Entries by The Rhino Club

NDUMO GAME RESERVE – JEWEL OF THE NORTH

GPS co-ordinates: 32d18’48.85″E 26d54’32.48″S 
Ndumo Game Reserve is 10 117 ha in extent, and is situated in the Maputaland area of KZN near theTembe 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. Ndumo is perhaps best […]

SNAKES ALIVE!

Snakes are traditionally the one creature that a great many people fear, and will kill without a second thought saying “The only good snake is a dead snake.” You couldn’t be more wrong if you tried! Snakes, like bats – which are also the victims of a groundless dislike in humans – have to eat. […]

BIRDS OF NDUMU GAME RESERVE

Nestled in north-eastern KwaZulu-Natal on the Mozambique border is an oasis called Ndumu Game Reserve (NGR). It is an awesome game reserve with a good variety of habitats which provide a great variety of birds. As a recommendation, do consider making use of the excellent and knowledgeable field rangers who can take you on walks […]

MORE ABOUT SEA-TURTLES

Earlier this year we ran a few articles about the nesting activities of sea-turtles up on the coast of northern Zululand in the iSimangaliso Wetland Park. The nesting season began again at the end of October. At present we are in the latter days of the nesting activities but are in the middle of hatching […]

RESORT OF THE MONTH UMLALAZI NATURE RESERVE MTUNZINI

GPS CO-ORDINATES 31d46’19″E 28d57’24.74″S Our Resort of the Month is the Umlalazi Nature Reserve (UMNR) near the picturesque town of Mtunzini on the coast just south of Richards Bay in KwaZulu-Natal. This delightful little coastal resort has much to offer to the visitor. Situated on the Umlalazi River amongst the most wonderful coastal forests, the […]

UMLALAZI NATURE RESERVE

A coastal birding hotspot Umlalazi Nature Reserve (UMNR) is recognised by birders as a great place to go bird watching. The diversity of habitats is wonderful, attracting a very interesting assortment of birds of the KZN coastal region. There is also a fascinating ensemble of other creatures to admire within this jewel of a protected […]

Resort of the Month: Injisuthi

GPS CO-ORDINATES 29°26’24.05″E 29°07’06.43″S Situated in the central section of the Maloti- Drakensberg Park World Heritage Site, Injisuthi is cradled between the Injisuthi (or LittleTugela) and Cowl Fork Rivers at the head of the Injisuthi Valley. It is surrounded by magnificent scenery and is dominated by Cathkin Peak, Monks Cowl and Champagne Castle. Being a […]