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A area of stunning natural beauty that I would never have expected to find so close to a city let alone actually "within a suburb" of the city! We were travelling from Soweto and wanted some time out in nature so picked this place for...More
I was pleasantly surprised by this urban gem. A few friends and I decided to join the twice monthly guided hikes on a Sunday morning. The group was quite big - about 65 people, with groups from 2 hiking clubs. The cost was R60 per...More
Nourish your soul and enjoy a sublime hike through grassland, forest and riverine greenery. Guide Wendy is passionate about this Heritage Site. She has an incredible knowledge of the fauna, flora, geology,and history of the area. As a former teacher, her talks are well presented...More
For both visitors and locals, this guided hike was a truly wonderful experience. Wendy and Arian and their team are friendly, entertaining, knowledgeable and passionate volunteers who maintain this original pristine wilderness of Johannesburg that remains.
Beyond the wild they compliment it with birding, geology,...More
Wonderful guided hike through the well conserved Melville Koppies in the middle of Joburg. Beautiful views of the city and jacarandas in bloom this time of year. Hikes are open the the public twice a month. Extremely well organized with security guards ensuring safety along...More
Melville Koppies is one of the very few totally unspoilt, natural parks in Johannesburg. It supports a variety of bird species is and representative of several bird families of South Africa. MK Central, the gem of the three areas, is locked except when organised walks/hikes...More
This is a wonderful space to visit, as long as you are attending the guided tour and hike, because it is not advisable to go into the Melville Koppies without a big group or security if you are not familiar with the space. Guided Hikes...More
What appeals particularly about the Koppies is its preserved and unspoiled nature, despite being located in residential Johannesburg. It is neither a beauty spot nor a park but a site of genuine historical (even pre-historical), natural and geological interest. Having said that, there are excellent...More
Put on your takkies and enjoy this beautiful nature park in the heart of Johannesburg. see miles and miles of open hills. take a back pack and have a romantic picnic or lunch with family and friends. walk the dogs or ride a bicycle ,...More