Details of Mountain Zebra National Park
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.
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.
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.