Melville Koppies Nature Reserve
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||Melville Koppies Central
Entrance off Judith Rd, Opp Marks Park Sports Club
Emmarentia JohannesburgMelville Koppies West
Entrance in 3rd Ave, off Arundel
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||Three hour guided tours on 1st & 3rd Sundays at 3pm (2pm May to Aug) and 2nd Sunday at 8.30am.
Three-hour hike on the 4th Sunday at 8.30am
||Donations welcome . CDs on 'Flowers', 'Trees and shrubs', 'Geology', 'Archaeology and History', 'Overview', 'Environmental Management', 'Ecology' of Melville Koppies are availble at R50 each. All proceeds are for the maintenance of Melville Koppies. Good birthday gifts!
||From 6 years - All ages
Melville Koppies Nature Reserve (Central)
50 hectares of indigenous grass and shrubs to walk through. No dogs allowed here please. This fenced-off section is a National Heritage Site and Nature Reserve. Tours cover archaeological sites, indigenous flora and fauna, geology, modern history. The Koppies are maintained by volunteers and Johannesburg City Parks.
Melville Koppies Nature Reserve (East)
Nature walks surrounded by indigenous vegetation. 10 hectares of untouched nature where dogs with leads are welcome and you are guaranteed beautiful views. The walks are easy and suitable for young children to hike. The Koppies are maintained by volunteers and Johannesburg City Parks.Open from dawn to dusk. Take normal precautions for your safety.
Melville Koppies Nature Reserve (West)
Nature walks surrounded by indigenous vegetation. Dogs with leads welcome. This is a public open space so take normal precautions for your safety. Don't walk alone. The Koppies are maintained by volunteers and JCP. Help is always appreciated. Open daily from dawn to dusk. Organised hikes on the first Saturday morning of the month at 8am sharp at R20 pp. Hikes last 90 mins over steep terrain. Enquire about organised hikes on other days.
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