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Kenneth Stainbank Nature Reserve

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Location  Durban, South Africa
Area  253 ha
Established  1963
Governing body  Ezemvelo KZN Wildlife
Phone  +27 31 469 2807
Kenneth Stainbank Nature Reserve
Address  Durban South, 4011, South Africa
Hours  Open today · 6AM–6PMSunday6AM–6PMMonday6AM–6PMTuesday6AM–6PMWednesday6AM–6PMThursday6AM–6PMFriday6AM–6PMSaturday6AM–6PM
Similar  Coed Castle, Krantzkloof Nature Reserve, Paradise Valley, Mini Town, Beachwood Mangrove Nature R

Kenneth Stainbank Nature Reserve is a 253 hectare protected area in the suburb of Yellowwood Park, Durban, South Africa. The park was proclaimed in 1963, after land was donated by Mr Kenneth Stainbank for its purpose. The reserve is managed by Ezemvelo KZN Wildlife.

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Flora and Fauna

The park contains many real yellowwood trees, for which the surrounding suburb is named. The park has coastal forest and natural grassland which is habitat to the following animals:

  • banded mongoose
  • blue, red and grey duiker
  • bushbaby
  • bushbuck
  • egyptian mongoose
  • genet
  • impala
  • reedbuck
  • rock hyrax
  • slender mongoose
  • vervet monkey
  • water monitor
  • zebra
  • Facilities and Trails

    There are 13 kilometres of nature walks, as well as a 10 kilometre mountain bike trail in the park. There is also a wheelchair-friendly trial in the reserve.

    References

    Kenneth Stainbank Nature Reserve Wikipedia


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