Ndumo Game Reserve

Ndumo Game Reserve is a small but impressive game reserve proclaimed in 1924

KwaZulu Natal Game and Nature ReservesThe Ndumo Game Reserve

Ndumo Game Reserve (adjacent to the Tembe Elephant Park) is a small but impressive game reserve.

Proclaimed in 1924 Ndumo Game Reserve is one of South Africa's oldest reserves and considered to be one of the finest in KwaZulu Natal.

Ndumo Game Reserve is situated in the Maputaland region of northern KwaZulu Natal just south of the Mozambique border.

Ndumo is about 10 000 hectares in extent and boasts approximately 60% of all bird species found in South Africa including the Green Coucal, Gorgeous Bush Shrike, Pink Throated Twinspot and African Broadbill.

Wildlife you can exect to see at the Ndumo Game Reserve includes good numbers of Black Rhino, White Rhino, Buffalo, Hippopotamus and Crocodile.

Red Duiker, Giraffe, Nyala and Suni are all fairly common and Leopard and Hyaena are in the reserve.

Part of the allure of Ndumo is its remoteness, being located over 400 kilomtres from the city of Durban and just over 100 kilometres from Mkuze.

Popular Attractions near Ndumo Game Reserve

Tembe Elephant Park

The largest African elephants in the world, along with rhino, buffalo, leopard, hippo and antelope species in a 300kmē park on the South Africa / Mozambique border. Excellent birding opportunities exist and scuba diving on the nearby Tongoland reefs...

More info and contact details: Tembe Elephant Park

Popular Activities in Ndumo Game Reserve

Ndumo & Tembe 4x4 Trails

The routes through these reserves are not guided and can be tackled sans a guide quite easily, albeit a bit of a challenge in places. The Ndumo trail showcases some fantastic fauna and flora, including crocodiles and hippos. Drivers and their...

More info and contact details: Ndumo and Tembe Reserve 4x4 Trails

Did you know?

Ndumo Game Reserve is in a high risk malaria area and it is advisable to take malaria phrophylaxis.

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