Places of interest to visit on the South Coast of Kwazulu Natal with wild animals for kids & Families.
Reptile and game watching
Lake Eland Game Reserve. Bushveld, Grasslands, Wetlands and Coastal Forest are the four distinct ecosystems that provide visitors with the unique opportunity of viewing animals as diverse as giraffe and blue duiker, herds of plain game such as zebra, wildebeest, eland, shy mountain reedbuck, and the elusive bushbuck in close proximity.
Vernon Crookes Nature Reserve. 56 mammal species including: zebra, blue wildebeest and impala. Over 300 bird species and an interesting variety of flora surrounding picturesque picnic spots.
Cragsview Wildcare Centre, Crocworld Scottburgh & Riverbend Crocodile Farm
Pure Venom Reptile Park lies just inland from the town of Shelly Beach on a beautiful, old estate in Izotsha, surrounded by huge wild olive trees that date back to the 1800s. The reptile park, as its name suggests, has an incredible collection of indigenous and exotic reptiles and it’s an ideal way to get up close and personal with a series of snakes, iguanas and crocodiles