Kosi Bay

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Mar 032012
 
Kosi Bay

South Africa (KwaZulu-Natal)
The Kosi Bay Nature Reserve lies on the coast in the northern part of KwaZulu-Natal and surrounds the unique and beautiful Kosi Bay lake system which is part of the iSimangaliso Wetland Park, a World Heritage Site. This system consists of four lakes and a series of inter-connecting channels which eventually drain, via [Curious? Find out more…]

Mlalazi River

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Sep 172010
 
Mlalazi River

South Africa (KwaZulu-Natal)
Umlalazi Nature Reserve

This unique coastal reserve stretches along the KwaZulu-Natal North Coast, just outside Mtunzini. Established in 1948 as a protected area, Umlalazi Nature Reserve covers 1028 hectares.
Offering several forms of relaxation, Umlalazi is home to one of the rarest birds of prey in South Africa, the Palmnut Vulture.
Along the river banks, African [Curious? Find out more…]

Lake Phobane

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Mar 202010
 
Lake Phobane

South Africa (KwaZulu-Natal)
Lake Phobane (previously known as Goedertrouw Dam) is reached via the NkwaliniValley between Eshowe and Melmoth, a region which was once the heart of King Shaka’s Kingdom.
The dam is set in the Umhlatuze Valley with the Mabelebele Mountains offering a spectacular backdrop. It was completed on the uMhlatuze River in 1980 to provide an assured water supply [Curious? Find out more…]

iSimangaliso Wetland Park (Greater St. Lucia Wetland Park)

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Apr 292009
 
iSimangaliso Wetland Park (Greater St. Lucia Wetland Park)

South Africa (KwaZulu-Natal)
iSimangaliso Wetland Park (formerly known as Greater St. Lucia Wetland Park) is situated on the east coast of KwaZulu-Natal, and includes the St Lucia Game Reserve, False Bay Park, St Lucia Marine Reserve, Sodwana Bay National Park, Maputaland Marine Reserve, Cape Vidal, Ozabeni, Mfabeni, Tewate Wilderness Area and Mkuze Game Reserve.
Covering about 240,000 [Curious? Find out more…]

Tugela River

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Apr 072009
 
Tugela River

South Africa (KwaZulu-Natal)
The Tugela River is the largest river in the province. The river originates in the Drakensberg Mountains at Mont-aux-Sources, itself the source of tributaries of two other major South African rivers, the Orange River and the Vaal River. The Tugela plunges 947 m down the Tugela Falls, then cuts through Tugela Gorge at [Curious? Find out more…]

Mar 312009
 
Lake Jozini

South Africa (KwaZulu-Natal) – Swaziland
The Pongola River, broad and perennial, meanders through the center of Pongola Game Reserve before entering the man-made 13 276 hectare lake. It provides a leisure environment unique for a South African bushveld destination. Safari cruises, canoe adventures, birding and tiger fishing are among the main activities. The area is home [Curious? Find out more…]