Watch the video of my Kruger National Park safari!
Kruger National Park Safari – Video Transcription
Good morning. Look at my sleepy face.
It’s 6:00 AM and I woke up 15 minutes ago, at 5:45 and at 6:15 they are coming to pick us up for the first safari of the day.
Kruger is one of the largest game reserves in Africa, situated in the provinces of Limpopo and Mpumalanga in northeastern South Africa. It covers an area of almost 20.000 Km², extending 360 Km from north to south and 65 Km from east to west.
The park has an immense botanic diversity with over 336 tree species and a great variety of animals that includes approximately 147 mammal species, 114 species of reptiles, 517 bird species, 219 butterfly species and 50 fish species.
Kruger National Park has an excellent infrastructure.
Hi everyone, it’s 9:30 now and we just stopped here at a rest camp, we have a 30min-break and I’m going to walk around and show it to you. So far, it seems very beautiful.
This area is so cool guys! It’s in front of a river, let me show the view to you.
In this rest camp there are tables for picnics, public bathrooms, restaurants, souvenir shops, a gas station and even lodges.
I didn’t stay in Kruger, but I stayed at Sabi Sands, later I will tell you about it in the next video.
I did safari in five different places in South African and Kruger is the best, the best one so far.
When people go on a safari, all the attention is on the Big Five: lion, elephant, rhino, buffalo and leopard.
They are called Big Five not because they are the biggest animals on the African savanna, but because they are the most dangerous and difficult ones to hunt on foot. (However, remember that hunting animals with guns in South African National Parks is absolutely prohibited!)
But the Big Five is not the only star of the safari, there are also the Giraffes that are called the supermodels of the bushes – they are tall, have long legs and huge brown eyes.
The Frankenstein’s of the bushes are the Blue wildebeests. They have stripes like zebras, horns like bulls and their back are similar to horses.
There are also the impalas, that are known as the McDonald’s of the bushes. It is because they are everywhere, run very fast and are eaten by many animals.
Probably you will also see zebras, nyalas, kudus, hyenas, mongooses and many other animals.
Don’t forget to keep your eyes wide open to spot and identify the animals during the safari.
I did early morning and afternoon safaris at Kruger National Park.
Watching the sunset on the African savanna is amazing!
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See you next time.