constantiaberg from green Kirstenbosch

Contantiaberg with vineyards - Sep '97

Contantiaberg with vineyards

Constantiaberg with Elephant's Eye from Ou Kaapse Weg - Autumn '87

Constantiaberg with Elephant's Eye

Wide view of Constantiaberg from Tokai - Autumn '87
The foreground area is now a built up housing estate...

Constantiaberg with gardens in foregound

Hout Bay from Constantiaberg - Jul '82
photo by Leon Beytenbach

Hout Bay from Constantiaberg

Constantiaberg from Hout Bay - Autumn '95
Evidence of a previous fire is clearly visible on the right.

Constantiaberg from Hout Bay

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23 Jun 2003 updated
06 Feb 2000 created