Paradise Valley Nature Reserve is located near Pinetown and New Germany. It is 170 ha in extent.
The Umbilo River flows through the reserve and forms an attractive waterfall at one point.
The habitat is a mix of grassland and coastal forest. Approximately 4 km of trails wind their way through the reserve.
Paradise Valley Nature Reserve is a very popular picnic area on weekends. Near the entrance is a conference facility and toilet facilities.
There is an admission fee payable.