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3rd Edition for Cameron Ewart-Smith’s Essential Getaway Guide to the Kruger National Park

Getaway Guide to the Kruger National ParkWhether you’re an old Kruger salt, or a first-time visitor the Getaway Guide to the Kruger National Park is an invaluable companion.

Regular visitors will benefit from the detailed route descriptions and the most up-to-date information about this changing transfrontier park, which offers insights into wildlife, historical sites, geological processes and conservation. If this is your first visit to Kruger you’ll gain invaluable information on where to stay, what facilities are offered, which routes to drive and, generally, how to gain more from the precious time you have available in one of world’s premier wildlife reserves.

Some of the book’s features:

  • Completely updated by staff in the park
  • Over 2 500 km of roads and tracks
  • Gate times and rest camp facilities
  • 25 detailed maps and 14 rest camp plans
  • Detailed descriptions of more than 60 game drives
  • Game-watching tips for the best wildlife sightings
  • Includes private concessions and lodges
  • How to plan your trip – everything you need to know
  • Where to stay – detailed rest camp descriptions with maps
  • What to see – animals, birds, reptiles, trees
  • What to do – sleepover hides, guided walking trails, 4×4 adventure trails
  • Tips on making your stay more rewarding

About the author

Cameron Ewart-Smith, editor of Wild magazine and former Getaway photojournalist, spent four months travelling through the Kruger National Park while researching this book, visiting all the rest camps and picnic sites along the way to glean local knowledge of the wildlife, birds, plants, routes and more to help you make the most of your visit.

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