8 Hours
Tour Type
On Foot & By Vehicle
Travel Method
Minimum Tickets (PAX) 4 (Four).

If your group is less than 4 people, please book a custom tour – click here.

Tour area Ratombo, Tshivhazwa, Soutpansberg & Surrounding
Tour time Day Tour
Snacks Guests provide their own.
Lunch Additional.
Entrance fees to reserves Included
Physical fitness required Be able to walk short distances.
Other Guests must bring binoculars, photography equipment & charged batteries, bird identification books, comfortable clothing, sunglasses, sunscreen, insect repellent, tick repellent walking shoes and a hat. This is Malaria area, guests must take necessary precautions as advised by their medical practitioner.
Extention This tour can be extended any of our Soutpansberg tours

We will visit the beautiful Ratombo Forest and Tshivhazwa Dam. Guests meet us at a pre-arranged starting point where the birding tour begins (guests travel with their own vehicle).

Ratombo Forest or Hanglip forest  and Tshivhazwa Dam.

We will meet early in morning and begin the drive to Ratombo Forest to spend the morning there and later on take the drive to Tshivhazwa Dam – these areas have a lot of birdlife and will ensure a birding trip that you can remember.

Special birds that you may encounter on this birding tour: Brown scrub Robin, Knysna Turaco, Narina Trogon, African Broadbill, Grey Cuckooshriken and Green Twinspot.
And then at The Geese Dam special birds that may occur will likely be: Allen’s Gallinule, African Pygmy Goose, Lesser Moorhen, White-backed Duck, African Rail, etc