Luchaba

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A 460ha nature reserve made up of a series of wetlands and grasslands, the Luchaba Nature Reserve has seen the recent reintroduction of various indigenous species as well as wetland conservation efforts in restoring the area to its former biodiversity. Boasting countryside views, a host of thriving wildlife and the ultimate in tranquillity, Luchaba Nature Reserve can be found just outside of the town of Umtata, adjacent to the Mthatha Dam.

General Information

Gate Times:
06h00 - 22h00

Activities

  • Picnicking
  • Mthatha Dam
  • Self-drive game drives
  • Mountain biking
  • The Garden rock Trail (1km walk)
  • Conferencing (150-seat conference centre)
  • Restaurant (catering for up to 136 guests)
  • Tooke Garden of Remembrance

Nearby Attractions

  • The Nelson Mandela museum - (Bhunga building in Mthatha, Mvezo, where Mandela was born, and Qunu, the cultural village where he grew up)
  • Bulungula Homestay Experience
  • Coastal Hike to Hole In The wall

Contact Info

Reserve Number
Reserve Manager
27-47 531 0276
GPS
Lat: -31.5289698
Long: 28.7368461
Office hours

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