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Sat 27 Nov 2021
Ashley
Kogelberg day trail is a circular routethrough diverse fynbos in the Kogelberg Nature Reserve. Hikers will also experience the shale forests and Palmiet River where there are some great swimming spots. The route is diverse as well as absolutely beautiful particularly at this time of year when the fynbos is still putting on a spectacular show.   More...

Meet Ashley at 8.30 outside the office of the Kogelberg nature reserve. Hike starts at 9am. 

Directions: https://www.meetup.com/Meridian-Hiking-Club/events/281563632/

Kogelberg is situated about 90km south east of Cape Town. The reserve is signposted from the coastal road R44 where a gravel road leads for 3km through private property to the office. The coastal town of Kleinmond is about 8km south east of the reserve.

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Sat 27 Nov 2021
Andre Goethals
Walk on the beach from Derde Steen to Melkbos and back. This is a new 8km route through thick sand, not previously walked so it is an unknown.  Dogs on leashes welcome.  R30 guest fee for Non Meridian Hiking Club members.  Strong wind cancels.  This is a Covid compliant event. 

Meet in the Derde Steen car park, Otto du Plessis Drive by 8am. 

Directions, bookings and queries: https://www.meetup.com/Meridian-Hiking-Club/events/282094956/

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Sat 27 Nov 2021
Desiree
Stroll along the Pipe Track while we enjoy the views and the excellent company.  Bring a picnic supper and something to drink while we watch the sunset over Camp's Bay. Bring picnic blanket to sit on, a torch for the return walk and R30 guest fee (change not available) if not a member of the Meridian Hiking Club.  This is a Covid compl  More...

Meet across the road from the public cloakrooms at the Kloof Nek parking area. Hike starts at 5.30pm so please arrive a bit earlier to sign in first. 

Directions, queries and bookings: https://www.meetup.com/Meridian-Hiking-Club/events/282104550/

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Fri 26 Nov 2021
Sam Greyvenstein and Ivan Mills
Join Ivan for a 1 hour walk on part of the green belt.  This is a Covid responsible event. Please bring your own hand sanitizer.  R30 guest fee applies for those who are not members of the Meridian Hiking Club. 

Ivan will start walking at 6 pm from the far end of the parking area behind Peddlars on the Bend, Spaanschemat River Rd.  

Directions, queries and bookings: https://www.meetup.com/Meridian-Hiking-Club/events/282227861/

 

 

 

 

 

 

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Thu 25 Nov 2021
Hannelie
Join us for a moderate walk (5km / 1 hour) on this beautiful wine farm followed by drinks and dinner at Bon Ami's Restuarant.  R30 guest fee applies if not a member of the Meridian Hiking Club.  Event limited to 20 people. No dogs allowed. 

Walk will start from the restuarant parking area at 5.30pm - please arrive at least 10 minutes earlier. 

Directions, queries and bookings: https://www.meetup.com/Meridian-Hiking-Club/events/281966440/

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Thu 25 Nov 2021
Hannelie
Join us for a moderate walk (5km / 1 hour) on this beautiful wine farm followed by drinks and dinner at Bon Ami's Restuarant.  R30 guest fee applies if not a member of the Meridian Hiking Club.  Event limited to 20 people. No dogs allowed. 

Walk will start from the restuarant parking area at 5.30pm - please arrive at least 10 minutes earlier. 

Directions, queries and bookings: https://www.meetup.com/Meridian-Hiking-Club/events/281966440/

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Tue 23 Nov 2021
Kevin
Meet at Kirstenbosck outside Vida E Cafe and arrange lifts to Constantia Nek. Walk along the contour path back to Kirstembasch then through the gardens enjoying the outdoors and great company.  Entrance free for over 60s (bring your SA ID as proof) all others pay R80 entrance fee.  R30 guest fee applies for all non Meridian Hiking Club   More...

Meet at 9am outside the Vida E Cafe at Gate 1. 

Drections, queries and bookings: https://www.meetup.com/Meridian-Hiking-Club/events/qkcjqsyccpbfc/

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Tue 23 Nov 2021
Paula
 Time to walk Door de Kraal dam again but with a difference ... Take a nice meander around the dam to Tyger Waterfront soaking up the views, followed by the half price burger special night at Copper Club.  Please book if you woulkd like to join the supper.  No dogs allowed at the restuarant, if walking only then dogs on leads - re  More...

Meet at the gravel parking area of 21 Angelier Road at 5.15 to start promptly at 5.30pm. 

Walk approximately 4.5kn / 1 hour. 

