Magalies Evenings

Magalies Evenings are held every last Tuesday of the month, from January to October.  A Magalies Evening could be called a meeting or a get-together of all the hiking clubs and individual hikers in and around Pretoria. An expert is invited to talk about hiking, equipment, hiking trails, wildlife or other nature-related topics.

Speaker Elize Langenegger (Inka Trail)

The venue for Magalies Evenings is at the church hall of the '
PHILADELPIA HERVORMDE GEMEENTE' ,127 Lunnon Street, Hillcrest. The entrance is from Lunnon Street, between Harold and Jan Shoba (old Duncan).
Lunnon Street is between Lynnwoord Rd and Duxbury.

Safe parking is available on site and the event starts at 19:00
Please note: access will only be available from approximately 18:35.

To view the map click on, Street map.
To view entrance gate click on: Gate.

Typical agenda for a Magalies Evening is as follows:

  • Welcome.

  • Information on new hiking trails.

  • Feedback on existing trails.

  • Information from booking agents.

  • Possible problems with a trail.

  • Trails that have been closed recently.

  • Presentation by guest speaker.

  • Refreshments an a social get-together.

The agenda might change from time to time!



2016 Program:

26 Jan Voluntary Honorary Rangers  - Louis vd Westhuizen
23 Feb AGM
 29 March Hiking in Italy - Riana Bester
31 May Environment - Johan Nortje
28 June Khomas Hochland Hiking Trail - Andries Oosthuizen
26 July Hiking Festival in the South Cape - Louis vd Westhuizen, Wilna Loxley-Ford and Elzabe Spies
30 Aug Hiking Accommodation and facilities - Marius Stander.
27 Sept  
 23-25 Sept Camping weekend
25 Oct Hiking in Croatia
 27 Nov Year-end function



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