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“Stunning wildlife on display”

Game drives at Phalaborwa Gate in Kruger National Park
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Bray-on-Thames, United Kingdom
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174 reviews
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“Stunning wildlife on display”
Reviewed 1 April 2012

Picked up at the hotel in the usual type of game viewing 4x4 and straight in to find elephants, lions, zebra, giraffes and so on. Night time return finding jackals, beautiful owls and much more.

Visited March 2012
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“ONE STOP GAME RESERVE”
Reviewed 27 March 2012

If your time is limited in Africa and you want to see the Big 5 in wildlife, then Kruger National Park is for you. No use flying all over Africa in search of wildlife when you will see more in 5-6 hours at Kruger, than in 5-6 days schlepping around the rest of the continent. Be open minded about the accommodations. After all, you are in the wilderness. Make sure you tip your driver and guide well. A two day, one night trip will accomplish your wildlife viewing fantasies. There are many tour operators out of JoBurg and all are reliable. Tip.....try to get the front seat in your tour van or Range Rover. Best view around.

Visited April 2011
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Conwy, United Kingdom
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“Great Park, Shame about RHINO”
Reviewed 14 March 2012

Stayed 2 Nights at Protea which was lovely but looking a bit run down. Food was plentiful but a mix of Lovely and bad. Ie Tough fatty lamb, Great chicken on a stick.
Staff at breakfast rude and miserable especially mitre di

Park very spacious and natural but in 3 days 4 zebra, 5 Giraffe, 20 Elephants, 6 wild dogs, 4 female Lions. NO RHINO which is due to the cruel hunting and Poaching of these lovely animals. There horn is hacked off and the animal left to die, for the Chinese Market which is very sad.

Visited March 2012
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Hoedspruit, South Africa
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“Not the best area for game drives.”
Reviewed 4 March 2012

The few times I went tothis area I saw very little game except 1 sharp grysbok,but no predator. A lot of termite mounds and some beautiful landscapes.

Visited January 2012
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