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At Mountain Zebra National Park, located in the Eastern Cape of South Africa, you'll discover a unique destination with diverse wildlife and rich cultural heritage. The park is home to several animal species such as the endangered Cape mountain zebra, black rhino, and various antelope species. Birdwatchers can also spot several bird species such as the secretary bird and the Cape vulture. The park's landscapes, including the famous Nardouw Mountain Range and the Sundays River valley, make it a popular destination for nature lovers. You can enjoy activities in the park such as guided game drives, hiking trails, and horseback riding.

EXPERIENCES

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Game Drives


Embark on a guided game drive through the park's diverse ecosystems, which include rolling grasslands, wooded valleys, and mountainous terrain. Spot the park's namesake, the endangered Cape mountain zebra, as well as other iconic African species such as black wildebeest, eland, red hartebeest, and gemsbok. You may also catch a glimpse of predators like cheetahs, jackals, and caracals.

Cheetah Tracking


Participate in a thrilling cheetah tracking experience, where you can join park rangers as they monitor the movements of these majestic cats. Using radio telemetry, follow the signal of the collared cheetahs and learn about their behaviour, ecology, and the park's conservation efforts.

Guided Nature Walks


Explore the park's scenic beauty and diverse flora and fauna on a guided nature walk. Led by an experienced ranger, discover the park's unique vegetation, including the ancient cycad plants, and learn about the fascinating geology and history of the region.

Wildlife Photography


Capture the park's magnificent landscapes and abundant wildlife through your camera lens. Whether you're a seasoned photographer or a beginner, the park offers countless opportunities to take stunning shots of its picturesque scenery, diverse plant life, and majestic animals.

Stargazing


With minimal light pollution, Mountain Zebra National Park is an ideal location for stargazing. On clear nights, marvel at the spectacular display of stars, constellations, and celestial phenomena visible in the southern skies. A knowledgeable guide will help you identify celestial objects and share fascinating facts about the universe.

Cultural Heritage Site


Discover the cultural heritage of the region by visiting the park's numerous historical sites. Explore the Willem Pretorius Game Reserve Stone House, built in 1889, which provides a glimpse into the lives of early European settlers. Additionally, view ancient San rock art at various sites in the park, showcasing the rich history and artistic traditions of the indigenous people.