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One of Africa’s largest game reserves.

One of the world's most spectacular nature reserves

Kruger National Park is a large wildlife reserve located in northeastern South Africa. It was established in 1898 and covers an area of about 20,000 square kilometers, making it one of the largest game reserves in Africa. The park is home to a diverse range of wildlife, including the famous "Big Five" animals: elephants, lions, leopards, rhinos, and buffalos. Other animals that can be spotted in the park include giraffes, zebras, hippos, crocodiles, and various antelope species. Visitors to the park can go on game drives, guided walks, and even hot air balloon safaris to see the animals up close. There are also several rest camps and lodges within the park where visitors can stay overnight. Kruger National Park is not only a popular destination for tourists, but it also plays an important role in conservation efforts, particularly for endangered species such as rhinos and wild dogs. The park is part of the larger Kruger to Canyons Biosphere Reserve, which aims to protect the region's biodiversity while promoting sustainable development.

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Located in the provinces of Limpopo and Mpumalanga in northeastern South Africa

How to get there:

Drive: You can also drive to the park from Johannesburg or other major cities in South Africa. The park has several entrances, and the most popular ones are the Paul Kruger Gate, Numbi Gate, Orpen Gate, and Phalaborwa Gate.

Take a guided tour: There are many tour operators that offer guided tours to Kruger National Park. This option is convenient if you don’t want to drive yourself or if you want to learn more about the wildlife and ecosystem from an expert guide.

Once you’re inside the park, you can explore it by driving yourself, joining a guided game drive, or going on a walking safari. It’s important to follow the park’s rules and regulations, such as not feeding the animals and staying in designated areas, to ensure your safety and the protection of the wildlife.

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