Welcome to Harold Johnson
Harold Johnson Nature Reserve was proclaimed on 3 May 1967 and is 113 ha in extent. It is situated on the south bank of the Tugela river 6km from the river mouth on the KwaZulu-Natal North Coast and is a delight for the amateur naturalist, with fascinating flora and fauna to be found. Wildlife species which occur in the reserve are zebra, bushbuck, impala, blue, red and grey duiker, vervet monkey, slender mongoose, white-tailed mongoose, banded mongoose, porcupine and bushpig. Birdlife is abundant with a total of almost 200 recorded species. The reserve has an interesting variety of indigenous flora which attracts a variety of butterflies, 114 species have been recorded.