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Community Celebration Event - Ezemvelo : Oct 2020

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Hidden : Friday, 30 October 2020
Difficulty:
1 out of 5
Terrain:
1.5 out of 5

Size: Size:   other (other)

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30 October 2020, 16:00 - 20:00




Ezemvelo Caching Weekend - 2020

 

This part of the world, where biosphere meet, are not empty of caches anymore.  Time to explore this Nature Reserve over a weekend!

 

Ezemvelo Nature Reserve

Ezemvelo Nature Reserve is the hidden beauty of Gauteng.  Located a mere hour’s drive from OR Tambo International airport and 45 minutes from Pretoria, it is easily accessible by all.

The reserve offers an array of comfortable self-catering accommodation types to suite your needs, as well as a wonderful natural experience, with a wide variety of general game and bird species to be seen.  Together these make Ezemvelo the perfect place to break away from busy city life.

A wide range of activities are on offer, from fishing to mountain biking, ensuring fun for the whole family.

 

Covid-19 & Protocols

·       Thank you to every cacher that can join us on this weekend, to be blessed in these troubled times.

·       Everyone is aware of protocols that is in place because of this pandemic.  We would like everyone to adhere to them.

·       Please book as soon as possible, we might be limited on how many will be allowed in.

 

The Team & The Weekend

·       The idea of this weekend, and it started in 2018, was realized with the help of Anton (Jors) & Edward (WorsEd).  This year (2020) ChrisDen & Mart514 joined the team.  Thank you all for your efforts!

·       Fellow cachers may be approached for ideas and challenges.  And of course, would be appreciated if you offer!!

·       Caches will be published a day or two before the weekend to enable everyone to download it on offline maps or GPS-devices, as cell phone signals are weak.

·       All caches (it is up to every cacher) published for this weekend can be logged as FTF’s.

·       For those who are unable to attend a sleepover and are willing to drive through for a day over the weekend to join us in the fun, PLEASE DO SO!!  This weekend is open for everyone.

 

30 October 2020 – Friday

·       Arrive at Ezemvelo Nature Reserve reception any time from 14h00, or of cause earlier.       (S 25 42.216 E 028 56.706)

·       Payment of the required fees (if outstanding) directly to Ezemvelo Nature Reserve.

·       Camping sites, chalets and family huts (not on the same premises) are available.

·       We will enjoy some braaiing with fellow cachers this evening.

·       Bedtime – this will happen sometime this night!!

 

31 October 2020 – Saturday

·       Arise & shine

·       Breakfast – enjoy it before the activities for the day starts.

·       Hiking, cycling, and driving routes – you choose what you like to do.

·       Maybe an adventure – we are contemplating it.

·       Saturday evening, we start off with a Sundowner.  Please bring you own drinks, glasses, and snacks and join for a relaxing time watching the sun go down.

·       Then fires will be lit, bring your own food and drinks, chairs and cutlery as nothing can be provided. 

·       Wood and charcoal to braai on would of cause be welcomed.

·       Bedtime – this will happen sometime this night!!

 

1 November 2020 – Sunday

·       Arise and shine.

·       Search for all the caches that you have not find yet.

·       To close the activities at Ezemvelo Nature Reserve for 2020, there will be a CITO-event.

·       After brunch, depart at your own leisure and please travel safe.

 

SPECIAL NOTE:

·       You do not have to sleep over to claim this event, access fee to Ezemvelo Nature Reserve will apply.

·       This event can be logged any day of the weekend.

 

Pricing and accommodation:

·       Please visit the website at www.ezemvelo.co.za for pricing and accommodation.

 

Community Celebration Events - 2020

 

This Event is part of a limited release of Community Celebration Events to celebrate 20 years of geocaching.  Geocachers hosted events between May 2, 2020 and December 31, 2021.  Learn more about Community Celebration Events on the Geocaching Blog.

 




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