Directions, bookings and queries: https://www.meetup.com/Meridian-Hiking-Club/events/282096037/

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Sun 21 Nov 2021
Sam Greyvenstein
NB! PLEASE PUT YOUR NAME ON THE WAITLIST ON MEETUP IF YOU ARE INTERESTED IN DOING THIS HIKE! Join Sam for an 9 hour hike to de Villiers Dam and Caveman's Overhang.  Brong torch, water, sunblock, hat, snacks etc.  Rain will cancel.  R30 guest fee if not a member of Meridian Hiking Club.  Covid protocols apply. 

Meet at 5am in the Constantia Nek car park. Should end about 3pm. 

Directions, queries and bookings: https://www.meetup.com/Meridian-Hiking-Club/events/282063027/

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Sun 21 Nov 2021
Kevin
Walk from Kalk Bay to Glencairn and back stopping along the way for a swim.  R30 guest fee applies for non Meridian Hiking Club members.  This is a Covid compliant event.  There is some rock hopping. 

Meet Kevin at 9AM at Kalk Bay Harbour parking at the railway booms. 

Directions, queries and bookings: https://www.meetup.com/Meridian-Hiking-Club/events/282067442/

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Sat 20 Nov 2021
Sam Greyvenstein
082 498 0361
Join us for a two hour walk along the Liesbeek River and around the neighbourhood of the Belgium Embassy residence followed by a stroll through the market.  R30 guest fee applies for non Meridian Hiking Club members.  Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/events/2696240180628144?acontext=%7B%22event_action_history%22%3A[%7B%22mechanis  More...

Meet at 9am at the venue 29 Boshof Avenue, Newlands. 

Directions, queries and bookings: https://www.meetup.com/Meridian-Hiking-Club/events/281929322/

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Fri 19 Nov 2021
Sam Greyvenstein and Ivan Mills
Join Ivan for a 1 hour walk on part of the green belt.  This is a Covid responsible event. Please bring your own hand sanitizer.  R30 guest fee applies for those who are not members of the Meridian Hiking Club. 

Ivan will start walking at 6 pm from the far end of the parking area behind Peddlars on the Bend, Spaanschemat River Rd.  

Directions, queries and bookings: https://www.meetup.com/Meridian-Hiking-Club

 

 

 

 

 

 

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Tue 16 Nov 2021
Kevin
072 236 4779
Walk through the Gardens enjoying the outdoors and great company. Entrance for over 60s is free (bring your ID as proof) - all others pay the R75 fee for adults. R20 guest fee for non Meridian Hiking Club members.  Bring water, hat, sunblock, a blanket and eats for a picnic.  Face masks and social distancing still apply. 

Meet at 9am at the main entrance gate 1 near the restaurant. 

Directions, queries and bookings: https://www.meetup.com/Meridian-Hiking-Club/events/qkcjqsyccpbvb/

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Sun 14 Nov 2021
Desiree
Take a stroll through Newlands Forest - possibly take a different route for a change.  Bring water, snacks, hat, R30 guest fee if not a member of the Meridian Hiking Club.  Well behaved and socialised dogs welcome.  This is a Covid compliant event.   

Meet in the first car park to start the hike at 2pm.

Directions, queries and bookings: https://www.meetup.com/Meridian-Hiking-Club/events/281696133/

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Sun 14 Nov 2021
Andre Goethals
Take a 7km walk alongside the beach to the Blue Peter Hotel and return, followed by brunch at Jerry's Burger Bar about 50m from the parking lot.  DOgs on leashes aloowed on the walk but not at Jerry's.  R30 guest fee applies if not a member of the Meridian Hiking Club. 

Meet at 8am in the parking area acroos from KFC on Marine Drive. Should last about 3 hours. 

Directions, queries and bookings: https://www.meetup.com/Meridian-Hiking-Club

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Sat 13 Nov 2021
Ashley
Starting from the Putt Putt place on the Sea Point Promenade, we will walk to Bantry Bay then follow the road all the way to Camp's Bay beach and return the same way.   All welcome - contact Ashley on e-mail fresnaye@gmail.com to book, no reservations on Meetup. No guest fees apply.  Duration  - 3 to 4 hours, difficuklty  More...

Meet Ashley at Sea Point Putt Putt. event starts promptly at 6.30 but be there at 6.15 for admin things. 

 

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Sat 13 Nov 2021
Colin Blake
This is a lovely hike from Silvermine Dam up to the Craggs, on to Elephant's Eye Cave and back via the dam. The pace is mild with regular water or photo stops. It will suit folks who enjoy the beauty of Silvermine, getting out into nature and having spme basic exercise.  Bring mask, sanitiser, water, snacks, hatand swimwear if you want a dip  More...

