Good morning Friends

I trust you all had a good weekend. The weather is great now and everything is looking clean and green after the rain.

We are planning a hike in Rietvlei Nature Reserve on Saturday 30th October 2021 as a fundraiser for Friends of Doringkloof Spruit.

They are always interesting and great fun.   It is an easy hike, but it will be about 3 ½ hours long.

Please book and pay in advance, numbers are limited and will be offered to members of FoDS first.

WHEN:   30th October 2021 from 06h45

WHERE:  meet at the Coffee Shop inside the reserve by 06h45.  PLEASE NOTE IT TAKES AT LEAST ½ HR TO GET FROM MAIN GATE TO THE COFFEE SHOP

DO NOT USE THE FISHING ENTRANCE.  Use the entrance past RIETVLEI HEIGHTS development.

WHAT:  the hike will be about 3 ½  hours long.  There are NO TOILET facilities once we leave the Coffee Shop.

BRING:  good walking shoes, sunblock, hat, binoculars, your own water, snacks

COST:   R100 per person.  Children under 12 years R50 each.

RSVP as soon as possible to book your spot:  to Petro Jansen 074 888 4727 or email:

Banking details:


Account Holder: Vriende van Doringkloofspruit
Standard Bank, Centurion Branch – ‘002645,
Account No: 385231997
Reference: Your Initial and Surname

Please contact Petro or myself if you have any queries.

Have a momentous week.



(chairperson  FoDS)