The following page has some Kruger National Park travel information that you will find useful when booking your next trip to this incredible location.
The Kruger National Park is often regarded as the icon of South African tourism and offers much of what tourists expect from a visit to the country.
The first national park to be declared (1926), it is still a nature lover's dream destination, as it has an unsurpassed variety of wildlife and birds that find sanctuary here.
The climate is subtropical with hot summers and warm, dry winters, and visitors are advised to take malaria precautions prior to a visit – consult your doctor.
The park is Big Five territory and has more recorded species of wildlife than any other African game reserve, and incorporates nine of Africa's major ecosystems, with more than 23,000 plant species having been identified.
When searching for useful Kruger national Park
travel information, one of themost important in planning any holiday in
the bushveld, is getting an idea of the types of activitvies on offer.
There are many activities for tourists ranging
from short nature walks, game drives, overland drives to overnight
wilderness trails. A real highlight is a night game drive showcasing
the activities of the Kruger Park at night. Wonderful for kindling the
imaginations of the kids!
There are 4x4 trails and picnic sites, and there is nothing better than cooling off in one of the swimming pools after a hot day’s game-viewing.
Compass Game Park Services have recently renovated all the restaurants within the park. They now boast excellent food that is light on the wallet. Visitors can also enjoy a boma, bush or breakfast braai in the bush with birds and wildlife ambling by.
See also Kruger National Park Region in Limpopo.
Kruger National Park Travel Information - Gates and Camps
The Kruger National Park is a huge stretch of land covering an incredibly large area, and careful planning of which gate you use depends on where you started your journey and of course which camp you will be heading out to. Use the following map (courtesy of www.krugerpark.co.za) to click on the camp linking you to Booktravel's accommodation listing for that camp. Alternatively use the text links to the right for the same result.