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Elephant Coast Game & Nature Reserves

Charters Creek

Located in or near Hluhluwe / Mtubatuba / St Lucia
Charters Creek, Durban
Charters Creek lies on the Western Shores of the iSimangaliso Wetland Park on KwaZulu Natal's Elephant Coast. This section is a recent addition to the St Lucia collection, opening to the general public only in December 2013. ...

Enseleni Nature Reserve

Located in or near Empangeni / Richards Bay
Enseleni Nature Reserve, Durban
The pretty little Enseleni Nature Reserve is close enough to major hubs (like Richards Bay) to make for the ideal day trip. It has an incredible array of bird species, which are sure to impress avid bird-watchers, as well as ...

False Bay Park

Located in or near Hluhluwe / Mkuze / Mtubatuba / Sodwana Bay / St Lucia
False Bay Park, Durban
Birders regard False Bay Park as one of the better places to spot African broadbills. Use the designated trails to find an area of forest that has an open understorey but closed canopy for best opportunity. And you can also see ...

Greater St Lucia Wetlands Park

Located in or near Hluhluwe / Jozini / Kosi Bay / Mabibi / Mkuze / Mtubatuba / Pongolapoort / Richards Bay / Sodwana Bay / St Lucia
Greater St Lucia Wetlands Park, Durban
The name of this park has been changed to the iSimangaliso Wetland Park. It is a UNESCO World Heritage Site and covers a vast area, including 280 kilometres of the South African coastline. This means that its habitat is varied, ...

iSimangaliso Wetland Park

Located in or near Jozini / Kosi Bay / Kwambonambi / Mabibi / Mbazwana / Meerensee / Mkuze / Monzi / Mtubatuba / Pongolapoort / Richards Bay / Rocktail Bay / Sodwana Bay / St Lucia / Ubombo
iSimangaliso Wetland Park, Durban
The iSimangaliso Wetland Park is known and loved for many things, not least of all its sheer diversity. It comprises swamps, coastal forests, beaches, woodlands, and more. This means that the fauna and flora found here are ...

Kosi Bay Nature Reserve

Located in or near Kosi Bay / Lake Sibaya / Mabibi / Manguzi / Monzi / Pongolapoort / Sodwana Bay
Kosi Bay Nature Reserve, Durban
The Kosi Bay Nature Reserve is famous for its extensive water systems, including four large lakes and many connecting tributaries. It is massive, at 11 000 hectares, and is significant for the many animals and plants that are ...

Kuleni Game Park

Located in or near Hluhluwe / Kuleni Game Park / Richards Bay
Kuleni Game Park, Durban
Kuleni Game Park is the product of many years or careful thought and planning. It's a warm and friendly place, created in the wild to give a feeling of safety and togetherness with the wildlife and the beautiful environment. ...

Lake Sibaya

Located in or near Jozini / Kosi Bay / Mabibi / Pongolapoort / Rocktail Bay / Sodwana Bay
Lake Sibaya, Durban
Lake Sibaya is the largest fresh water lake in South Africa with a surface area of 77 km² and an average depth of 13 m. The lake was previously connected to the sea and with the closure of the estuary, numerous invertebrates and ...

Mapelane Nature Reserve

Located in or near Meerensee / Mtubatuba / Pongolapoort / Richards Bay / St Lucia
Mapelane Nature Reserve, Durban
The Mapelane Nature Reserve is part of the iSimangaliso Wetland Park, situated opposite the small village of St Lucia. There are plenty of water features throughout the reserve, making it popular amongst fishermen and ...

Maputaland Marine Reserve

Located in or near Kosi Bay / Mabibi / Sodwana Bay
Maputaland Marine Reserve, Durban
The Maputaland Marine Reserve is part of the greater iSimangaliso Wetland Park, and showcases the South African coastline right up to Mozambique. Its core focus is the protection of the leatherback turtles that are found nesting ...

Mfabeni Mission Rocks

Located in or near Hluhluwe / Mtubatuba / St Lucia
Mfabeni Mission Rocks, Durban
The Mfabeni Mission Rocks is part of the spectacular iSimangaliso Wetland Park World Heritage Site in KwaZulu-Natal, less than 300 kilometres from the tourism hotspot of Durban. Mission Rocks is a spectacular retreat where the ...

Ndumo Game Reserve

Located in or near Ingwavuma / Jozini / Mabibi / Manguzi / Ndumo / Pongolapoort
Ndumo Game Reserve, Durban
The Ndumo Game Reserve is one of South Africa’s oldest and best reserves, despite its relatively small area. It is just south of the border of Mozambique and is proud of being the home of about 60% of all known bird species found ...

Phinda Private Game Reserve

Located in or near Hluhluwe / Mkuze / Sodwana Bay
Phinda Private Game Reserve, Durban
The Phinda Private Game Reserve boasts no fewer than seven different ecosystems, including the coastline of KwaZulu-Natal. As a result, it offers visitors a really exciting variety of things to do and see, all within its borders. ...

Pongolapoort Nature Reserve

Located in or near Jozini / Pongolapoort
Pongolapoort Nature Reserve, Durban
Lying on the banks of the Pongolapoort Dam, this nature reserve has a wonderful array of ecosystems. Bird-watching and fishing are particularly popular past times here and it is not difficult to see why. This is one of the only ...

Sodwana Bay National Park

Located in or near Lake Sibaya / Mabibi / Mbazwana / Sodwana Bay
Sodwana Bay National Park, Durban
The coastal forest dunes of the Sodwana Bay National Park are breath-taking in their beauty. Despite its being a rather small national park, its natural splendour and rich abundance make Sodwana Bay a real gem ...

Tembe Elephant National Park

Located in or near Ingwavuma / Kosi Bay / Lake Sibaya / Mabibi / Manguzi / Ndumo / Pongolapoort / Ubombo
Tembe Elephant National Park, Durban
This extensive park covers a whopping 300 square kilometres, and is the roaming ground for herds of African elephants, along with a seemingly endless variety of other animals. The landscape comprises woodlands, savannahs, swamps ...
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