- Enseleni Nature Reserve
Enseleni Nature Reserve, KwaZulu-Natal
Enseleni Nature reserve consists of coastal grasslands and forest and the Nseleni river provides a freshwater habitat.
For birding enthusiasts the reserve boasts several unusual or rare species, namely African finfoot, purple crested lourie, Pels fishing owl, white-eared barbet and three species of elusive nightjars, Mozambique, fiery necked and European.
Game species found in the reserve include giraffe, wildebeest, zebra, impala, reedbuck, waterbuck, bushbuck, bushpig, red, blue and grey duiker, hippopotamus, crocodile, large-spotted genet and the shy bushbaby.
There are two walking trails in the reserve, the Nkonkoni trail which is 7 km long and the Mvubu trail which is 2 km. Both offer fantastic scenery and the opportunity to spot a variety of birds and animals.
No accommodation or camping or caravanning is allowed in the reserve. However there are picnic sites and it is not necessary to book.
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