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Safari park / game reserve in Cape Town

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Safari park / game reserve in Cape Town

Hello. Can anyone recommend a safari park/game reserve near Cape Town - a maximum of 3 hours away from Cape Town. Thanks.

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1. Re: Safari park / game reserve in Cape Town

Th only one of any decent size is www.sanbona.com , but you really need to travel at least to Port Elizabeth.

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2. Re: Safari park / game reserve in Cape Town

If you want something approaching a real "safari", you really should consider Kruger National Park, or Madikwe.

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3. Re: Safari park / game reserve in Cape Town

has anyone visited the Garden route game lodge, I understand its about 3.25hrs from cape town

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4. Re: Safari park / game reserve in Cape Town

Thanks. I will look at Sanbona.

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5. Re: Safari park / game reserve in Cape Town

Also take a look at Inverdoorn.

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7. Re: Safari park / game reserve in Cape Town

Have a look at Aquila. Closer to cape town than inverdoorn. It is however more artificial . Bit further away (approx 4 hours) is the karoo national park close to Beaufort west.

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8. Re: Safari park / game reserve in Cape Town

De Hoop Nature Reserve

West Coast national park

You will however not see the Big 5

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9. Re: Safari park / game reserve in Cape Town

I´m planning my first vacation in South-Africa and I found this:

http://www.plettenbergbaygamereserve.co.za/

Affordable prices an a good chance to see Big 5

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10. Re: Safari park / game reserve in Cape Town

I would consider Aquila as well because of the proximity to Cape Town. Although its more of a glorified safari park but it made for a good day out for us.