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ROYAL NATAL & MNWENI

Royal Natal is the crown jewel of the UNESCO World Heritage Site, the Ukhahlamba Drakensberg Park. Day hikes are plentiful and the views are as majestic as they come.

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OPENING HOURS

Royal Natal NP:
05:00 – 22:00 (Park Entrance – open 24hrs a day for overnight guests only)
08:00 – 16:30 (Royal Natal Visitors Centre)
Mnweni:
Sunrise – Sunset

FEES & PERMITS

Royal Natal NP:

  • Visit the reserve website for up-to-date information on fees and obtaining permits.

  • Conservation fees are waived with a valid Wild Card.

Mnweni:

  • Free - the Mnweni region does not fall under the custodianship of Ezemvelo KZN Wildlife. It is under tribal ownership.

FACILITIES

Royal Natal:
Secure Parking, Toilets, Shop, Picnic Site, Overnight Accommodation
Mnweni:
Secure Parking, Toilets, Overnight Accommodation

CONTACT DETAILS

Royal Natal NP

General Enquiries:

  • Royal Natal Visitors Centre: 064 761 5516

  • Thendele Resort: 072 186 2188

  • Ezemvelo KZN Wildlife Central Reservations: +27 (0) 33 845 1000

  • Email: bookings@kznwildlife.com

  • Website


Mnweni:

General Enquiries, Mweni Cultural Centre:

  • Tel:+27 (0)72 712-2401

  • Address: D1259 Mabhesini Area, Bergville, 3350

EMERGENCY NUMBERS

Emergency Numbers:
All Royal Natal Emergencies: 082 718 0055 or 036 438 6412
MSCA Mountain Rescue KZN: 0800 005133

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