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About D'Nyala Nature Reserve

Home to the handsome nyala antelope, D’Nyala Nature Reserve protects an impressive number of mammal species.

Predators on the prowl including leopard, brown hyena, jackal and smaller cats can also be seen. 60 mammals can be ticked off here including white rhino, giraffe, waterbuck, zebra, tsessebe and eland.

Extraordinarily beautiful baobab, nyala, mopane, marula, knobthorn, wild figs and leadwood trees are characteristic of this reserve. The fruit of the impressive Nyala tree is a great source of food for elephant, antelope, birds, monkeys and humans.

Two game viewing hides provide wonderful wildlife spotting opportunities over the riverbeds and flat savannah, particularly during the dry season.

D’Nyala Nature Reserve became the focus of media attention when talks between FW de Klerk and Cyril Ramaphosa were held here before the democratic transformation in South Africa.

Directions to D'Nyala Nature Reserve

From Lephalale, continue toward Thabazimbi for five km, turn left onto R33, after 10 km you will see the D’Nyala Nature Reserve gates.
Things to do in D'Nyala Nature Reserve

D'Nyala Nature Reserve Map

D'Nyala Nature Reserve is 1.3km from the centre of D'Nyala Nature Reserve , the nearest airport 183.9km (Polokwane Airport).
*Distances are shown as the crow flies and not necessarily the actual travelling

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