Kruger Park Safaris
Quick facts about Kruger National Park
Kruger National Park is the largest game reserve in South Africa, and the world's second-largest, with an incredible 148 mammalian species
( more than any other in the world), over 500 birds and 114 reptile species.
This home of the big 5 is larger than The country of Israel and the state of New Jersey. The park boasts an almost endless sea of open bushveld which stretches over 2 million hectares, leading Kruger to be considered one of the largest parks in the whole of Africa.
With the Kruger National Park being so vast it naturally has a tremendous botanic diversity. Simplistically the Kruger National Park can be divided into 16 macro ecozones. The northern half of the park, north of the Olifants River is predominantly mopane veld, while south of the Olifants the ecozones are thornveld. There are 336 tree species in the park.
Kruger National Park / Luxury Lodges
There are nine Private Concessions inside the Kruger National Park. They are exclusive-use, unfenced private concessions that are built in the best Big 5 game viewing regions inside the Park. The accommodation is exclusive luxury, and limited to a few rooms per safari lodge allowing guests to experience crowd-free game viewing, in specially customized game viewing vehicles, and may also access the rest of the park should their ranger want to pursue a special sighting. The general public are not permitted inside, or allowed to traverse through any of the private concessions.
Sabi Sands Private Reserve / Luxury Lodgespossibly makes the best South African safari destination for wildlife enthusiasts, photographers and bird watchers alike. . This Private Game Reserve is in particular well known for its amazing leopard sightings and luxury lodges.There are no fences between Kruger National Park and Sabi Sands Game Reserve, so wildlife roams freely between the two.