Zimanga Private Game Reserve is gaining a well deserved reputation for excellent wildlife and birding photographic opportunities. Situated in the northern reaches of KwaZulu Natal and within a ten-minute drive from the town of Mkuze, it is the first reserve in Africa to be specifically designed with photographers in mind.
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Mpenjati Nature Reserve and adjacent Trafalgar Marine Protected Area, lying between Port Edward and Margate, provides scenic beauty of the coastline, estuary and coastal vegetation. There ample opportunities for a range of wildlife photography and landscape photography.
Vernon Crookes Nature Reserve, situated on the KwaZulu Natal south coast and within a 15min drive from Scottburugh protects some of the last remaining patches of coastal scarp forest and coastal grasslands.
Lush, waist-high green- grassed hillsides dotted with acacia trees and shrubs drape the landscape of the Zululand Rhino Reserve and it is hard to believe that this area was heavily grazed cattle ranches in the not so distant past.
Lying within the heart of Zululand and at the base of Ghost Mountain itself lies the Ghost Mountain Inn.This birder-friendly establishment is the perfect launch-point for a number of photographic activities that includes day trips to the Mkuze Game Reserve, boat cruises on Lake Jozini and cultural tours in the near-by villages.
Close to the Big 5 game reserves of Zululand and the shores of iSimangaliso Wetland Park, Sand Forest Lodge is the perfect stopover and a highlight on the Zululand Birding Route.