By Sheila Head | August 17, 2019

Date: Sunday 25 August 2019 Venue: Milorho Lodge, Rietfontein, Rustenberg Time:  07:45 Cost: R85 for members & R95 for non-members. R30 for children under 10. For those who will be braaing after the hike, we would also appreciate a small donation towards the charcoal please as it has become very expensive. Meet at the main gate and Mark will collect the…

Day Hike – June

By Sheila Head | June 20, 2019

Date: Sunday 30 June 2019 Venue: Bergheim Holiday Resort, Magaliesberg. Tel: 014 537 2363 Time:  07:45 Cost: R40 for members, R55 for non-members plus R25 per vehicle. No discount for seniors. Please tell the staff at the gate that you are with Florida Hiking Club and that we will pay as a group. Pay Mark cash on the day – please try…

Day Hike April

By Sheila Head | April 13, 2019

Date: Sunday 28 April 2019 Venue: Mountain Sanctuary Park, Magaliesberg Time:  07:45 Cost: R150 for members and R170 for non-members – payable in advance. Plus R50 per car which only has to be paid on arrival. This hike is on the expensive side but really worthwhile. It is a beautiful, pristine reserve with stunning views, amazing rock formations and lovely…

Weekend & Longer Hikes

By Sheila Head | February 14, 2019

We hope those going on this coming weekend’s hike to Stumvrug, Bela Bela, will have a great time and that the lovely rains we have been having this week will hold off.  ____________________     Please refer to the attached Excel document for full details of the trails listed below plus other hikes for the rest of the year.…

Proposed Day Hikes For The Next Three Months

By Sheila Head | February 14, 2019

Kindly note that these are subject to change. March 31st Sable Ranch, Magaliesburg gauteng/sable-ranch-hiking-trail/ April 28th Dome Pools, Magaliesburg May 26th Austin Roberts Bird Sanctuary, Pretoria

Day Hike February

By Sheila Head | February 14, 2019

Again this month, unfortunately, we have had to change where we will be hiking because the FROGS trail has been closed indefinitely. Date: Sunday 24 February 2019 Venue: Hadeda Camp, Hennops Hiking & Mtb Trails (R511) Time:  08:00 Cost: R80 for members, R100 for non-members and R40/R50 for school children (pay in cash on the day) Hennops is a lovely trail…

Day Hike January 2019

By Sheila Head | January 16, 2019

We had proposed Dome Pools, Magaliesburg, for the day hike but, unfortunately, they could only accommodate 11 people this month. As the January day hike is usually the most popular of the year, we have decided to do the following:   Date: Sunday 27 January 2019 Venue: Klipriviersberg Nature Reserve, Mondeor Time:  08:00 Cost:  No Charge   Start:…


By Sheila Head | December 9, 2018

Do please let us know which of the following you would be interested in: 15 – 17 March Hel’s River, Middelburg Back Packing Accommodation varies from chalets to rooms to your own tents. A guide is provided for the first day to assist with crossing one of the pools with a two man boat. This…


By Sheila Head | December 9, 2018

Date Venue Website address Jan 27th Dome Pools, Magalies burg Feb 24th Frogs Hiking Trail, Cullinan Mar 31st Sable Ranch Magaliesburg Apr 28th Klipriverberg Nature Reserve, Mondeor May 26th Austin Roberts Bird sanctuary, Pretoria June 30th Ezemvelo nature reserve, Bronkhorspruit July 28th Klipkraal hiking trail, Heidelberg Aug 25th…

Day Hike – September

By Sheila Head | September 20, 2018

Date: Sunday 30 September 2018 Venue:  Modderfontein  Reserve Time:  08:00 Cost: Payment is made at the gate and not at reception and the cost is R30 per adult and R15 for kids. The map costs R10 and is also payable at the gate. The walking trails are part of a 275-hectare private park, which is the second-largest private…