Walks in & around Joburg

By Sheila Head | August 6, 2020

One of our members, Peter Roberts, has very kindly sent me detailed information of three walks that he has done recently that I would like to share with you – see below. I have also heard that the Kliprivier Nature Reserve, Mondeor, is now open. If there are any other local hikes that members know of,…

WEEKEND HIKE – MAY

By Sheila Head | April 6, 2020

Date: 15 – 17 May  (THIS HAS BEEN PUT ON HOLD FOR THE TIME BEING) Venue: Bermanzi Basecamp: Website: https://www.bermanzi.co.za/ Cost for the weekend: Members – R460 pp,  /  Non-members – R510 pp Bill has booked for 12. 4 people have booked so there are still 8 places open. Please let Bill know if you are interested in going: 082 576 8198    “The Mountain…

WEEKEND HIKE – APRIL

By Sheila Head | April 6, 2020

Date: 17 – 19 April   (THIS HAS BEEN POSTPONED FOR THE TIME BEING) Venue: Blue Wildebeest, Badplaas   Base camp Website: https://www.ecotrail.co.za/trails/blue-wildebeest Cost for the weekend: Members – R370 pp  /   Non-Members: R420 Eight people have booked and there are two places still available.Please let Bill know if your are interested in going: 082 576 8198  It is a two day base camp trail.…

Proposed Weekend Hikes June – October

By Sheila Head | February 16, 2020

17 – 19 July: Elangeni, Waterval Onder This is an overnight hike but slack-packing is available R400 for members and R450 for non-members 14 – 16 August: Holhoek, Paul Roux, Free State Basecamp 11 – 13 September: Mahai, Drakensberg Basecamp 16 – 18 October: Thabaphaswa, Potgietersrus Basecamp or overnight R500 for members and R550 for…

Weekend Hike May

By Sheila Head | February 16, 2020

Date: 15 – 17 May Venue: Bermanzi Basecamp: Website: https://www.bermanzi.co.za/ Cost for the weekend: Members – R460 pp,  /  Non-members – R510 pp This is another provisional booking which has to be confirmed as soon as possible. Please let Bill know urgently if you are interested in going: 082 576 8198 or zachiusm@tdw.co.za “The Mountain where the Water is” Bermanzi is situated between Machadodorp and…

Weekend Hike April

By Sheila Head | February 16, 2020

Date: 17 – 19 April Venue: Blue Wildebeest, Badplaas Base camp Website: https://www.ecotrail.co.za/trails/blue-wildebeest Cost for the weekend: Members – R370 pp  /   Non-Members: R420 Bill has provisionally booked for 10 people and must know ASAP who will be interested in going: 082 576 8198 or zachiusm@tdw.co.za It is a two day base camp trail. You spend both nights at the thatched house where you park…

Year End Fun Weekend

By Sheila Head | September 16, 2019

Date: 22 – 24  November 2019 Venue: Engedi Retreat, Broederstroom Base camp Cost for the weekend: R600 for members and R650 for non-members. For children under 12 the cost will be R300.00. Should you wish to camp then the price will be R300 We have had a wonderful response to this weekend. There is very limited accommodation left so…

Weekend Hike

By Sheila Head | September 16, 2019

Date: 18 – 20 October Venue: Buffalo Gorge, Loskop (Groblersdal area) Base camp Cost for the weekend:  3 x 3 metre tents with mattresses (sleeps 2) – R350 pp for the weekend for members and R400 for non-members Own tents (can purchase mattresses for R50 each) – R170 pp for members for the weekend and R200 pp…

Year End Fun Weekend

By Sheila Head | September 1, 2019

Date: 22 – 24  November 2019 Venue: Engedi Retreat, Broederstroom Base camp Cost for the weekend: R600 for members and R650 for non-members. For children under 12 the cost will be R300.00. Should you wish to camp then the price will be R300 The cost is a bit more expensive than usual but it is well worth the…

FIVE DAY PORTAGED HIKE – PORT ST JOHNS TO COFFEE BAY

By Sheila Head | August 17, 2019

Date: 16-20 December 2019 Cost: R2 255.00 per person – accommodation & meals included. This is the price for 6 hikers – price will decrease if more people go. 8 people have responded so far. Please contact Bill if you are interested: 082 576 198 or zachiusm@tdw.co.za