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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Sunday, 21 September, 2014 - 09:30

Our tour starts with the interior of beautiful Emoyeni before we take a leisurely stroll down Jubilee Road, visiting the gardens of Savernake. Our last stop is Villa Arcadia via the Church of Latter Day Saints. 

[This is a Heritage Weekend Event - All tours depart from Holy Family College 40 Oxford Road Parktown] 


Saturday, 20 September, 2014 - 15:00

Yukon has been a landmark on the northern edge of Bez Valley for over 100 years. Home to two mayors, and host to the cream of Johannesburg society, the house has been lovingly restored. Hear more about its fascinating history on this tour. 

[This is a Heritage Weekend Event - All tours depart from Holy Family College 40 Oxford Road Parktown] 

Sunday, 26 October, 2014 - 14:00

Rod Kruger will take you back to 1884 - 1886 when Fred and Harry Struben mined the Confidence Reef at Kloofendal and how this led to the discovery of the Main Reef and the beginning of Johannesburg.  He will walk with you from the Blue Flag Stamp Mills 400m up to the mine, preserved as a National Monument.

Saturday, 29 November, 2014 (All day)

Come and join us for a day trip to Magaliesburg on a heritage locomotive and coaches, preserved and crewed with care by a dedicated group of volunteers. Passengers can make use of the Magaliesburg picnic grounds, located just to the right of the train station. Passengers can enjoy either a braai (using the lit braai fires) or a quiet family picnic.

Tuesday, 30 September, 2014 - 18:00

A passionate and insightful presentation on a fascinating topic. The Joburg event will be held on the 16 September at Stephan Welz and Co's space on the 4th Floor of the South Tower Nelson Mandela Square. The Cape Town event will take place on the 30 September at the the Great Cellar at Alphen Estate, Constantia. Don't miss out! [Contact details above]