On the outskirts of Port Elizabeth, South Africa’s subordinate supply route twists like a hot pipe around the city’s automotive industrial area. Travel west, along the coast and through the Garden Route or go inland and a have tour of the best national parks along this route. A long week of wildlife viewing, a journey you would love worth remembering. With the option of car rental Cape Town, you can enjoy an adventurous safari trip.
The Addo Elephant Park
Only 30 kilometers outside of Port Elizabeth in the backwaters of Colchester is Addo’s Matyholweni Gate which divides the park into two. The current expansion of The Woody Cape Sections from the mouth of the Sundays River to Kenton-on-Sea makes it the only park in the world which is home to the Big 7.
Drive into Addo’s main park which is like driving into a maze of green swollen spekboom that unexpectedly grows to same height as that of an elephant and can render diversion intangible from as close as 10 meters. It’s temperament’s intangibility shroud and for more than 600 elephant that wander the park which is food for them- the more it is eaten the more it grows. Attempt and get the entire family included with avis car hire for a drive to this park.
The Mountain Zebra National Park
It is over three-hour drive from Addo and it’s best to take your own time- Mountain Zebra National Park is a place to reach late in the afternoon. Do look out for the lions (introduced in the national park in April 2013). They’re in perfectly camouflaged in the Karoo prairie, but since the park is smaller there is still every possibility of seeing them on one of the three short circles from the single rest camp. To be sure, its little size is the thing that makes Mountain Zebra National Park so alluring.
The Camdeboo National Park
Travel west out of Mountain Zebra National Park, bolt straight roads charge towards pancake type of mountains. It’s a three-hour drive to Camdeboo, a park that is more about the landscape than it is about wildlife.
The Bontebok National Park
At only 28 square kilometers, Bontebok is the smallest of all the SANParks, a dainty postage stamp of dormant Breede River, encircled by aloes and the regularly changing shades of the Langeberg Mountains. It’s an extraordinary spot to get a glimpse of the rare Cape bird species, the most ideal approach to end a wild road trip before ending your trip in Cape Town.
Also, you can opt for car hire Johannesburg and start an amazing road trip.