Author Archives: ffgnr

First lantana hack since lockdown

Please note that the reserve operating hours are back to normal from 06:00 to 18:00.  Entry in the afternoons is not allowed by the City of Tshwane after 17:00.  Unfortunately picnics are still not allowed, but group activities may be … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Leave a comment

Membership Special

Join now for unlimited access. Only R160 per family for the 6 months ending 28 February 2021. SnapScan payment available. See our membership page.

Posted in Uncategorized | Leave a comment

FORGE hiking trail map app

The Faerie Glen Nature Reserve hiking trail map is available on the free FORGE hiking app. https://www.forgesa.com/

Posted in Uncategorized | Leave a comment

Level 2 Lockdown at Faerie Glen Nature Reserve

Government has announced the country moving down to Level 2 Covid-19 restrictions.  Although this is good news, social distancing measures shall remain applicable and visitors to the reserve must continue wearing masks at the entrance and sanitizing their hands.  We will … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Leave a comment

Faerie Glen Nature Reserve will OPEN on Monday 15 June 2020!

We are pleased to announce that the Faerie Glen Nature Reserve will finally open its doors again on Monday 15 June. We have assisted CoT Nature Conservation to make this possible. There will however be strict protocol to be followed … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Leave a comment

Update on preparations to open Faerie Glen Nature Reserve again

Please be advised that the Faerie Glen Nature Reserve is still not open yet, due to preparations taking place regarding Covid-19 safety measures. Staff working at the reserve, are also in the process of returning to Pretoria from their home … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Leave a comment

Faerie Glen Nature Reserve will not reopen on Monday 1 June 2020

In a surprise turn of events, the minister of tourism, Mmamoloko Kubayi-Ngubane, announced on Saturday evening that South Africans may hike again from 1 June, although under the general exercise rules, which means no groups. Please take note that we … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Leave a comment

Faerie Glen Nature Reserve remains closed under Level 3 Lockdown

We would just like to bring everyone up to date with the latest regulations gazetted for Lockdown Alert Level 3.   Regrettably, under Section 39 (2)(m) of the regulations: Places and premises closed to the public:   Beaches and public … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Leave a comment

HACK CANCELLED SUNDAY 22 MARCH 2020

Please be informed that we have been forced to cancel the hack this Sunday 22 March at 07:00 by the City of Tshwane due to the stringent measures implemented to combat the Covid-19 virus. The reserve also remains closed until … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Leave a comment

Faerie Glen Nature Reserve Closed Until Further Notice

We have been informed that all City of Tshwane’s (CoT) nature reserves and resorts (including the Faerie Glen Nature Reserve) will be closed as of today with immediate effect until further notice due to the Covid-19 pandemic. The instruction comes … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Leave a comment