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10 adrenaline-pumping outdoor activities in KZN

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KZN is a nature lovers’ paradise…and for adrenalin junkies there is no better place to go wild! We’ve put together a list of some of the coolest activities to get your blood pumping in KZN.   Holla Trails Mountain Bike Park If adventure is your thing, Holla Trails Mountain Bike …

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Wild dog pack gets new home

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With just 450 free-ranging wild dogs left in the country, a new pack of “painted dogs” has been released into a private game reserve in KwaZulu-Natal to help boost the survival prospects of the endangered predator species. Recognisable by their colourful coat patterns, these hunting hounds can maintain speeds of …

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The Battlefields & Nambiti Private Game Reserve – See the big 5

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22 Days of the Exceptional Zulu Kingdom – Day 19 ABOUT NAMBITI One of the more popular private Game Reserves in the country, Nambiti is quintessentially African. With the establishment of successful development programmes, the reserve continues to benefit and enrich the local people, offer guests some of the finest …

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Isimangaliso Wetland Park – South Africa’s first World Heritage Site

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The iSimangaliso Wetland Park was listed as South Africa’s first World Heritage Site in December 1999 in recognition of its superlative natural beauty and unique global values. The 332 000 hectare Park contains three major lake systems, eight interlinking ecosystems, 700 year old fishing traditions, most of South Africa’s remaining …

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KwaZulu-Natal on Horseback

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22 DAYS OF THE EXCEPTIONAL ZULU KINGDOM – DAY 9 The love of horses is shared by many in KZN, and nothing can quite come close to an experience on horseback… Experience the South Coast on horseback: SELSDON PARK ESTATE offers rides through the unspoilt beaches, lush coastal forests with …

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Hluhluwe – A Safari Wonderland

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22 DAYS OF THE EXCEPTIONAL ZULU KINGDOM – DAY 8 Hluhluwe–iMfolozi Park The oldest proclaimed nature reserve in Africa. It consists of 960 km² (96,000 ha) of hilly topography 280 kilometres (170 mi) north of Durban in central Zululand, KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa and is known for its rich wildlife and …

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Birds Of Prey In KwaZulu-Natal

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22 days of the EXCEPTIONAL Zulu Kingdom – Day 2 KwaZulu-Natal is home to an impressive array of indigenous birds of prey species; boasting Hawks, Owls, Kestrels, Falcons, Kites, Vultures, Buzzards & Secretary Birds, among others. KZN features two major Birds of Prey centers; African Bird of Prey Sanctuary, Lion …

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