Find Game & Nature Reserves in Drakensberg, in Durban

Drakensberg Game & Nature Reserves

Cathedral Peak State Forest

Located in or near Cathedral Peak / Central Drakensberg / Champagne Valley / Mweni Valley
Cathedral Peak State Forest, Durban
The Cathedral Range, with its numerous free standing peaks and magnificent mountain scenery, is one of the most favoured parts of the Berg for backpacking and rock climbing. Bordered in the north and north-west by the Upper ...

Cobham State Forest

Located in or near Himeville / Sani Pass
Cobham State Forest, Durban
Cobham is situated in the Southern part of the uKhahlamba Drakensberg Park, and is approximately 150 km from Pietermaritzburg. Dominated by Hodgson's Peaks which enclose the Giants Cup, Cobham is a 52,000 ha section of the ...

Coleford Nature Reserve

Located in or near Giants Castle / Himeville / Sani Pass / Southern Drakensberg / Underberg
Coleford Nature Reserve, Durban
The Coleford Nature Reserve boasts a number of rivers and dams. It is, therefore, no surprise that it is so popular amongst fly-fishermen, who come to this peaceful escape to enjoy time on the water. There are a number of hiking ...

Garden Castle State Forest

Located in or near Bushmans Nek Valley / Himeville / Underberg
Garden Castle State Forest, Durban
Garden Castle is the southern most part of the Ukhahlamba Drakensberg Park and incorporates the Bushman's Nek Valley. The Garden Castle reserve is 35 300 hectares in extent and offers the visitor a variety of experiences. ...

Giant's Castle Nature Reserve

Located in or near Bushmans Nek Valley / Central Drakensberg / Drakensberg Gardens / Giants Castle / Hlatikulu Valley / Kamberg / Southern Drakensberg / White Mountain
Giant's Castle Nature Reserve, Durban
Historic Giant's Castle Game Reserve, home of the eland and the majestic bearded vulture, lies in the Central Drakensberg region of the Ukhahlamba Drakensberg Park, a World Heritage Site. Giant's Castle camp is situated on a ...

Highmoor Nature Reserve

Located in or near Giants Castle / Kamberg
Highmoor Nature Reserve, Durban
For spectacular scenery and breath-taking trails, the Highmoor Nature Reserve is just about as close to perfection as it gets. It is situated within a UNESCO World Heritage Site, and comprises 15 000 hectares of stunning South ...

Himeville Nature Reserve

Located in or near Drakensberg Gardens / Himeville / Underberg
Himeville Nature Reserve, Durban
At only 104 hectares, the Himeville Nature Reserve is small, but well worth a visit. Its vistas are magnificent and its countryside abundant in fascinating fauna and flora. It is home to two large dams, which are both popular ...

Impendle Nature Reserve

Located in or near Boston / Bulwer / Dargle / Himeville / Kamberg / Lidgetton / Underberg
Impendle Nature Reserve, Durban
The Impendle Nature Reserve lies just south of the little town of Impendle, roughly 62 km west of Himeville, in the foothills of the Drakensberg. The nature reserve is made up of former farmland used mostly to graze cattle, but ...

Injisuthi Nature Reserve

Located in or near Bergville / Cathedral Peak / Central Drakensberg / Champagne Valley / Giants Castle / Kamberg / Kokstad / Monks Cowl / Mont-aux-Sources / Weenen / Winterton
Injisuthi Nature Reserve, Durban
The Injisuthi Nature Reserve is a popular hotspot for those who love camping and hiking, as the camp grounds here are well equipped and idyllically situated. The amenities include hot water, ablution facilities and hutted ...

Kamberg Nature Reserve

Located in or near Hlatikulu Valley / Kamberg / Mooi River / Rosetta / Southern Drakensberg
Kamberg Nature Reserve, Durban
The Kamberg Nature Reserve is secluded within the picturesque foothills of the magnificent Drakensberg Mountain Range. It is a popular fly fishing spot, and is also historically relevant, boasting rock art left by the original ...

Lotheni Nature Reserve

Located in or near Kamberg
Lotheni Nature Reserve, Durban
Hidden away in an untouched part of the Ukhahlamba Drakensberg Park, the Lotheni Nature Reserve is a scenic paradise for those that love the South African outdoors. It is a fabulous spot for hiking, fishing and bird-watching, and ...

Marutswa Forest

Located in or near Balgowan / Boston / Bulwer / Dargle / Donnybrook / Himeville / Richmond / Underberg
Marutswa Forest, Durban
The Marutswa Forest is known and loved for many reasons, not least of all for its being the habitat of the rare Cape Parrot, thanks to its abundance of Yellowwood trees; a rare species that provides the favoured fruit of this ...

