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Address: southern Kwazulu-Natal, South Africa

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Almost 4,000ha of low hills,with friendly trails to walk in a wild natural garden far away from the cities. This very well maintained Nature Reserve offers a haven of peace and... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed April 8, 2015
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Johannesburg, South Africa

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Johannesburg, South Africa
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 8, 2015

Almost 4,000ha of low hills,with friendly trails to walk in a wild natural garden far away from the cities. This very well maintained Nature Reserve offers a haven of peace and silence, only distrubed sometimes by the song of many bird species or the bark of a big male baboon alerting the tribe. I entered through the Beacon Hill gate,... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 5, 2014

It's very true that this is a botanical wonder. The range of plants is amazing and it's one of the places to see baboons and various species of raptor. I once found a leopard spoor too. Also saw natal black snake, legavaan, duiker, hornbills and monkeys. The walk along the top of the gorge along the fish eagle and Lourie... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 11, 2008

For those who don't know, The Umtamvuna Nature Reserve is 170km from Durban city on the N2 South Rd. The closest town is Port Edward before one crosses into the Eastern Cape. The Umtamvuna Nature Reserve is approx 3257 hectares in size and lies along 25km of the Umtamvuna River Gorge. Its source is in the Ngeli Mountains in the... More 

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Address: Address: southern Kwazulu-Natal, South Africa
Location: Africa  >  South Africa  >  KwaZulu-Natal

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