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Kenneth Stainbank Nature Reserve

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Coedmore Road | Yellowwood Park, Durban 4001, South Africa
+27 31 469 2807
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Pure Nature

This nature reserve makes you forget that you're in the middle of a city. It's a beautiful escape... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
mimis91
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Koblenz, Germany
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Nature reserve with a difference in Durban

There are so many attractions in this nature reserve; walking trails are very challenging, trees... read more

Reviewed 12 May 2018
Sandanezwe
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Durban, South Africa
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  • Average8%
  • Poor2%
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“red duiker” (3 reviews)
“nice picnic” (3 reviews)
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Coedmore Road | Yellowwood Park, Durban 4001, South Africa
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+27 31 469 2807
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"walking trails"
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This nature reserve makes you forget that you're in the middle of a city. It's a beautiful escape for a few hours, well maintained and very diverse. One minute you're in the woods, the next minute you're standing in front of a lake, you're crossing...More

Thank mimis91
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Reviewed 12 May 2018

There are so many attractions in this nature reserve; walking trails are very challenging, trees natural plants are so beautiful and refreshing, birds and animals like zebras makes this reserve so unique, the castle was built in ancient times, picnic areas situated in nice and...More

1  Thank Sandanezwe
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Reviewed 8 January 2018

Kenneth Stainbank Nature Reserve is an extraordinarily beautiful park with gorgeous grasslands and yellowwood tree coastal forests. The yellowwood is South Africa’s national tree. I spent the afternoon hiking in the 600-acre reserve and saw zebra, red duiker, bushbuck, vervet monkey, mongoose, and birds. Hundreds...More

Thank 2016msm
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Reviewed 2 January 2018

Catch the early morning birding activity - a lush and large Nature Reserve that is walkable. Take binoculars, cameras as well. There are some animals as well - zebra. This Nature Reserve has an interesting background, and so well loved by the family that owned...More

Thank Gail565
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Reviewed 16 October 2017

Good picnic and braai area for family or friends or groups. Safe and secure, quiet and peaceful. Enjoyed the tour of the castle which took us back to almost 72 years ago

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Reviewed 6 September 2017

Not much too see anymore, I suspect this is down to poaching which is sad, too bad the council are'nt interested....

Thank Russ P
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Reviewed 17 July 2017

This reserve is just a few minutes outside of Durban but it really feels like you're out in the country. There is the odd occasion when you can hear the highway but its just such a treat to in the bush. There was no access...More

Thank DunxB
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Reviewed 16 June 2017

I took my 2 kids here for a walk around the park. It was a wonderful 2 hours. However, I probably won't do it again soon, until I have more people join us. We were the only car in the car park, although there were...More

1  Thank kenster99
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Reviewed 11 April 2017 via mobile

When we took a drive through steinbank it is very quite beautiful grounds but didn't see any wildlife only 1 buck, was very disappointed

Thank RobynBrussow
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Reviewed 5 April 2017

Lovely small reserve with a few types of animals and very nice picnic sites. The Zebras are very confident, and wander around quite close by! Affiliated with the CROW animal rehabilitation centre nearby, which does amazing work rehabilitationg injured and orpaned wild animals. Great walks...More

Thank Elizabeth D
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