‘Don’t rob us, don’t rob our children and don’t rob our grandchildren of the beauty that’s been given to us...’ - Edward Copperfield
About Princess Vlei
The Princess Vlei is the gateway to the wetland system that runs through Grassy Park, purifying the water before it runs into the sea. The Vlei has a big history, and has long been treasured by the many citizens who have enjoyed its beauty and tranquility. recently, the community won a huge victory in stopping the proposed development of a shopping mall. Watch the video below to learn more about our work, or read more...
Join the Forum
The Princess Vlei Forum is working with the City of Cape Town on the ongoing improvement and management of Princess Vlei. All are welcome to join us. Read more...
View the City of Cape Town's Finalised Conceptual Development Framework for the Greater Princess Vlei Area
13 & 22 March Wetland Wizards
‘Our wetland wildlife just got a whole group of new friends, thanks to the Princess Vlei Forum’s Wetland Wizards project. The project, which was run in collaboration with the Peter Clarke Art Centre, aimed to encourage local school children to discover more about the amazing life that is sustained by the wetlands at Princess Vlei. .... read more
21 October Building on dream
‘The Princess Vlei Forum took one step closer to achieving the People's Vision for Princess Vlei at the Co-design Workshop on 21 October.
The workshop was a follow-on from the workshop held in October last year, when people came together to build on previous work and create an overall vision for Princess Vlei. .... read more
23 September Flying high on talent
‘Imagine a world where the environment does not need any saving.’
This slogan from the Lotus High Environment Group inspired the play that was performed at the Flight of Dreams concert and parade at Princess Vlei on the 23rd of September 2017. It was not hard to imagine this world when looking at the enthusiasm and talent of the young participants in this event. .... read more