bird watching

White Backed Night- Heron

Kosi Bay is largely untouched and relished by nature lovers and anglers. It has one of the largest reserves of swamp forest, grassland and dune forest in South Africa.

Ozabeni provides a unique experience for those wishing to visit more remote areas of the Park. There is unspoilt wetlands and grassland.

Ndumu Game Reserve is the bird watching capital of South Africa with many African birds reaching their southern limits here. There are more than 200 species of trees and numerous hippos and crocs.

Lake Sibaya is the largest freshwater lake in South Africa with abundant hippo and crocodile populations.

Mkuze Game Reserve is a 40,000 ha bird watchers’ paradise. There is accommodation and a variety of hikes and night drives.

Rocktail Bay must have the most secluded stretch of beach in South Africa!

Sodwana Bay has some of the best coral reef in the world and hence superb SCUBA and snorkel diving. There are many trails to occupy visitors who do not want to take advantage of the great fishing.Coelacanth also live in the deep canyons offshore.

Fani’s Island is on the western shores of the lake and provides trails and mountain biking through the local bush.

Charters Creek is a favourite venue for water bird watching and anglers.

False Bay Park has many beautiful picnic spots along the lake shore.

Mission Rocks’ rock pools provide many hours of exploration at low tide. There is also a lookout point here with lovely views of the lake.

Pongolapoort Biosphere Reserve is a large tract of wilderness at the foot of the Lebombo Mountains. There are many game species, excellent tiger fishing in the lake and night game drives.

Maphelana boasts safe swimming at low tide, excellent fishing opportunities and delightful walks through the coastal bush.