Okhahlamba Local Municipality

Okhahlamba Local Municipality
Okhahlamba Local Municipality
—  Local municipality  —
Location in KwaZulu-Natal
Location in KwaZulu-Natal
Coordinates: 28°44′S 29°22′E / 28.733°S 29.367°E / -28.733; 29.367Coordinates: 28°44′S 29°22′E / 28.733°S 29.367°E / -28.733; 29.367
Country South Africa
Province KwaZulu-Natal
District Uthukela District Municipality
Seat Bergville
 - Mayor
Time zone South African Standard Time (UTC+2)
Municipal code KZN235

Okhahlamba Local Municipality is a municipality in the Uthukela District Municipality, KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa.


Society and Culture

Museums, monuments and memorials

Spion Kop

British memorial at Spion Kop
Media related to Spioenkop Battlefield Memorials at Wikimedia Commons

This large battlefield located some 30 km outside Ladysmith contains the mass graves of British soldiers, individual graves as well as a number of memorials, including a Boer memorial, British memorial, South Lancashire memorial and Imperial Light Infantry memorial.

Nature reserves

Spioenkop Nature Reserve

25 kilometres (16 mi) from Ladysmith is one of South Africa’s popular wildlife sanctuaries, Spioenkop Nature Reserve. This 60 square kilometres (23 sq mi) reserve is home to animals such as the rhino, giraffe and zebra. The sporting activities that Spioenkop offers include hiking, horse riding, angling, yachting, water-skiing and power boating. Spioenkop is also supplies other parts of Gauteng with water because in Gauteng there is a shortage of water.


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