This 7 000 hectare nature reserve, supports 600 different indigenous plant species, 45 mammal species and 94 bird species. This reserve is located 15 km from Springbok and is a great destination for 4 x 4 enthusiasts as it offers a variety of routes. This area supports over 600 different plant species and is home to 45 mammal species and 94 bird species. Wildlife that can be spotted here includes springbok, gemsbok and Hantam Zebra. Bird lovers may see the Cape Eagle, Black Eagle, Booted Eagle, Karoo Eremomela, Dusky Sunbird and many more. This area is particularly beautiful during the flower season. The characteristic granite domes and peaks of the region contrast with the sandy plains, where springbuck, gemsbok and Hantam’s Zebra forage.
The Hester Malan Wildflower Garden within the reserve showcases many Namaqua succulents and features a rock garden. This succulent garden is also the starting point to a 17-km tourist loop, which one can drive to explore a cross section of the reserve’s habitats. There are also 4×4 routes for exploring further afield.
Between August and September the region bursts into a display of floral grandeur.
Facilities within the reserve include braai areas, ablution facilities and camping and caravan facilities. There is no electricity within the reserve.
The reserve is open from 08:00 to 16:30 all year round. An entrance fee is payable at the gate.

17° 57' 57.6", -29° 40' 51.6"