The world is out of bounds for us to explore this World's Environment Day, but doesn't mean that there's nothing you can do about it. A number of famous national parks are offering virtual safaris. These awe-inspiring virtual tours not only entertain and amaze, but also educate. With this year's theme being biodiversity, let's explore the diverse species and know more about them. So sit back on your couch and get ready to go on a wild adventure.
Here is the list of best national park offering virtual tours
Kruger National Park
Kruger National Park in South Africa offers one the best safari tours in Africa. With a variety of activities like wilderness trails, self-drive adventures and safaris, you get to experience wildlife at its best. But due to the travel ban in South Africa, virtual live safaris are being made available for wildlife fans over the world.
The virtual helps you interact with an expert ranger and in real time. With safari vehicles, guides, drones, cameras and other equipment have been put to work to bring you the best and real-like safari adventure right in your living room. There are two live safaris available. A sunrise safari at 7 am IST and a sunset safari at 7 pm IST.
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Shamwari Game Reserve
A five star-loge in the Eastern Cape, Shamwari Game Reserve is an award winning reserve, known for its quality of game sightings. Now you can enjoy a trip with the head ranger from your homes. Andrew Kaerney, the head ranger, takes you to a virtual game drives through the #LockdownSeries.
Kaerney shares with you the trivia, starting with basic information like recognising animals by their footprints to a masterclass on giraffes and other flora and fauna in the reserve.
The Mzansi Experience
The experience on the Google Maps lets you explore the top attractions of South Africa with a 360 degree imagery. In this experience you get to pick any destination of South Africa, you want to enjoy the view of. You can visit national parks like Kruger National Park and Addo Elephant National Park. Where you can spot wildlife in its natural habitat, showing its full glory, animals like rhinoceros and zebras are common in Kruger While Addo is home to 350 elephants.
Those who want to be mesmerized by the beauty of the country can pick a tour to the Cape of Good Hope, Lion's Head and the Table Mountain. The flora lovers who like to explore and know about unique plants can check out the Kirstenbosch National or Durban Botanical Gardens.