|Kloofendal is a small nature reserve situated on the West Rand, within easy reach of the centre of Johannesburg. It consists of pristine highveld vegetation with craggy quartzite outcrops. The reserve provides an ideal destination for a afternoon stroll.
The walks can be self guided or one can join one of the excellent trails lead by a qualified field guide. It is advisable to check that the reserve is open before planning a visit as during the winter months it can be closed due to fire hazard.
Bird and Wild life:
There is a bird hide at the small dam on the reserve and a while spent here can be well worth while. The wildlife on the reserve is restricted to smaller creatures but it is surprisingly varied. Many tree species have their home on the reserve.
The reserve also is home to the geological site of Confidence Reef. This enclosed area can only be visited by special arrangement. Contact the reserve for more information.
Take a picnic and enjoy the day out. Explore the paths that crisscross the reserve. Visit the bird hide and spy on our feathered friends.
Follow Hendrik Potgieter (off beyers Naude) till Handicap Road and turn left if coming from Beyers Naude Side
From N14: Follow Hendrik Potgieter and turn right into Handicap road.
Johannesburg City Parks under whose jurisdiction the park falls:
(phone office hours) + 27(0) 11 712 6604 Fax +27 (0) 11 712 6764
To use the braai facilities in the reserve they must be booked: +27 (0) 11 712 6664
The security guard has been told to ask for your receipt
For more information about the reserve contact
Friends of Kloofendal
011 674 2980 or 072 595 6991