Geological Walk with Chris Siebert – 26 November 2016

Come and join us on the 26th November for a Geological Walk from 07:00 until around 11:00 with Chris Siebert.

This walk will be both in English and Afrikaans and we would really want you to bring your kids between the age of
8 and 16 years to join us and find out fantastic new information about the rock foundations in our reserve. We would like parents to walk with us and enjoy the morning. Join your kids and prospect for rare rocks!

The cost will be R40 for adults and R20 per child.
Please remember tools, cameras, walking shoes and something to eat and drink.
Please let us know if you would like to join us at

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Flufftail Bird Hide turns 3!

The Flufftail Bird hide of Moreletakloof is three years old and we would like to invite you to join us for a short walk and roll to the dam and from there to the hide. We will have some of the special people involved to make this dream come true joining us for a short talk at the hide.
This will take place on the the 19th of November 2016 at 05:30 for 06:00. We will walk/roll until 8.30 after which you are welcome to join us at Rademeyers for a lovely Breakfast (how does Crumpets with honey and fruit; or Yoghurt with assorted fruits sound..there will be a menu available). This will be for your own cost. Click here to view their menu: Rademeyers Breakfast Menu
Let us come together and celebrate the third year of this beautiful hide and walk/roll and talk together … a special place for many people, that was made possible by special people.
It is important that we know for how many people we must prepare for – coffee/tea and rusks and breakfast, so please confirm by mailing
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Kom stap saam met ons en geniet die mooiheid van Moreletakloof en hoor waarom plekke soos ons reservaat en ons Voëlskerm so belangrik is vir ons pragtige voëls en vir ons rustige besoekers wat gereeld die kloof kom besoek.
Dis vroeg oggend maar dis die heel mooiste deel van die dag  in ons kloof.
Vriende van Moreletakloof
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September 2016 Events

September Walks and Talks:

Dragonflies and Damselflies talk and slide show presented by Lappies Labuschagne.

When? 8th of September from 17:30 for 18:00 at the

Where? Chapel at Rademeyers inside the Moreletakloof Nature Reserve.

Cost: R40/adults and kids free.

This is a most interesting talk, do not miss it! Please rsvp at

A night with the stars

When? 14th of September 2016 from 17.30 for 18:00 -21:00.

Where? We will be meeting at the Information Hut.

Cost: The cost for the evening will be R80.00.

About the evening: See the stars through your own eyes, binoculars and telescopes. We will serve some good wine as well as assortment of breads and spreads.

Learn how the night sky works while you enjoy light refreshments and a glass of wine. A model of the solar system will be used to explain why you see the planets in the positions they are in now. The Moon, Mars, Saturn and Venus will be visible.

Presenters will be Frik le Roux and Neville Young, author of the successful books Astronomy Within Reach and Sterrekunde Binne Bereik, both written for the layman. See for further detail. Books will be available on the evening priced at only R100.

Please rsvp at

Spider Walk 10 April 2016 with Astri Leroy

We will be hosting a Spider Walk & Talk along with Astri Leroy and her friends to look for spiders found in the reserve.
You are welcome to join us from 08:30 on the morning – we will meet at the Information Hut at the gate.
Kids are welcome and they have a great time looking for spiders! Also remember something to eat and drink, and your camera for some pictures.  
The cost for the walk is R50/family, and any donations to the reserve is welcome.
For more information click on the document below, or contact us on

Upcoming Walks & Talks March 2016

Walks and talks in Moreletakloof Nature Reserve coming up in the next few weeks:
On the 5th of March from 06:00 till 11:00 we will once again host a BIRD RINGING DAY .
Please remember your hat, camera and something to eat and drink for the whole family. The kids loving seeing the little birds up close, and assisting with the release. A donation to the reserve on the day is welcome (we do have a donation box as well as SnapScan).
Please tell you friends that this walk is friendly towards persons that are blind or in wheelchairs.

On the 13th of March 2016 from 06:00 – 10:30 for a SCORPION AND SNAKE WALK with Christopher Caine and Joubert Heymans.
Join us with your whole family as the the kids enjoy looking for the Scorpions and snakes that they do not see everyday. The brave ones will also be able to handle them.
This will be the last scorpion walk as the seasons are slowly changing. There will also be very nice posters
as well as books and torches to buy on the day.
Please remember to wear walking shoes and long denims. Bring your camera and something to eat and drink.
This is a very nice walk and even the young ones enjoy it.
We will meet at the Information Hut at 6am near the gate. We would like to ask you to make a donation for the reserves upkeep.

More Exciting Walks & Talks

Walk and Talk: Rock Formations
When: 20 February from 06:30
Info: Prof. Adam Bumby joins us again for a Walk & Talk on the Rock Formations found in the reserve.
Where: The Moreletakloof Nature Reserve information hut next to the parking lot.
Please remember your hat, camera and something to eat and drink. Donations of R40 will be used for the upkeep of the reserve (specifically the palisades around the reserve).
Walk and Talk: Spiders
When: 10 April from 08:30
Info: Join Astri Leroy  for a interesting walk and talk on Spiders.  The whole family can join (R50 / adult and R10 per child under 11). Bring your hat, something to drink and comfortable walking clothes.
Contact us on for more info. Hope to see a lot of you there!

Lovely Mushroom Walk and Talk at Moreletakloof Nature Reserve

Time: 27th or 28th January (depending on rain) from 17:00 – 19:00. If it does not rain on the 27th it will take place on the evening of the 27th of January, otherwise hopefully the next day.
Liz Popich will once again show us the beautiful variety of mushrooms that we find in our own reserve. This is always a popular walk!
We will first take a walk and then afterwards meet for a talk on mushrooms.
You are welcome to bring something to eat and drink for the event, and remember your walking shoes. We do ask for a R40.00 as donation towards our reserve. Please bring a chair if you want to sit down at the talk that will be done at our Information Hut.

With all the rains that we have been getting in the area, the reserve is full of a lot of a variety of mushrooms.

Keep an eye on out on our Facebook once we confirm the date!

For more information contact Jeannie at or 082 9274673
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