Kwazulu Natal Nature Reserves

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A selection of Kwazulu-Natal Nature Reserves in South Africa offering a range of accommodation options, activities in nature, wildlife and beautiful scenery.

Game reserves and national parks in KwaZulu-Natal provide an unrivalled combination of breathtaking scenery, abundant wildlife, and exhilarating recreational activities.

Not only can you go on exciting game drives and wildlife safaris but in the warm waters of iSimangaliso Wetland Park, there are fantastic opportunities for boating and snorkelling among the variety of unique marine life.

From luxury accommodation in private KwaZulu-Natal game reserves to affordable self-catering accommodation in KwaZulu-Natal national parks - there is something to suit every taste and budget.

Babanango Game Reserve

Babanango Game Reserve in the heart of Zululand is waiting to be explored! Just 3 hours drive from Durban, this scenic Big 5 nature reserve ...more

Thula Thula Private Game Reserve

The exclusive Thula Thula Private Game Reserve in KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa, continues to impress guests year after year with its abundant...more

Pongola Game Reserve

Pongola Game Reserve in KwaZulu-Natal is unique in that it offers great water based activities for relaxing adventures whilst game viewing...more

Kosi Bay Nature Reserve

The Kosi Bay Nature Reserve forms part of the iSimangaliso Wetland Park, it contains a system of estuarine lakes that offer excellent diving...more

Imfolozi Game Reserve

Imfolozi Game Reserve, KwaZulu-Natal is adjacent to the Hluhluwe Game Reserve and together they form one of South Africa's oldest and larges...more

Ndumo Game Reserve

Ndumo Game Reserve in Maputaland, KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa, is a rewarding area to view wildlife with its wetlands and pans, thick bush, ...more

Thanda Safari Private Game Reserve

Thanda Safari Private Game Reserve on the Elephant Coast in KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa, strives to transcend the expected luxury of a 5-sta...more

Ithala Game Reserve

Ithala Game Reserve in KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa, is situated in the rugged, mountainous northern region which is home to a spectacular...more

Giants Castle Nature Reserve

Giant's Castle Nature Reserve is known for its magnificent San rock art, fabulous hiking and invigorating climate. This KwaZulu-Natal nature...more

Royal Natal National Park

Royal Natal National Park is renowned for its spectacular scenery and fabulous mountain trails which explore the heart of this KwaZulu-Natal...more

Sodwana Bay National Park

Welcome to unspoiled coastal beauty at its best! Set within the iSimangaliso Wetland Park, the Sodwana Bay National Park in South Africa...more

Tala Game Reserve

Tala Private Game Reserve is a malaria-free wildlife sanctuary located in the hills of a peaceful farming community, close to the bustling c...more

Maloti Drakensberg Park

The spectacular uKhahlamba Drakensberg Park in KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa, now known as Maloti Drakensberg Park is located just two hours f...more

iSimangaliso Wetland Park

A World Heritage Site, iSimangaliso Wetland Park (the former Greater St. Lucia Wetlands Park) incorporates an astonishing variety of habitat...more

Bonamanzi Game Reserve

There is no place that offers so complete an African experience as Zululand, so come and experience it for yourself at Bonamanzi Game Reserv...more

Falaza Game Park and Spa

Falaza Game Park and Spa, a KwaZulu-Natal Game Reserve near Durban in South Africa, offers Rhino tracking, relaxing spa treatments...more

Hluhluwe Game Reserve

For Big Five game viewing in extremely scenic surroundings, Hluhluwe Game Reserve is hard to match. This KwaZulu-Natal game reserve north of...more

Pakamisa Private Game Reserve

Pakamisa Lodge enjoys a remote and lofty position in northern Zululand, South Africa. This malaria-free KwaZulu-Natal game reservein South A...more

Nambiti Plains Private Game Reserve

Big Five safaris, magnificent sunsets and the magic of the Drakensberg, all this and more can be found at Nambiti Plains Private Game Reserv...more

Mkhuze Game Reserve

Visit Mkhuze Game Reserve for game viewing and birding in beautiful and diverse landscapes. See Rhino and Elephant in this KwaZulu-Natal nat...more

Cape Vidal

Cape Vidal offers a superb location between Lake St Lucia with its resident wildlife and the tidal delights of the Indian Ocean. This KwaZul...more

Midmar Dam and Nature Reserve

Relax in the great outdoors with your family and friends at Midmar Dam. This KwZulu-Natal nature reserve has water sport facilities and a ga...more
South Africa Nature Reserves : Game Reserves and National Parks