Things To Do Around Nambiti Private Game Reserve

From mountains to memorial sites

Discover exciting day trips beyond Nambiti’s borders

Historical sites and memorials

On the reserve

Drakensberg Mountains

30 minute drive from Nambiti

Kwa-Zulu Natal Battlefields

Great Golf Course

Half an hour drive from Nambiti

Midlands Meander

Two hour drive from Nambiti

Delight in the Drakensberg


Less than an hour away from Nambiti, the majestic Drakensberg Mountain range is a World Heritage Site full of extraordinary beauty, breathtaking backdrops and numerous activities including:

  • Hiking
  • Quad biking
  • White water rafting
  • 4×4 trails, mountain biking
  • Horse riding
  • Canopy tours
  • Rock climbing
  • Kayaking and fly-fishing

Relive Historic Battles Gone By

Bordering the Nambiti Private Game Reserve is where the real battles took place. Half an hour from Nambiti lie numerous fascinating battlefield sites. Take a battlefield tour to hear a historian’s take on the bloody conflicts between the British, Boers and Zulu that shaped the history of South Africa.

KwaZulu-Natal famous Battlefields:

  • The Battle of Elandslaagte
  • The Battle of Rorke’s Drift
  • The Battle of Isandlwana
  • The Siege of Ladysmith

Historical sites and memorials


Monuments and memorials in the immediate area of Nambiti (and even within the park itself) include:

  • The old hospital
  • Siege Museum
  • Town Hall Museum
  • Statue of Gandhi,
  • “The Twins” (two Howitzer cannons)

Take the scenic route

Two hours from Nambiti, the Midlands Meander will take you on a self-drive journey through the rolling hills of the KwaZulu-Natal Midlands. Enjoy a host of activities, experiences, and shopping opportunities – all amidst truly beautiful country surroundings.

Things to do in the midlands:

  • Treetop Canopy Tours
  • Nelson Mandela Capture Site
  • Howick Falls
  • Zulu Mpophomeni Township Experience
  • Tasting Experience – Beer tasting,  Coffee, Cheese & Chocolate tasting, Wine Tasting
  • Horse Riding
  • Fly fishing
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Get in a round of golf


Keen golfers can get into the swing of things anywhere from half an hour to two hours away.

  • An hour and a half away is the 18-hole Champagne Sports Resort Championship Golf Course, rated as one of South Africa’s most beautiful courses.
  • Two hours away is Cathedral Peak’s 9-hole Golf Course, which is also set against the magnificent backdrop of the Drakensberg mountains.
  • Closest to Nambiti is the Ladysmith Country Club, which offers a unique 13-hole golf course.