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Chelmsford Nature Reserve

The Ntshingwayo Dam on the Ngagane River has created a beautiful sanctuary for a large number of waterfowl. including Egyptian geese, flamingos, and assorted ducks, and a wonderful playground for power boating, anglers, and other water sport enthusiasts. Beneath the waters anglers can expect to nab the usual suspects - carp mudfish, and bass.

The surrounding grasslands and acacia veld are the playground of several large game, including rhino, wildebeest, hartebeest, springbok, and blesbok.

The dam has a prolific birdlife, including flamingoes, grass owl, blue korhaan, great crested grebe, knob-billed duck, spike-heeled lark , pink-billed lark, and both white-bellied and black-bellied korhaan.

ATTRACTIONS & ACTIVITIES AT CHELMSFORD NATURE RESERVE:
- game viewing
- power boating
- angling
- bird watching

SUMMARY OF WILDLIFE & FLORA:
Birdlife: over 200 species of birds recorded, including, geese, duck, flamingos, larks, korhaan, owls
Fish: carp, mudfish, bass


DIRECTIONS TO CHELMSFORD NATURE RESERVE:
- 30 km south of Newcastle just off the N11


Accommodation Near Chelmsford Nature Reserve:
Newcastle Accommodation

Nearby Listings

Graded:
Sleeps: 79 in 36 units/rooms
From R 790,00
Per unit, per night.

Haggards on Hilldrop

Bed & Breakfast Accommodation in Newcastle

17.9km North of center of Chelmsford Nature Reserve

The original homestead now houses the breakfast room, dining room, offices and 3 stylishly furnished rooms decorated to suit the original history and ideal for the overseas visitor to relate themselves with Newcastle history. We also offer another...

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Zinyati Lodge

Bed & Breakfast Accommodation in Newcastle

18.2km North of center of Chelmsford Nature Reserve

Zinyati Lodge offers modern chalets and thatched roof Zulu Huts. A variety of double, single and family rooms, (all en-suite) are available. Thirty rooms in total.

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Graded:
Sleeps: 42 in 17 units/rooms
From R 400,00
Per person, per night sharing.

The Farmhouse Lodge

Bed & Breakfast Accommodation in Newcastle

18.8km North of center of Chelmsford Nature Reserve

The Farmhouse Lodge is situated 3 minutes from the centre of the town of Newcastle in magnificent park like surroundings. We are an ideal stopover between Kruger park and the KwaZulu-Natal Coast. German spoken. Rooms air conditioned, Internet, DSTV

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Sleeps: 42 in 20 units/rooms
From R 350,00
Per person, per night sharing.

Arbor Guest House

Bed & Breakfast Accommodation in Newcastle

20.6km North of center of Chelmsford Nature Reserve

Whether its just for a quick night stop over, or an extended stay Arbor Guest House offers Luxury Accommodation in Newcastle. 10 rooms - all with en-suite bathrooms. All rooms have own entrance leading directly into garden area. Lapa with bar area...

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Camelot Guesthouse

Bed & Breakfast Accommodation in Newcastle

22.9km North of center of Chelmsford Nature Reserve

Camelot is situated next to a farm and has a beautiful view of the Drakensberg. The rooms are stylishly decorated with dark wood Bali furniture, white 100% cotton linen, the most beautiful hand-woven throws.

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Sleeps: 120 in 20 units/rooms
From R 450,00
Per person, per night sharing.

Majuba Lodge

Hotel / Boutique Hotel Accommodation in Newcastle

23.2km North of center of Chelmsford Nature Reserve

All 40 chalets have their own under cover parking, there is a front door entrance and glass door entrance to pool or Gardens. The double room suites consist of 2 rooms, main with 2 double beds, TV and DStv, aircon, en-suite bathroom with bath & shower...

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Grey Goose Game Lodge

Bed & Breakfast Accommodation in Newcastle

24.1km North West of center of Chelmsford Nature Reserve

The Grey Goose Game Lodge is situated at the foot of the Drakensburg Mountains on the outskirts of Newcastle. Whether for business or pleasure we are a fantastic getaway, offering a great service in beautiful surroundings.

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Avalon Guest Manor

Bed & Breakfast Accommodation in Newcastle

25.0km North West of center of Chelmsford Nature Reserve

Avalon offers the relaxed ambiance of a Colonial Manor filled with all the luxuries of the modern lifestyle.

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Sleeps: 13 in 6 units/rooms
From R 390,00
Per person, per night sharing.

Aberdeen House

Bed & Breakfast Accommodation in Newcastle

26.1km North of center of Chelmsford Nature Reserve

Aberdeen house is a Tudor styled home set in a tree lined Avenue in Newcastle, South Africa. The house is decorated in a subtle Scottish theme. The garden is surrounded by big trees which attract an abundant bird life and the garden is a delight in the

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Sleeps: 48 in 16 units/rooms

Tramonto Boutique Hotel

Hotel / Boutique Hotel Accommodation in Newcastle

26.2km North of center of Chelmsford Nature Reserve

This luxury boutique hotel boasts 31 spacious rooms, (8 Self Catering & 14 Standard rooms, 1 disabled friendly room, 7 Superior rooms and 1 Executive Suite). The rooms are furnished with solid wooden furniture and superior quality fabric.

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