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2012-01-30
About Eden Wilds Holiday Resort


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Eden Wilds resort is situated on the banks of the Umtamvuna River,  in the tranquil surrounds of the Umtamvuna  riverine bush,  bordering  on the Nature Reserve,  Port Edward,  Lower South Coast.

The lower trails in the Umtamvuna Nature Reserve start outside the Main Gate to Eden Wilds,  residents and holiday makers can go on various hiking trails.  Umtamvuna is a botanical reserve,  a rich canopied forest, thick with ferns, lichen and indigenous plants seen in their natural habitat. 

Umtamvuna Nature Reserve is home to a large selection of birds, is a breeding ground for a colony of Cape vultures, which build their nests in the cliffs that border the river (provides hours of birding opportunities),  The reserve is also home to baboons, several buck, the black backed jackal,  monkeys including the Samango.  Eden Wilds benefits with these animals entering the property.

Eden Wilds resort has a number of recreational facilities,  including swimming pool,  tag and release fishing dam,  kiddies jungle gym and play area,  jetty access to the Umtamvuna river for water sports (launch facilities for your ski boat, jet ski�s are located next door at the Pont,  making it the ideal location for boating, jet ski, and canoeing  enthusiasts)  braai facilities in the grounds.

There are 130 units,  which are similar in construction,  but décor and furnishings are by respective owner.  Units consist of 2 Bedrooms,  1 Bathroom,  Lounge/Dining and Kitchen area,  veranda,  they sleep 4 but some units a have sleeper  couch � Maximum of 6 guest in the unit.