Three trails in a small (55ha) patch of remnant coastal bush that is virtually unchanged since the early settlers arrived at Durban in the 1850’s.
The reserve boasts the largest blue duiker population in Durban’s reserves, but the main attractions are the bird and plant life. The Pithi walk is about 500m long and takes about 30 minutes; the Hadeda walk at 1km long and takes about an hour; and the 2km Forest Olive trail is about two hours.
Public toilets, visitor centre, picnic sites, braai facilities, Birding and Self-guided walk. Contact 031 312 4466 for bookings
How to get there
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From the CBD, drive north along Samora Machel St. into NMR Avenue for about 2km, gliding off, and turning left into Sandile Thusi. Turn third right into Lillian Ngoyi Rd. and drive on for about 3km. At the S’miso Nkwanyana Rd. intersection drive straight on, go left again into Burman Drive. Parking for the reserve is about 100m along this road.