Located within the Msunduzi valley, is home to the Big-5. There are several private lodges within the reserve, including Leopard Mountain Lodge, Mavela Game Lodge and Rhino River Lodge. These lodges offer guided open vehicle game drives, visits to animal hides and watering holes and guided bush walks which are undertaken with experienced and knowledgeable rangers. The reserve is one of the few areas selected for the re-introduction of the rare and endangered black rhino. This project was a combined initiative of the World Wild Life Fund and KZN Ezemvelo.