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Thu 20 Feb 2020
Sam Greyvenstein
082 498 0361
Easy one hour walk with drinks afterwards. Bring friends, family, water and R20 guest fee if not a club member.

Meet by 6pm at Peddlars on the Bend, Spaanschemat River Road, Constantia.

1Aa
Sat 22 Feb 2020
Ashley
Bookings with Cape Nature full for this date.  NB: Hike includes an optional climb (slippery) to the 2nd waterfall.  R50 activity fee is payable via EFT by no later than 15 Feb 20. Additional R20 cash guest fee for non-members (please bring the correct amount). Numbers will be limited so booking is essential - Ashley (email only)&  More...

Meet up with Ashley at the parking lot @ 7:00. Hike starts promptly at 07:30.

Take the N1 from Cape Town all the way to the Huguenot Tunnel, once you get to the other side of the tunnel there’s a small road on the left with an “Authorised vehicles only” sign. Your permit is your authorisation so take this road to the parking lot. 


Follow the Krom River signs to the start of the hike

2Aa
Sun 23 Feb 2020
Desiree
084 640 0079
Approximately 4.5 km of beautiful views of the ocean from the front of Table Mountain. Return trip 9 km.Come and enjoy an easy hike with beautiful views across the Cape.Join us for drinks afterwards at Van Hunk's, corner of Kloof and Upper Union streets.Bring 2L water, friends, family, hats, and R20 guest fee if you are not a member of Meridi  More...
 

Kloof Neck car park

Tafelberg Road · Cape Town

How to find us

Park in the parking area to your left as you turn into Tafelberg Rd from Kloof Nek and walk across to opposite the Myciti bus stop and the little red brick building.

Queries - WhatsApp or SMS only

2Aa
Sun 23 Feb 2020
Keith
082 749 9284
Intermediate Hike. We will start a Theresa Ave, up to the Pipe Track to Woody Ravine. We ascend Woody Ravine. Once on top of Table Mountain, we will visit the Waterworks Museum and the dams. We will descend via Kasteelspoort. Hike will take 4.5 hours.

08:30 at Theresa Ave parking.

R40 cash guest fee for non-members.

Please email Keith to book.

2cc
Sun 1 Mar 2020
Desiree
084 640 0079
Enjoy amazing views from between the trees, good company and plenty of fresh air. Bring 2 litre water, snacks, friends, family, hat and jacket. R20 guest fee applies for non Meridian Hiking Club members - exact amount please. Dogs on leashes welcome. Drinks at Forries afterwards.
 

Constantia Nek Parking, Hout Bay Road, Cape Town

ERF1021 Rhodes Dr · Cape Town

How to find us

Meet up in the car park across the road from the La Parada eatery, behind the fruit hawkers.

Queries - WhatsApp or SMS only

2Ab
Sun 1 Mar 2020
Keith
082 749 9284
Fit intermediate hike (slower pace). We will hike up Constantia Corner to De Villiers Dam and back. Hike should not be more than 4 hours

08:30 at Constantia Nek parking.

R40 cash guest fee for non-members.

Please email Keith to book.

2Cc
Sat 7 Mar 2020
Ashley
Duration: 7 – 8 hours Difficulty: Moderate, Long Distance: 22km

Meet up with Ashley at Iona Wine Estate at 07:00. Hike starts promptly at 07:30.

 

R50 activity fee is payable via EFT by no later than 24 Feb 20. Additional R40 cash guest fee for non-members (please bring the correct amount).

Numbers will be limited so booking is essential - Ashley (email only).

 Bring plenty of water, snacks & lunch.

 Kogelberg is situated about 90km

south-east of Cape Town.

Directions1:

Take the N2 towards Somerset West, turn right onto Viljoenshoop road and then turn left onto Highlands road. Stay on Highlands road for about 13km and then turn left into the Iona Wine Farm (the last 3.9km leading up to the farm is a gravel road).

 Directions 2:

Take the N2 towards Somerset West, turn right onto the M165/Sir Lowry’s Pass road, left onto the R44. Continue around the coast, passing Pringle Bay, Betty’s Bay, Kleinmond and Arabella Country Estate. Turn left onto Highlands road (gravel road for about 6.7km) and then turn right into the Iona Wine Farm. 

