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Greater Kruger Region

A biodiverse and protected wilderness with a world-renowned park and exclusive private reserves

From a classic safari adventure at the famous Kruger National Park to the more exclusive experience at the surrounding private game reserves, the Greater Kruger Region offers a wide range of activities and remains a popular choice for travellers. This region is home to an abundance of wildlife, including the Big 5 together with other rare and endangered species. Additionally, this region has a variety of bird species soaring about its vast and picturesque landscapes, which include grasslands, savannahs, woodlands, and bushveld. The Greater Kruger Region has a network of protected areas and boasts numerous camps and lodges that allow visitors to experience the beauty and wildlife of the area.

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The best time to spot wildlife in the Greater Kruger Region is during the dry season, which typically falls between May and September. This wintertime season offers the best opportunity to spot the wildlife as the animals are drawn to the waterholes and other sources of water and the vegetation is less dense. During this time, the days are warm and the nights are cooler. The summer months have more rainfall and the green landscapes provide a stunning backdrop for photos. Plenty of young animals and their predators are present and bird watching is particularly enjoyable.

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