Mountain Zebra National Park

Details

Details of Mountain Zebra National Park

  • Size: Approximately 290 square kilometres.
  • Location: Eastern Cape Province.
  • Best Time: January to May and September to December.
  • Known For: Cape Mountain Zebra.
  • To Do: Game drives, horse riding, and hiking.

Cheetah overlooking the savannah, Mountain Zebra National Park

Far and away the best place in Africa to see the endangered Cape Mountain Zebra, Mountain Zebra National Park boasts a near guarantee of seeing this unique variety of the more common zebra. The small park is also home to game such as lions, cheetahs, the black rhinoceros, Cape Buffalo, and ostriches, and hyenas.

Black rhino at Mountain Zebra National Park

An isolated park with relatively few tourists, its beautiful terrain and off-the-beaten-track appeal make it a good place to indulge in a little quiet time.

Resident animals include the aardvark, porcupine, caracal, honey badger, mongoose, and a variety of antelopes.

Short Overview

The best place in South Africa to see the endangered and endemic Cape Mountain Zebra, Mountain Zebra National Park is a quiet park known for its beautiful scenery, its namesake residents, and the presence of three members of the Big Five - the rhino, lion, and Cape buffalo.

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