5Bc
Sun 8 Mar 2020
Desiree
084 640 0079
Come and enjoy an easy hike approximately 5kms with beautiful views across Camps Bay and surrounds.Drinks afterwards at van Hunk on Upper Union Rd.Bring at least 1L water, snacks, friends, family, hats and sunblock.R20 visitors fee for non Meridian Hiking Club members on the day - exact amount please. Dogs on leashes welcome.
 

Kloof Neck car park

Tafelberg Road · Cape Town

How to find us

Start of Tafelberg Rd, opposite the MyCiti bus stop.

Queries - WhatsApp or SMS only

2Aa
Sun 8 Mar 2020
Keith
082 749 9284
  This is a FIT intermediate hike. We with start at Theresa Ave. Go up Woody Ravine. Have lunch/tea at the beautiful Tranquillity Cracks, do some exploring. We will descend via Corridor Ravine and back to cars. Should take around 5 hours.

08:30 at Theresa Ave parking.

R40 cash guest fee for non-members.

Please email Keith to book.

2Cd
Sat 14 Mar 2020
Mecheal
082 640 1268
This mountain trail hike runs above Harold Porter, in the Kogelberg Biosphere, with views across the bay and Overberg fynbos in abundance. We walk East to West, then cut through town (some road walking) to the beach and walk along the coast back to the cars.

Meet for 9am in the carpark at Harold Porter Botanical Gardens; bring plenty of water, snacks, lunch. Dogs welcome with leash & poop bags! Optional: money for lunch; swimsuit for swim after hike. +- 3 hours. Heavy rain cancels. R20 guest fee for non-members, please bring exact change.      

Please book with Mecheal via WhatsApp/SMS or email to: treasurer@meridian.org.za  or 082 640 1268 

2Ab
Sun 15 Mar 2020
Desiree
084 640 0079
Take a walk through the forest, enjoy great company, finish off with drinks at Forries afterwards. Bring friends and family, water, snacks, and R20 guest fee if not a member of Meridian Hiking Club - please bring the correct amount. Dogs on leashes welcome.
 

Newlands Forest

Table Mountain National Park · Cape Town

How to find us

In the car park of Newlands Forest, in front of the Working on Fire base (before you get to the helipad).

Queries - WhatsApp or SMS only

2Aa
Sun 15 Mar 2020
Keith
082 749 9284
Climb up India Venster route to the upper cableway station. The hike involves some scrambling sections - not suitable for people with fear of heights and/or exposure. We will take the cable car down. Intermediate hikers are welcome. This is a very good introduction to some very basic scrambling. Bring money for cable car ticket or your cable card,  More...

08:30 at Cableway parking.

R40 cash guest fee for non-members.

Please email Keith to book.

2Cd
Thu 19 Mar 2020
Mare and Hannelie
(2) 761 481 6759
Join us for an easy hike (5km / ±1hour) on this beautiful wine farm, with drinks and dinner at Bon Ami's Restaurant afterwards.  Limit 20. SMS or Whatsapp Hannelie to book from 5 - 16 March 2020: +27 61 481 6759. No dogs. Visitor's fees: R20 

Walk will start at Bon Ami's parking at 5.30pm (be there by 17h20).

Sun 22 Mar 2020
Desiree
084 640 0079
Join us for an easy 8km walk through part of the Green Belt - bring 2 litre water, snacks, hat, friends, family, dogs (socialized) and the guest fee of R20 if not a member of the Meridian Hiking Club - please bring the correct amount. Dogs on leashes welcome.Drinks and socialise at the hotel afterwards.  
 
 
 

The Alphen Trail

Alphen Trail, Constantia · Cape Town

How to find us

Meet at the start of the Alphen Trail on Alphen Drive behind the Alphen Hotel, Constantia.

Queries - WhatsApp or SMS only

2Aa
Sun 29 Mar 2020
Desiree
084 640 0079
We meet at the end of Tafelberg Rd beyond the cable station. Part of the walk will be on Tafelberg Rd and the rest on the contour path. Bring friends, family, water, snacks, hats and a light jacket. Dogs on leashes welcome. R20 guest fee applies for non Meridian Club members - please bring the correct amount. Numbers not limited.
 

Table Mountain Aerial Cableway

Tafelberg Rd · Cape Town

How to find us

Once you reach the cable station continue on the road passing the start of Platteklip Gorge and Devils Peak until you reach the parking area under some big trees, slow down as the road ends after the bend. Find us at the concrete and chain barrier.

