Kruger National Park is the largest game reserve in
South Africa. It is roughly the same size and shape
as Wales, covering 20,000 square km (7,700 sq mi).
Established in 1898,
it is unrivalled in the diversity of its African
wildlife and a world leader in advanced
the flagship of the South African national parks,
Kruger is home to an impressive number of animals:
25,150 African Buffalo,
2,000 Spotted Hyenas,
Numerous other animals to be seen
include African Hunting Dogs, Burchell's Zebras,
Bushbucks, Eland, Giraffes, Kudus, Hippopotamus,
Impalas, Nyalas, Tsessebes, Warthogs and Waterbucks.
Birds to see include Ground
Hornbill, Kori Bustard,
Martial Eagle, Pel�s Fishing Owl
and Saddle-bill Stork.
South African National Parks runs a variety of
overnight accommodation at is main rest camps. We
recommend that you spend at least three nights
using three different rest camps (giving you two full days in the park). Always book
in advance (click on the map opposite to visit SANParks� website).
Bela-Bela, Lephalale Makhado, Modimolle, Mokopane,
Musina, Phalaborwa, Polokwane, Thabazimbi,
Balfour, Barberton, Belfast, Bethal, Carolina,
Ermelo, Middleburg, Nelspruit, Piet Retief,
Secunda, Standerton, Volksrust, Witbank
Interesting trees include
Fever Tree, Knob Thorn, Marula and Mopane.
Natural or Cultural
Features include Letaba Elephant Museum, Jock of
the Bushveld Route, Albasini Ruins, Maserini
Ruins, Stevenson Hamilton Memorial Library.
interaction with the Lowveld environment over many
centuries - from bushman rock paintings to majestic
archaeological sites like Masorini and Thulamela -
is very evident in the Kruger National Park.
treasures represent the cultures, peoples and events
that played a role in the history of the Kruger
National Park and are conserved along with the
park's natural assets.