Sightings from first day back in Kruger

Posted on 9 June 2020 By Anita Froneman

South African safari goers have a passionate love affair with the Kruger National Park and the joy was palpable as eager game spotters visited the Park yesterday for the first time in months.

SANParks across the country have reopened for self-drive day visitors yesterday [8 June].

Read: Excitement as visitors enter Kruger National Park

‘Welcome back to the park everyone. So nice to have our community out and about tinging again,’ Latest Sightings Kruger posted on their Facebook page.

From hippos to lions, wildlife enthusiasts took to social media to share their sightings from the first day back in their beloved Kruger:

For those headed to the Park, here’s the weather outlook for today:


Those who are not so lucky to be able to visit the park yet, enjoyed the photos other visitors posted. ‘We are so Kruger deprived we are going through these beautiful photos Liking every single one. And scrolling and scrolling and scrolling….. A flowering impala lily – over 300 Likes! Matabele Ants – yeah! I love it. Kruger by proxy.

‘Thank you everyone who is fortunate enough to be on that sacred ground and sharing pics. I’m just a tad envious (okay I’m insanely jealous!)’ said Facebook user Jacqui Thompson on the group SANParks – Kruger National Park.

The necessary documents that need to be read or filled out  (the forms will also accompany your online booking confirmation) are:

– Visitor safety regulations and rules

– SANParks gate entry form

– SANParks gate exit form

Find them in their Facebook group.


Image credit: Getaway gallery 


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