About Birding In Oribi Gorge Nature Reserve

Oribi Gorge Nature Reserve is one of the hottest birding spots in KwaZulu Natal and is a must visit for any bird or nature enthusiast. The area is beautiful offering breathtaking views and the opportunity to see a variety of wildlife. The reserve itself is 1837 hectares and is in the centre of a long stretch of gorge along the Mzimkhulwana River. Make sure you bring your binoculars and your camera to capture the beauty around you.

You are bound to see a large range of bird species such as the African Wood-Owl, Black Cuckoo Shrike, African Pygmy-Kingfisher, Olive Woodpecker, African Finfoot, Cape Vulture, Forest Buzzard, Brown-Scrub Robin, Narina Trogan, Lemon Dove, Purple Crested Ruraco and the Striped Pipit. Some of the Winter visitors consist of the Malachite Sunbird, Gurney’s Sugarbird and more.

You won’t be disappointed with a trip to Oribi Gorge Nature Reserve, there is so much to see and is a great way to spend the day with the family.

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WhereIzinqolweni, Oribi Gorge, South Coast, Kwazulu Natal

WhenBest during daylight hours

How muchPrices on request.

Telephone+27 (0)21 975-2189

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