Ndumo Game Reserve is a 10,000 hectare park located west of Tembe Elephant Park on the far northeast district of KwaZulu-Natal on the Mozambique border. The reserve protects a wide variety of flora and fauna, which makes for some of the most spectacular scenery anywhere in South Africa. The landscape is typical, dotted with Africa's famous greenish-yellow fever trees, as well as fig trees. Conditions here make the park a paradise for wildlife and aquatic animals.
While in the Ndumo Game Reserve, visitors may encounter bird and wildlife such as crocodile, hippo, buffalo, white and black rhino, impala, nyla, red duiker, kingfisher, fish owl, and rare plum vultures. For bird-watchers, it is said that about 430 species of birds can be spotted here. The reserve also as two rivers, the Usutho and the Pongala, as well as lakes that support the numerous aquatic life here.
Many options such as guided safari tours with trained rangers and comfortable game observation points are made available by park management. Please note that Ndumo Game Reserve is located in a malaria area, so visitors are advised to take precautions before travel.