African National Parks
In the 54 African countries, these are over 99+ National Parks in Africa. From the popular Serengeti, Kruger, and South Luangwa parks to lesser-known parks and national reserves, there is a park for everyone.
You might notice a recurring theme here: the top African National Parks are usually classified as a Unesco World Heritage Site.
This roundup post highlights the national parks and national reserves offering you the best opportunities to see the diverse and, dare I say, exotic wildlife unique to the continent of Africa.
In case you’re wondering, some of these best include National parks in Namibia; parks in Kenya, East Africa; and game reserves in the Kalahari Desert are amongst a few.
Most people visit Africa not just for the allure of experiencing a totally different culture but to see animals in their natural habitat.
In a Safari in Africa, you’ll see the Big Five game animals – Lion, Leopard, Rhinos, Elephant, and Cape Buffalo. In addition, these parks are home to mountain zebras, mountain gorillas, and wild dogs.
If you are fortunate, you’ll get to see some of these endangered species:
African Wild Dog
Pickersgill Reed Frog
Sadly, the Northern White Rhino has been declared extinct as of March 19, 2019.
A photo of the Great Migration in North Serengeti National Park; an African National Park in Tanzania.
A photo of the Great Migration in North Serengeti National Park
For a once in a lifetime adventure, you should head to the world-famous Serengeti National Park.
You will get to experience the Great Migration of the Wildebeest, Zebra, and Gazelle, which happens in mid-December to March. For a detailed list of the major national parks in each African countries, let’s get started…