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Date Coordinator Description Details Grade
Sat 4 Apr 2020
Ashley
This hike has been cancelled following the announcement of the 21 day lock down as a result of the COVID 19 virus. 
Sun 5 Apr 2020
Desiree
084 640 0079
This hike has been cancelled following the announcement of the 21 day lock down as a result of the COVID 19 virus. 
Sat 11 Apr 2020
Desiree
084 640 0079
This hike has been cancelled following the announcement of the 21 day lock down as a result of the COVID 19 virus. 
Mon 13 Apr 2020
Desiree
084 640 0079
This hike has been cancelled following the announcement of the 21 day lock down as a result of the COVID 19 virus. 
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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