Donations / Bequests / Legacies

Kindly note that visitors to the RDNR may be asked by our friendly staff to show confirmation of their ticket purchases at any time whilst visiting the reserve.

Tickets can be purchased by clicking on the Quicket link below:

Quicket is a secure and versatile platform that facilitates transactions between event organisers and ticket buyers seamlessly.

Support us - Donate now

Whether you make a donation, or remember us in your will you can be sure that your money will go to make a meaningful difference to the conservation of the Red Desert Nature Reserve.

Make a difference today and help us grow the funding for this unique nature reserve.

If you prefer donating via an EFT transfer or direct deposit, use the following bank account details to deposit the money into Red Desert Nature Reserve Trust's account.

Account name: Red Desert Nature Reserve
Physical address: Red Desert Nature Reserve, Port Edward
Account number: 055385176
Branch: Standard Bank Margate
Branch code: 057628
Reference: Please use your initials and surname followed by "Donation" and the letters RDNRT
Notes: Please fax the deposit slip to +27 (0) 88 039 6950460
for attention Matt Williams or email to

Support us - Leave a legacy

Remember the Red desert Nature Reserve in your will

If you have had a lifetime’s pleasure from birds, why not help ensure their future by leaving a legacy/bequest to the Red Desert Nature Reserve in your will? Any amount, large or small, will be put to excellent use.

Your will helps to ensure that your intentions are honored after your lifetime. It can help protect the people closest to you, and further the causes about which you feel most deeply.

The Red Desert Nature Reserve Trust’s work could not continue without the generous bequests from many of our supporters. It is not just a thing for wealthy people to do nowadays. Supporters come from all walks of life who wish to leave something to the wild birds and their habitats which brought so much pleasure to their lives.

There are many ways to give in memory. For example, you could make a donation to the Red desert Nature Reserve Trust instead of buying flowers for a funeral. You could make a one-off donation at any time, or you can donate on a regular basis - for instance to commemorate a loved one’s birthday or an anniversary.

Donations in excess of R500 attract a section 18A donation tax certificate.

If birds and nature enrich your life, please consider the Red Desert Nature Reserve Trust in your will. We are tremendously grateful to those supporters who have done so, and without whose generosity and forethought we would not be able to continue with our work.

If you would like to remember the Red Desert Nature Reserve Trust in your will, please contact Matt Williams on +27 (0) 83 631 9331 or e-mail If you have already included the Red Desert Nature Resrve Trust in your will, please let us know, so that we can acknowledge your generosity.

Thank you