Oribi Gorge Nature Reserve

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Oribi Gorge Nature Reserve, KwaZulu Natal

Oribi Gorge Nature Reserve
Oribi Gorge Nature Reserve

The Oribi Gorge Nature Reserve is a wonderfully scenic area offering excellent hiking opportunities.

The area boasts cliffs and forests and spectacular hiking trails and picnic sites. Wildlife in the Oribi Gorge consists of many antelope, although the oribi (after which the gorge is named) is rarely seen.

A photographer's paradise, Oribi Gorge Nature Reserve encompasses forests, rivers, rapids and ravine.

High sandstone cliffs dominate this 24km long gorge carved out by the Umzimkulwana River. Leopards, troops of baboons, various small antelope and a prolific birdlife, including five species of kingfisher and seven species of eagle inhabit the reserve. There are several nature trails for the adventurous. For activities see Things to Do in Oribi Gorge.

Oribi Gorge Nature Reserve

Featured Accommodation

The Gorge Private Game Lodge & Spa

Nature lovers will enjoy our informative guided trails through the indigenous coastal forests with its rich bio-diversity of plant, animal, insect and 250 recorded bird species. The Oribi Gorge bird list shows 250 recorded species including Cape Vulture, Crowned Eagle, African Finfoot, Ground ...

Lake Eland Game Reserve

Lake Eland Game Reserve is the perfect venue for a family holiday, romantic getaway or simply a day’s outing. Spectacular views of the Oribi Gorge and abundant wild life make this a unique experience. With a variety of facilities and activities to choose from, such as a ...

Oribi Gorge Nature Reserve

Accommodation nearby

For accommodation close to and bordering Oribi Gorge see:
• Amanzimtoti • Anerley • Bazley • Clansthal • Glenmore Beach • Hibberdene
• Margate • Marina Beach • Melville Beach • Munster • Oribi Gorge • Palm Beach
• Pennington • Port Edward • Port Shepstone • Ramsgate • San Lameer • Scottburgh
• Sea Park • Selborne • Shelly Beach • Southbroom • Southport • St Michaels On Sea
• Sunwich Port • Trafalgar • Umkomaas • Umtentweni • Umzumbe • Uvongo

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Oribi Gorge Nature Reserve in KwaZulu Natal, South Africa
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