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Silkaatsnek Nature Reserve

Jul 28, 2019

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Silkaatsnek Nature Reserve

We aim to provide a gay, lesbian and straight-friendly hiking environment for anyone and everyone to enjoy the beautiful outdoors in the company of like-minded friends.

Silkaatsnek Nature Reserve

Jul 28, 2019


Walk to the top of the Magaliesberg Mountain Range in a privately-held reserve for spectacular views of the Hartbeespoort Dam (lake) and enjoy a ride into the valley 350 meters down below with the Harties' cable car

The hiking trail is situated in the private Silkaatsnek Nature Reserve that lies on the slopes of the Magaliesberg Mountain Range. The 300-hectare reserve is home to giraffes, zebras, impalas, nyalas, kudus, blue wildebeests, and ostriches, among other species.

As part of its eco-strategy, management organizes guided walks within the game reserve and to the top of the Magaliesberg. The reserve is well-stocked and close friendly encounters with wildlife on the hiking trail are common.

We will be walking to the top of the Magaliesberg and end at the Harties' cable car with its viewpoint and cafeteria. At this point, you can elect to go down the mountain by cable car (5 min) or walk back to the nature reserve (1.5 hrs). If you go by cable car, we will arrange transport to return to the nature reserve.

The Silkaatsnek Nature Reserve is the only place in Hartbeespoort and surroundings where you can view wildlife during a horseback safari as well. All levels of horse riding experience are welcome.

Contact details

  • Hessel
    +27 (0)79 352 3201
Contact Mike Scrooby on mike.scrooby@alstomgroup.com or +27 81 594 5326 for more information about the event.

Remember

Good hiking shoes, hat, sun block, at least 2lt of water, snacks

When

Jul 28, 2019

Where

Silkaatsnek Nature Reserve

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Fee

R75 per person

Includes R10 club fee

Lunch

Packed lunch

Intensity

Moderate Intensity

Going to the top of the Magaliesberg

GPS Coordinates


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