Amanzimtoti Bird Sanctuary – Route 7

A captivating self-guided trail winds through the forest. There are 3 hides from which one may see many of the 150 species of bird which visit the large expanse of open water in the Sanctuary. A tea garden overlooks a lake where a variety of waterbirds may not only be viewed, but will happily take food out of your hand. Large pond with many waterfowl. Large lawned areas with landscaped gardens. Short 1km trail through forest. At 6ha of this piece of land you can enjoy some fantastic outdoor activities. Facilities Picnic areas, toilets, self-guided walks, birding/bird hide and visitors centre. Contact 031 903 1203 for bookings.

Open daily from 6am till 6pm

How to get there

  • From the N2 take the Moss Kolnik / KwaMakhutha off-ramp.
  • Travel east along Moss Kolnik Drive.
  • At T-junction turn right into Kings-way Road, then right at robots into Umdoni Road.
  • The reserve is on the right. – Umdoni Road, Amanzimtoti.