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Gemsbok National Park
Addo Elephant National Park
Hluhluwe Game Reserve
Itala Game Reserve
Kalahari Gemsbok National Park
Kruger National Park
Krugersdorp Game Reserve
Mkuzi Game Reserve
Ndumo Game Reserve
Pilanesberg National Park
Umfolozi Game Reserve
South Africa : Pilanesberg National Park

The Pilanesburg National Park is located in Gauteng, north of Rustenburg. It covers 50,000 hectares and lies in a huge volcanic crater. Visitors can access the park through four entrance gates - Manyane, Bakgatla, Bakubung and Kwa Maritane. Available accommodation ranges from luxury tented camps to ordinary camp and caravan sites. Visitors can go for game viewing drives on a 100 km network of roads to view a wide range of animals including white and black rhino, lion, leopard, cheetah, elephant, brown hyena, hippo, buffalo gemsbok and other antelopes, giraffe, sable and about 300 species of birds. Other facilities include a swimming pool, a restaurant, a shop, picnic sites, hides and walking trails. The park is open throughout the year.


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