THE BEST PARKS FOR SELF-GUIDED TOURS

With in­cred­i­ble wildlife right on our doorstep, how can we not be in love with South Africa? Here we’ve put to­gether a list of our favourite self­guided game drives. Add these to your bucket list and go ex­plor­ing.

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4x4 TRAILS IN KRUGER

BOOK­ING BE­FORE­HAND IS VI­TAL, AS A GUIDE AC­COM­PA­NIES ALL VE­HI­CLES.

Mad­la­bantu 4x4 Trail

Ex­tend­ing over 42 km through the Pre­to­riuskop area, the trail winds through a land­scape scarred with ter­mite mounds and along Nsikazi River into Big Five and rhino ter­ri­tory.

Mananga 4x4 Trail

This trail tra­verses the Satara area of Kruger and runs roughly 48 km through sa­van­nah and grass­land land­scapes that host many graz­ers … and chee­tah.

Nonokani 4x4 Trail

The trail starts near the Pha­l­aborwa en­trance to the re­serve. The 46 km trail will take you south through mopane and bush­wil­low wood­lands past Reen­voël Dam and back along Oli­fants River.

North­ern Plains 4x4 Trail

This 49 km trail ex­plores the east­ern sec­tion of the re­serve and leads you through the iconic mopane bushveld and then through the baob­abs of the Sand­veld.

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