The Kosi Bay Nature Reserve forms part of the iSimangaliso Wetland Park, it contains a system of estuarine lakes that offer excellent diving, snorkeling and fishing activities.
In the summer months between November and January turtles come ashore late at night to lay their eggs on the sandy beaches within the reserve. At this time of year turtle tours are offered and visitors can watch the turtles lay their eggs. Humpback whales can be seen off the coast during their migration to calve in the warm waters off Mozambique.
The coastal forest on the edge of the lakes is home to shy Bushbuck, Duiker and Monkeys. The Raffia and Wild Date Palm forests are home to 250 species of birds, including the rare Fish Eagle and Palm Nut Vulture. There are a number of activities on offer and guests can explore the unique ecosystem of this KwaZulu-Natal nature reserve in South Africa by guided canoe, boat trips on the lake, exciting forest walks or day excursions to the nearby coastal beaches.