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 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.

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Gala Gala Eco Resort

Holiday Resort Accommodation in Ponta Do Ouro

8.4km North of Kosi Bay Nature Reserve

Our deluxe cabanas, which are all private, are set under the cool indigenous trees. We have one 2 sleeper and two 4 sleeper units. Each unit has a beautifully appointed bedroom, which sleeps 2 people. There is a spacious ensuite bathroom, fully-equipped k

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Ponta Thatch

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

8.5km North of Kosi Bay Nature Reserve

Ponta Thatch is an upmarket 6 sleeper home in an ideal getaway location, situated 850 metres from the main beach in Ponta. It also has 2 brand new 4 sleeper thatched bungalows. All are air-conditioned.

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Sleeps: 6

Sea Breeze

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

8.6km North 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.

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Sleeps: 4

Walkersway

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

8.7km North 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.

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Sleeps: 42 in 7 units/rooms

Somebique

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

8.8km North 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)

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HaLaLa Self-catering Accommodation

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

8.9km North 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.

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Sleeps: 8 in 4 units/rooms

Mar E Sol Unit 7

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

8.9km North of Kosi Bay Nature Reserve

Mar E Sol is the only luxury Beach Front Complex on the Main Beach in Ponta Do Oura.

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Sleeps: 11

Sea-esta do Ponta

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

9.0km North of Kosi Bay Nature Reserve

This lovely wooden house in Ponta do Ouro has its own tranquility of nature, situated about 200 meters from the main beach.

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Sleeps: 8

Mare E Sol #6

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

9.0km North 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.

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