Happening from the 14th September 2018 to 17th September 2018

We have made a reservation for a weekend outing to the Gourikwa Reserve between Stilbaai and Gourits. This is arriving on Friday 14 September and departing Monday 17 September.

We presented  course at Boggomsbaai two weeks ago and this enabled us to check out the area. The Gourikwa Reserve looks outstanding and we propose that we investigate the Stilbaai region on the one dat (and go and feed the eels) and then visit Langvlei and Voelvlei on the other day. This should make for awesome birding.

The reserve features coastal species, together with most of the bird species normally expected in coastal brush and Fynbos, renosterveld and wheatfield habitats. It is also in close proximity to several top birding spots Stilbaai, Gourits and Mossel Bay, and we have made the reservation for September in the hope that both Langvlei and VoĐĹlvlei will have water. These two spots are generally seen as being as good for waterbirds and waders as De Mond and the Langebaan lagoon. 

The Gourikwa Reserve advertorial is at this link:
Find out more about the lovely facilities at the website here:

We have reserved 5 chalets that can take 4 people each on a self-catering basis. The cost is R 990.00 per person for the three nights. A 50% deposit (R 495.00 per person) is payable by Friday 29 June and the balance needs to be paid by Friday 31 August – kindly ensure that this is paid into the BLO club account. Reserve your spot with Elaine at or sms at 082 455 8402. We will handle this on a “first paid, first served basis”.
Kindly contact us if there are any queries.

Join us for some very excting birding



















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