Lonely Planet: SA is world's best destination for wildlife

2014-05-29 15:19
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Cape Town - South Africa has been voted the best destination for wildlife in the 2014 Lonely Planet reader survey - and for the 3rd year in a row!

South African Tourism shared the good news on its
Facebook page, with Lonely Planet describing SA's "lush greenery as the perfect backdrop for an impressive game of hide and seek with your favourite animals in the wild".

The runners up were Kenya and Tanzania.

Some of the attributes that helped SA clinch this remarkable title include a list of essential experiences such as crossing off the Big Five off your spotted list, as well as having an overnight stay in one of the National Parks for a "completely immersive experience".

St Lucia also got a special hat-tip, with the world-famous travel guide describing it as a great place to take in SA's  underwater fauna and flora.

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Read more on:    sanparks  |  game reserves  |  national parks  |  good news  |  travel south africa  |  safari

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