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About Mkuze Game Reserve

Mkuze Game Reserve is situated in KwaZulu-Natal in South Africa. Mkuze Game Reserve budget travel offers prime game viewing and a host of attractions to enjoy.


Mkuze Game Reserve airports include:
•Durban International Airport


Mkuze Game Reserve birdlife has some 420 bird species, including large numbers of Fish Eagles, as well as Pinkbacked and White Pelicans, Ducks and Geese.


As one of the most biodiverse and rich habitats in KwaZulu-Natal, Mkuze Game Reserve conservation plays a key role in preserving the range of bird, animal and plant species found in this region.


Many of the main tourist areas of KwaZulu-Natal are malaria-free, so you need not worry at all. However, the northern part of KwaZulu-Natal poses a malaria risk in summer.


Mkuze Game Reserve plant life ranges from broad stretches of acacia savanna,to swamps and a variety of woodlands and riverine forest, plus rare sand forest.

Safety Tips

•Mkuze Game Reserve is safe to visit
•Keep valuables safe and locked away in camps
•Do not try and swim in any of the lakes or rivers
•It is illegal to talk on a mobile phone while you are driving in South Africa
•Do not try and touch or feed any wildlife you see

Travel Books

Mkuze Game Reserve recommended travel books include:
•Frommer's South Africa by Pippa de Bruyn
•South Africa Eyewitness Travel Guide by DK Publishing
•Touring Map of Kwazulu Natal by J. Hall
•Panoramic Journey Through Kwazulu-Natal by Struik Publishing


Mkuze Game Reserve has a large number of game species including black and white rhinoceros, elephant, giraffe, nyala, blue wildebeest, warthog, eland, hippo, impala, kudu, cheetah, hyaena, suni and leopard.


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