Ubizane Wildlife reserve in the Hluhluwe area is a nature lovers paradise, and covers an area of one thousand five hundred (1,500) hectares. The reserve, which neighbors the well known Hluhluwe Game Reserve, is home to an abundance of bird species, and comprises a list of over four hundred various species, making it an ideal destination for keen bird watching enthusiasts. Raptor species residing in the area include African White- backed vulture, Martial Eagle, African Crowned Eagle, African Fish Eagle, Steppe Eagle and Bateleur. Other species usually sighted in the more wooded areas include Purple Crested Touraco, Striped Kingfisher, Bearded Woodpecker, Long Tailed Paradise Whyda, and Ground Hornbill.
A wide variety of game including, White Rhino, Giraffe, Zebra, Wildebeest, and most species of Antelope reside in the Ubizane Wildlife Reserve, and visitors are provided with the excellent opportunity to view these species from open land rovers. Occasional sightings of leopard, wild dog and Hyena are also made. Nocturnal animals of the region include serval, bushbabys, side striped Jackals, honey badgers, porcupine and sometimes python. Game viewing is usually conducted during the early mornings and late afternoons, with the animals becoming more active after and visible after emerging from the shelter of the shade. Ubizane also offers a memorable experience to it's visitors, in the form of scenic horse rides through the reserve.
Daily trips are made to the Hluhluwe/ Imfolozi game reserve, which allow for sightings of the magnificent big 5. Hluhluwe game reserve is one of the oldest game reserves in South Africa, boasting a massive area of 97,000 hectares and is world renowned for its brilliant opportunities for spotting Rhino, elephants, Lion, Buffalo, Leopard and a wide variety of other species.
, St Lucia
, St Lucia Wetlands
, Richards Bay
Nearby Points Of Interest:Hluhluwe Umfolozi Game Reserve
, The Big 5 Game
, DumaZulu Cultural Village
, The Emdoneni Cat Rehabilitation Centre
, KwaZulu Cultural Museum
, Piet Retief's Grave
, Ulundi Battlefield
, eMakhosini Ophathe Heritage Park
, Thula Thula Private Game Reserve
, Maphelena Nature Reserve
, Ongoye Forest Reserve
, Tusk Umfolozi Casino
, The Battle of KwaGqokli
, Lake Mzingazi
, The Nkandla Forest