Hawaan Forest Nature Reserve

Hawaan Forest Nature Reserve

Native Forests/PlantsCoastal Habitat


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The Hawaan Forest is a 110 ha remnant patch of coastal lowland forest, noted for many rare tree species. Bushbuck, Bushpig, Duiker and Mongoose are local residents, as are Crowned Eagle and Crested Guinea fowl.

Managing Agency: Private
(WESSA and Tongaat-Hulett)
Type: Nature Reserve
Facilities: Guided and self-guided trails; Picnic areas
Opening Hours: By appointment only
Dogs: No

Driving Directions: Take the Ruth First Freeway (M4) north from Durban towards Umhlanga. Take the Umhlanga North off-ramp.Turn right into Portland Road,keeping left at intersection with Egret Lane. The reserve entrance is on the corner of Herald Road and Portland

Travel time (from central Durban): 30 minutes

031 201 3126 or 031 572 6218


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