16 reasons why you should visit the Marakele National Park

19 October 2016
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Marakele National Park is set in the heart of the Waterberg Mountains, South Africa. It is well known for being the home of the largest colony of Cape Vultures in the world.

The national park is home to four of the Big Five, abundant birdlife, flora, elephants, Black and White rhino, lion, leopard and Brown hyena. Guests can also enjoy activities such as bird watching, game drive and walking in the majestic mountains.

If you’re planning a South African safari, here are 16 reasons why you should visit Marakele National Park.

 

 

 

 

Big bull #elephant on musth #marakele #marakelenationalpark #southafrica #safari

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#Southafrica #winter #school #marataba #marakelenationalpark #reserve #impalas #fight #2k16

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Die bokkie het letterlik langs die bakkie gestaan #welcometoafrica #southafrica #marakelenationalpark

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#Klipspringer #MarakeleNationalPark

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