Visit The Kruger National Park
An Unforgettable Holiday In Nelspruit
Emnotweni is an ideal base from which to explore the Lowveld, right in the heart of Big Five Country. No holiday in Nelspruit is complete without a visit to the world renowned Kruger National Park. Visitors can experience an unforgettable wildlife adventure that ranks with the best in the world.
The SANParks Kruger National Park, at nearly 2 million hectares is home to an impressive number of species, including:
- 147 mammals
- 114 reptiles
- 507 birds
- 34 amphibians
- 49 fish
- 336 trees
The Kruger National Park also features archaeological treasures like Masoriniand Thulamela as well as Bushman rock paintings.
Visitors will cherish the memories forever, especially if they manage to witness the majesty of the Big Five during their visit to Kruger Park - Lion, African Elephant, Buffalo, Leopard and Rhinoceros. The Big Five are also known for being amongst the most dangerous mammals in the world.
The Kruger National Park has around 1982 plant species and 6 eco-systems, including Baobab Sandveld, LebomboKnobthorn-MarulaBushveld, Mixed Acacia Thicket, Mopane Scrub and Combretum Silver Clusterleaf Woodland and Riverine Forest.
There is a variety of accommodation available in the form of bushveld camps, bush lodges and rest camps, caravan and camp sites - which are generally well stocked, where food, drinks and curios can be purchased.
Open vehicles, motorcycles and vehicles with an axle load exceeding 8,000 kgs are not permitted in the park. The speed limits in the Kruger National Park are 50 km/h on tarred roads, 40 km/h on gravel roads and 20 km/h in rest camps. An average speed of 30 km/h is recommended on tourist roads to ensure maximum safety and enjoyment.
Visit the SANParks website for further information.