Weekend Outing to Three Provinces
- Fri 03 -
Sun 05 Apr
We have been to this wonderful place many times before where we always
have good fun. The main trail is 34 km long and we will drive it on the
Saturday. The main trail winds its way to the point where the three
provinces (Free State, KZN and Mpumalanga) meet and if the weather is
kind to us on the day, you can see far into the distance. Our hosts put
on a fabulous evening meal on the Saturday evening around a fire next to
the farm house that was built in the early 1900s. There are additional
trails that can be driven on Sunday morning and if we are lucky we may
get to see the Black Eagle that is found in the area. Get
more information on this and other trips and outings here.
Regulations for Mozambique
There are some very hefty fines and possible jail sentences for traffic
violations in Mozambique. Read this guideline to familiarise yourself
with that country's traffic rules and regulations and make sure that you
and your vehicles comply with requirements before crossing the border. Guideline
to Mozambique traffic regulations. Get more
travel tips here.
a monthly basis, the Four Wheel Drive Club of Southern Africa has an Open Day at its property at Base 4.
Each Open Day has a programme of events of interest to members, and these are also great opportunities for non-members to come
along and see what the club is all about. A wide range of topics is presented by specialists in their field, and every one relates to the 4x4
or outdoor experience. Please feel free to invite friends or prospective members to Base 4.
Get details on the next Open Day here.
Trailer For Sale
Trailer tent for sale for R82500. See
more 4x4 vehicles and equipment for sale here.
FWDCSA Off-Road Marshalling Unit
The club is re-activating the off-road marshalling unit. This
gives you an opportunity to get up close and personal with
off-road motorsport in exotic locations. Click
here for more information.
Download the latest newsletter from the Four Wheel Drive Club of SA (Gauteng Branch) here.
Owls to Base 4
We have a plan to put up owl boxes at Base 4 to encourage some of our
nocturnal raptors to make it their preferred home. Some people
might ask why we would want to have owls in artificial boxes living on
the property. They might say that if they wanted to stay there then they
would naturally be found there. I feel that we need to try and attract
the natural world back to Base 4 and this is an ideal way to start. Read
more about owl boxes at Base 4 here.
immigration regulations for all children under the age of 18
From 01 October 2014 all children under the age of 18 will be
required to produce an unabridged birth certificate in addition to
their passport when entering, departing or transiting South
Africa. Get more on this here.
Get even more value from your FWDCSA membership. We are building a
free directory of members with goods and/or services to offer you
and even discounts for members. Access
the directory, or add your services, here (FWDCSA Gauteng
||Serendipity Trip Report
Club members spent the weekend camping in the bush and driving the trails at
Serendipity in the Waterberg, enjoying their four-wheel-drive vehicles in the
picturesque African Bushveld. Read
the trip report and see the pictures here.
||Information for touring in Africa
Alan Exton has gathered a lot of useful information for travellers from his trips around our sub-continent and
presents it here to make your own trip safer and easier. Read the
||The Friends of Hwange Trust - Saving Zimbabwe’s
largest national park
Hwange, Zimbabwe's largest national park, is facing huge
challenges but a team of dedicated staff and supporters are doing
amazing work to keep the park's wildlife safe. Get the latest Friends of Hwange
Trust newsletter here.
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