Kosi Bay Birding

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Birding at Kosi Bay, iSimangaliso Wetland Park – Guided Kosi Bay Birding Tours.

Kosi Bay Birding Tour Breakdown:

Cost: R300 – R400 per person.

Duration: 2 -3 hours.

Meeting time: To be announced on booking.

Included: Experienced Kosi bay birding guide.

What to bring: Binoculars, bottle of water and happy vibes.

Meeting point: Outside Utshwayelo camp entrance gate or at Total garage.

Not included: Entrance fees into iSimangaliso Wetland Park. Please remember to buy your reserve entrance permit from your lodge reception or from the Ezemvelo reception office at 3rd Lake.

Pel's fishing owl in Kosi bay

Where are the best birding spots in Kosi Bay? 

The Kosi Bay area boast with some amazing birding opportunities with its diverse range of ecosystems. The area is vast and local knowledge is key in order to get to the best birding localities.

Kosi bay habitats include the raphia forest, swamp forests, coastal dune forest, estuary and lake shores, sea shore, grassland, freshwater lakes and wetlands.

Our knowledgeable Kosi bay birding guides will get you to all the best locations at the ideal times.

Kosi bird guides

What special birds can be seen in Kosi bay?

Special birds of the Kosi bay area include: Brown Scrub Robin, Purple-banded Sunbird, Flappet Lark, Livingstone’s turaco, Yellow-streaked Greenbul, African Broadbill, Narina Trogon, Blue-mantled Crested Flycatcher, Woodward’s Batis, Southern Banded Snake Eagle,Black-chested Snake Eagle, Brown Snake Eagle, AfricanCuchoo-hawk, Palm-nut Vulture, African Pygmy Goose, African Finfoot, Pel’s Fishing Owl, Swamp Nightjar, Lesser Jacana, Crab Plover, Mangrove Kingfisher, Ayres’s Hawk-Eagle, Rosy-throated Longclaw, Eurasian Bittern and Black-throated Wattle-eye.


Birding spots in Kosi bay

Making the best of your birding trip to Kosi bay Ndumo and Tembe.

We always suggest to birding guests visiting the Kosi bay area to contact us in advance to help you make the best of your time birding in Kosi bay.

By looking at your birding wish list we can plan your itinerary to take you to the right locations at the most likely times to find the birds that you are after. 

Whether you only want to make use of our expertise for a 2 hour walk or a multi day birding trip, we can put it all together for you. We also have accommodation available ideally situated for birding groups.  


Specialist bird guides in Kosi bay

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