Friends of Marloth (FoM) is a community based group supporting Marloth Nature Reserve in creating awareness and promoting the appreciation of the reserve in the local community and all other users. FoM will also assist, propose, develop, fund and implement projects and improvements to improve the recreational areas for all members and visitors.
Public access to Marloth Nature Reserve via the road at the top of Berg Street will now be closed as of Monday the 20th of January 2020. All visitors, including valid permit holders and card-carrying Friends of Marloth members are to enter via the main Marloth gate in Steil Street only.
Who can join:
1) Swellendam Locals
2) Referrals by a Friends of Marloth Member
What does membership cost:
R150 per person
R200 per family (kids under 21 years old)
How long does this membership last:
April 2019 - March 2021.
You will not get reduced prices at a later stage, the sooner you buy the longer the membership will be. Every member will have to renew in April 2019.
Where can I get membership:
Boshoff Visser office in Swellendam
Note: Payments only in cash
Bank: First National Bank
Name: Friends of Marloth
Account Number: 625 967 571 15
Branch: Swellendam, 200 513
Entering from Berg Street:
No-one may access from Berg Street. From Monday 20 Jan 2020 this access is closed to any and all users which include Friends of Marloth Members, Wild Card Holders, Permit holders and locals.
Mountain Biking in Marloth:
Without a Friends of Marloth Membership or having signed the Friends of Marloth indemnity, you may not mountain bike on any routes outside Marloth Nature Reserve.
When a Friend of Marloth enters Marloth Nature Reserve:
1) You have to sms/whats-app you membership number, activity & route to 082 496 2450 - this is the Friends of Marloth number.
2) Sign in at the main gate.
1) Whats-app/sms your membership number to the Friends of Marloth number.
2) Sign out at the main gate.
Want a limited edition Friends of Marloth t-shirt? Get them for R150 per shirt from atelier's new offices at Studio 16, Second Floor, Carlton Centre, 23 Voortrek Street. Or you can get one at the Boondoggle Market at Carlton Mall.
The Friends of Marloth Logo was designed by atelier.
WHEN IS THE RESERVE OPEN:
SUNRISE to SUNSET