DEDICATED TO WILDLIFE RESEARCH AND SPECIES CONSERVATION

Latest news

03

Record number of interns at UmPhafa in 2018!

We have seen a record number of 92 interns visiting the reserve this year!  We...

Read More
01
03

Join the UmPhafa team as a long term intern!

We are looking for someone who would like to join our team for 6-12 months,...

Read More
01
03

What do our interns get up to at UmPhafa?

Here’s an amazing video created by Camilla Brotons, who interned with...

Read More
01
03

UmPhafa's new Bush Camp is complete!

After 4 months of anticipation, UmPhafa Reserve now has an amazing new...

Read More
01
03

Aby and Neil – Our 1st Year in review

What an incredible place UmPhafa is! It is an honour and privilege to work...

Read More
01
03

Education at Colchester Zoo's UmPhafa Reserve

Education is one of our main aims on UmPhafa. Since 2009, we have run an...

Read More
01
03

Creating water sources at Colchester Zoo's UmPhafa Reserve!

Access to water is one of the main limiting factors for our wildlife species...

Read More
01
03

Hornbills spotted at Colchester Zoo's UmPhafa Reserve!

On the 18th October, staff on UmPhafa got a wonderful glimpse of a pair...

Read More
01

Latest News

  • Record number of interns at UmPhafa in 2018!

    We have seen a record number of...

    Find out more
    01
  • Join the UmPhafa team as a long term intern!

    We are looking for someone who...

    Find out more
    01
  • What do our interns get up to at UmPhafa?

    Here’s an amazing video created...

    Find out more
    01
  • UmPhafa's new Bush Camp is complete!

    After 4 months of anticipation,...

    Find out more
    01
  • Aby and Neil – Our 1st Year in review

    What an incredible place UmPhafa...

    Find out more
    01
  • Education at Colchester Zoo's UmPhafa Reserve

    Education is one of our main aims...

    Find out more
    01
  • Creating water sources at Colchester Zoo's UmPhafa Reserve!

    Access to water is one of the main...

    Find out more
    01
  • Hornbills spotted at Colchester Zoo's UmPhafa Reserve!

    On the 18th October, staff on UmPhafa...

    Find out more
    01

Gallery

Gallery

  • Feature: Donations

    feature-every-bit-helps

  • Feature: Placements

    feature-experience

UmPhafa has a wide and diverse range of habitat types, from grassland to bushveld and open woodlands.

Number of species offically recorded on Umphafa

Mammals 49
Birds 186
Reptiles 24
Amphibians 10
Trees 62