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Nahoon Estuary Nature Reserve

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so close to the city but still so wild

Don't miss this even if you just stop for a 1 hour stroll. Loads of fauna & flora interest, helpful... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
Cape Point, South Africa
Nahoon beach

Very clean....very good place for picnics. Very natural. Nice pools for swimming on the river... read more

Reviewed 9 July 2018
East London, South Africa
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| North-East bank of the Nahoon River Mouth, East London 5241, South Africa
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Reviewed 4 days ago

Don't miss this even if you just stop for a 1 hour stroll. Loads of fauna & flora interest, helpful on-site game-ranger. The ramp path has been destroyed towards the end but you can still safely stroll through the estuary at low tide. The mangrove...More

Thank CultjaVultja
Reviewed 9 July 2018 via mobile

Very clean....very good place for picnics. Very natural. Nice pools for swimming on the river, however may become too deep during high tides

1  Thank Tapiwa1983
Reviewed 4 July 2018

Bring the kids to have a nice Sunday breakfast. Activities for them to keep them busy. Enjoy the sun and the breeze. Be in the nature. Nice fresh air.

1  Thank ConnieC1291
Reviewed 26 June 2018

We are a member of the Nahooners so have access to the reserve at any time. It is a favourite spot of ours if we have visitors as we can walk in the reserve safely and it is interesting varied and well maintained. it is...More

1  Thank EastLondonEjs
Reviewed 11 June 2018

We did not have much time, but spent about two hours on the beach in the afternoon in the middle of the week in winter. Dogs are very common on the beach and families enjoy this long, shallow beach tremendously. With the headlands on both...More

Thank 329halinav
Reviewed 1 April 2018 via mobile

My husband and I went for a walk along the river and beach. It was a beautiful calm day, just perfect. It is a pity the people of East London don’t pick up their dog poop’s. It is lovely to see families and dogs on...More

Thank 772JacquiT
Reviewed 22 January 2018

A must see, walk from Nahoon point. Easy walk way to enjoy the sea and bird life. Restaurant facilities.

Thank MalindaVC
Reviewed 8 January 2018

It is really lovely and the walks are easy. It also offers birding opportunities. It is easy to find and lovely for a break from the beach. The boardwalk is neglected and in places could cause an accident to an unsuspecting person enjoying the surroundings....More

Thank lfrauenstein
Reviewed 17 November 2017

Rating at 4.5. Free access. In a forest with beautiful trees in East London. Close to the river of East London and easily accessible. It has an opportunity for birding. I is good for family outings. It was formed in the year 2000

Thank tandiswan2017
Reviewed 7 September 2017

Awesome place to photograph birds. Got a lovely little hide close to the entrance which has a lot of different birds.

Thank Jsacton
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7 December 2017|
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Response from GDTravelsMargateRSA | Reviewed this property |
Sorry only saw the question today . We went at about 1000hrs
26 February 2017|
Response from Shaun S | Reviewed this property |
When I was there there was no entrance fee. Just be out by 16h00 as that is when the gates close.