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Nile crocodile

Katwijk, The...
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Nile crocodile

Hi everyone,

Can someone tell me where in South Africa we have the most change to see nile crocodiles? We are planning a trip for three weeks next year and we look forward to see this amazing animals.

Thank you for your reply.

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Alida

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1. Re: Nile crocodile

Hi there,

There will be several places where crocodile sightings will be high, namely the reserves in the Kwa Zulu Natal area (St. Lucia, Umfolozi reserve etc) and of course, the Kruger National Park & surrounding private reserves (Timbavati, Klaserie, Sabi Sands, Balule).

The crocodile is quite a regular sighting at these places (and more, I am sure!).

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Jacqui

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You can find them also in the Elephants river, whitch runs trought Kruger park and the privat game parks around Kruger nat. park. We saw a big one when we were at Kurhula lodge in Baleue.

And do not come close,it will try to get you.

Have fun

annemieke. Owner of Thatch22, country guesthouse

Edited: 11 October 2013, 15:25
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Hello and as mentioned above KwaZulu Natal and in particular St Lucia and the Isimangiliso Wetlands. You can take a trip on the St Lucia Estuary and view some huge Nile Crocodiles along with hippo and an amazing amount of bird life. If you want to stay somewhere a little luxurious then White Elephant in the Pongola game reserve is also great. I saw the biggest croc I have ever seen when I was there! In Kn you have the chance os seeing some of Southern Africas biggest tusker elephants, big populations of rhino plus seasonal whales and turtles.

Mark - Owner - SafariKZN

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Thank you Jacqui, Annemiek and Mark for your help.

We are happy to read, that there are many places to see the nile crocodile, and promiss you, we are not coming to close hahaha.

We definitely look at the places you recommand us, thanks again for your quick reply.

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Alida

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No problem and if you need any help please ask. I have a passion for KwaZulu Natal.

Mark - Owner - SafariKZN

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6. Re: Nile crocodile

Yes I remember sitting in the car at the St Lucia estuary when a croc came out of the water and right up onto the boat ramp.

Of course yes in Kruger they are everywhere, rivers, dams and waterholes. Sunset dam very popular for crocs and hippos, crocs have been seen taking impala and more right through Kruger

Check out this famous sighting of a croc outside a popular Kruger camp, caught an adult warthog and took it back across the road to the dam!

http://www.guidessa.org/?q=node/63

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Wow, thank you for showing us this incredable photo!!

Must be amazing to see this!

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8. Re: Nile crocodile

Thats lol a Lizard compared to the big uns up in Yellow River in Northern Territory OZ.

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9. Re: Nile crocodile

I have seen some monsters in central and northern Kruger as well as within the Isimangaliso Wetland Park! Also saw an ambush on the S39 north along the Timbavati river. Some lucky impala escaped!

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