Umhlanga Lagoon Nature Reserve, Umhlanga

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  • Not a bad walk through the trees. No signposts or directions. Once we arrived at the beach, we had to walk back the same way to get to the car park. Not much to see.  more »
  • Its a beautiful, clean, safe and serene environment. A lovely place to enjoy nature. Safe for all ages, many stops along they way as well as picnic spots  more »
  • It’s not often that you can escape the world without leaving the city far behind you but this is one of those special places where nature feels alive and allows you to pay homage to her majesty. Safe ...  more »
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  • Lovely place to spend a few hours wondering through coastal vegetation. Well kept with good security. Nice variety of bird species to be seen. Due to it's location and by the very nature that it is a lagoon it is extremely humid with little relief even in the shade. Perhaps a few more benches for those who struggle might be an idea? But otherwise well done on a well kept piece of nature. Keep up the great preservation job! ❤💚
  • We went for a trail walk today and it was really lovely. Very well looked after.... I was just so bummed as the walk was so short.. I was enjoying the walk so much and then it came to an end. Lovely though x
  • Very good for a quick hike. Would like tree names as well as boards with names of birds etc. Dirt, such as empty bottles etc, around the lagoon can be cleaned up.. Security is good.. Thank you.
  • Beautiful untouched piece of land, wonderfully tranquil walking trails and an abundance of wildlife is bustling in this habitat, there are hundreds of little baby fish in the streams that lead into the wetlands, I was quite impressed. I was only a little concerned with the second bridge at the end of the trail, at high tide it can be a little daunting because there are no rails and it's a bit wobbly, I wouldn't suggest taking little kids or elderly people over, if they fall in it can be a little scary as I assume when it's full it gets pretty deep. So use with caution as some of the trail has steep drops because it gets pretty high up at points. But definitely worth a walk through!
  • Nice little reserve in the heart of Umhlanga. Excellent for a quick walk or jog. Beautiful scenery and the short hiking trail takes you through a small forest and right onto the beach.
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