essa provides a forum for the conceptual & physical exploration of southern african


Welcome to ESSA

Essa was established in 1988 and runs great trips and expeditions throughout southern Africa, as well as further afield. We hold a regular meeting on the first Tuesday of the month at the Cricket Pavilion Johannesburg Country Club at 7:00pm. We are open to all, and the society encourages ideas on exploring, as well as organising a great variety of trips for like minded people.
If you wish to join ESSA or subscribe to it's mailing list please visit the Join page.


Upcoming events

  1. Johannesburg Monthly Meeting
    Tuesday, November 4, 2014 - 19:00

    Back by popular demand, Hugh Fraser, intrepid adventurer, is our November speaker.  Hugh will share his cycling adventure of 10 cities in 10 days.