Queries - WhatsApp or SMS only

2Ab
Sat 4 Apr 2020
Ashley
The Helderberg Nature Reserve has 9 different trails. We will be linking 5 of these trails (Sugarbird Walk, Caracal, Protea, Leopard Loop and Woodies Walk) to do one big circular trail. Most of this route is located within the reserve but Woodies Walk is located outside. The rating of these trails range from 1Aa to 2Bc but doing them together will   More...

Meet up with Ashley at the Helderberg Nature Reserve @ 7:00. Hike starts promptly at 07:30.

The permit is to be purchased on the day at the reserve at a price of R25. There is also a parking charge of R15 if you wish to park within the reserve. Additional R40 cash guest fee for non-members (please bring the correct amount).

Bring plenty of water, snacks & lunch.

Directions 1 (From the N2 highway driving from Cape Town):

Take exit 43-Somerset West for R44 toward Broadway Blvd/Stellenbosch – go 0.4 km. Turn left at Broadway Boulevard/R44 (signs for R44/Broadway Boulevard/Somerset West/Stellenbosch) – go 0.9km. Turn right into Main Road – go 2.4km. Turn left into Lourensford Road – go 2.0km (Go through 2 traffic circles).At the next traffic circle, turn left into Hillcrest Road – go 0.8km. Turn right into Reservoir Road – go 0.7km. Turn left into Verster Avenue – go 0.6km

Directions 2 (From the N2 highway driving from Grabouw/Sir Lowry’s Pass/Gordon’s Bay):

Turn left off the highway. Turn left again into Main Road (the road goes under the N2) – go 1.7km. Turn right at Gordon Road – go 1.6km. Turn left at Hillcrest Road – go 0.9km (Go through 1 traffic circle). Turn right into Reservoir Road – go 0.7km. Turn left into Verster Avenue – go 0.6km. 

5Bd
Sun 5 Apr 2020
Desiree
084 640 0079
Approximately 4.5 km of beautiful views of the ocean from the front of Table Mountain. Return trip 9 km.Come and enjoy an easy hike with beautiful views across the Cape.Join us for drinks afterwards at Van Hunk's, corner of Kloof and Upper Union streets.Bring 2L water, friends, family, hats, and R20 guest fee if you are not a member of Meridian Hik  More...
 

Kloof Neck car park

Tafelberg Road · Cape Town

How to find us

Park in the parking area to your left as you turn into Tafelberg Rd from Kloof Nek and walk across to opposite the Myciti bus stop and the little red brick building.

Queries - WhatsApp or SMS only

2Aa
Sun 12 Apr 2020
Desiree
084 640 0079
Enjoy amazing views from between the trees, good company and plenty of fresh air. Bring water, snacks, friends, family, hat and jacket. R20 guest fee applies for non Meridian Hiking Club members. - exact amount please. Dogs on leashes welcome. Drinks at Forries afterwards.  
 

Constantia Nek Parking, Hout Bay Road, Cape Town

ERF1021 Rhodes Dr · Cape Town

How to find us

Meet up in the car park across the road from the La Parada eatery, behind the fruit hawkers.

Queries - WhatsApp or SMS only

2Ab
Sat 18 Apr 2020
Mecheal
082 640 1268
This mountain trail hike runs above Harold Porter, in the Kogelberg Biosphere, with views across the bay and Overberg fynbos in abundance. We walk East to West, then cut through town (some road walking) to the beach and walk along the coast back to the cars.

Meet for 9am in the carpark at Harold Porter Botanical Gardens; bring plenty of water, snacks, lunch. Dogs welcome with leash & poop bags! Optional: money for lunch; swimsuit for swim after hike. +- 3 hours. Heavy rain cancels. R20 guest fee for non-members, please bring exact change.      

Please book with Mecheal via WhatsApp/SMS or email to: treasurer@meridian.org.za  or 082 640 1268 

2Ab
Sun 19 Apr 2020
Desiree
084 640 0079
Come and enjoy an easy hike approximately 5kms with beautiful views across Camps Bay and surrounds.Drinks afterwards at van Hunk on Upper Union Rd.Bring at least 1L water, snacks, friends, family, hats and sunblock.R20 visitors fee for non Meridian Hiking Club members on the day - exact amount please. Dogs on leashes welcome.
 

