Buffelspruit Nature Reserve

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Buffelspruit Nature Reserve
Map showing the location of Buffelspruit Nature Reserve
Map showing the location of Buffelspruit Nature Reserve
Location in South Africa
Location Eastern Cape, South Africa
Nearest city Aliwal North
Coordinates 30°42′18″S 26°44′49″E / 30.70500°S 26.74694°E / -30.70500; 26.74694Coordinates: 30°42′18″S 26°44′49″E / 30.70500°S 26.74694°E / -30.70500; 26.74694
Area 6.22 km2
Governing body Maletswai Local Municipality

Buffelspruit Nature Reserve is a smallish nature reserve in the far north of the Eastern Cape, South Africa.

Covering an area of 622 hectares (1,540 acres),[1] the Buffelspruit Nature Reserve is situated along the Kraai River bordering the town of Aliwal North. It is owned and managed by the Maletswai Local Municipality and is open throughout the year. Mammals frequently spotted are Blesbuck, Black wildebeest, Zebra, Gemsbok (Oryx gazella) and Springbok, as well as some ostriches.

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