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Songimvelo Game Reserve

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Rhinoceros in the Songimvelo Game Reserve

Songimvelo Game Reserve is in Mpumalanga of South Africa.


Understand[edit]

The Ghost and the Darkness starring Val Kilmer and Michael Douglas was shot here.

History[edit]

Landscape[edit]

The area mountainous.

Flora and fauna[edit]

Rhinoceros and a variety of antelope can often be seen. The elephants and leopards are more elusive. Cattle from nearby farms often graze inside the park.

Climate[edit]

Get in[edit]

Drive from Badplaas.

Fees/Permits[edit]

Entrance is R100 per vehicle per day for game viewing.

Get around[edit]

You can drive in your own vehicle which should preferably be a 4x4.

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Do[edit][add listing]

Drive the nearby Ebutsini 4x4 course.

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Lodging[edit]

The lodging area in the East is separated from the rest of the game reserve. Only poorly maintained log cabins are available. The area is mostly used by locals as a party spot with throbbing house music the norm. Guests are allowed access to the brown tinged water pool.

Camping[edit]

Backcountry[edit]

Stay safe[edit]

Get out[edit]

Drive through the ghost town of Msauli towards Bulembe or Barberton.

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