Kloof Neck car park

Tafelberg Road · Cape Town

How to find us

Start of Tafelberg Rd, opposite the MyCiti bus stop.

Queries - WhatsApp or SMS only

2Aa
Sun 26 Apr 2020
Desiree
084 640 0079
Take a walk through the forest, enjoy great company, finish off with drinks at Forries afterwards. Bring friends and family, water, snacks, and R20 guest fee if not a member of Meridian Hiking Club - please bring the correct amount. Dogs on leashes welcome.
 

Newlands Forest

Table Mountain National Park · Cape Town

How to find us

In the car park of Newlands Forest, in front of the Working on Fire base (before you get to the helipad).

Queries - WhatsApp or SMS only

2Aa
Sat 2 May 2020
Ashley
Table Mountain (Platteklip Gorge) to Constantia Nek  Duration: 8 hours   Difficulty: Moderate, Long Distance: +/- 19km  In early February we hiked from Constantia Nek to Table Mountain and because of the great experience we are going to do this hike again but in reverse.    The hike begins at Tafelberg road and we wi  More...

Meet up with Ashley at the start of the Platteklip Gorge hiking trail (off of Tafelberg road) @ 07:00. Hike starts promptly @ 07:30

 There is no fee for the hike so only the R40 cash guest fee for non-members (please bring the correct amount).

 

 Numbers will be limited so booking is essential - Ashley (email only).

 

 Bring plenty of water, snacks & lunch.

5Cc
Sun 3 May 2020
Desiree
084 640 0079
Join us for an easy 8km walk through part of the Green Belt - bring water, snacks, hat, friends, family, dogs (socialized) and the guest fee of R20 if not a member of the Meridian Hiking Club - please bring the correct amount. Dogs on leashes welcome.Drinks and socialise at the hotel afterwards.

 

 

The Alphen Trail

Alphen Trail, Constantia · Cape Town

How to find us

Meet at the start of the Alphen Trail on Alphen Drive behind the Alphen Hotel, Constantia.

Queries - WhatsApp or SMS only

2Aa
Sun 10 May 2020
Desiree
084 640 0079
We meet at the end of Tafelberg Rd beyond the cable station. Part of the walk will be on Tafelberg Rd and the rest on the contour path. Bring friends, family, water, snacks, hats and a light jacket. Dogs on leashes welcome. R20 guest fee applies for non Meridian Club members - please bring the correct amount. Numbers not limited. Dogs on leashes we  More...
 

Table Mountain Aerial Cableway

Tafelberg Rd · Cape Town

How to find us

Once you reach the cable station continue on the road passing the start of Platteklip Gorge and Devils Peak until you reach the parking area under some big trees, slow down as the road ends after the bend. Find us at the concrete and chain barrier.

Queries - WhatsApp or SMS only

2Ab
Sun 17 May 2020
Desiree
084 640 0079
Approximately 4.5 km of beautiful views of the ocean from the front of Table Mountain. Return trip 9 km.Come and enjoy an easy hike with beautiful views across the Cape.Join us for drinks afterwards at Van Hunk's, corner of Kloof and Upper Union streets.Bring 2L water, friends, family, hats, and R20 guest fee if you are not a member of Meridian Hik  More...
 

Kloof Neck car park

Tafelberg Road · Cape Town

How to find us

Park in the parking area to your left as you turn into Tafelberg Rd from Kloof Nek and walk across to opposite the Myciti bus stop and the little red brick building.

Queries - WhatsApp or SMS only

2Aa
Sun 24 May 2020
Desiree
084 640 0079
Enjoy amazing views from between the trees, good company and plenty of fresh air. Bring water, snacks, friends, family, hat and jacket. R20 guest fee applies for non Meridian Hiking Club members. - exact amount please. Dogs on leashes welcome. Drinks at Forries afterwards.
 

Constantia Nek Parking, Hout Bay Road, Cape Town

ERF1021 Rhodes Dr · Cape Town

How to find us

Meet up in the car park across the road from the La Parada eatery, behind the fruit hawkers.

