Welcome to GoBirding – South Africa.

The home of birds and birding in South Africa and hosted by BirdLife South Africa.
Are you planning a birding trip in South Africa? This is your one-stop-shop of birding information, with birding sites, local guides and tour operators, accommodations, bird blogs, and more.
Use our navigable map below to select what information you need and where.
Once you have what you need, it’s simple – GoBirding.

The information on this site is freely available. However, if you have benefitted from the information provided, please consider a small donation to BirdLife South Africa. Follow this link and select Go Birding or use the QR code provided to view our bank details (please use “Go Birding” as a reference).

Donations to BirdLife South Africa are tax deductible for South African tax citizens as we are a registered PBO and can issue Section 18A certificates. Please forward proof of payment and your details to bookkeeper@birdlife.org.za.

For further information or feedback, please email BirdLife South Africa.

The GoBirding platform was made possible by a generous donation from The Chamberlain Foundation.