Nature Reserves and Conservancies

There are 19 nature reserves and conservancies that will keep you fascinated by the natural world around you.

In and near Scottburgh, explore the TC Robertson Nature Reserve, Umdoni Park Nature Reserve and the Vernon Crookes Nature Reserve.

Near Port Shepstone, the Oribi Gorge Nature Reserve and Lake Eland Game Reserve need no introduction.

Between Uvongo and St Michaels on Sea, visit Skyline Nature Reserve, a tree lover’s paradise.

Near Margate, find the River Valley Nature Reserve. Between Trafalgar and Palm Beach, picnic and bird watch at Mpenjati Nature Reserve.

Near Port Edward, explore the Umtamvuna Nature Reserve with its many eco-active options. Some conservancies organise clean-up or community activities and provide whale and dolphin viewing decks, as well as environmental information, such as the informative signage at Leisure Bay.