Pongola is a thriving community that lies on the Pongola River, some 10km from the Swaziland border. The town is surrounded by the Lebombo Foothills, as well as by sugar and subtropical fruit plantations.
Fauna And Flora
Pongola Biosphere Reserve: The Pongola Biosphere Reserve was established to preserve the natural ecosystem of the area.
Pongola Nature Reserve: Many species of indigenous birds and animals may be seen in the Pongola Nature Reserve. The area is also rich in cycads.