Who Are Friends Of Kloofendal?

Friends of Kloofendal is a non-profit organisation, founded in August 2002. The organisation focuses upon environment and community projects and activities within Kloofendal Nature Reserve. FrOK consists of dedicated guides and volunteers who use their wide variety of knowledge to promote conservation through guided walks, educational events and school programmes. Projects include alien invasive plant eradication, bird hide maintenance and historical gold mine maintenance.

Star Gazing In The Kloof

The Friends of Kloofendal in association with West Rand Astronomy Club will be hosting their annual ‘Stargazing At Kloofendal ’ at the Kloofendal on 6 August 2022 from 17:00 to 20:00.

The event starts with a “Planet Walk” at 17:00. Meet at the “Sun” in the amphitheatre. This will be followed by an astronomy presentation in the Kloofendal Ecological centre at 18:00 and the rest of the evening star gazing through the various telescopes manned by members of the West Rand Astronomy Club, who will share their knowledge on what is visible in the evening sky!

Kloofendal Nature Reserve general information

Are you looking for general information on Kloofendal Nature Reserve such as opening and closing times, facilities and how to book reserve facilities?

Need a map to the hiking trails?

Kloofendal Nature Reserve offers hiking trails of up to 4km. Mix and match the trails for a longer walk if you prefer. All hiking trails are family friendly and accessible for the reasonably fit. 

Schools Programme

The Friends of Kloofendal Schools Programme focusses upon creating an awareness and fascination for the natural environment, an understanding of how it functions, how we depend on it, and the need for us to respect and conserve it. The programme supports teachers by enriching the learning experiences for all grades.


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