The Grand Canyon

The Grand Canyon is a steep-sided canyon carved by the Colorado River in the U.S. state of Arizona. The canyon and adjacent rim are contained within Grand Canyon National Park, the Kaibab National Forest, Grand Canyon-Prashant National Monument, the Hualapai Indian Reservation, the Havasupai Indian Reservation and the Navajo Nation. The Grand Canyon is 446 km long and up to 29 km wide and […]

Ngorongoro Conservation Area

The Ngorongoro Conservation Area is a protected area in the Crater Highlands area of Tanzania. The area is named after Ngorongoro Crater, a large volcanic caldera within the area. It is situated between the Great Rift Valley to the east and the Serengeti National Park to the west. In 2009 Maasai pastoralists, most of whom had been relocated […]

Limpopo National Park

The Limpopo National Park was born when the status of Coutada 16 Wildlife Utilization Area in Gaza Province, Mozambique, was changed from a hunting concession to a protected area. It forms part of the Great Limpopo Trans frontier Park with the Kruger National Park in South Africa and the Gonarezhou National Park in Zimbabwe. Greater Limpopo Transfrontier Park […]

Etosha National Park

Etosha National Park is a national park in northwestern Namibia that spans an area of 22,270 km2. It is named after the large Etosha pan which is almost entirely within the park. The name Etosha comes from Oshindonga word meaning Great White Place referring to the Etosha pan. The Etosha pan that is 4,760 km2 covers […]

Amboseli National Park

History: Amboseli National Park, is in Kajiado County, Kenya and at the floor of the Great Rift Valley. The park is 392 km2 in size. It is in an ecosystem that spreads across the Kenya-Tanzania border. It was gazetted as a National Park in 1974 to protect the core of […]

Serengeti National Park

The Serengeti National Park is a Tanzanian national park in the Serengeti ecosystem in the Mara and Simiyu regions. It was established in 1951 with an estimated area of 14,750 km squared of grassland plains, savanna, riverine forest, and woodlands in the Northern Tanzania bordering Kenya’s Maasai Mara National Reserve. It is famous for its annual migration of over 1.5 […]

Virunga National Park

Virunga National Park in the eastern part of The Democratic Republic of Congo is Africa’s oldest park and the second oldest in the world after The Yellowstone National Park in the US. It was founded in 1925 by the Belgian Colonial government and named Albert National Park after […]