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Bird Watching

The Town of Barberton (Umjindi) contains such a variety of habitats that it holds a wide diversity of bird species.  If you are a twitcher then Barberton is the place to visit.

  • Prices and guides available on request
  • Different sites available on request
  • Group discount & concessions available

  • Barberton has various sites that are fantastic for birders. 
  • During a survey conducted by a few residents of the town over a long period of time within the Barberton and surrounding boundary, some 250 different bird species were recorded and a few have been added since that initial survey. 
  • The various bush and mountain trails have great spots for bird watching.  Therefore the casual birder, bird ringer or serious twitcher, Barberton is well worth a visit.
  • Departure will be from Barberton Adventures after documentation has been signed.
  • We have many different sites for birders.
  • Locations will only be divulged once a booking is made and permits are issued.
  • This is a full day excursion.
  • Bird list of the area.
  • Guide (book in advance).
  • Lunch can be arranged at extra cost.
  • Food & Beverages for duration of the whole tour.
  • Transport (driving own vehicle to location).
  • Bathroom facilities.
  • Binoculars.

Q : What shoes do we need to wear?
A : Comfortable shoes recommended.

Q : Do I need warm clothes?
A : Yes, a light jacket.

Q : Do I need sunblock and a hat?
A : Recommended for hiking.

Q : Are there bees?
A : Yes, at certain times of day. If you are allergic to bees make sure to bring your specific medication.

Q : Are there spiders and snakes en route?
A : Yes. TIA (This is Africa).