Birding in Oribi Gorge

Make sure you bring your camera and binoculars with you when you visit Wild 5 Adventures. People jumping off of the cliff will not be the only airborne photo you will see. As the Oribi Gorge offers some of the best birding in South Africa!

Why not end off your July Holidays by spending a day immersed in the beauty that is the Oribi Gorge. Whether you are looking to view some incredible bird life or fly off the Gorge like a bird yourself. Wild 5 Adventures is the spot for you.

The reserve itself is 1837 hectares and is in the center of a long stretch of gorge along the Mzimkhulwana River.

You are bound to see a large range of bird species such as the African Wood-Owl, Black Cuckoo Shrike, African Pygmy-Kingfisher, Olive Woodpecker, African Finfoot, Cape Vulture, Forest Buzzard, Brown-Scrub Robin, Narina Trogan, Lemon Dove, Purple Crested Ruraco and the Striped Pipit. Some of the winter visitors consist of the Malachite Sunbird, Gurney’s Sugarbird and more.

You won’t be disappointed with a trip to Oribi Gorge Nature Reserve. There is so much to see and is a great way to spend the day with the family.

Where: Izinqolweni, Oribi Gorge, South Coast, Kwazulu Natal
When: Best during daylight hours
Contact: +27 (0)21 975-2189
How much: Price on request
Overnight: Stay at Oribi Gorge Hotel


For more information on our available activities, please contact us (082) 566-7424 |

Please note Wild 5 Adventures is closed on the first Monday of every month for regular maintenance.

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