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The Top Attractions in Africa

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Greater Kruger Park

Greater Kruger Park

The Greater Kruger National Park in South Africa consists of the Kruger Park itself and a number of privately owned reserves such as The Sabi Sands Game Reserve and Timbavati Nature Reserve where you will find world renowned Game Lodges such as Mala Mala, Singita, Sabi Sabi, Lion Sands, Ngala, etc which will give you an unsurpassed safari experience.

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Okavango Delta

Okavango Delta

The Okavango Delta is a vast inland river delta in northern Botswana. It’s known for its sprawling grassy plains, which flood seasonally, becoming a lush animal habitat. The Moremi Game Reserve occupies the east and central areas of the region. Guests can enjoy open vehicle game drives, boat and dugout canoe trips along the waterways. This is truly one of the last untouched wilderness areas in Africa and offers superb game viewing all year round.

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Chobe National Park

Chobe National Park

Chobe National Park in northern Botswana is known for its large herds of Elephants and Cape Buffalo which converge along the Chobe River in the dry months. Its uniqueness in the abundance of wildlife and the true African nature of the region, offers a safari experience of a lifetime. Guests can stay at the various Game Lodges and enjoy open vehicle game drives and river cruises or opt to stay on a houseboat which cruises along the Chobe River giving one a unique view of the Elephants as they come to drink and cross the river into Namibia.

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Linyanti, Savuti & Selinda

Linyanti, Savuti & Selinda

The Linyanti Marsh, located at the Northwest corner of the park and to the North of Savuti, is adjacent to Linyanti River. To the west of this area lies The Savuti Marsh and the Selinda Reserve. Around these wilderness areas are riverine woodlands, open woodlands as well as lagoons, and the rest of the region mainly consists of flood plains. There are here large concentrations of lion, leopard, African wild dog, roan antelope, sable antelope, a hippopotamus pod and enormous herds of elephants.

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Etosha National Park

Etosha National Park

Etosha National Park is unique in Africa. The park’s main characteristic is a salt pan so large it can be seen from space. Yet there is abundant wildlife that congregates around the waterholes, giving you almost guaranteed game sightings. At the same time Etosha National Park is one of the most accessible game reserves in Namibia and Southern Africa. The park is malaria free and luxurious camps in remote areas have now added top end accommodation to the park’s offerings.

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Sossusvlei

Sossusvlei

Situated in the largest conservation area in Africa (the Namib-Naukluft National Park), Sossusvlei is possibly Namibia’s most spectacular and best-known attraction. Characterised by the large red dunes that surround it, Sossusvlei is a large, white, salt and clay pan and is a great destination all year round. The dunes in this area are some of the highest in the world, reaching almost 400 meters, and provide photographic enthusiasts with wonderful images in the beautiful morning and evening light.

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Damaraland

Damaraland

The rugged, rocky landscape of Damaraland in north-west Namibia is characterised by valleys and dry riverbeds that carve their way through deep gorges and ancient geological features. These rivers are ribbon-like oases that push through the most desolate of terrains and attract wildlife such as the Desert Elephant and Desert Rhino.

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Kafue National Park

Kafue National Park

Kafue National Park, one of the largest in Africa, has many varied habitats: the Kafue, Lufupa and Lunga rivers with adjoining peaceful stretches of riverine vegetation, dambos and wetlands, extensive miombo woodland with seasonal floodplains and swampland in the north. Owing to this diversity, Kafue is blessed in wildlife. Kafue epitomises all the remote, wild and diverse characteristics of the Zambian wilderness. The vast Busanga Plains are perhaps the prime wildlife viewing destination in the country.

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South Luangwa National Park

South Luangwa National Park

Experts have dubbed South Luangwa in Zambia to be one of the greatest wildlife sanctuaries in the world, and not without reason. The concentration of animals around the Luangwa River, and its oxbow lagoons, is among the most intense in Africa. The now famous ‘walking safari’ originated in this Park and is still one of the finest ways to experience Africa’s pristine wilderness first-hand. The changing seasons add to the Park’s richness, ranging from; dry, bare bushveld in the winter, to a lush, green wonderland in the summer months.

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Lower Zambezi National Park

Lower Zambezi National Park

The Lower Zambezi National Park is still relatively undeveloped, it’s beauty lying in it’s wilderness state. The diversity of animals is not as wide as the other big parks, but the opportunities to get close to game wandering in and out of the Zambezi channels are spectacular. The Park lies opposite the famous Mana Pools Reserve in Zimbabwe, so the whole area on both sides of the Zambezi River is a massive wildlife sanctuary.

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Victoria Falls

Victoria Falls

The Victoria Falls is known locally as Mosi-oa-Tunya (“the smoke that thunders”), due to its towering plume of spray that is visible at a distance. At 1 708 metres wide, the Victoria Falls is the most expansive curtain of water in the world and drops more than 100 metres into the sheer Zambezi Gorge. One of the Seven Natural Wonders of the World, Victoria Falls town is within walking distance of the Falls themselves. As the adrenalin capital of Africa, many adventures are to be had here.

