Kenneth Stainbank Nature Reserve

Kenneth Stainbank Nature Reserve

Kenneth Stainbank Nature Reserve
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tye
22 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Jul 2022 • Couples
It's neat and safe. I've been here on multiple occasions and enjoyed the hikes. The animals are beautiful as well as the nature around.
Written 31 July 2022
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praxep
Ahmedabad, India35 contributions
3.0 of 5 bubbles
May 2021
Its hiking place but couldnt drive corolla car as was scary roads. Can walk and see some zibra there. Overall okey experience. Not great, but good time pass for one time visit
Written 7 July 2021
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khaghla
Durban, South Africa5 contributions
4.0 of 5 bubbles
Jan 2021 • Couples
Had a lovely walk yesterday, did the 9km Red walk which we did in a relaxing 3 hours. The place is the cleanest Nature Conservancy I've visited in the last few weeks in Durban, safe clean and spacious.
The very bottom forest section of the red walk was a bit noisy, but the forest wraith stream was beautiful.

We went for birding, saw a few new ones near the pond, but also got red Duiker, bush buck, and impala, not to mention The Zebra literally standing at the gate on arrival.

Got a day to chill, pack a picnic and head on out ..... well worth the visit. We will go back
Written 14 January 2021
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Nicci P
Lanseria, South Africa10 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Oct 2020 • Friends
Loved grabbing a Zebru Coffee & sitting under the trees.
The castle is so fascinating.
Clean toilets & neatly maintained.
Written 20 October 2020
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Suzette J
Umhlanga, South Africa110 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Sept 2020 • Friends
Entrance Fee:
R40/adult
R20/children
Toilet available at the entrance
Braai facilitates dotted around all over, with well maintain braai nooks / grates in most. Maintained bins & some even have water taps.
Well maintained pathway for those with mobility challenges, with braai facilities on this route as well.
Lots of cycle & walking tracks.
Zebra & Buck are friendly & roam freely between the tracks & picnic spots.
Some note maintenance issues, but it is a nature reserve, not a curated garden!
Amazing Yellowood’s abound & the sounds of birds fill the air!
Beautiful!
Written 15 September 2020
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AECT
Hillcrest, South Africa51 contributions
4.0 of 5 bubbles
Jul 2020 • Couples
Went to the reserve for a birthday picnic and happy we did make the trip to the Kenneth Stainbank Nature Reserve. It caters to walkers/hikers and mountain bikers on a wide array of marked trails through the reserve. The added surprise of bigger game like Zebras was unexpected, alongside spotting some red and grey duikers.

The picnic sites offer a bit for everyone or wide open grass areas to covered riverine tranquility. The disabled trail and park was a very thoughtful addition for those want to experience nature.

While the trails are well maintained, the reserve facilities are starting to show some lack of maintenance here and there and that's more evident up at the castle. The 200+ year old historical buildings do seem to be an under utilised gem for Durban and would be nice to see it blossom into a tourism destination in the park.

Overall worth a visit. We planned a quick 30 minute excursion but spent 5 hours walking around the reserve, drinking in the views and getting closer to nature.
Written 5 July 2020
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Ventlar Chinganga
9 contributions
4.0 of 5 bubbles
Dec 2018 • Couples
I love the place the peace and tranquility you can smell the fresh pure air . But there is room for investing in the advertising . The zebras n bucks so close to city life . They lack the audience , n the staff is to be upgraded.
Written 3 November 2019
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Brigitte
9 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Mar 2019
Gorgeous bbq /braai area. Wildlife including zebra. A stunning castle. nice for nature walks and trails.
Written 5 September 2019
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kjoshua45
Durban, South Africa1 contribution
3.0 of 5 bubbles
Aug 2019 • Couples
Good place to relax bad enjoy nature. Exciting trail with zebras and bucks. The castle is a highlight. However poor service, the reserve ran out of a trail map, poor directions and there are people residing within the park making the trip awkward as you unsure of who it might be.
Written 1 September 2019
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B.C.QAGELA
Durban, South Africa413 contributions
3.0 of 5 bubbles
Aug 2019
Kenneth Stainbank Nature Reserve is situated next to Yellowwood Park suburb at about 15 km from Durban CBD, The place is great for group picnics or family fun days, there are a couple of designated braai areas, walking trails are visible for those who wish to go for a walk, great place for outing.
Written 12 August 2019
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