Krantzkloof Nature Reserve has opened its gates

Krantzkloof Nature Reserve has opened its gates

The long anticipated wait is over as the popular reserve opened its doors last week. 

The Krantzkloof Nature Reserve
The Krantzkloof Nature Reserve/Facebook/@Krantzkloof

The great news about the re-opening of the Krantzkloof Nature Reserve has many KZN'ers buzzing. 

"In 2020, Ezemvelo KZN Wildlife informed the public that as of August 1 of that same year, the Krantzkloof Nature Reserve was closed to the public. In its report, it cited the reason for the closure was, on instruction from metro police, due to safety concerns and the non-compliance of visitors to the Covid-19 requirements, as laid down in the Disaster Management Act." (Citizen)

The re-opening of the popular nature reserve has everyone excited, especially during this festive season. 

The Reserve opened its gates on the 11th of December 2023. The operating times are between 6am and 1pm daily. 

Adults (12 years and older): R60

Children (under 12 years): R30

The Krantzkloof Nature Reserve has encouraged visitors to use their debit or credit cards when purchasing tickets at the front entrance for convenience and safety.

The Krantzkloof Nature Reserve has listed some things to consider when visiting this holiday season. 

  • Please be mindful that there are constraints on the number of visitors we can accommodate at any time. Access to the reserve is limited by available parking and overall capacity.
  • Over the holidays, we expect a surge in visitors, and our primary concern is to ensure a safe and enjoyable experience for everyone. However, due to limited space, there is a possibility of reaching full capacity.
  • We would hate for you to arrive at the reserve and be turned away due to full capacity, resulting in disappointment and recommend that, where possible, you consider planning your visit during off-peak times to avoid the holiday rush. Weekdays or early mornings may provide a more tranquil experience.
  • We sincerely appreciate your cooperation and understanding during this period and wish you a pleasant and relaxing visit.

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For more information about the reserve, you can visit their website here, for any emergency you can contact them on 031 941 4070. 

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