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Umtamvuna Nature Reserve

Address: southern Kwazulu-Natal, South Africa
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Ranked #170 of 235 things to do in KwaZulu-Natal
Type: Nature & wildlife areas, Nature & Parks
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Type: Nature & wildlife areas, Nature & Parks
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Leeds, United Kingdom
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6 reviews 6 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
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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3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
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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