Eco-tourism and Rehabilitation

Eco-tourism and Rehabilitation

Past eco-tourism and rehabilitation projects include:

Fordoun Development Company: Eco-Estate

Nottingham Road, KwaZulu-Natal

Authorisation Process

Scoping and Environmental Impact Assessment

Details

The Establishment of an Eco-Estate at Fordoun, Nottingham Road, KwaZulu-Natal, which includes 40 Subdivisions comprising Holiday Homes, Permanent Residential, Staff Housing, Muti Plant Nursery and Farm.
• Scoping and Environmental Impact Assessment Process (including Public Participation).
• Compilation and Implementation of an EMPr.

Specialist Studies: Wetland Delineation and Functionality Assessment, Geotechnical Assessment, Heritage Impact Assessment, Agricultural Potential Assessment and Biodiversity Assessment.

Wingfield Family Trust: St. Ives

Lions River, KwaZulu-Natal

Authorisation Process

Environmental Authorisation Amendment Application

Details

Application for Amendment of Environmental Authorisation for the St Ives Tourism Development, Lions River, KwaZulu-Natal.
• Environmental Authorisation Amendment Application.

Crystal Cascades Properties 7 (Pty) Ltd: Residential Development (Piggly Wiggly)

Lions River, KwaZulu-Natal

Authorisation Process

Basic Assessment

Details

The Establishment of the Highgate Wine Estate at Lions River, KwaZulu-Natal, which Includes a Boutique Hotel, 27 Residential Subdivisions, Wedding and Conference Venue, 35 ha of Vines and 3500 m2 Commercial Space.
• Basic Assessment Process (including Public Participation).
• Compilation and Implementation of an EMPr.

Specialist Studies: Heritage Impact Assessment, Geotechnical Assessment, Hydrocensus, Borehole Assessment and Wetland Assessment.

Stonehaven Garage (Pty) Ltd: Tourist Facility (The Windmills)

Nottingham Road, KwaZulu-Natal

Authorisation Process

Basic Assessment

Details

The Establishment of a “The Windmills” at the Junction of the N3 Freeway and Nottingham Road, KwaZulu-Natal.
• Basic Assessment Process (including Public Participation).
• Compilation and Implementation of an EMPr.

Specialist Studies: Traffic Impact Assessment and Geotechnical Assessment.

Cleopatra: Ecotourism Units

Kamberg, KwaZulu-Natal

Authorisation Process

Socio-Economic Assessment

Details

The Establishment of 13 Ecotourism Units at Cleopatra Hamlet, Kamberg, KwaZulu-Natal.
• Socio-Economic Assessment

KwaCulture: Isandlwana Heritage Development

Isandlwana, KwaZulu-Natal

Authorisation Process

Basic Assessment

Water Use License Application

Details

The Establishment of the Isandlwana Heritage Development, Umzinyathi District Municipality, KwaZulu-Natal.
• Basic Assessment Process (including Public Participation).
• Compilation and Implementation of an EMPr.
• Water Use License Application.

Specialist Studies: Geotechnical Assessment, Bulk Services Report, Heritage Impact Assessment, 1:100 Year Floodline Assessment, Hydro Water Balance and Wetland Assessment.

Sani Pass Hotel Mixed Use Development

Sani Pass, KwaZulu-Natal

Authorisation Process

Scoping and Environmental Impact Assessment

Water Use License Application

Details

The Establishment of a Mixed Use Development on Rem of the Farm Good Hope No. 7168, Sani Pass, KwaZulu-Natal. Comprising Fractional Title Units, Free Hold Units, Expansion of Existing Golf Course, Staff Accommodation, Back Packers Lodge and Petrol Filling Station.
• Scoping and Environmental Impact Assessment Process (including Public Participation).
• Compilation and Implementation of an EMPr.
• Water Use License Application.

Specialist Studies: Agricultural Potential Assessment, Geohydrological Assessment, Geotechnical Assessment, Biodiversity Assessment and Wetland Assessment.

Spionkop Lodge Development: Eco-Estate

Winterton, KwaZulu-Natal

Authorisation Process

Scoping and Environmental Impact Assessment

Details

The Establishment of an Eco-Tourism Development and Associated Staff Housing on the Remainder of Portion 1 of Labuschagne’s Kraal No. 905, near Winterton, KwaZulu-Natal.
• Scoping and Environmental Impact Assessment Process (including Public Participation).
• Compilation and Implementation of an EMPr.

Specialist Studies: Agricultural Potential Assessment, Veld Assessment, Geotechnical Assessment, Biodiversity Assessment and Wetland Assessment.

And Beyond (Pty) Ltd: Phinda Game Reserve

Hluhluwe, KwaZulu-Natal

Authorisation Process

Environmental Management Programme

Details

Environmental Compliance for Phinda Game Reserve, near Hluhluwe, KwaZulu-Natal.
• Compilation of an Environmental Management Programme

South African National Biodiversity Institute (SANBI): Wetland Rehabilitation

Western Cape, Free State and Mpumalanga

Authorisation Process

Basic Assessments

Details

Basic Assessment Applications for more than Ninety (90) SANBI Wetland Rehabilitation Projects in the Western Cape, Free State and Mpumalanga.

Tronox KZN Sands Pty Ltd: Wetland Rehabilitation Programmes

Port Dunford and Mtunzini, KwaZulu-Natal

Authorisation Process

Basic Assessment

Water Use License Applications

Details

The Implementation of Wetland Rehabilitation Programmes as part of the Offset Requirements for Fairbreeze Mine, Port Dunford (Kraal Hill) and Fairbreeze Extension C, Mtunzini, KwaZulu-Natal.
• Basic Assessment Processes (including Public Participation).
• Compilation of EMPrs.
Water Use License Applications.