Kruger National Park
The Kruger National Park is often regarded as the icon of South African tourism and offers much of what tourists expect from a visit to South Africa.
The gigantic 20,000 sq km (2 million hectares), larger than Israel, park stretches from the Crocodile River in Mpumalanga in the east of South Africa, all the way to the Limpopo River in the northerly Limpopo province.
The first national park to be declared (1926), it is still a nature lover's dream destination, as it has an unsurpassed variety of wildlife and birds that find sanctuary here.
The climate is subtropical with hot summers and warm, dry winters.
The Kruger National Park is home to the following species-