Kloofendal Nature Reserve

The Ecological Management Plan is the (only) management plan for the Reserve.

Prepared by Ekotrust cc
Dr Noel van Rooyen
Prof Gretel van Rooyen
31 December 2014

Some compliments from the internet

Jeanette Verster wrote a lovely blog about her experiences at our recent annual Bat evening that was run (mostly) by the Bat Interest Group.

Promotion by the LizatLancaster GUEST HOUSE blog.

Kathy Symonds, a of Caxton West Rand, went to one of our treasure hunt events and wrote this article in’ looklocal.

Now that wearable GPS devices are becoming common, there are posts showing routes through Kloofendal with times, for example at http://www.mapmyrun.com/za/roodepoort-gauteng/kloofendal-outer-circuit-course-1405133

Numerous emails thank us for our work.

We strive to collaborate with all organisations that are involved with Kloofendal.

Johannesburg City Parks

Johannesburg City Parks manages the Reserve on behalf of the City of Johannesburg.


Jozikids supports our activities and brings many new people. Thank you JoziKids. Find what's on offer for kids, teens, families and tourists in Johannesburg and Gauteng.

Geological Society of South Africa

The Friends of Kloofendal supports The Geological Society of South Africa's geoheritage initiatve through our geological and mining history walks and thank the GSSA for their support.

Bushveld Training Adventures

Bushveld Training Adventures ran one-year time wildlife & environment courses in Kloofendal in 2007, 2008 & 2009. Some of the current FroK guides were trained during these courses.

We are fortunate that many marvelous people provide their services to guide the weekend and school groups at costs well below their professional rates.

Here we provide links to their web sites

Warren Schmidt

Author Reptiles & Amphibians of Southern Africa

Nikki Lopes

When Nikki Lopes is not out guiding around the country, she guides for us. (Actually, she is now living in Cape Town.)