This astonishing country has some of the most amazing
outdoor experiences in Africa. From the empty beaches
of the Eastern Cape to the arid Kgalagadi Transfrontier
Park, the contrast of experiences in South Africa is rivalled
by nowhere else in Africa. Its world-famous national parks
are very accessible with some superb accommodation.
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KRUGER NATIONAL PARK Highlights:
Kruger by far is the most famous national park in South Africa and synonymous with superb wildlife views in South Africa. The most famous of all the national parks in the Rainbow Nation and an excellent place to see the wildlife of Africa, this park is huge by any standards and borders Mozambique and Zimbabwe. There are many options here for your safari from self-drive camping through mobile safaris to Luxury Lodges in and around the park.
PHINDA PRIVATE GAME RESERVE Highlights:
The 170 square kilometer Phinda Private Game Reserve is a private game reserve situated in KwaZulu-Natal, between the Mkuze Game Reserve and the Greater St. Lucia Wetland Park. Phinda has seven distinct ecosystems with palm savannah and mountain bush to rare sand forest and dense thornveld.
Wildlife inhabiting the private reserve include the African bush elephant, South African giraffe, Burchell’s zebra, blue wildebeest, African buffalo, hippos, Southern white rhinoceros, spotted hyena, South African cheetah, African leopard and lion.
MADIKWE GAME RESERVE Highlights:
The Madikwe Game Reserve is a protected area in South Africa, part of the latest park developments in the country. Named after the Madikwe or Marico River, on whose basin it is located, it was opened in 1991and comprises 750 km2 of bushland north of the small-town Groot-Marico up to the Botswana border.
During your exploration the reserve you will encounter and learn abut the reintroduction of wildlife to the reserve which began in 1992 under the codename Operation Phoenix which relocated entire breeding herds of elephants, Cape buffaloes, south-central back rhinos and southern white rhinos along with various species of antelopes.
Following Operation Phoenix, Madikwe has also successfully reintroduce rarer predatory species such as lions, cheetahs, spotted hyenas and Cape wild dogs bringing the total large mammal population of the reserve to over 10 000. There are currently more than 60 species of mammal in the park.
CAPE TOWN AND WINE COUNTRY Highlights:
Cape Town is a port city on South Africa’s southewest coast, on a peninsula beneath the imposing Table Mountain. Slowly rotating cable cars climb to the mountain’s flat top, from which there are sweeping views of the city, the busy harbor and boats heading for Robben Island, the notorious prison that once held Nelson Mandela, which is now a living museum.
Explore and taste the best wines South Africa has to offer in the Franschhoek and Stellenbosch wine country. These wine producing regions have a rich history of wine making. Enjoy an unforgettable day of wine and food pairing in an idyllic setting located less than an hour from Cape Town.
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