KwaMbili Game lodge - Thornybush - Greater Kruger Area - South Africa
It was very lekker! Great adventure, food and service! All our expectations have been exceeded. Good Luck to all of you. Best - Jim & Julie • This is Paradise, We dont want to leave, everything is perfect! The atmosphere, people, food and animals. Thank you for everything!. - Naite & Werner • We enjoyed the evening and morning safari with Edde, Richard and Eric and especially the close!! encounter with three rhinos will last a lifetime.  - Guest Names • Best marks for everything and everybody, although it spoilt our usual backpackers budget! But it was definitely the best decision we made in our holiday! - Ulrike & Sepp • Kudos for everything,  especially tracking two leopards!  Thanks also to the cooks for such great food! - Frank & Carol •
The Ranger Report
Lions - passing on the genes
With the fences between Thornybush and Timbavati down, lions are crossing the old fence-line and we are getting questions about the phenomenon of infanticide ... ...

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    Kruger Park

    Kruger National Park is one of the most famous nature reserves in the world, and certainly one of the oldest.  As far back as 1898 the first areas were protected from hunters and Kruger National Park was officially established in 1926.

    Kruger National Park comprises an amazing 2 million hectares (20.000 km2)  of  land and several different ecozones. There are approximately 147 mammal species, more than 500 bird species, 114 reptile species, more than 49 fish species, 34 amphibian species, 227   butterfly species and 336 tree species. Kruger National Park itself is approximately 350km long and on average 60 km wide.   It has now been amalgamated with the Limpopo National Park  in Mozambique which added another 10.000 km2 to the park, now called The Great Limpopo Transfrontier Park. 

    Access to Kruger Park is through one of nine main access gates.  From KwaMbili a daytrip to Kruger is a great addition to your safari.  Orpen Gate is only one hour's drive from KwaMbili and gives access to the game rich open plains area of central Kruger.  This trip can be undertaken in your own car or (when pre-booked) as a guided excursion.