Seekoei River Nature Reserve – a nature lovers paradise

Seekoei river sunset CW

A stunning image of the Seekoei River at sunset, taken by St Francis Bay photographer Clive Wright.

The Seekoei River separates the suburbs of Aston Bay and Paradise Beach and forms part of the Seekoei Nature Reserve, just a few km from Jeffreys Bay.

Blue and grey duiker, bushbuck, bushpig, porcupine, caracal, spotted genet and mongoose are often spotted.

About 120 different bird species have been identified in the Seekoei Nature Reserve, including fish eagles, flamingos and red knobbed coots.

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Seekoei River Mouth. Photo: Clive Wright
Seekoei River Mouth. Photo: Clive Wright

The most common trees found in the Reserve are ghwarrie, Boer boon, milkwood, sage wood, bitou & aloes.

There are also patches of coastal fynbos with Erica, Passerine & Metalasia species to be found.

A number of day hiking trails can be found in the Seekoei Nature Reserve, with a birding hut and a lapa that can be used by groups for a picnic or a braai.


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