WALKS

Weekend Argus (Saturday Edition) - - GOOD THINGS TO DO -

Join A Whale Of A Her­itage Route ev­ery Sun­day dur­ing the school hol­i­days. The out­ing fo­cuses on his­tor­i­cal Muizen­berg and Kalk Bay rail­way sta­tions. The trail in­cludes a talk on the his­tory, lay­out and ar­chi­tec­ture of each sta­tion as well as the lo­co­mo­tives that pulled the trains. In Kalk Bay ex­plore the site of an old turntable and wa­ter tower, then look for the re­mains of the trawler Rex. Start and fin­ish at Cape Town Sta­tion. Meet to pay and col­lect tick­ets at the turn­stile clos­est to plat­form 4 at 9am for a 9.23am de­par­ture; de­part from Kalk Bay at 1.16pm to ar­rive back in Cape Town at 2.08pm. Cost R65 a per­son, chil­dren un­der 12 half-price. Call 079 391 2105. Penin­sula Ram­blers in­vites early ris­ers to a mod­er­ate, seven-hour ram­ble/rock hop to the Steen­bras wa­ter­fall to­mor­row. En­try R15R20 by per­mit. Meet at 9am at Damelin Col­lege, Lies­beeck Park­way, Mow­bray, with your per­mit fee, bathing cos­tume, ad­e­quate wa­ter, snack, hat and R10 club do­na­tion. Call Ian at 021 671 9213

or 084 6244 691. At Tears An­i­mal Res­cue the dogs are given their walks out­side the premises in Lekker­wa­ter Road, Sun­ny­dale, ev­ery Wed­nes­day, Fri­day and Sun­day from 10am. A train­ing pro­gramme has been ini­ti­ated. Call 021 785 4482 to book a short ori­en­ta­tion course. Join the Cape Point vol­un­teers for a hike to­mor­row. Meet in­side the Cape Point pay gate at 8am. Pro­ceed to the vis­i­tors cen­tre, then to An­tonies Gat, re­turn­ing along the beach (False Bay side) to fin­ish by 1pm. There is no charge, but you need your Wild Card or pay R80 ad­mis­sion to the re­serve. Call Ian at 021 782 8552 or 076 164 6984.

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