Bendigo Nature Reserve - Otuside Port Shepstone
Tel : 039-695-1137
Empisini Nature Reserve CLOSE TO UMKOMAAS
Tel. 039-973-0093 email@example.com
Exit 117 off N2 highway and follow signs
Wonderful birdlife, small mammals, hiking trails, overnight cabins, reasonable rates.
Mpenjati Public Resort Nature Reserve SOUTH OF MARGATE
Contact 039-313-0531 or KZN Wildlife on 033-845-1000 for more information.
Hugging the coastline this great little reserve comprises an interesting blend of marked walking trails amongst wetlands, beaches, sand dunes, lagoon, grassland and lush coastal forest. Birdlife abounds and there are picnic spots, with ablution facilities, along both sides of the lagoon.
Lake Eland Game Reserve
see Nature Trails & Adventures in Things to Do for information
Oribi Gorge Game Reserve
Tel. 039-679-1644 Cell: 083-257-9468
See giraffe, zebra, wildebeest, rockart and 250 recorded bird species. Take N2 Oribi Gorge turnoff and follow signs
Petrified Fossil Forest Port Edward area
A never-to-be-forgotten prehistoric experience
River Valley Nature Reserve MARGATE
Tel. 039-317-3474 Cell: 072-623-8568 Follow sign off Seaslopes Road just after Margate Country Club
Scenic walks through grasslands, coastal and riverine forest, abundant birdlife and small game, riverside picnic spot. Also camping, climbing and horse riding.
Skyline Nature Reserve between Uvongo and Margate
Tel : 039-315-0112
Umtamvuna Nature Reserve closest to port edward
Contact 039-311-2383 or KZN Wildlife on 033-845-1000 for more information.
KwaZulu-Natal's southern-most nature reserve, Umtamvuna is a sub-tropical river-hugging botanical Eden that offers spectacular variety of one to three hour hiking trails. It boasts several antelope species, baboons and monkeys and a wide range of birds.
View-site picnic areas offer welcome resting spots overlooking the Umtamvuna River and Gorge.
Vernon Crookes Nature Reserve near Scottburgh
Contact KZN Wildlife on 033-845-1000 for more information.
just a short drive inland near Scottburgh, this reserve offers 56 different mammal species and 300 bird species all sharing densely wooded coastal forest and rolling grassland. Accommodation is also available in the form of a rustic 20-bed tree house and 2-bed huts.