Private nature and wildlife reserve
Bathurst, Eastern Cape


Trails span the reserve and have been marked and semi-cleared so that they can be explored at whatever pace you please – bring your mountain bike to cover ground fast and get your adrenaline pumping, work up a sweat with a trail run, or take in the peaceful surroundings at a more leisurely pace.

Function Hire

Have the tranquil majesty of the Lushington Valley all to yourself (and your guests) what you hire the reserve for your function. From weddings to children’s parties, whether your guests number in the hundreds or you’ve only invited a handful theres a spot in Lushington Valley Reserve perfect for your function.


Enjoy al-fresco fine dining under the light of the full moon on the banks of the Lushingto river, or take a specially prepared gourmet Pig and Whistle picnic basket and find you own perfect spot to enjoy the reserve.


Lushington Valley Nature Reserve hosts several events of all sorts throughout the year, including the annual Run The Reserve trail run. Take a look at our events calendar to see what’s on soon.