Kruger National Park

 

Kruger National Park is one of Africa’s largest national parks and the largest wildlife destinations in the world. It is located on South Africa’s north-eastern tip and extends across the province of Limpopo and Mpumalanga. The surface area of the park spans 19633 square kilometers as many nearby private reserves have removed their fences, allowing wildlife to freely roam throughout the reserves. This has developed a wildlife area like no other, as it soaks its magic in anyone visiting its diverse location. All the iconic safari species of Africa such as buffalo, lion, leopard, rhino, hippo, giraffe,cheetah, zebra, and elephant enjoy sharing the bushveld with a supporting 137 other mammals and also more than 500 bird species.

Beautiful stone kopjes (hills) pepper the south, the Lebombo Peaks rise from the east savannah, and tropical forests surround the north of the 19,485 square kilometer reserve.

Yes, Kruger can get crowded at times. And yeah, you might have to wait hours seeing the lions. And that’s because the massive roads makes the place one of the most reachable parks in Africa (exploring on your own or taking one of the abundant guided wildlife activities) and accommodation is both abundant and valuable.

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