The expansion of the Reserve area is planned in 4 phases, with the first phase being the 350ha Intensive Protection Zone (IPZ) which is completed and secured.
The second phase is almost complete and will increase the protected release area to a total of 1,850ha.
The third phase will add a cooperative Provincial Nature Reserve of 18,000ha for releasing and rewilding the growing rhino population.
The fourth phase will add 3,500ha to a total protected Reserve area of 23,350ha.
The Reserve has the potential to further expand to around 80,000ha in the future.