Queries - WhatsApp or SMS only

2Ab
Sun 31 May 2020
Desiree
084 640 0079
Come and enjoy an easy hike approximately 5kms with beautiful views across Camps Bay and surrounds.Drinks afterwards at van Hunk on Upper Union Rd.Bring at least 1L water, snacks, friends, family, hats and sunblock.R20 visitors fee for non Meridian Hiking Club members on the day - exact amount please. Dogs on leashes welcome.
 

Kloof Neck car park

Tafelberg Road · Cape Town

How to find us

Start of Tafelberg Rd, opposite the MyCiti bus stop.

Queries - WhatsApp or SMS only

2Aa
Sun 7 Jun 2020
Desiree
084 640 0079
Take a walk through the forest, enjoy great company, finish off with drinks at Forries afterwards. Bring friends and family, water, snacks, and R20 guest fee if not a member of Meridian Hiking Club - please bring the correct amount. Dogs on leashes welcome.
 

Newlands Forest

Table Mountain National Park · Cape Town

How to find us

In the car park of Newlands Forest, in front of the Working on Fire base (before you get to the helipad).

Queries - WhatsApp or SMS only

2Aa
Sat 13 Jun 2020
Mecheal
082 640 1268
This mountain trail hike runs above Harold Porter, in the Kogelberg Biosphere, with views across the bay and Overberg fynbos in abundance. We walk East to West, then cut through town (some road walking) to the beach and walk along the coast back to the cars.

Meet for 9am in the carpark at Harold Porter Botanical Gardens; bring plenty of water, snacks, lunch. Dogs welcome with leash & poop bags! Optional: money for lunch; swimsuit for swim after hike. +- 3 hours. Heavy rain cancels. R20 guest fee for non-members, please bring exact change.   

Please book with Mecheal via WhatsApp/SMS or email to: treasurer@meridian.org.za  or 082 640 1268 

2Ab
Sun 14 Jun 2020
Desiree
084 640 0079
Join us for an easy 8km walk through part of the Green Belt - bring water, snacks, hat, friends, family, dogs (socialized) and the guest fee of R20 if not a member of the Meridian Hiking Club - please bring the correct amount. Dogs on leashes welcome.Drinks and socialise at the hotel afterwards.
 

The Alphen Trail

Alphen Trail, Constantia · Cape Town

How to find us

Meet at the start of the Alphen Trail on Alphen Drive behind the Alphen Hotel, Constantia.

Queries - WhatsApp or SMS only

2Aa
Sun 21 Jun 2020
Desiree
084 640 0079
We meet at the end of Tafelberg Rd beyond the cable station. Part of the walk will be on Tafelberg Rd and the rest on the contour path. Bring friends, family, water, snacks, hats and a light jacket. Dogs on leashes welcome. R20 guest fee applies for non Meridian Club members- please bring the correct amount. Numbers not limited.
 

Table Mountain Aerial Cableway

Tafelberg Rd · Cape Town

How to find us

Once you reach the cable station continue on the road passing the start of Platteklip Gorge and Devils Peak until you reach the parking area under some big trees, slow down as the road ends after the bend. Find us at the concrete and chain barrier.

Queries - WhatsApp or SMS only
 
2Ab
Sun 28 Jun 2020
Desiree
084 640 0079
Approximately 4.5 km of beautiful views of the ocean from the front of Table Mountain. Return trip 9 km.Come and enjoy an easy hike with beautiful views across the Cape.Join us for drinks afterwards at Van Hunk's, corner of Kloof and Upper Union streets.Bring 2L water, friends, family, hats, and R20 guest fee if you are not a member of Meridian Hik  More...
 

Kloof Neck car park

Tafelberg Road · Cape Town

How to find us

Park in the parking area to your left as you turn into Tafelberg Rd from Kloof Nek and walk across to opposite the Myciti bus stop and the little red brick building.

Queries - WhatsApp or SMS only

2Aa
Thu 31 Dec 2020
Volunteer
Just became a member? Jump in and lead something for us. Why wait for someone to ask? Name the route, the meeting place and if you are going for drinks after the hike. You choose the date, the start/end time, and it can be easy to difficult, just tell us what you like. Email Desiree all the details of your hike you want to lead: calendar@meridian.o  More...

If you have any queries on a specific hike on this calendar, please contact the hike leader. All other queries must be addressed to the committee member handling the portfolio (see our Contacts page on the website) or to: meridian@meridian.org.za

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