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Hwange National Park

Hwange National Park

Hwange National Park is in west Zimbabwe. Its grasslands and mopane woods are home to large Elephant herds, lions and African Wild Dogs. In the northwest, animals gather at Mandavu and Masuma dams, where there are concealed lookouts. Hwange National Park’s 1.4 million hectares support a mix of habitats, a diverse area that is shared between desert-adapted and woodland species, ensuring large numbers of animals all year round.

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Mana Pools National Park

Mana Pools National Park

Mana Pools National Park lies at the heart of the Zambezi Valley, where the Zambezi River meanders for 300km to the Mozambican border. It is a remote, wildlife-rich place with spectacular views of the river, floodplains, the tree canopy and the mountains of the Rift Valley escarpment over the border in Zambia. Large concentrations of buffalo, elephant and hippo are a common sight. Its a wild and remote area with dramatic scenery and wildlife to match.

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Masai Mara National Reserve

Masai Mara National Reserve

The Masai Mara is situated in south-west Kenya and is one of Africa’s Greatest Wildlife Reserves. Together with the Serengeti National Park in Tanzania it forms Africa’s most diverse, incredible and most spectacular eco-systems. It is famous for its exceptional population of Lions, Leopards and Cheetahs, and the annual migration of Zebra, Thomson’s Gazelle and Wildebeest to and from the Serengeti every year from July to October, known as the Great Migration.

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Serengeti National Park

Serengeti National Park

Serengeti National Park, in northern Tanzania, is known for its massive annual migration of Wildebeest and Zebra. Seeking new pastures, the herds move north from their breeding grounds in the grassy southern plains. Many cross the marshy western corridor’s crocodile-infested Grumeti River. Others veer northeast to the Lobo Hills, home to black eagles. Black rhinos inhabit the granite outcrops of the Moru Kopjes.

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Ngorongoro Crater

Ngorongoro Crater

The spectacular Ngorongoro Crater in Tanzania, the world’s largest caldera, has global importance for biodiversity conservation due to the presence of globally threatened species, the density of wildlife inhabiting the area, and the annual migration of wildebeest, zebra, gazelles and other animals into the northern plains.

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Volcanoes National Park

Volcanoes National Park

The Volcanoes National Park in Rwanda is home to Mountain Gorilla, Golden Monkeys, Spotted Hyena, Buffaloes, Elephants , Black-Fronted Duiker, and Bushbuck. The park also harbors 29 bird species endemic to the Rwenzori mountains and the Virungas. Spanning a 160 sqkm area in the northern part of Rwanda, Volcanoes National Park is part of the great Virunga Volcano Conservation Region spanning the Virunga National Park Congo and Mgahinga National Park Uganda.

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Bwindi Impenetrable National Park

Bwindi Impenetrable National Park

Bwindi Impenetrable National Park is located in the southwestern part of Uganda on the rim of the Rift Valley. The hillsides which are mist-covered are sheltered by one of the ancient and very biologically varied rainforests in Uganda that dates back to more than 25,000 years, comprising of about 400 varied plant species. More notably, this “impenetrable forest” in addition protects a predictable population of 320 Mountain Gorillas.

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Mgahinga Gorilla National Park

Mgahinga Gorilla National Park

Mgahinga Gorilla National Park sits high in the clouds in Uganda, at an altitude of between 2,227m and 4,127m. As its name suggests, it was created to protect the rare mountain gorillas that inhabit its dense forests, and it is also an important habitat for the endangered golden monkey. As well as being important for wildlife, the park also has a huge cultural significance, in particular for the indigenous Batwa pygmies.

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Indian Ocean Islands

Indian Ocean Islands

The islands of the Indian Ocean are a varied collection, including many of the smallest territories and one of the largest island nations (Madagascar). Many hug the coastlines of continents; others must be sought out hundreds of miles from any other land. These islands make for an exquisite bush and beach combination holiday.

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Cape Town

Cape Town

Cape Town is a port city on South Africa’s southwest coast, on a peninsula beneath the imposing Table Mountain. Cape Town has so much to offer, with a huge array of experience and attractions. It is a city with unrivalled culture and diversity, boasting a heady mix of old and new attractions made up of Cape Point, City Walk, Groot Constantia, Kirstenbosch, Robben Island Museum, Table Mountain Cableway and V&A Waterfront.

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The Garden Route

The Garden Route

The Garden Route is a popular and scenic stretch of the south-eastern coast of South Africa. It stretches from Mossel Bay in the Western Cape to the Storms River which is crossed along the N2 coastal highway over the Paul Sauer Bridge in the extreme western reach of the neighbouring Eastern Cape. It includes towns such as Mossel Bay, Knysna, Oudtshoorn, Plettenberg Bay and Nature’s Valley and George.

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