916 – Umtamvuna Nature Reserve

Umtamvuna Nature Reserve, Port Edward, South Africa

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039 311 2383

This southernmost nature reserve in KwaZulu-Natal is a botanical paradise consisting of an interesting stretch of riverine forest and steep rocky cliffs. Bordering the Umtamvuna River, the 3 247 hectare reserve boasts a fine display of flowers in springtime. There are numerous walks highlighting the fantastic scenery of different parts of the reserve.

These trails vary in duration from one to three-hour or an all-day hike. Many hours and days can be spent exploring the diverse habitats. Both the Cape vulture and fish eagle breed in the reserve and many other bird species have been recorded. Bushbuck, serval, baboon, samango monkeys, blue and grey duiker and common reedbuck occur in the reserve. No accommodation, caravanning or camping facilities are available in the reserve. An entrance fee is payable at the gate. The field ranger will provide maps and details of the reserve. Contact the Officer-in-Charge, P.O. Box 25, Port Edward, 4295. Tel: 039 311 2383

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