National parks & reserves
Southern Africa offers some of the world's most famous and best known national parks. Add the large amount of other game reserves and you are spoilt for choice when offering safari’s or including these into a touring holiday. Below you will find some of the most well-known parks and reserves.
When travelling to Southern Africa most people will want to visit at least one or more of the many national parks. No wonder with some of the world’s best parks and game viewing to be had! As accredited agent for all parks, LB Safaris is able to offer you the best possible way to fill in your travel wishes. Where accommodation is offered in a South African national park, the obligatory entry fees and game drives where requested are always included in the accommodation price.
What is included when visiting a national park?
South Africa & Botswana- SAN Parks -South Africa National Parks, KZN Wildlife & Botswana Parks & Reserves. Entrance (conservation) fees and game drives. As an official agent of SAN Parks (South Africa National Parks) we have an extensive knowledge of all parks and services offered. LB Safaris are therefore able to pre-book all accommodations, including game drives and other activities or services.
Namibia – Unfortunately it is not possible to pre pay entry fees and game drives. All fees game drive options etc are listed and priced in your quotation so you can calculate total expected costs.
Addo National Park
Deep within the shadows of the dense valley bushveld of the Sundays River region of the Eastern Cape lies the Addo Elephant National Park. Here, the evenings are ……
Augrabies Falls National Park
Few sights are as awesome or a sound as deafening as water thundering down the 56-m Augrabies Waterfall when the Orange River is in full flood. The Khoi people called it ‘Aukoerebis’, or place of Great Noise,…
Golden Gate Highlands National Park
Nestled in the rolling foothills of the Maluti Mountains of the north eastern Free State lies the Golden Gate Highlands National Park. The park derives its name from the brilliant shades of gold cast by the sun on the park’s sandstone cliffs,…
Grootbos Nature Reserve
“NEW GUESTS!” is the cheerful call often heard in the lodge at Grootbos. Greeted with a smile and welcomed with a glass of fine South African sparkling wine, guests at Grootbos are made to feel instantly special.
Karoo National Park
The Great Karoo is a vast and unforgiving landscape of which the Karoo National Park is but a small portion.
Kgalagadi Transfrontier Park South Africa
Africa’s first formally declared trans-border conservation area – the Kgalagadi Transfrontier Park (KTP) on the border of South Africa and Botswana – one of the worlds most untouched area’s of natural beauty!
Kruger National Park
The world-renowned Kruger National Park offers a wildlife experience that ranks with the best in Africa. Established in 1898 to protect the wildlife of the South African Lowveld, this national park of nearly 2 million hectares, Kruger National Park is unrivalled in the diversity..
Madikwe Game Reserve
The Madikwe Game Reserve, situated against the Botswana border, 90 km north of Zeerust, just three hours’ drive from both Johannesburg and Pretoria, is now one of South Africa’s prime safari destinations.
Mountain Zebra National Park
The craggy heights of the Mountain Zebra National Park’s Bankberg embrace rolling plains and deep valleys, and have become an entrancing preserve for the Cape mountain zebra.
Pilanesberg Game Reserve
Pilanesberg Game Reserve is in the Bojanala Region of the North West Province, adjacent to Sun City. Set in the crater of a long extinct volcano,…
St Lucia & iSimangaliso Wetland Park
St Lucia Estuary is one of the tourism focal points of the iSimangaliso Wetland Park, a recently declared World Heritage Site. The Park comprises a number of conservation areas, the oldest of which is the St Lucia Game Reserve, established in 1895.
Tsitsikamma National Park
Where the booming breakers of the Indian Ocean relentlessly pound rocky shores, where temperate high forest and fynbos roll down to the sea in an unspoilt verdant carpet, where ancient rivers carve their paths to the ocean down rocky ravines.
Etosha National Park
The Etosha National Park is Namibia’s best-known tourist attraction, and one of the most interesting and largest game reserves in Africa! Etosha is a combination of …..
Fish River Canyon
The Fish River Canyon is located in the southern part of Namibia. It is the second largest canyon in the world and the largest in Africa,
Mudumu National Park
The Mudumu National Park is a park in Namibia, created in 1990 out of 1009.59 square kilometers of savannah, mopane woodlands, and marsh on the eastern shore of the Cuando River.
Namib Naukluft Park
Namib-Naukluft National Park is an ecological preserve and part of the Namib Desert in southwestern Africa, thought to be Earth’s oldest desert. The park is the largest game park in Africa, and ..
Sossuvlei & Sesriem
Sossusvlei is a clay pan in the central Namib Desert, lying within the Namib-Naukluft National Park and in the Sesriem area.
Waterberg Plateau Park
The Waterberg Park is situated +/- 280 km north of Windhoek. The mountain owes its name to the springs that surface from its lower slopes.
Central Kalahari Game Reserve
Larger than Denmark or Switzerland, the 52,800 square kilometre Central Kalahari Game Reserve is characterised by vast open plains, saltpans & ancient riverbeds
Chobe National Park
The Chobe National Park, which is the second largest national park in Botswana and covers 10,566 square kilometres, has one of the greatest concentrations of game found on the African continent. Its uniqueness in the abundance of wildlife and the true African nature of the region, offers a safari experience of a lifetime.
Kgalagadi Transfrontier Park (Botswana)
The Kgalagadi Transfrontier Park is such a protected area in the southern Kalahari Desert a large ecosystem relatively free from human interference.
Makgadikgadi and Nxai Pan National Park
West of Gweta, the tar road road to Maun slices through Makgadikgadi and Nxai National Park. Because of their complementary natures regarding wildlife migrations, Makgadikgadi Pans Game Reserve and Nxai Pan National Park were established concurrently in the early 1970s, in the hope of protecting the entire ecosystem.
Moremi Game Reserve
Moremi, hunted by the Bushman as long as 10,000 years ago, was initiated by the Batawana tribe and covers some 4,871 km2, as the eastern section of the Okavango Delta.
The Okavango Delta, in the midst of the Kalahari Basin, is Africa’s largest and most beautiful oasis. It’s a natural refuge and giant water hole for the larger animals of the Kalahari.
Hlane is home to lion, elephant and white rhino, with an abundant and diverse bird life, including the highest density of nesting white backed vultures in Africa.
Mkhaya Game Reserve
In the southeast of Swaziland, the heart of the lowveld lies an unspoilt wilderness, haven to endangered species who roam the magnificent African bush.
Mlilwane Wildlife Sanctuary
Mlilwane, Swaziland’s pioneer conservation area, is a beautiful, secluded sanctuary situated in Swaziland’s “Valley of Heaven”, the Ezulwini Valley, in between Mbabane and Manzini.