Mkuze (also Mkuze, Mkuzi or Mkusi ) is a place in the South African province of KwaZulu -Natal. He belongs to the municipality in the district of Jozini Umkhanyakude. The town is the seat of the district administration and is regarded as a trade and logistics center of the Elephant Coast, a tourist area in northern KwaZulu -Natal. The name of the place comes from the Mkuze River, one of the rivers of the Mkuze Wetland System. Mkuze lies at an altitude of 140 meters above sea level. In 2011 the town had 73 residents.

In Mkuze there is an airport with the IATA code MZQ.


  • The Mkuze Game Reserve is known for its great variety of species of birds. The different habitats - from the foothills to the east of the Lebomboberge over savannah and swamps to various forests - home to over 420 different bird species. In the north and east is the border of the wildlife park from the Mkuze River.
  • The Ghost Mountain is an ancient burial site for chiefs. In local legends claims that it haunted on the mountain.