This resort named after Richard Pennington, is home to Botha House built by General Louis Botha for his wife Annie, on land found for him by Sir Frank Reynolds, a sugar magnate and a member of the Colony's Legislative Council. This tied in with Sir Frank's idea of establishing a house in the area for the exclusive use of South Africa's Prime Ministers. Umdoni Park, a sanctuary named after the Umdoni tree, was established by Sir Frank to preserve the indigenous fauna and flora. He presented it to the South African nation in 1920 and the Umdoni Trust was formed
Today, the Park offers wonderful walking trails, excellent birding and the Komba Bird Sanctuary and Nkumbane Dam, which are perfect for appreciating the profusion of fauna to be enjoyed in this part of the world. And if you are into indigenous plants, take a stroll through the local Indigenous Nursery to see the beautiful plants and birds native to South Africa.
Pennington offers tranquil beaches, surrounded by coastal forests which are abundant in wild flora and fauna, as well as opportunities to surf, snorkel, wind surf, Jet Ski, Para-glide, and to do some fishing. There is also the Umdoni Park and Selborne Park course, where one can go golfing, while watching game and birds.
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