Orange River Rafting

By Sheila Head | June 20, 2019

Date: 23 – 26 September 2019 Venue: Oewerbos Camp, Vioolsdrift, Northern Cape Cost: R3700 (provisional price) which includes all meals There are still places available for this adventure – can take up to 18. If you are interested, please contact Bill. So far 5 people have booked and paid deposits. BILL: 082 576 8198 or zachiusm@tdw.co.za  This is a…

Weekend Hikes

By Sheila Head | June 20, 2019

Date: 16 – 18 August Venue: Serendipity, Limpopo Base camp Cost for the weekend: R360 for members & R400 for non-members   Serendipity is situated on a private game farm, Tierkloof, in Limpopo – 140 km from Pretoria. The trail is 20 km or 13 km on the first day from Bush Baby Camp to Tierkloof Camp. The trail splits in…

Weekend Hikes

By Sheila Head | June 20, 2019

All the hikes below have been organised by Bill. Please contact him to book or for further details: 082 576 8198 or zachiusm@tdw.co.za  Date: 19 – 21 July Venue: Suikerboschfontein, Carolina, Mpumalanga Base camp Cost for the weekend: R420 for members and R500 for non-members   The Accommodation at the Suikerboschfontein Trail is very comfortable and the Rooikrans Camp is very…

Weekend Hike May

By Sheila Head | April 13, 2019

The following hike was originally booked for April but due to all the holidays and various people going on the Chokka etc, it has now been tranferred to May. Date: 17 – 19 May Venue: Aloe Kaya (Five Assegais) Machadodorp, Mpumalanga Base camp Cost: R460 for the whole weekend for members and R500 for non-members. Aloe Kaya is a two double…

Weekend Hike – April

By Sheila Head | March 29, 2019

Date: 12 – 14 April Venue: Aloe Kaya (Five Assegais) Machadodorp, Mpumalanga Base camp Cost:  R460 for the whole weekend for members and R500 for non-members. Aloe Kaya is a two double story wooden and glass fantasy huts built right into the sandstone rocks that make this place so unique. Each hut consists of six bunk beds. The kitchen area…

Orange River Rafting

By Sheila Head | March 10, 2019

Date: 20 – 24 September 2019 Venue: Oewerbos Camp, Vioolsdrift, Northern Cape Cost: R4000 which includes all meals Bill has provisionally booked for this adventure but he needs to pay a deposit and confirm ASAP. If anyone is interested please contact him urgently otherwise we will have to cancel the booking. I did a similar trip in 2004…

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 Weekend and Longer Hikes

By Sheila Head | January 16, 2019

Bill has just undergone a knee replacement operation so will not be at work for the next few weeks. Once he is up and out of hospital and on the way to recovery, he will find out more information about the following hikes which we will then convey to you. In the meantime, if you…

Weekend Hikes

By Sheila Head | January 16, 2019

The January weekend hike to Ribbokloof, Middelburg was cancelled due to lack of interest. ____________________ 15 – 17 February 2019 (Please note new date – a week later than first advised) Stumvrug Hiking Trail, Bateleur Nature Reserve Near Bela Bela (Warmbaths) Base Camp Cost: R350 for members and R400 for non-members for the weekend. The Waterberg Mountains…

PROPOSED WEEKEND & LONGER HIKES ETC

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…