SA's Kruger National Park Shuts Camps Due to Flooding

The Kruger National Park has shut ten camps due to flooding. But Park authorities insist this poses little danger or risks to tourists.

The world renowned park is among the hardest hit by the recent floods. Several roads within the park remain closed. Some rivers from both Limpopo and Mpumalanga flow through the park to neighbouring Mozambique.

Tourists have since been relocated to other camps. Kruger National Park spokesperson, William Mabasa says: “Tourists accommodated within the park have been moved from affected camps to the main camps which are more safe.”

The nation’s best flora and fauna are on offer. There’s a huge influx of domestic and international tourists each year. The spirits of the tourists are however not dampened. With more rain forecast in the few coming days, the affected camps will remain closed for safety reasons.

Tourists have been warned to avoid gravel roads.

 

SABC