The Greater Kruger National Park-An Excellent Site to Enjoy Your Luxury Safaris
South Africa is one of the countries this whole earth which is considered quite diverse geographically and boasts as being home to some of the world’s well known parks, the Kruger National Park and the Kgalagadi Transfrontier Parks. The Kruger National Park is South Africa’s top game reserve and has in it a rich diversity in wildlife in the entire continent, Africa.
A glimpse at the history, that is the birth and the past, of the Kruger National Park and Game Reserve will be a sure deal o info worth taking home and we will be looking at. Transvaal Republic was what the country was known as in the historical days when it was still under colonization. The history of this Game Reserve dates back to the year 1898 when the then president of the Transvaal Republic declared the portion of space that is there between the two rivers, the Sabie River and the Crocodile River to be a Game Reserve to help it offer a lace for the breeding of the wild to replenish dwindling stocks of wildlife out of hunting and t sustain both. The reserve’s status was yet again boosted after it was proclaimed as a reserve by the Britons who eve went ahead to remove the locals from the area, this followed the four year conflict between the Britons and the Boers. The proclamation of the National Parks Act in the year 1926, May the 31ST led to the formation of the Kruger National Park. Probably, the first time a car drove into the park was in the year 1927 when the first three cars were entering the park. The fees for entering the park the inception stages were for a pound.
The park stretches an expanse of land, about 19633 km2 and is home to a wide variety of species of wild life. These range from the fishes, reptiles, odd amphibians, mammals, tree and bird species in wide varieties. Of these many species available in the park the ones that attract most of the visitors who come to the park are the Big Five i.e the Cape Buffalo, the Lion, Elephant, Leopard and Rhino.
Surrounding the Kruger National Park are a number of smaller game reserves. Sabi Sands Private game reserve, situated in the Westside of the park in the Sabi Sand, is one of these private and smaller game reserves. There are four lodging facilities of first class rating at the Sabi Sands private game reserve and these are like the Selati Camp, the Earth Lodge, the Bush Lodge and the Little Bush Camp.