Kgaswane Mountain Reserve
Afrikaans name: Kgaswane Berg Reservaat
Kgaswane Mountain Reserve scenery
The Kgaswane Mountain Reserve is situated on the outskirts of Rustenburg in North West province. It offers stunning scenery and is a great place to escape from city life.
The rugged mountains are part of the Magaliesberg Mountain range.
Although it is not a great reserve for game-viewing there are some mammals to be seen including Burchell's Zebra, Red Hartebeest, Blesbok and Mountain Reedbuck. The reserve has a breeding herd of Sable Antelope.
An impressive list of over 300 species of birds have been recorded in the reserve including Cape Vulture, Black Eagle and Martial Eagle.
Kgaswane Mountain Reserve is popular amongst mountain bikers and is sure to test your fitness. There are also hiking trails and picnic areas.
Entrance to Kgaswane Mountain Reserve
Mammals of Kgaswane Mountain Reserve
Please note that this is only a guide and, while we have made every effort to be accurate, we can't be held responsible for any errors.
Antbear / Aardvark
South African Hedgehog
References and further readingAtlas of National Parks and Reserves of South Africa - Author: Marielle Renssen - Year Published: 2006 - Page: 128
Birding in Transvaal - Author: - Year Published: - Page: 87
Chris and Tilde Stuart's Guide to Southern African Game and Nature Reserves - Author: Chris and Tilde Stuart - Year Published: 1989 - Page: 61
Go Birding in the Transvaal - Author: Brendan Ryan and John Isom - Year Published: 1990 - Page: 87
Places to Visit in Southern Africa - Author: AA RSA - Year Published: 1995 - Page: 60
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: 92
Southern Africa from the Highway - Author: AA RSA - Year Published: 1991 - Page: 172