The natural splendor of Cape Town extends
Experience the multitude of wildlife of Kruger National Park on a safari adventure, where you can see diverse wildlife in their natural habitats. Kruger National Park is unrivalled in wildlife and ecosystem diversity. It is rugged, romantic, wild, luxurious as well as affordable – a safari destination which caters for everyone! As one of the largest reserves in Africa, the park is not only rich in ecology but in history and archeology as well. Its surface spans an area of 20 000 km sq, a result of surrounding reserves opening their borders to allow animals to roam freely between. There are over 145 species of mammals, 114 reptiles, and more than 500 bird species. A safari seekers dream!
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On your Kruger National Park safari, you’ll encounter numerous routes designed for game viewing, each providing diverse landscapes throughout your visit. Each region within the Kruger possess a distinct characteristics and ecosystems, all of which are equally captivating to explore. For those with an interest in birdwatching and elephants, the northern regions are ideal for sightings. On the other hand, if you’re eager to spot lions and other big cats, the central areas are your best bet. However, if your goal is to witness the Big 5 and substantial herds of plains game, the southern parts of the park offer exceptional opportunities.
During your Kruger National Park safari, there are many game viewing routes throughout the park, offering a variety of scenery during your stay. Bird and elephant enthusiasts are recommended to head to the far north for sightings, lions and other cats are more central, however the Big 5 and big herds of plains game – explore the south. Each section has its specific characters and ecosystems – all equally fascinating to discover. Best advice – give yourself time to experience both!
The best time to travel to the Kruger National Park is during the dry winter months from May to September. During these months, the landscape undergoes a transformation and the vegetation becomes sparser as water sources dwindle, causing animals to congregate around the remaining waterholes and rivers.
The presence of wildlife near water sources boosts your chances of seeing a variety of species in one location, making it a perfect time for safari. Clearer vision through reduced vegetation also improves wildlife spotting, allowing you to examine the interactions of the park’s inhabitants more intimately. Furthermore, the drier conditions make it easier to manage the park’s roads and trails, resulting in a smoother and more enjoyable safari trip.
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