Melville Koppies Nature Reserve

Melville Koppies Central
Entrance off Judith Rd, Opp Marks Park Sports Club
Emmarentia Randburg Johannesburg View on Google Maps
Melville Koppies Central is open every Sunday: 8am-11.30am.
Visitors are given maps and can explore the trails at their own pace.
Adults: R90
Children: R50
Flash-disk on 'Flowers', 'Trees and shrubs', 'Geology', 'Archaeology and History', 'Overview', 'Environmental Management', 'Ecology' of Melville Koppies are available at R300 each.
All proceeds are for the maintenance of Melville Koppies. Good birthday gifts!
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 Joburg Heritage Site and Nature Reserve. The reserve is rich in archaeological sites, indigenous flora and fauna, geology, modern history. The Koppies are maintained by volunteers with input from Johannesburg City Parks and Zoo.

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.

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Melville Koppies walk on Sundays

Every Sunday
- A 5km scenic hiking trail at your own pace. Maps provided.
- A self-guided Heritage Trail with information about the nature and history. Maps and notes provided.
- Just explore ... maps of trails provided.
- Join a 90-minute guided tour starting at 8.30am sharp from the reception hut in Judith Road. Please book for these.
- Join the First Sunday of the Month 8km guided group hike. Leaves at 8am sharp from the reception hut in Judith Road. This hike includes Melville Koppies Central and East. Hikers must be reasonably fit as the pace is fast. (1 to 4 are still options if you don't want the 8km hike.)

Test your fitness on the 5km self-guided hike or join a guided 8km hike starting at 8am sharp on the first Sunday of the month. And if these are too demanding, just take a chilled self-guided walk for however long or short you want along the extensive network of paths.
Melville Koppies
8am to 11.30am
Adults R80
Children R40
Season ticket for a year per adult R500 (not transferable).