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Flora and Fauna


Some of the animals to be seen in the area are lion, cheetah, leopard, hyena, giraffe, kudu, impala, wildebeest, zebra, duiker, hippopotamus, crocodiles, sable, roan, eland, tsessebe, waterbuck, baboon and buffalo.


Vegetation found in this area includes the apple leaf mixed bushwillow, silver cluster leaf, leadwood, mopane, mixed acacias and baobab trees.

(For more birding information and park bird checklist, go to Information for Birders)

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Emergency Hotline

Report rule breakers and other incidents to KNP's Emergency Call Centre on 013 735 4325

Did You Know?

  • Many accounts of the park's early days can be found in the Stevenson-Hamilton Memorial Library.