Hike starts at 2pm till about 5pm. Meet at the parking area just before the dam. 

Directions, queries and bookings: https://www.meetup.com/Meridian-Hiking-Club/events/281615250/

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Sat 13 Nov 2021
Desiree
Scramble up Skeleton Gorge, enjoy lunch at the dams (bring swimgear if you are brave enough - the water is cold) and return down Nursery Ravine. Please note that the pace will be slow, and all participants are expected to keep to the pace of the group.  Booking via Meetup is essential, see the link below. Add your name to the waitlist from wh  More...

Meet by 8am in the car park of Cecilia Forest. Expect to take about 5 - 6 hours. 

Directions, queries and bookings: https://www.meetup.com/Meridian-Hiking-Club/events/281932326/

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Fri 12 Nov 2021
Sam Greyvenstein and Ivan Mills
Join Ivan for a 1 hour walk on part of the green belt.  This is a Covid responsible event. Please bring your own hand sanitizer.  R30 guest fee applies for those who are not members of the Meridian Hiking Club. 

Ivan will start walking at 6 pm from the far end of the parking area behind Peddlars on the Bend, Spaanschemat River Rd.  

Directions, queries and bookings: https://www.meetup.com/Meridian-Hiking-Club/events/281929344/

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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Tue 9 Nov 2021
Glynnis
Walk through the Gardens enjoying the outdoors and great company. Entrance for over 60s is free (bring your ID as proof) - all others pay the R75 fee for adults. R20 guest fee for non Meridian Hiking Club members.  Bring water, hat, sunblock, a blanket and eats for a picnic.  Face masks and social distancing still apply. 

Meet at 9am at the main entrance gate 1 near the restaurant. 

Directions, queries and bookings: https://www.meetup.com/Meridian-Hiking-Club/events/281677260/

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Mon 8 Nov 2021
Kevin
Three night camping at a lovely beach side camp site with trees and electricity. Tent rental R30 per day. Camp fee R100 pppd x 3 nights = R300 R30 per day guest fee applies if not a member of the Meridian Hiking Club. Wood / braai and electricity provided. Bring everything else. Payment to Kevin - M.J Carter - Standard Bank, account 1009176417  More...

Phone or Whatsapp Kevin on 072 236 4779. 

Go to meetup to book and for directions: https://www.meetup.com/Meridian-Hiking-Club/events/281442950/

Camping
Sun 7 Nov 2021
Desiree
Join me for a walk with the dogs on the beach and drinks at Blue Peter afterwards.  R30 guest fee applies if not a member of the Meridian Hiking Club.  Covid compliant event. 

Meet at 10 am in front of the Blue Peter Hotel.

Directions, queries and bookings: https://www.meetup.com/Meridian-Hiking-Club/events/281696033/

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Sat 6 Nov 2021
Ashley
Starting out from Constantia Nek, we take the contour path to climb up Nursery Ravine to the Hely-Hutchison Dam and the Woodhead Dam. Return will be via the jeep track passin g the Victoria, Alexandra and De Villers dams on our way back to the cars.  R30 guest fee applies to non Meridian Hiking Club members, payable either by EFT (details wil  More...

Meet Ashley in the Constantia Nel parking area by 6.30am. Hike starts at 7am and should finish by 12 noon. 

Directions and queries: https://www.meetup.com/Meridian-Hiking-Club/events/281140134/

4Bc
Sat 6 Nov 2021
Desiree
Take a walk through the hidden gem of the Northern Suburbs. Magnificent views over the Durbanville area on one side and the Cape Flats on the other. Bring water, snacks, layered clothing, R30 guest fee for non Meridian Hiking club members. Entrance fee to the reserve is R20, seniors pay R10. No dogs allowed.  NB! No mask - no hike. For the sa  More...

Hike will start from the entrance on Totius Road at 9am. 

Directions, queries and bookings:  https://www.meetup.com/Meridian-Hiking-Club/events/281695470/

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Fri 5 Nov 2021
Sam Greyvenstein and Ivan Mills
Join Ivan for a 1 hour walk on part of the green belt.  Bring a torch with you.  This is a Covid responsible event. Please bring your own hand sanitizer.  R30 guest fee applies for those who are not members of the Meridian Hiking Club. 

Ivan will start walking at 6 pm from the far end of the parking area behind Peddlars on the Bend, Spaanschemat River Rd.  

