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Game and Nature Reserves– Today, there are nearly 7,000 national parks around the world, … the eye of the beholder, these parks offer the best in magnificent landscapes.

The KwaZulu-Natal National Botanical Garden is situated along Mayor’s Walk, in the western suburbs of Pietermaritzburg, South Africa. It was established in 1874. Plants from eastern South Africa and from the Northern Hemisphere are cultivated here.

The Queen Elizabeth Nature Reserve serves as the headquarters of Ezemvelo KZN Wildlife, KwaZulu-Natal’s nature conservation service. Situated in Hilton on the northern slopes of Pietermaritzburg, the nature reserve is home to many beautiful species, …

The Bisley Valley reserve is 350 hectares of thornveld and grassland perfect for those who want to enjoy their space in nature close to home. Lying just 7 km from Pietermaritzburg on Gladys Manzi Road in the direction of Mkondeni, Bisley Valley NR does not ask an entrance fee, has a number of picnic sites available, …

The African Bird of Prey Sanctuary is a working facility dedicated to the conservation of indigenous raptors and is base to ongoing research, breeding and rehabilitation projects for birds of prey.

Cumberland Nature Reserve is a 300ha private reserve situated in the Table Mountain area, just east of Pietermaritzburg. Besides a wonderful selection of savannah species, one can also pick up a variety of wetland, forest and rocky outcrop species.

Butterflies for Africa is a world class Butterfly and Monkey House in Pietermaritzburg. Created especially for butterflies in all their unique shapes, colours and sizes, Butterflies for Africa provides guests with the opportunity of exploring the centre, learning about the butterflies and spending time amongst them as they flutter past.