Matatiele Nature Reserve

Located in or near Kokstad / Matatiele
Matatiele Nature Reserve, Durban
The Matatiele Nature Reserve is a core protected area within the Maloti Drakensberg Transfrontier Conservation Area. It abuts the little town of Matatiele to the south, lying in the north-eastern reaches of the Eastern Cape near ...

Mkhomazi State Forest

Located in or near Kamberg
Mkhomazi State Forest, Durban
Mkhomazi is situated in the southern section of the Ukhahlamba Drakensberg Park. The Mkhomazi section of the Ukhahlamba Drakensberg Park is one of the most isolated and least explored mountainous areas in KwaZulu Natal. The area ...

Monks Cowl Nature Reserve

Located in or near Central Drakensberg / Champagne Valley / Monks Cowl
Monks Cowl Nature Reserve, Durban
Monks Cowl is the gateway to some of the most magnificent mountain Wilderness areas in South Africa. Taking its name from the distinctive mountain between Champagne Castle and Cathedral Peak, Monks Cowl marks the access to the ...

Mount Currie Nature Reserve

Located in or near Cedarville / Kokstad / Swartberg
Mount Currie Nature Reserve, Durban
The Mount Currie Nature Reserve is 250 kilometres outside Durban in KwaZulu-Natal, and has managed to retain its remote, unspoilt character. Its mountains and the Crystal Dam make for pristine views, while this entire area is ...

Mzimkhulu Wilderness Area

Located in or near Himeville / Underberg
Mzimkhulu Wilderness Area, Durban
The Mzimkhulu Wilderness Area is secluded within the southernmost portion of the wondrous Drakensberg Mountain Range and is characterised by picturesque low-lying valleys. There are a number of hiking trails in this reserve, ...

Ntsikeni Wildlife Reserve

Located in or near Boston / Bulwer / Cedarville / Himeville / Ixopo / Kokstad / Sani Pass / Southern Drakensberg / Underberg
Ntsikeni Wildlife Reserve, Durban
The Ntsikeni Nature Reserve is perched 1 750 metres above sea level and was, until quite recently, only accessible by 4x4. As a result, it remains quiet and remote, not well-known amongst international tourists. It boasts ...

Royal Natal National Park

Located in or near Bergville / Bulwer / Cathedral Peak / Mont-aux-Sources / Mweni Valley / Northern Drakensberg / Phuthaditjhaba / Putterill Valley / Winterton / Witsieshoek
Royal Natal National Park, Durban
Dating back to 1916, the Royal Natal National Park is esteemed by many as being one of the prettiest reserves in the country. It has a natural rock amphitheatre that is impressive, to say the least. It has a number of hiking ...

Rugged Glen Nature Reserve

Located in or near Bergville / Mont-aux-Sources / Northern Drakensberg / Winterton
Rugged Glen Nature Reserve, Durban
The Rugged Glen Nature Reserve is situated within the UNESCO World Heritage Site of the Ukhahlamba Drakensberg Park, enjoying some of the prettiest scenery in the country. It is a rather small reserve in its own rights, but has ...

Spioenkop Dam Nature Reserve

Located in or near Babanango / Bergville / Biggarsberg / Champagne Valley / Colenso / Dundee / Estcourt / Glencoe / Ladysmith / Newcastle / Rorkes Drift / Spioenkop / Vryheid
Spioenkop Dam Nature Reserve, Durban
Lying virtually at the foot of the rugged Spioenkop Mountain, the dam was the site of one of the most bloody battles to ensue during the Anglo-Boer War in an attempt to lift the Siege of Ladysmith, Spioenkop Dam Nature Reserve is ...

The Swamp Nature Reserve

Located in or near Giants Castle / Himeville / Southern Drakensberg / Underberg
The Swamp Nature Reserve, Durban
The Swamp Nature Reserve has, as its core focus, the protection of a highland swamp system that is not only beautiful but also provides an important ecosystem for a variety of local fauna and flora. This reserve does not have ...

Ukhahlamba Drakensberg Park

Located in or near Bergville / Bushmans Nek Valley / Cathedral Peak / Central Drakensberg / Champagne Valley / Geluksburg / Giants Castle / Glengarry / Himeville / Kokstad / Matatiele / Monks Cowl / Mont-aux-Sources / Sani Pass / Swartberg / Swinburne / Underberg / Van Reenen / White Mountain / Winterton
Ukhahlamba Drakensberg Park, Durban
When visitors get to experience the breath-taking beauty of the Ukhahlamba Drakensberg Park, they are left in no doubt as to how it became recognised as a UNESCO World Heritage Site. It is also home to a few precious plant and ...

Vergelegen Nature Reserve

Located in or near Himeville / Underberg
Vergelegen Nature Reserve, Durban
The Vergelegen Nature Reserve is different in that it is secluded and untouched, open only by prior arrangement. It forms part of the Southern Drakensberg Mountain Range and is only accessible to those driving a 4x4 vehicle. ...
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