Kosi Bay Nature Reserve

Kosi Bay Nature Reserve

The Kosi Bay Coastal Forest Reserve is complex ecosystem of several large freshwater lakes surrounded by swamp forests and grasslands.

Although birdlife is most prolific in the summer, unless you are willing to bear the uncomfortable heat and humidity, it is best to visit during the cooler and drier winter months between May and September.

Anglers can expect to find a variety of freshwater fish in the Reserve's 4 major lakes, including river snapper, queenfish, kingfish, pike, and grunter.

Several hiking trails wind through the network of swamps, mangrove forests, and grassland that surround the 4 main lakes of the reserve.


ATTRACTIONS & ACTIVITIES AT KOSI BAY NATURE RESERVE:
- bird watching
- hiking
- snorkelling
- fishing

SUMMARY OF WILDLIFE & FLORA:
Mammals: hippo
Reptiles: leather-back turtles, loggerhead turtles, crocodile
Birds: palm-nut vulture, fish eagle, kingfisher
Fish: river snapper, kingfish, grunter, pike
Vegetation: swamp forests and grasslands

DIRECTIONS TO KOSI BAY NATURE RESERVE:
Kosi Bay is about 120 km northeast of Jozini

Accommodation Near Kosi Bay Nature Reserve

Kosi Bay Nature Reserve

Holiday Resort Accommodation in Kosi Bay

5.0km South West of centre of Kosi Bay Nature Reserve

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.

Sleeps: 44 in 9 units/rooms
From R 140,00
Per person, per night sharing.

Kosi Bay Casitas

Self Catering House, Cottage, Chalet Accommodation in Kosi Bay

5.6km South West of centre of Kosi Bay Nature Reserve

Kosi Bay Casitas is a rustic getaway situated on the very northern-most tip of the Elephant Coast in Kwazulu-Natal. Bordering the unspoilt wilderness of the Kosi Bay Nature Reserve - the most pristine lake system in South Africa - Kosi Bay has loads to

Sleeps: 36 in 6 units/rooms
From R 950,00
Per unit, per night.

Sea Breeze

Self Catering House, Cottage, Chalet Accommodation in Ponta Do Ouro

8.6km North of centre of Kosi Bay Nature Reserve

Sea Breeze has three bedrooms: one bedroom contains two single beds and the other two bedrooms have a double bed in each room, the main bedroom is en-suite. There are air-conditioners in each bedroom and there are also ceiling fans in the lounge area.

Sleeps: 4 in 1 unit/room
From R 650,00
Per unit, per night.

Walkersway

Self Catering House, Cottage, Chalet Accommodation in Ponta Do Ouro

8.7km North of centre of Kosi Bay Nature Reserve

The unit comprises of two bedrooms and sleeps a maximum of 4 people. There are air-conditioners in each bedroom as well as ceiling fans in the lounge and kitchen. All linen and bath towels are supplied. Beach towels are not provided.

Sleeps: 42 in 7 units/rooms
From R 185,00
Per person, per night sharing.

Somebique

Self Catering House, Cottage, Chalet Accommodation in Ponta Do Ouro

8.8km North of centre of Kosi Bay Nature Reserve

Somebique Resort is set in the heart of the beautiful village of Ponta do Ouro. We currently have Six, Six sleeper Units , each comprising of a master bedroom with a double bed, and an open plan room, with two bunk beds (four single sleepers)

Sleeps: 28 in 10 units/rooms
From R 350,00
Per unit, per night.

Amangwane Camp

Bed & Breakfast Accommodation in Kosi Bay

8.9km West of centre of Kosi Bay Nature Reserve

The camp is run off of solar power. Each unit has a solarpowered USB charger to provide charging of cameras, phones and other USB devices. We provide comfortable beds and linen etc, but we ask that you bring your own toiletries and beach towel.

HaLaLa Self-catering Accommodation

Self Catering House, Cottage, Chalet Accommodation in Ponta Do Ouro

8.9km North of centre of Kosi Bay Nature Reserve

HA LA-LA located in the tranquil village of Ponta do Ouro, Mozambique, is an ideal retreat for couples seeking a romantic getaway, families wanting to make use of the excellent swimming beaches or water sport enthusiasts.

Sleeps: 8 in 1 unit/room
From R 330,00
Per person, per night sharing.

Mare E Sol #6

Self Catering House, Cottage, Chalet Accommodation in Ponta Do Ouro

9.0km North of centre of Kosi Bay Nature Reserve

Mar e Sol is situated in Ponta do Ouro, Mozambique, just 30 minutes drive from the Kosi Bay border. Sheltered in a dune forest just above the bay, the houses at Mar e Sol put you right in amongst the life of Ponta do Ouro.

Casa Da Praia

Self Catering House, Cottage, Chalet Accommodation in Ponta Do Ouro

9.1km North of centre of Kosi Bay Nature Reserve

Casa Da Praia Three bedroom spacious luxurious house with an African ambience: two bedrooms with double beds ( one en suite), one bedroom with two single beds.

From R 1 000,00
Per unit, per night.

Shady Summers

Self Catering House, Cottage, Chalet Accommodation in Ponta Do Ouro

9.1km North of centre of Kosi Bay Nature Reserve

Shady Summers has two bedrooms, a double bed in the main bedroom and two single beds in the second bedroom. Ceiling fans are in the bedrooms, lounge and kitchen