Safety of travel in South Africa: the Kruger National Park

Durrheim, David N., Braack, Leo, Grobler, Douw, Bryden, Helena, Speare, Rick, and Leggat, Peter A. (2001) Safety of travel in South Africa: the Kruger National Park. Journal of Travel Medicine, 8 (4). pp. 176-191.

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Abstract

[Extract] South Africa is a flourishing tourist destination and the South African Tourism Board (SATOUR) recorded a steady growth in international visitors of about 11% per annum for the period from 1994–1999.1 The four most popular sites visited by tourists are Cape Town and environs, the Garden Route, Oudtshoorn ostrich farms, and the Kruger National Park. The Kruger National Park(KNP), which at over 1.949 million hectares, is the largest wildlife or nature reserve in a single African country, affords the visitor the opportunity to appreciate a magnificent variety of flora and fauna, in their natural environment (Fig. 1). In 1998 almost one million tourists visited the KNP.

Item ID: 13294
Item Type: Article (Refereed Research - C1)
Keywords: safety; travel
ISSN: 1708-8305
Date Deposited: 24 Jul 2012 06:01
FoR Codes: 11 MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES > 1117 Public Health and Health Services > 111799 Public Health and Health Services not elsewhere classified @ 100%
SEO Codes: 92 HEALTH > 9204 Public Health (excl. Specific Population Health) > 920401 Behaviour and Health @ 100%
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