FLOWERING PLANTS FOUND ON RECENTLY BURNT AREA OF ROCKWOOD Acalypha peduncularis Albuca setosa Anthericum cooperi Asclepias cucullata Aristea cognata Aster bakerianus Clutia cordata Crassula perforata Cyanotis speciosa Dierama igneum Dipcadi viride Eriosema salignum Eriospermum ornithogaloides Eriosema distinctum Erisema salignum Eulophia hians Euphorbia guenzii Euphorbia sp. (very small fls, round, red rim) Gerbera ambigua Helichrysum aureonitens…

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The indigenous forest of the Karkloof Nature Reserve is home to a variety of bird and mammal species, like those you’ll find on our bird and mammal lists over on our Activities page. We have set up a trail camera on our MTB trail near the hidden waterfall which is in the heart of the…

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Rockwood Forest Lodge is available for this 3 day staged trail run. This 3-day track and trail run will see participants cover just over 100km in 3 days, staged out of a single base camp in the Karkloof area in KwaZulu-Natal. The run will incorporate roads in and around the Karkloof Nature Reserve, and you can expect easy…

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The beauty of a self-catering holiday is that you are free to do as as you please. Want to sleep in and not worry about missing breakfast? Sure you can. Want to enjoy that breakfast for lunch rather? No problem! Want to explore your surroundings at a time that’s convenient for your family? Absolutely! We…

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Every year, the Karkloof hosts a number of sporting events ranging from Mountain Biking (think Karkloof Classic, Karkloof Trailblazer etc.) to trail running and the internationally renowned Midmar Mile. The most epic trail running event in KZN – if not in South Africa – has to be the Three Cranes Challenge. A three day staged trail…

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