We charge for attendance at field and certain other events:

R50 for adults and R12 for children 11 years and younger, with the option of paying R150 PER FAMILY for an annual subscription. 

Some venues will also require an entrance fee which must be paid by each individual. 

For field trips we will supply vials, magnifiers, plastic pill bottles and some other basic collecting equipment, but please bring your own if you have as well as any reference books, a picnic lunch, adequate water, a hat and good walking shoes.

To book:

Email: info@spiderclub.co.za
SMS / WhatsApp: 073 168 7187
Facebook: Spider Club of Southern Africa

 

 

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November 2019

Rietfontein Ridge Nature Reserve

30 November 2019 @ 8:00 am - 3:00 pm
Rietfontein Ridge Nature Reserve, 138 Holkam Road, Paulshof
Sandton, Gauteng South Africa
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A walk through Rietfontein Ridge Nature Reserve looking for spiders and other little creatures that will be around this time of year. Bring something to drink and something to snack.

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Volunteer Wildfire Services Open Day

30 November 2019 @ 9:00 am - 4:00 pm
Newlands Forest Fire Base, Newlands Forest Fire Base, Union Ave, Newlands
Cape Town, South Africa
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The event will consist of various activities related to VWS and in general, the conservation of the environment. Spiders, snakes, helicopters, fire fighting etc.

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February 2020

Moreletakloof Nature Reserve

February 8 @ 8:00 am - 3:00 pm
Moreleta Kloof Municipal Nature Reserve, Moreleta Kloof Municipal Nature Reserve
Pretoria, Gauteng South Africa
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Let's take a stroll through Moreletakloof Nature Reserve and see what interesting spiders we find, along with many other interesting things too!

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March 2020

Revisiting Albert’s Farm

March 1 @ 8:30 am - 5:00 pm
Albert’s Farm, 6th Road West
Greymont, Gauteng
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Albert’s Farm again 6th Road West, opposite 8th street, Greymont We will collect for a couple of hours then return to Marianne Forsyth’s home at 8 Obrien avenue, Waterfall Estate to use microscopes and identify what we find. Bring a picnic lunch.

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Night Walk in Meyersdal Eco Estate

March 27 @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Meyersdal Eco Estate, Meyersdal Nature Estate, 307 Hennie Alberts Street
Alberton, Gauteng South Africa
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Snacks and cool drinks will be available from 6 pm. If you want something stronger, there’s a cash bar. Please bring a torch for each person, headlamp torches work best. If you have a UV torch, bring that as well to search for scorpions.

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April 2020

Identification Workshop

April 18 @ 9:00 am - 3:30 pm
Astri’s House, 45 Ann Road
Roodepoort, Gauteng South Africa
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Identification workshop at The Leroy Garage, bring and braai at 9:00 a.m. until whenever.

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May 2020

Event: Yebo Gogga 6–10 May

May 6 - May 10
Oppenheimer Life Sciences, Oppenheimer Life Sciences, University of the Witwatersrand
Johannesburg, South Africa
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Yebo Gogga Yebo amaBlomo 2020 the theme this year is “Coming of Age.”

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September 2020

Event: Spider walk in Pretoria

September 20 @ 8:30 am - 12:00 pm
Pretoria National Botanical Garden, 2 Cussonia Avenue
Brummeria, Gauteng South Africa
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Sunday 20 September, 8:30 am till whenever. Join our first field trip since lockdown! So come along, enjoy the outdoors and bring your friends and family and your camera. We will supply basic equipment such as vials and magnifying glasses or bring your own. This is a conservation area, so it will be mostly catch and release. Of course we will do our best to identify what we catch before we let them go again! Park in the public parking…

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October 2020

Spider walk at Norscot Koppies and Kingfisher Nature Reserve

October 18 @ 8:30 am - 12:00 pm
Norscot Koppies and Kingfisher Nature Reserve, 15 Alexander Avenue, Douglasdale
Fourways, Gauteng South Africa
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Join us for a spider walk at Norscot Koppies and Kingfisher Nature Reserve - 16 ha. of nature in the heart of the northern suburbs in Fourways, Johannesburg. Directions: From the N1 William Nicol offramp, drive towards Montecasino/Fourways and go left at the first intersection into Leslie Road. After about 800 metres, turn right at the four-way-stop into Westway Road. Continue to the end of Westaway: at the T-Junction with Alexander Avenue you will see the entrance to Norscot Koppies on…

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November 2020

Night walk at Meyersdal Eco Estate

November 13 @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Meyersdal Eco Estate, Meyersdal Nature Estate, 307 Hennie Alberts Street
Alberton, Gauteng South Africa
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Join us for a night walk on Friday 13 November from 6-9pm at Meyersdal Eco Estate, 307 Hennie Alberts Street, Meyersdal, Alberton. Snacks and cool drinks will be available from 6 pm. If you want something stronger, there’s a cash bar.  Please bring a torch for each person, headlamp torches work best.  If you have a UV torch, bring that as well to search for scorpions. No entrance fee to the estate but remember to bring cash for the Spider…

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Keep your eyes on your e-mail and our Facebook page as other events may be organised, sometimes at short notice. We will attempt to give you fair warning. And remember that Norman Larsen is at the Cape Union Mart Adventure Centre, Canal walk in Cape Town every Saturday between 11 a.m. and 12 noon to demonstrate and talk about SPIDERS!