Flexible and diverse, South Africa offers incredible safari experiences – from self drive adventures in country’s national parks to walking trails along the untouched African wilderness and through guided luxury trips in private game reserves.
Four Best South African Safaris For Holidays –
1. Big Five Safari –
Experience the ultimate thrill of tracking Africa’s majestic Big Five, like buffalo, elephant, rhino, lion and leopard through the African bush on dawn and dusk game drives in an open safari vehicle. You will explore the magnificence of Big Five at Kruger National Park – the renowned national park in South Africa. All Kruger National Park game drives are conducted by professional rangers and game trackers ensuring that your Big Five safari will remain an unforgettable holiday experience. The national park offers opportunities for game drives in order to get the closest encounters with Africa’s Big Five – photographer’s dream. Keep in mind that Big Five game drives are conducted on a daily basis and can be custom made to suit your every safari desire.
2. Balloon Safari –
Does balloon safari appeal you much? Then, go for a hot air balloon safari in South Africa. Being one of the largest volcanic complexes of its kind, Pilanesberg National Park boasts rare rock types and structures – that make it a completely unique geological feature, unique see from a balloon.
After all, ballooning is a perfect way to see wildlife, as it allows you to glide overhead without making any disturbance to the animals – that naturally allows them to break natural pack formation and flee.
3. Elephant Safari –
Looking to explore elephants on a safari in South Africa ? Addo Elephant National Park is a popular sanctuary for the gentle giants of the African bush. Extending over a wide variety of landscapes, the national park now includes a marine reserve that protects a wide array of islands located just off the Cape coastline. Visitors to this beautiful natural area can allow you to encounter elephants including the conventional Big Five. When you’re in Addo Elephant National Park, you’ll enjoy game drives as well as horse trekking, hiking and more activities.
4. Walking Safari –
For any intrepid adventurer, Pilanesberg National Park seems up close and personal on foot. There are wide variety of walking trails that one can enjoy within the park. All the trails are lead by experienced, qualified tour guides, who’ll share with you their extensive knowledge of Pilanesberg flora and fauna.
Going on a walking safari in Pilanesberg Nature Reserve allows you to be immersed in the unspoilt, wonderful wilderness while understanding the nature surrounding you. Besides, it offers a great opportunity for photographers to get a different perspective to capture one of its kind wildlife shots.
With a bit of luck you can spot some of the predators and members of the Big Five at Pilanesberg Nature Reserve.
Do you like these choices? Want to plan your own itinerary? Consider booking with Mount Zion Tours And Tours and I’m sure you won’t regret of your decision after coming back home!
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