Woodmead Estate

The Country Club Johannesburg


Away from the hustle and bustle of the Johannesburg City, The Country Club Johannesburg provides and maintains a natural paradise within its walls. The Woodmead Estate is host to a large variety of both plant and animal species.

The Club takes pride in its environmental awareness and the outcome is an environmental haven in which members to enjoy every part of its natural beauty.

The Walks

Members are encouraged to participate in the Club’s informative and fun walks. There are Bird walks, Geo walks and Enviro walks at Woodmead, along with Garden walks at Auckland Park.

Save the Date

  • 15 April – Environment Week Starts
  • 20 May – Geological Walk & Breakfast
  • 28 October – Environment Walk & Breakfast

Field Guide for the
Greater Woodmead Estate

The Field Guide has sixty two information-packed pages with over 300 photographs and diagrams. Learn about the birds, mammals, insects and fishes that can be found on the Estate. Identify grasses, flowers and trees. Find out about the Estate’s fascinating topography and geology.

This is a ‘must have’ book for every member with an interest in the flora, fauna and geological background to the Woodmead Estate. It includes a map of the Environmental trail and detail on the 24 information sites.

Available at both Woodmead and Auckland Park reception desks at just R50 each


Dates & Reports

Woodmead Species Lists


The preserved natural environment at the Woodmead Estate attracts as many as 180 bird species to the area.
Click here to see our Bird Species
Click here to see the Bird Walk Map


The wide, indigenous areas at Woodmead are home to a fascinating range of trees and rare grasslands.

Click here to see our Grass and Tree Species

Save the Date

15 April – Environment Week Starts
20 May – Geological Walk & Breakfast
28 October – Enviro Walk & Breakfast

Click here to view the Events Diary