Limpopo National Park, also known as Parque Nacional do Limpopo, forms the Mozambique sector of the Great Transfrontier Limpopo Park with the Kruger National Park in South Africa and the Gonarezhou National Park in Zimbabwe. The Great Transfrontier Limpopo Park covers over 35,000km², making it one of the largest wilderness conservations areas in the world. The mighty Shingwedzi River flows through the heart of Limpopo National Park, ensuring that it is populated with a wide range of wildlife and breathtaking scenery.
Where to Stay
Machampane Wilderness Camp
Nestled on the side of the Machampane River, lies the Machampane Wilderness Camp. With five luxury safari tents, this intimate and tranquil camp is all about getting close to nature through morning and evening walks with guides and armed rangers. The area has bird and wildlife abound, allowing guests to see the flora and fauna that are never seen while driving. Evenings are spent around a fire in the boma giving guests an opportunity to hear and view the African night.
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Things to Do
For the Safari Discoverers
The main activity at Machampane Wilderness Camp is the guided walks in the early morning or late afternoon with a guide and ranger. The walks last 3-4 hours, depending on the interest of the guests. There is also the opportunity of going for a game drive if preferred.
For the Colourful Mixtures
Limpopo National Park offers a few different varieties of guided 4 x 4 Self-Drive Eco-Trails, depending on the area you wish to explore and the number of nights you want to spend away. There is also the option of taking part in a canoe trail, between the confluence of the Shingwedzi and the confluence of the Limpopo River. Spend three days journeying down 50km of the Rio Elefantes, camping wild in rustic bush camps on its tree-lined banks.
Did you Know?
Since 2002, over 30km of fences have been removed between Kruger National Park, Gonarezhou National Park and Limpopo National Park. Over 4,000 animals of various species have been translocated from Kruger National Park to Limpopo National Park, and more have made their own way across. The last elephant count revealed that Limpopo National Park now has over 630 elephants.