It's important to remember though that the Kruger Park covers an area of 20 000 square Km (about the size of Wales),
of which the roads form a miniscule portion.
So there are never guarantees of what you'll see - and that applies to most parks where travel
is restricted to demarcated roads.
It is different in many of the exclusive private game reserves, where your game drives are less restrictive.
Luxury Game Lodges
If you're lucky enough to visit one of these luxury game lodges,
your safari drives will deliver exceptional picture opportunities.
The vehicle drivers are in radio contact and as soon as one of them comes across a special sighting, this information is relayed to his colleagues.
Visitor numbers are limited, so even if all the drivers converge on the scene of a lion kill, there will never be more than two or three safari vehicles at the same spot.
More About Elephants
If you'd like to find out more about African elephants,
1.Elephant browses from trees, Kruger Park, South Africa
2.Elephant with good-sized tusks, Kruger Park, South Africa
3.Elephant grazes surface vegetation, Tuli Block, Botswana
1.Baby elephant keeps close to mother, Tuli Block, Botswana
2.Elephant breeding herd, Tuli Block, Botswana
3.Inquisitive elephant gets close, Tuli Block, Botswana
1.Elephant mother and calf, Tuli Block, Botswana
2.Elephant having fun in the mud, Tuli, Botswana
3.Male elephant shows his assets, Tuli, Botswana
1.Elephant wallowing in river, Lower Zambezi NP, Zambia
2.Elephant climbing bank, Lower Zambezi NP, Zambia
3.Elephant eating branch, Lower Zambezi NP, Zambia
1.Elephant steps into waterhole, Tuli Block, Botswana
2.Elephant lying in mud, Tuli Block, Botswana
3.Elephant using trunk to drink, Mkhuze Reserve, S Africa
1.Elephant on riverbank, Lower Zambezi NP, Zambia
2.Elephant stretches for tasty leaves, Lower Zambezi, Zambia
3.Young elephant in morning light, Tuli Block, Botswana
See also Elephant Photos Bonus Page
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