Marloth Park is a wildlife sanctuary and holiday town. Buffalo, rhino and lion are confined to Marloth’s game reserve “Lionspruit”; the rest of the game such as kudu, zebra, giraffe, blue wildebeest, nyala, impala, warthog, ostrich and others aren’t restricted by fences and roam freely between the units. Marloth Park is separated by a fence and by the Crocodile River from Kruger Park.
Marloth Park is a unique project. It opened in 1972 as a holiday township. A large part of the park remained natural. There are no fences. Inside Marloth Park (3000 hectares), the freedom of movement is remarkable. Tourists can ride a bicycle or go for a walk on their own through the African bush. While walking along the Crocodile River you can watch spectacular wildlife scenes in the adjacent Kruger National Park. Local restaurants and shops are easily accessible.
Marloth Park is situated 5 kilometres off the N4 freeway between the towns of Malelane (30km or 20 minutes’s drive) and Komatipoort (20km or 15 minutes’ drive). From Johannesburg you reach Marloth Park within a 5 – 6 hours car drive. There are two entrances to the Kruger National Park within a 30-minute drive from Marloth Park, namely, the Malelane Gate or the Crocodile Bridge Gate.
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