Golden Gate Highlands Park derives its name from the golden glow on its sandstone rocks in the late afternoon (sunsets can be very spectacular here) Its appeal lies mostly in the stunning scenery and hiking opportunities The park isn't a remarkable wildlife viewing destination, as none of the Big Five is present There is, however, a variety of animals adapted to this highland grassland habitat, including several antelope species Read more about Golden Gate Highlands National Park
Zone A, Zone B
Tiger was sitting on a log, Leopard with a cub sitting on a tree, Elephants, gaur, sambar, malabar giant squirrel. White bellied woodpecker, crested serpent eagle, green imerial pigeons, streak throated woodpecker and crested hawk eagle. Crocodiles and Rattlesnake.
How to reach?
The park is situated 320km/190mi from Johannesburg It is a self-drive destination and is rarely visited in isolation, but more likely as part of a tour through the countryCape Town International Airport (CPT) (1302 km)