Mountain Zebra National Park

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Mountain Zebra National Park is situated near Cradock, in the malaria-free Eastern Cape. In 1937, the park was proclaimed to save the dwindling numbers of Cape mountain zebra. Today the park covers over 28,000 hectares where over 700 zebra roam with other wildlife, including endangered species like the black rhino and cheetah. Abundant with game, lush vegetation, and invigorating clear air, Mountain Zebra National Park is a tranquil destination where all visitors can enjoy a personal African wilderness experience.


  • Guided morning and evening game drives
  • San cave paintings
  • Morning walks
  • Impofu 3-day Guided Hike (2 – 10 people. Minimum age of 16 years old.)
  • Salpeterkop Hike (2 – 9 people. Minimum age of 16 years old.)
  • Cheetah tracking (2 – 4 people. Minimum age of 12 years old.) Advance bookings are essential.
  • 4x4 Trails include the Sonnenrust (14,2km trail in the north-western section), Juriesdam (10km trail exploring the eastern plateau), and the Umngeni Trail (a more challenging 8km route from the Park’s main entrance). No booking necessary. Only 4x4 vehicles permitted.


  • Fully licensed a la carte restaurant
  • Shop where curios and basic commodities may be purchased.
  • No ATM facility available in the park. The closest bank facilities are in the town of Cradock (24km away).
  • Two picnic sites with braai, swimming pool, and ablution facilities.
  • Petrol and diesel are available in the Rest Camp.
  • Full conference facilities for a maximum of 30 people.
  • Facilities available for small wedding receptions, maximum 50 people.



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