Struben Confidence Reef - Heritage Day Walk


Heritage day walk to the Struben Confidence reef with historian Rod Kruger. The walk takes you from the Stamp Mills up to and into the mine. The walk is easy and the mine is an open-cast mine with no special fitness required.

Rod has delved deep and hard into the history of the Confidence Reef mine and the characters that developed it.

Please check exact times and meeting place with the organisers.

Tuesday, 24 September, 2013 - 09:00 to 12:00
Event type: 
Contact Person: 
Rod Kruger
Contact Number: 
082 477 0319

Kloofendal Nature Reserve


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