Adjacent to the Mozambique border in the northern corner of Maputoland lies a hot and humid marshy flood plain that is home to hundreds of bird species, particularly aquatic birds such as heron, stork, duck, and sandpiper.
The Nyanithi Pan and the Banzi Pan are home to many hippo and crocodile and play a vital role in the ecology of the area. Surrounding the pans are fever trees and sycamore figs, that provide an ideal resting perch for the falcons, owls, and fisheagles and other birds of prey that keep a vigilant eye over the quiet waters below.
ATTRACTIONS & ACTIVITIES AT NDUMO GAME RESERVE:
- bird watching
- guided 4x4 drives
- guided walks
SUMMARY OF WILDLIFE & FLORA:
Birdlife: over 400 species of birds recorded
Mammals: rhino, hippo, kudu, giraffe, zebra, buffalo, nyala
DIRECTIONS TO NDUMO GAME RESERVE:
- 75 km north of Jozini
- note: malaria precautions should be taken
Ndumo Game Reserve is situated in Maputaland near Tembe Elephant Park on the Mozambique border. The Usuthu River forms its northern boundary, and the Pongola River flows through the reserve to its confluence with the Usuthu River. The reserve is 10 117 ha
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