Four reasons to visit Dlinza Forest

Four reasons to visit Dlinza Forest

Looking for the perfect spot to unwind this festive season? Then head to Dlinza Forest.

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KwaZulu-Natal is one of the most popular holiday destinations in South Africa.

It is home to some of the most amazing beaches, picnic spots, game reserves, forestry, and beautiful hills.

Dlinza Forest is one of the popular picnic spots in the province.

Let’s look at five reasons to visit:

Picnic spots

As mentioned above, picnic lovers will enjoy visiting Dlinza Forest.

Visitors will be surrounded by beautiful views. The forest is home to over one hundred wildflower species and the orchids and clivias are gorgeous. It is also surrounded by trees, which gives the perfect shade for visitors.

Grab your picnic blanket and prepare for a fun day with your loved ones.

Dlinza Forest Aerial Boardwalk

Dlinza Forest has a 125-metre boardwalk, at an elevation of ten metres, offering visitors breathtaking views.

‘You will get to walk right under the canopy of Dlinza’s indigenous scarp forest and culminating in a 20-metre observation tower,’ Dlinza Forest Aerial Boardwalk Facebook page states.

Bird watching

The trained birding guides will ensure that you not only get to see birds, but receive a bit more info about the special species. You might be lucky enough to see the Lemon Dove and the narina trogons.

Hiking trails

Head to Dlinza Forest for a super beautiful afternoon in the forest. It is a window into the lives of some of the more secretive forest species.

Other things you might get to see include, Narina Trogon, Long-Crested Eagles, Spotted Thrush, bushbuck, and duiker.

Accommodation is available at Aloe Lifestyle Hotel, George Hotel Eshowe, Bishop Guesthouse, Eagle Nest Guesthouse and Restaurant

Nearby restaurants include  Eshowe Hills Restaurant, Ntusi Lounge, The Quarters Restaurant

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