Marakele National Park, Waterberg

3.8
#2 of 6 in Nature in Limpopo Province
Visit the vulture colony, spot leopards, and admire the spiraling horns of the kudu at Marakele National Park, a 670 sq km (260 sq mi) reserve. Located in a transitional area between the dry west and the moister, more fertile east of the country, the national park provides sanctuary for a great diversity of South African wildlife across its fast-changing, dramatic landscape of rivers, gorges, bluffs, forests, and grasslands. With the reintroduction of buffalo in 2013, the park boasts the Big Five game animals for which the country has become a popular safari destination. Marakele National Park is just one of the many highlights you can arrange to see using our , online itinerary creator Edition.
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  • A beautiful park, with some remarkable views. Not particularly large and split into two, connected by a gated tunnel. One side where camps our, general game, but the other side supposedly had big...  more »
  • Marakele is a beautiful mountain conservation area where its either really dry and hot or green and cold. But it offers beautiful campsites and views. You do not struggle to see some of the big five.....  more »
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  • National Park with the big 5. Unfenced camping site, tent style chalets and a tented camp lodge available for accommodation. Game drive in the morning and evening. Game walks usually available but may be seasonal - phone reception beforehand to confirm. You can do a self drive in a normal Sedan. Lovely scenery.
  • Are short of visitors and worthy of a visit. Bush walks available (with qualified trail guides) and launch a new off-road (4×4) track imminent! Malaria free Big Five Bush experience in picturesque surroundings.
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