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South African Nature Reserves / Game Reserves

South Africa is blessed with some of the most diverse topography on Earth and the many diffrent game reserves / nature reserves.

Introduction to the Nature Reserves of South Africa
  • Kruger National Park :
    The Kruger National Park is South Africa's largest and the most well known Nature Reverve both locally and intenationally. Covering just under 2 million hectares.
  • The Greater St Lucia Wetland Park :
    The Greater St. Lucia Wetlands Park was declared South Africa's first Natural World Heritage Site on 1 December 1999. It is considered South Africa's third largest park and extends from Mapelane (Cape St. Lucia) in the South to Kozi Bay in the North. The Greater St Lucia Wetland Park thus incorporates the entire Lake St Lucia, the St Lucia and Maputaland Marine Reserves, the Coastal Forest Reserve, and Kosi Bay Nature Reserve.
  • uKhahlamba-Drakensberg Park :
    Covering an area of 240,000ha the uKhahlamba Drakensberg Park is dominated by sheer cliffs, deeply incised valleys and crystal clear rivers. This is the mountain refuge of the bearded vulture, black eagle, grey rhebok, oribi and eland and last home of the San Bushmen, the hiking experiences are endless.
  • Pilanesberg National Park :
    The Park ranks among the largest of the national parks in South Africa (it is in fact the fourth largest park) and covers an area of 55 000 hectares.

South Africa - Travel Guides - Wildlife Guides
Guides: Activities & Interests Regions & Areas Routes MapsNature ReservesWildlife - Fauna & Flora

Animal, Fungi and Plant Kingdoms, Geomorphology, Climatology & Ecology Guides
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Grasses Herbaceous Plants Fungi  ~~
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