game reserve in South Africa
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Songimvelo Game Reserve is in Mpumalanga of South Africa.

Rhinoceros in the Songimvelo Game Reserve

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The Ghost and the Darkness starring Val Kilmer and Michael Douglas was shot here.

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Landscape edit

The area mountainous.

Flora and fauna edit

Rhinoceros and a variety of antelope can often be seen. The elephants and leopards are more elusive. Cattle from nearby farms often graze inside the park.

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Get in edit

Drive from Badplaas.

Fees edit

Entrance is R100 per vehicle per day for game viewing.

Get around edit

You can drive in your own vehicle which should preferably be a 4x4.

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Drive the nearby Ebutsini 4x4 course.

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Lodging edit

The lodging area in the east is separated from the rest of the game reserve. Only poorly maintained log cabins are available. The area is mostly used by locals as a party spot with throbbing house music the norm. Guests are allowed access to the brown-tinged water pool.

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Drive through the ghost town of Msauli towards Bulembe or Barberton.

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