The Greater Makalali
Nature Reserve


Created in 1994
25 000 hectares
A registered protected area
Conserving the land & wildlife

Nature in it’s purest form...

Makalali wildlife includes...

Nature reserve animals
and much more...
View our wildlife gallery

Thriving bird life

The reserve overlooks the majestic Drakensberg mountain range in the Limpopo Province. It is bisected by the perennial Makhutswi River, a tributary of the Olifants River, and includes approximately 10 km of the Selati River frontage.

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Endangered wildlife has been reintroduced back
onto the reserve since 1994

As part of on-going efforts to save the wilddog from extinction, the Greater Makalali Nature Reserve (GMNR) is part of the wilddog expansion project, in association with

Endangered wildlife trust
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as well as the Cheetah Metapopulation Project, coordinated by the Endangered Wildlife Trust (EWT) which contributes towards the management of approximately 335 Cheetahs on 53 reserves in Southern Africa.


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