he area is a haven for avid birders with over 400 species of African birds including rare sightings such as lizard buzzard and brown snake eagle. During game drives and bushwalks, our guides will delight in pointing them out.

The world-renowned Nylsvley bird sanctuary is in close proximity of the reserve and a must visit for enthusiastic birdwatchers. Nylsvley Nature Reserve is a 40 km2 protected area in the seasonal Nyl – and Mogalakwena River flood plain. It has over 370 species of birds, of which 100 species are water fowl. During the peak flood season over 80 000 birds can be seen in the reserve. Guests can visit the Nylsvley Reserve on a self-drive basis, or we can arrange a half day excursion from the lodge.

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