Things To Do Around Nambiti Big 5 Game Reserve

From mountains to memorial sites

Discover exciting day trips beyond Nambiti’s borders

Historical sites and memorials

On the reserve

Drakensberg Mountains

30 minute drive from Nambiti

Kwa-Zulu Natal Battlefields

Half an hour drive from Nambiti

Midlands Meander

Two hour drive from Nambiti

Ladysmith Golf Course

Half an hour drive from Nambiti

Delight in the Drakensberg

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Less than an hour away from Nambiti, the majestic Drakensberg Mountain range is a World Heritage Site full of extraordinary beauty, breathtaking backdrops and numerous activities including:

  • Hiking
  • Quad biking
  • White water rafting
  • 4×4 trails, mountain biking
  • Horse riding
  • Canopy tours
  • Rock climbing
  • Kayaking and fly-fishing

Relive Historic Battles Gone By

Bordering the Nambiti Private Game Reserve is where the real battles took place. Half an hour from Nambiti lie numerous fascinating battlefield sites. Take a battlefield tour to hear a historian’s take on the bloody conflicts between the British, Boers and Zulu that shaped the history of South Africa.

KwaZulu-Natal famous Battlefields:

  • The Battle of Elandslaagte
  • The Battle of Rorke’s Drift
  •  The Battle of Isandlwana
  • The Siege of Ladysmith
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Historical sites and memorials

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Monuments and memorials in the immediate area of Nambiti (and even within the park itself) include:

  • The old hospital
  • Siege Museum
  • Town Hall Museum
  • Statue of Gandhi,
  • “The Twins” (two Howitzer cannons)
  • ….and many more.

Take the scenic route

Two hours from Nambiti, the Midlands Meander will take you on a self-drive journey through the rolling hills of the KZN Midlands. Enjoy a host of activities, experiences, and shopping opportunities – all amidst truly beautiful country surroundings.

Things to do in the midlands:

  • Treetop Canopy Tours
  • Nelson Mandela Capture Site
  • Howick Falls
  • Zulu Mpophomeni Township Experience
  • Tasting Experience – Beer tasting,  Coffee, Cheese & Chocolate tasting, Wine Tasting
  • Horse Riding
  • Fly fishing
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Get in a round of golf

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Keen golfers can get into the swing of things anywhere from half an hour to two hours away.

  • Closest to Nambiti is the Ladysmith Country Club, which offers a unique 13-hole golf course.
  • An hour and a half away is the 18-hole Champagne Sports Resort Championship Golf Course, rated as one of South Africa’s most beautiful courses.
  • Two hours away is Cathedral Peak’s 9-hole Golf Course, which is also set against the magnificent backdrop of the Drakensberg mountains.