|Easterkloof, Magaliesberg

Brief summary of venue With no steep walk-ins and a waterfall, Easterkloof is a beautiful and accessible hiking kloof in the Magaliesberg. The kloof, which got its name as the first time the MCSA held a meet there was over the Easter weekend, offers a range of hikes of various lengths through a beautiful gorge along the stream bed.
 Permit/ permission info Contact the MCSA Administrator for further information. (see bottom of page)
Approximate travelling time from Johannesburg 1.5 hours.
 Parking information Parking is available on Francois Junod’s farm; there have been no break-in incidents to date. A parking fee is payable, either pay the attendant or put money into the box. Parking fees increase yearly, ask MCSA for the latest information.
 Info on walk in The amount of time taken to walk in depends on your level of fitness and how far you plan to go. The start of the walk is relatively easy but becomes harder the further you choose to hike.
 Accommodation None available; Easterkloof is a day venue.
Availability of water for drinking Plenty of water as the walk follows the stream up the kloof.
 Climbing route guide No climbing available.
 Climbing information No climbing available.
 Child friendly Dependent on child’s ability to walk. More suited to children 12 years and older.
 Swimming Yes.
 Camp fires No.
 Other attractions A wide variety of birds, animals and plants, beautiful scenery and a waterfall.
 Dangers In December 2011, 7 people were mugged at knife point; please contact the MCSA Administrator for the latest information regarding safety issues.
 Contacts MCSA Jhb Section, admin@jhb.mcsa.org.za / tel: 061 461 8259 (weekdays 3-6 pm)