Wildlife

Cape Town might not be the first location that comes to mind when considering a safari, but it is possible to have an encounter with South Africa’s big game not…

Cape Town might not be the first location that comes to mind when considering a safari, but it is possible to have an encounter with South Africa’s big game not far from the Mother City.

Cape Town might not be the first location that comes to mind when considering a safari, but it is possible to have an encounter with South Africa’s big game not far from the Mother City.

There are a number of options available to visitors staying in Cape Town with Fairy Glen – just an hour’s drive from the Mother City – and Aquila Private Game Reserve just two fantastic options for a Big Five experience and stayover. Other game reserves within driving distance are the Inverdoorn Game Reserve, Drakenstein Lion Park the Clara Anna Fontein private game reserve,

The Table Mountain Nature Park is also rich in wildlife and is home to a variety of pelagic birds, zebra and eland, reptiles, baboons and smaller mammals. The marine biodiversity on each coastline is distinctive and governed by the difference in temperature between the warmer Indian Ocean and colder Atlantic Ocean.