Directions, queries and bookings: https://www.meetup.com/Meridian-Hiking-Club/events/281787774/

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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Tue 2 Nov 2021
Kevin
Meet at Kirstenbosch Vida E cafe (gate 1) where we will arrange lifts to Newlands Forest and walk back through the Gardens enjoying the great outdoors and great company.   Entrance to Kirstenbosch is free for over 60's (bring your SA ID book as proof) - all others pay R80 entrance fee for adults.  R30 guest fee applies if not a mem  More...

Hike starts at 9am and will last 2 hours. 

Directions, bookings and queries: https://www.meetup.com/Meridian-Hiking-Club/events/qkcjqsyccpbdb/

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Mon 1 Nov 2021
Sam Greyvenstein
Bring a torch, come watch the sunset.  DO NOT LEAVE ANYTHING IN YOUR CAR!  Come and enjoy an easy hike approximately 5kms with beautiful views across Camps Bay and surrounds.  Bring at least 1 litre water, snacks and friends.  R30 guest fee applies for non Meridian Hiking Club members - exact amount please. Dogs on leashes w  More...

Meet at 5pm opposite the My Citi bus stop on Tafelberg Road. Approx 2 hrs duration. 

Directions, queries and bookings: https://www.meetup.com/Meridian-Hiking-Club/events/281745216/

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Sun 31 Oct 2021
Desiree
Easy walk along Tafelberg Road towards Rhodes Memorial with a short climb up to the King's Blockhouse to enjoy the most amazing views over our city.  Bring water, snacks, hat, sunblock and R30 guest fee if not a member of the Meridian Hiking Club.  Facemasks please and social distancing.  Dogs welcome (bring water, snack and leash  More...

 Meet at the end of Tafelberg Road (beyond the cable station and past Platteklip Gorge) where the road ends at a chain and concrete blockade.

Hike starts at 2pm. 

Directions, queries and bookings: https://www.meetup.com/Meridian-Hiking-Club/events/281507678/

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Sun 31 Oct 2021
Joao and Delfina
We meet at the parking area of Meulwater Botanical Gardenin the Paarl Mountain nature Reserve to start our hike. A moderate climb through the garden takes us to the top by the gravel road where we head to the Paarl Rock and enjoy magnificent views of Paarl Valley. From there we head towards bretagne Rock for a climb and unforgettable views. After a  More...

Meet by 8.30 am in the parking area of the Meulwater Botanical Garden. 

Directions, queries and bookings: https://www.meetup.com/Meridian-Hiking-Club/events/281513091/

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Sun 31 Oct 2021
Kevin
Walk from Muizenberg to Kalk Bay and back stopping along the way for a swim / coffee.  R30 guest fee applies for non Meridian Hiking Club Members.  Walk should last about 3 hours. 

Meet at 9 am at the Muizenberg Putt Putt course. 

 

Bookings, directions and queries: https://www.meetup.com/Meridian-Hiking-Club/events/281658358/

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Sun 31 Oct 2021
Andre Goethals
Take a 7km walk alongside the beach to the Blue Peter Hotel and return, followed by brunch at Jerry's Burger Bar about 50m from the parking lot.  DOgs on leashes aloowed on the walk but not at Jerry's.  R30 guest fee applies if not a member of the Meridian Hiking Club. 

Meet at 8am in the parking area acroos from KFC on Marine Drive. Should last about 3 hours. 

Directions, queries and bookings: https://www.meetup.com/Meridian-Hiking-Club/events/281732381/

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Sat 30 Oct 2021
Desiree
This is a magnificent route through unspoilt fynbos with panoramic breathtaking vistas over the Franshoek valley. On a clear day one can see as far afield as Lion's  Head. The last stratch includes a steep descent into teh Du Toit's River gorge and a steep climb back up with a short walk back to the gate.  Duration: 7 hours approx Dista  More...

Meet at the entrance to Mont Rochelle Private Nature Reserve at 8am. The ticket office only opens at 9am but we can pay the entrance fees as we exit as the gates are always open. 

For directions, queries, and bookings go to Meetup: https://www.meetup.com/Meridian-Hiking-Club/events/281655768/

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Fri 29 Oct 2021
Sam Greyvenstein and Ivan Mills
Join Ivan for a 1 hour walk on part of the green belt.  Bring a torch with you.  This is a Covid responsible event. Please bring your own hand sanitizer.  R30 guest fee applies for those who are not members of the Meridian Hiking Club. 

Ivan will start walking at 6 pm from the far end of the parking area behind Peddlars on the Bend, Spaanschemat River Rd.  

Directions, queries and bookings: https://www.meetup.com/Meridian-Hiking-Club/events/281352295/

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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