Mkuze Facts

The Reserve

  • 27° 40' 0 S - 32° 25' 60 E
  • Mkuze is a 360-square-kilometre game reserve
  • Mkuze was proclaimed a protected area on 15 February 1912

Habitual Facts

  • Mkuze Falls Big Five Private Game Reserve between the Kruger National Park and Zululand
  • Habitats Include acacia savannah, mixed woodland, sand forest, riverine forest, rivers and pans, grassland, cliffs and rocky ridges
  • Mkuze Game Reserve is among the top ten birding spots in Southern Africa
  • list of over 450 species of birds
  • pans: Nhlonhlela Pan , Nsumo Pan,
  • The nearest town which has a full range of services is Mkuze which is 27 kms away

Area facts

  • Ghost Mountain was previously a historic battle field
  • The Mkuze Game Reserve, Ghost Mountain Inn, and Engen Service Station (with a Wimpy) are the flagships of Mkuze
  • A 100 square km area around Mkuze has an aproximate population of 8 763
  • Mkuze has an average elevation of 319 meters above the sea
  • Mkhuze is in a malaria area and special precautions are necessary
  • The two official languages of Mkuze are Zulu and English
  • There are several game parks such as the Thanda Private Game Reserve, Nsubane Pongola Transfrontier Conservation Area and the Phinda Resource Reserve close to Mkuze
  • Visitors to Mkuze can also find accommodation at Bayete, Bayala and Mkuze Falls Game Lodge.



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