Kruger National Park - Wildlife and Bird watching Experience
Kruger National park, North of Johannesburg in South Africa is spread over 19000 sq kms and is home to largest number of mammals, bird species and replies in South Africa. Kruger National park is considered a definitive African Wildlife experience and is a must visit destination for all wildlife travellers to South Africa.
500+ species of birds are found in Kruger including resident and migratory birds. Some of the larger birds are offered special protection in Kruger. Six of these species, which are referred to as the “Big Six” are Lappet-faced Vulture, Martial Eagle, Saddle-billed Stork, Kori Bustard, Ground Hornbill and Pel's Fishing Owl.
147 species of Mammals are found in Kruger including the Big 5 (Lion, Elephant, Rhino, Bison and Leopard). Kruger is also home to 100+ species of reptiles including black mamba and 3000+ crocodiles.
There are 9 entry gates to Kruger National Park spread all over the area. Park from one end to other is 360 kms with average width being 65 kms. Considering its vast area and diversity of species, Kruger is considered the definitive wildlife and bird watching experience in Africa.