Ezemvelo Nature Reserve’s location within the Highveld Grassland biome, biodiversity, and commitment to preserving a threatened biome make it an ecologically distinctive and invaluable protected area in South Africa.
The reserve boasts an impressive diversity of flora and fauna, including numerous grass species, birds, reptiles, and mammals. Some species are adapted to the harsh environmental conditions of the Highveld, making it a hotspot for biodiversity.
Ezemvelo features several wetlands, dams, and rivers which support a wide range of aquatic life and attract a variety of water-dependent wildlife. The presence of wetlands within a grassland biome is ecologically distinctive.
Using Moholoholo as a base we have access to a range of unique experiences which are valuable to conservation education and skills development.
Khamai Reptile Centre is dedicated to the conservation and education of reptiles, fostering an understanding and appreciation for these often-misunderstood creatures. Their mission is to provide a safe haven for reptiles, conduct vital research, and offer educational programs that raise awareness about the importance of reptiles in our ecosystems and their role in maintaining ecological balance.
Our programme offers an insight into the world of reptiles through interactive experiences, contributing to a deeper connection with wildlife and the environment.
Moholoholo Wildlife Rehabilitation Centre is a leader the rescue and rehabilitation of injured, orphaned, and endangered wildlife, with a strong focus on raptors and large carnivores. Their commitment to conservation is underscored by their dedication to education. Our guided behind the scenes tour provides an opportunity to learn about another side of wildlife conservation, fostering a deep sense of responsibility and understanding of wildlife conservation.
Colin Patrick is a sort after as a trainer in various tracking disciplines, bushskills and K9 anti-poaching. We spend a day with him learning under his expert tutorship.
Kruger National Park, situated in the Savannah biome, is a cornerstone of South African wildlife conservation, exemplifies ecological uniqueness on a grand scale. The park is globally celebrated for its astounding biodiversity, home to a staggering array of species and encompasses various biomes, from woodlands and savannas to riverine forests, offering a kaleidoscope of ecological landscapes in one setting. The diversity of ecosystems supports an extraordinary range of flora and fauna.
Kruger National Park’s magnitude, diversity, and unwavering commitment to wildlife conservation make it an ecological gem of global significance, where conservation and biodiversity thrive on an unparalleled scale.
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