Gustav Klingbiel Nature Reserve


Located on the eastern side of Lydenburg, this scenic reserve covers about 2200 hectares and is a bird lover’s paradise. The reserve is home to approximately 320 bird species as well as several species of game including Bushbuck, Kudu, Impala, Steenbok and Zebra.

The reserve has 4 hiking trails which include the 5km Pedi route, 9km Crane route, 12km Protea route and the long distance Ribbok route, which is a two day hike.

The reserve was named after the late Gustav Klingbiel, a former Lydenburg Town Council member, who campaigned to have this area declared a reserve.

Open daily from 08h00 to 16h00 on weekdays and until 17h00 over weekends. There is an entrance fee payable per vehicle at the gate.

Map of Gustav Klingbiel Nature Reserve

Accommodation nearby Gustav Klingbiel Nature Reserve