Enter the reserve and drive through the grassland area to the main dam. Look out for Ant-eating Chat and White-winged Widowbird. In the bush areas, a stop at the picnic area alongside the dam is recommended. Breeding Lesser Masked-Weaver, Spectacled Weaver, and during recent years Thick-billed Weaver occur. In the surrounding bush clumps and along the stream look out for Crested Francolin, Natal Spurfowl, African Pygmy-Kingfisher, Yellow-breasted Apalis and Bar-throated Apalis, Black Cuckooshrike, Klaas’s Cuckoo, Orange-breasted Bush-Shrike and Sombre Greenbul. Little Sparrowhawk and Lizard Buzzard have been sighted in the riverine areas, as well as Scaly-throated Honeyguide.
Travel for 2.9km from Lydenburg on the R37 towards Sabie (Long Tom Pass). The reserve is located on the left. GPS: -25.107, 30.493
The reserve is open daily and an entrance fee of R10 per vehicle is payable at the gate.