Short Distance from the Pongolapoort or Jozini Dam
One of the main attractions, besides the breath-taking views in Pongola must surely be the Pongola Game Reserve which is privately owned. This farm has the infamous Pongola River running through it.
With the exception to Lion the Pongola district is home to the other four of the Big 5. Why not go on a wild Rhino Safari doing a local Rhino tracking programme on foot? For the faint heartef there is the famous Pongola Elephant tracking programme.
The Pongola Bush Nature Reserve is famous also for its valuable piece of mist belt, an evergreen forest with fine examples of yellow-wood trees and approximately a 130 bird species. Visitors to the Nature Reserve is reminded that they can only visit by following an arrangement with the KwaZulu Natal Wildlife.