The African Lion is a magnificent beast and seeing it roaming in the wild is an experience never to forget. There are many places in Mpumalanga where you can partake of an African Lion Safari. This article will give you a few pointers on where to go on an African Lion Safari.
Kruger Park African Lion Safari
The Kruger National Park covers an area of 19,485 km2, lets put this in perspective, England covers 130,395 kmē which is less than 7 times the size of the Kruger Park, Lions roam wild in this Safari park along with a whole lot of other animals, birds, reptiles and insects. On your African Lion Safari in the Kruger you can expect not only to see Lion, but the big 5 which includes Lion, Leopard, Rhinocerous, Buffalo and the African Elephant.
On your Kruger Park African Lion Safari you can stay outside the park and take day trips into the Park from places like Marloth Park where game grazes in the gardens of the homes and lodges. There have even been instances of Lions setting up home on patios and verandahs of the residents homes.
African Lion Safari in the Lowveld
The Lowveld region of the Lowveld is home to many bush camps, lodges, hotels and other places to stay during your African Lion safari experiences, from luxury tented camps to 5 star living in and around the area. At one count we found over 100 accommodation venues just between Nelspruit and Hazyview.
Between Hazyview and Hoedspruit there are many game farms, wildlife sanctuaries and places to see the African Lion in it's natural habitat.
African Lion safari transportation
You can fly into the Kruger International airport to be met by a Guide, travel companion or even a hire car. Most of the wildlife reserves offer an open Safari vehicle experience, which you can enjoy in the Kruger National Park as well.
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