BEST PLACES TO SEE LIONS IN AFRICA
Probably Africa’s most iconic species, you can see lion prides in the Kruger National Park, KwaZulu Natal and surrounding private reserves in South Africa. The Okavango Delta and surrounding private reserves in Botswana, South Luangwa National Park in Zambia, Ruaha National Park, the Serengeti and its private reserves in Tanzania and the Maasai Mara and its private reserves in Kenya.
BEST PLACES TO SEE GORILLAS IN AFRICA
Rare and highly protected, you can witness wild mountain gorilla families in the Bwindi Impenetrable Forest National Park in Uganda and the Volcanoes National Park in Rwanda.
BEST PLACES TO SEE GIRAFFE ON SAFARI
You can witness giraffes in the Samburu reserves, Meru National Park, Giraffe Manor, the Laikipia Plateau, and the Maasai Mara and surrounding private reserves in Kenya. Giraffe sightings are common in Murchison Falls National Park, Uganda, the Nyerere National Park, the Serengeti and surrounding reserves in Tanzania. The Sabi Sands and other Kruger reserves in South Africa offer plenty of opportunities to spot giraffes. Also, the Okavango Delta and surrounding reserves in Botswana and South Luangwa National Park in Zambia.
BEST PLACES TO SEE CHEETAHS ON SAFARI
Private game reserves in the KwaZulu Natal and Eastern Cape in South Africa offer the opportunity to spot cheetahs on a game drive. The Maasai Mara and its surrounding private reserves in Kenya are famed for big cats, including cheetahs. Central Kalahari, Nxai Pan, Makgadikgadi, Okavango Delta and its surrounding reserves in Botswana all offer strong potential sightings. Also on the cheetah list are Etosha National Park in Namibia, Kafue National Park in Zambia and both the Serengeti and Ruaha National Park in Tanzania.