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“Kenneth Steinbank Reserve - Little Jewel in the City” 4 of 5 bubbles
Review of Kenneth Stainbank Nature Reserve

Kenneth Stainbank Nature Reserve
Ranked #25 of 116 things to do in Durban
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Amanzimtoti, KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa
1 review
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
“Kenneth Steinbank Reserve - Little Jewel in the City”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 March 2013

We were looking for a walking trail not too far out of the city, and by accident came upon a webpage about the Kenneth Steinbank Nature Reserve. A liitle bit wary and sceptical (since it is situated in a not-so-good area) we drove out on a Sunday morning, paid the R20 per person entrance fee, and drove along the very well kept dirt road to the various picnic spots. What a surprise!!! Dense forest, followed by grassland, followed by wetland.....many species of trees (well marked) including the Genuine Yellow wood, the Outeniqua Yellow wood, the Flat Crown, White Iron Wood, etc. We walked the walking trails and bumped into zebra, who posed for beautiful close-up pics, sat at a serene dam in the shade, discovered the historic Coedmore Castle, and even had a lovely view of the harbour and Durban City from atop a hill.

A wonderful outing .... next time we will be taking picnic goodies with and enjoy a decent braai in the well laid out areas.

Visited March 2013
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Durban, South Africa
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132 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 45 helpful votes
“beautiful nature reserve”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 May 2012

great nature reserve to visit
good walking trails
really picturesque

Visited March 2012
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Durban, South Africa
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28 reviews
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“A nature walk in an unspoilt forest .”
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 March 2012

It is a lovely way to spend a Sunday afternoon- walking and riding bikes along the path in a forest.

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1 Thank Kay H
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Durban, South Africa
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26 reviews
10 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
“Spot the red duiker”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 January 2012

This is a wonderful and peaceful small nature reserve at the southern outskirts of the city of Durban, and can be visited on foot. This nature reserve is stocked with wild fauna among which, the elusive red duiker deserves a mention. This small antelope can be occasionally spotted among the bushes if one walks silently and carefully. A half-day hike is all that is needed to visit the whole park.

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Durban, South Africa
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3 attraction reviews
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“Great for trail running and cycling!”
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 August 2011

Go in groups, there have been attacks her. Which is really sad as it is a little piece of the bush in the city. Ran through a herd of Zebra!

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