July 20, 2025

IMPORTANT NUMBERS

MCSA SEARCH & RESCUE

For mountain / wilderness emergencies in Gauteng, Free State, Mpumalanga, Limpopo, North West call:

Primary Emergency Number:  074 125 1385

Alternative Emergency Number:  074 163 3952


Have the following information available:

  • Your name & contact number?

  • Your exact location (GPS if possible)?

  • What has happened? When? Where?

  • Number of victims & bystanders? Injuries?

  • First aid given. Who else is on-scene to assist?

  • Local weather?

IMPORTANT: Stay at the Phone. We may need to contact you. Send someone else back to assist the injured


FOR MOUNTAIN RESCUE EMERGENCIES IN OTHER PROVINCES CONTACT:

Western Cape: 021 937 0300

South Cape (Plettenberg Bay/Knysna/George) - Tel: 10177 (Metro) or alternatively 082 339 1240

Eastern Province (Port Elizabet): 10177  or alternatively 072 324 4985 / 073 755 2250

KwaZulu-Natal: 0800 005 133


General queries MCSA Johannesburg: 011 807-1310 (8-10am)

Web: http://jhb.mcsa.org.za/


General queries MCSA Magaliesberg (Pretoria): 083 845 1573 (8-10am)

Web: http://mag.mcsa.org.za/

Other Important Numbers

Tygerberg Poison Centre: 021-931 6129

0788856505

©2019 BY JHB HIKING CLUB