The Kruger National Park is larger than Israel and is the largest in South Africa. Nearly two million hectares of land stretches for 352 kilometres (20,000 square kilometres) from north to south along the Mozambican border. The rich and varied wildlife in the Kruger National Park, has ranked with the best in Africa and is the flagship of the country’s national parks.
This is the land of baobabs, fever trees, knob thorns, the Big Five (elephant, rhino, buffalo, lion, and leopard), little Five (buffalo weaver, elephant shrew, leopard tortoise, ant lion and rhino beetle), birding Big Six (ground hornbill, kori bustard, lappet-faced vulture, martial eagle, pel’s fishing owl and saddle-bill stork). Kruger National Park has more species of mammals than any other African game reserve.
The park is a self-drive destination with options at private game reserves within the park for guided game drives with experienced rangers. The reserve has excellent infrastructure that includes picnic sites, rest camps, waterholes, and hides. Encounter 4×4 game drives, foot safaris, wilderness trails and the Lebombo overland trail.