Game Viewing in Africa
Game viewing in Africa is
one of the primary tourist
attractions, with an abundance
of game species to be seen. Africa is world-renowned for its wealth of top game reserves and abundance of wildlife.
The Big 5 of Africa
The famous Big 5 Lion, Elephant, Buffalo, Leopard and Rhino can be found in most parts of Africa, while smaller game such as cheetah, giraffe, zebra, crocodile and antelope can be found across the continent.
Africa's Best Game Reserves
The biggest game reserve in world is the Central Kalahari Desert Game Reserve in Botswana. With a remote and secluded environment and a harsh climate, this reserve is a bit off the beaten track, but it has a wealth of wildlife that adventurists are sure to enjoy.
Game species in the reserve include giraffe, brown hyena, warthog, cheetah, wild dog, leopard, lion, blue wildebeest, eland, gemsbok, kudu, red hartebeest and springbok.
Kruger National Park in South Africa is famous for being one of Africa’s largest and most popular reserves, and is home to the Big 5.
Namibia also has some prime game viewing opportunities, including the unforgettable desert elephants of the Namib Desert.
Gorilla Trekking in Uganda & Rwanda
Uganda and Rwanda are the top gorilla trekking countries in Africa. Gorilla tracking projects are available to track the stunning mountain gorillas in the rich rainforests of the reserve.
28 Locations for Game Viewing in Africa
Click on one of these Africa Game Viewing options for more about these experiences and to find an overland tour which offers that particular Game Viewing activity.
Do this on the Cape Town to Nairobi with Gorilla Trek.Tours with Gorilla Trekking in Uganda
Do this on the Best of South Africa.Tours with Kruger National Park Game Drive
Do this on the Cape Town to Nairobi Epic.Tours with Mt Kilimanjaro Trekking
Do this on the Best of South West Africa.Tours with Okavango Delta Mokoro Excursion
Do this on the Best of East Africa.Tours with Serengeti National Park Excursion
Do this on the Best of South West Africa.Tours with Victoria Falls Flight of Angels
Do this on the Best of South West Africa.Tours with White Water Rafting on the Zambezi River
The highlight of my trip had to be Gweru in Zimbabwe, it was my idea of paradise. So much to do there with the animals and the location of it was just beautiful!
— Anne B (27) from Ireland
The trip was great! A very relaxed ride in a mokoro, followed by camping in the Okavango Delta and watching the animals on the islands was awesome!
— Michael & Silke from Germany
I loved every millisecond of the entire trip... Guess what I did in Swakopmund? I skydived out of a plane - woohoo was that AWESOME :-)
— JoJo E (61) from Switzerland
Finally home and had a great timeâ€¦. I loved the shark diving, Sossusvlei and Himba people. Saw Lions, a Leopard, Elephants, Giraffes, everything really! Thanks for…
— John E from Canada
I did not believe in god till i visited Chobe National Park.
— Juca from Uruguay