Wildlife in the Western Cape of South Africa

There are dozens of wildlife parks and reserves for residents and guests to explore within the Western Cape of South Africa. Hundreds of varieties of wildlife can be found in the Western Cape of South Africa including birds, reptiles, fish and mammals. For many visitors to these reserves the main attractions are the mammals such as the lions, buffalo, elephants, and leopards.

Welcome to Sanbona

The Sanbona Wildlife Reserve derives its name in part from the name of the indigenous peoples who lived there for generations, the San. The Sanbona Wildlife Reserve has over one hundred thirty thousand acres at the base of the Warmwaterberg. The reserve includes the only free ranging lions on a private reserve in the Western Cape of South Africa.

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While the San people roamed this area of the Western Cape of South Africa for thousands of years they created a variety of art that can now be enjoyed by guests of the reserve. There are seven separate sites of rock art within the reserve. Many of these religious art works are more than thirty-five hundred years old.

Some of the lions being bread in this area of the Western Cape South Africa is the extremely rare white lion. While this species of lion has always been rare in this region it has now largely been completely eliminated in many areas. It is the hope of the owners of this private reserve to be able to one day release these lions into the wild.

This wildlife reserve offers guests guided tours through their area of the Western Cape of South Africa. With the extensive area and numerous animals guests are guaranteed an unforgettable experience. The reserve offers a variety of lodges for guests to retreat to after their day of exploration has ended.

Welcome to Ko-Ka

The Ko-Ka Tsara Game Reserve is located near the city of Cape Town in the Western Cape of South Africa. This thirty thousand acre reserve has more than twenty species of animals and almost two hundred different varieties of bird.

Visitors who stay at the Ko-Ka Tsara Game Reserve in the Western Cape of South Africa have the option of going on guided tours to view the wildlife both day and night. For those who are looking for a more private experience the reserve also has bird watching areas and hiking trails. At the end of the day guests can watch the stars next to a cozy campfire.

This reserve in the Western Cape of South Africa has seven luxurious chalets, a lounge, and a conference center. Each chalet was designed with local materials so that they would not disrupt the natural beauty of the land. Guests can cook their own meals or enjoy one of the meals prepared by the reserve chef.

There are more than a dozen wildlife reserves and parks located in the Western Cape of South Africa. No matter which location you choose you are sure to view a vast array of wildlife. The Western Cape of South Africa has such a diversity of wildlife that no two trips will ever be the same.

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