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Commando Drift Nature Reserve

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Afrikaans name: Kommandodrif-natuurreservaat
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Eastern Cape

The Commando Drift Nature Reserve is approximately 5800 hectares in extent. The habitat is a mixture of Karoo veld and grassland.

The reserve completely surrounds the Commando Drift Dam.

Mammals to be found include Mountain Zebra, Red Hartebeest, Black Wildebeest and Blesbok. The reserve boasts a fairly good bird list of around 200 species which includes many water-birds.

There are trails for hikers and mountain bikers.

Some of the animals to look for at Commando Drift Nature Reserve

Black Wildebeest

Red Hartebeest


Mountain Reedbuck



Cape Mountain Zebra



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