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Kruger National Park and the Mpumalanga Game Reserves offer one of the best wildlife experiences in Africa. Established in 1898 to protect the wildlife of the South African Lowveld, this is an area of nearly 2 million hectares of unrivalled diverse fauna and flora and is a world leader in advanced environmental management techniques. The southern portion of Kruger Park, in Mpumalanga offers a combination of lush grasslands and dramatic woodland and is where most of the camps are situated, surrounded by the large concentrations of game that occur here.
Formerly known as the Eastern Transvaal, this is one of South Africa’s top tourist destinations. People are drawn by the magnificent scenery, the fauna and flora and the saga of the 1870s gold rush era and a wealth of fascinating tribal legends. Aptly know as "Paradise Country", few regions in the world can match the extraordinary beauty of the Lowveld and escarpment. Mountains, panoramic passes, valleys, rivers, waterfalls and forests characterise the landscape. This is also Big Game Country, the setting for dozens of sanctuaries teeming with wildlife and birds. Among them, the Kruger National Park is world renowned, as are several of the luxurious private reserves on its western boundary. The entire area offers exceptional opportunities for bird-watching, hiking, horse-riding and fishing.