Limpopo Parks

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Limpopo is home to numerous nature reserves and parks. Besides the well-known national parks, such as the Greater Limpopo Park (Kruger National Park), Mapungubwe and Marakele, approximately 50 further provincial nature reserves exist in this exquisite province that reflect the diversity of this pristine part of the world.

Managed by Limpopo Tourism and Parks, these nature reserves have the dual task of ecological conservation of unique destinations as well as the development of eco-tourism projects in co-operation with the respective local communities.

Some of the parks offer a variety of accommodation, some are only open for day visitors, some can be reached with conventional vehicles, others only with 4x4 vehicles; please check under the relevant section of the park. All facilities are self-catering, some of the parks being remote and require everything to be brought along.

National Parks in Limpopo
National Parks (4)

Limpopo is home to numerous nature reserves and National Parks. South African National Parks (SANParks) is the body responsible for managing South Africa's national parks. SANParks was formed in 1926. The best known park is Kruger National Park, which is also the oldest (proclaimed in 1898), and the largest, at nearly 2.000.000 hectares (20.000 km2). The Kruger Park and Table Mountain National Park are two of South Africa's most visited tourist attractions.

Birding  - Nature Reserves
Nature Reserves (33)

Limpopo’s nature reserves offer excellent game-viewing opportunities. They introduce the wildlife in their natural habitat and provide an outdoors experience of how nature survives.

Provincial Parks
Provincial Parks (7)

Limpopo is home to numerous nature reserves and national parks. Besides the well-known national parks, such as the Greater Limpopo Park (Kruger National Park), Mapungubwe and Marakele approximately 50 further provincial nature reserves exist in this exquisite province that reflect the diversity of this pristine part of the world.

Managed by Limpopo Tourism and Parks, these nature reserves have the dual task of ecological conservation of unique destinations as well as the development of eco-tourism projects in co-operation with the respective local communities.

Transfrontier Parks
Transfrontier Parks (1)

Transfrontier parks in South Africa are a recent concept in nature conservation and tourism, and are based on the principle of nature or ecosystems not recognising national borders. The concept makes provision, through a formal agreement, for the collaborative management of conservation areas which straddle international boundaries.