Some nature parks and reserves are open to the public and some are private. These lands depict diverse landscapes, from deserts to forests and mountains to coasts. Wildlife species in the region include the leopard, the lion, the buffalo, the elephant, and the rhinoceros (collectively referred to as “Big 5”).
South Africa eco lodges and safari lodges are located in some of the region’s some pristine game reserves and bush camps. These accommodations range from chic and rustic eco abodes to casual eco tents. South Africa eco lodges and resorts offer many sorts of safari activities such as wildlife watching, nature photography, and bush walks.
Inside Africa Tours’ list of “Top 10 Game Reserves of South Africa” include Kruger Park (Mpumalanga and Limpopo Provinces), Kgalagadi Transfrontier Park (Northern Cape), Pilanesberg Game Reserve (North West Province), Sabi Sands Game Reserve (Mpumalanga), Mapungubwe National Park (Limpopo), Hluhluwe Umfolozi Game Park (Kwazulu Natal), Shamwari Game Reserve (Eastern Cape), Greater St. Lucia Wetlands Park (Kwazulu Natal), Addo Elephant Park (Eastern Cape), and Madikwe Game Reserve (North West Province). South Africa eco lodges and safari resorts are located close to these nature and wildlife reserves for maximizing travelers’ experience.
Kruger National Park is renowned as a luxury safari destination in South Africa. Many travelers prefer to stay at the South Africa eco lodges or safari lodges that are equipped with expert rangers as opposed to an accommodation that encourages self-drive excursions through a nature park. A professionally guided safari adventure by rangers includes the use of trackers and off-the-road vehicles. Private game reserves bordering Kruger ranked among the best sites for viewing wild game.
Top safaris and reserves for South Africa eco lodges and safari lodges stay in Kruger include Sabi Sands, Manyeleti, Timbavati, Balule, Londolozi, Singita, Malamala, Tintswalo, Royal Malewane, Lion Sands, Ulusaba, Ngala, and Thornybush.