Which is your favourite SANParks to visit and why?

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Which is your favourite SANParks to visit and why?

Poll ended at Thu Mar 16, 2017 4:42 am

1. Addo Elephant National Park
2
11%
2. Agulhas National Park
0
No votes
3. Augrabies Falls National Park
0
No votes
4. Bontebok National Park
0
No votes
5. Camdeboo National Park
1
5%
6. Garden Route National Park
0
No votes
7. Golden Gate Highlands National Park
0
No votes
8. Karoo National Park
0
No votes
9. Kgalagadi Transfrontier Park
3
16%
10. Kruger National Park
13
68%
11. Mapungubwe National Park
0
No votes
12. Marakele National Park
0
No votes
13. Mokala National Park
0
No votes
14. Mountain Zebra National Park
0
No votes
15. Namaqua National Park
0
No votes
16. Table Mountain National Park
0
No votes
17. Tankwa Karoo National Park
0
No votes
18. West Coast National Park
0
No votes
19. |Ai-|Ais/Richtersveld Transfrontier Park
0
No votes
 
Total votes: 19

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Which is your favourite SANParks to visit and why?

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Another new fun poll, as suggested by Mischief on 2 November 2016! :thumbs_up:

Choose your most favourite SANParks to visit, and in your post reply, tell us why you chose that Park. Results will be posted here on 16 March 2017.

1. Addo Elephant National Park
2. Agulhas National Park
3. Augrabies Falls National Park
4. Bontebok National Park
5. Camdeboo National Park
6. Garden Route National Park
7. Golden Gate Highlands National Park
8. Karoo National Park
9. Kgalagadi Transfrontier Park
10. Kruger National Park
11. Mapungubwe National Park
12. Marakele National Park
13. Mokala National Park
14. Mountain Zebra National Park
15. Namaqua National Park
16. Table Mountain National Park
17. Tankwa Karoo National Park
18. West Coast National Park
19. |Ai-|Ais/Richtersveld Transfrontier Park
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Re: Which is your favourite SANParks to visit and why?

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Voted :thumbs_up: ...Kruger National Park....diversity and variety(animals,vegetation,camps,birdlife,history,current events)and most importantly my memories from early childhood to this day and more to follow :lol: :lol:
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Mischief wrote:Voted :thumbs_up: ...Kruger National Park....diversity and variety(animals,vegetation,camps,birdlife,history,current events)and most importantly my memories from early childhood to this day and more to follow :lol: :lol:


That will be most people's choice and reason, and I agree 200% with this as well. But I have 3 favourites, and I don't know how to choose! I will have to ponder this a little longer before I vote!
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I voted for Kruger National Park.

I think the main reason for it being my favourite is because I can get there in about 4 hours. I love Kgalagadi, Karoo and Mountain Zebra National Parks, but they are a day or more travelling!

Kruger also has so many different eco zones, many different animals, birds, trees etc. One can never be bored in KNP!
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Voted :thumbs_up:
coz it is my Happy Place (and all the other reasons above :lol: )
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Voted :thumbs_up: and it was Camdeboo its a very little known park and its not too far from CT
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Voted :thumbs_up: Although it is difficult as all the SA National Parks are my favourite as they all are crucial for nature conservation. I have voted for the Kruger National Park.
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Just because Kruger is closer to us, but Kgalagadi and Augrabies are big favourites too! :clap: :clap:

Still need to visit all the others anyway! :dance: :dance:
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:thumbs_up: Voted...
Addo.. cos I LOVE ellies :D .... and Addo elephants seem to be :bcool: most the time... :)

BUT I do enjoy ALL the animals in ALL the sanparks :dance: :dance:
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I voted for Kruger. This is mainly because it offers such a wide diversity.

Mapungubwe and Mount Zebra would vie for second place.
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Voted, but i must say Kruger, i have not seen the other parks :( :(
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All the parks have their own beauty, but it has to be Kruger for me, as that was my first National Park to visit many moons ago, and offers so much diversity!!! :dance:

It has never disappointed in all the 40+ years that I have been visiting. :clap: :clap:

I was also very impressed with KTP and MZNP when we visited them a few years ago...................but Kruger will always hold my heart. :k :k :k
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voted Kruger , why , because its Kruger :D , enough said , I think. Its also fairly close to home.
wanted to choose all of the above because any park is better than being at work.
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Oh what a tough one :big_eyes:
Kruger because of its diversity of flora and fauna and its many ecosystems. It's the best place to visit when you travel 6,000 miles to see as much wildlife as possible in one visit. Sadly (for me), Kruger is getting very crowded. All very different from our first visit in 1988

However, KTP, Mokala and the Karoo are very close seconds, for the sheer beauty, remoteness and conservation of rarer species.

I would just love to spend 6 months visiting all the Sanparks because they each have their own place in the conservation of the flora and fauna.

Maybe a poll for second preference might be possible :think: :k
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"Maybe a poll for second preference might be possible :think: :k"

Nice suggestion umtali1,I am sure Hilda will consider posting a Poll...which is your second favourite SAN PARKS to visit and why and would you recommend self catering accommodation provided or camping?
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