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Commando Drift Nature Reserve

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



Chris and Tilde Stuart's Guide to Southern African Game and Nature Reserves - Author: Chris and Tilde Stuart - Year Published: 1989 - Page: 195

Reader's Digest Illustrated Guide to the Game Parks and Nature Reserves of Southern Africa - 2nd edi - Author: Editor - Alan Duggan - Year Published: 1991 - Page: 176

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