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Leopard in Kruger National Park

Visit Southern & Central Sectors Kruger National Park, South Africa

The central and southern sectors of the Kruger National Park are the most popular areas and consequently have the greatest number of visitors.

This is due to the fact that they are the most accessible sectors and because the variety and quality of habitat makes for some of the best game-viewing in the park.

Self-driving in Kruger National ParkThe Sabie River is one of the defining features of this area of the park, and if you are lucky enough to spot a leopard whilst in the park, it is quite likely to be in this area. Access to the southern sector can be by car, using one of the five gates (all of which are within easy striking range of Kruger Mpumalanga International Airport), or by light aircraft into Skukuza airstrip.

Some of the biggest and best-equipped restcamps are to be found in the southern sector, along with several private, luxury, concessions.

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