Enseleni Nature Reserve

    KZN Wildlife (Contact Person)
    (031) 001 3642 (Telephone)
    072 465 4420 (Mobile)
    phumla.zulu@kznwildlife.com (Email)

Physical Address

3901 N2
Richards Bay

Postal Address

P. O. Box 713
Richards Bay


Enseleni Nature Reserve consists of coastal grasslands and forest and the Nseleni River provides a freshwater habitat. For birding enthusiasts the reserve boasts several unusual or rare species. Game species occurring in the reserve include giraffe, wildebeest, zebra, impala, reedbuck, waterbuck, bushbuck, bushpig, red, blue and grey duiker, hippopotamus, crocodile, large-spotted genet and the shy bushbaby. The reserve has a magnificent activities centre, which is available for use by education groups and as a conference facility. There are two trails in the reserve, which offer fantastic scenery and the opportunity to experience different parts of the reserve and to spot a variety of birds and animals.

Getting There

Southern Zululand, between Empangeni and Mtubatuba, about 13 km north of Empangeni on the N2, which goes through the reserve.