Visitors urged to steer clear of Table Mountain wooded area

SANParks officials have issued an urgent warning for adventurers to stay clear of the Tokai plantation section of Table Mountain National Park.

The cable car up Table Mountain, South Africa.

The cable car up Table Mountain, South Africa. Image by Jon Mountjoy / CC BY 2.0

The area is closed due to safety issues after the devastating fire that raged through the area in March 2015. The closure of the burnt areas is repeatedly being assessed and will only be reopened when all safety and environmental issues have been addressed. Popular with both mountain bikers and hikers, the forest has recently seen visitors ignoring the closure.

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