Package Tour - Wakkerstroom Tour
Categories: Birdwatching / Countryside / Sightseeing / Wildlife
Wakkerstroom - Unique wetlands forming World Heritage Site - A must for the bird enthusiast. This is a three days and two nights trip. (a few days' notice required). This tour uses the services of a local specialist site guide.
At a Glance
Day 1: Nelspruit to Wakkerstroom
Wakkerstroom offers the birder the best of South Africa’s grassland endemic and other grass-loving bird species. A good cross-section of water birds and a reasonable complement of forest birds are found throughout Wakkerstroom and make for some exhilarating South African bird-viewing.
Day 2: Wakkerstroom
Within easy range of the town are several seasonal pans that support quite a different water bird community. See Whiskered Tern, Great Crested and Black-necked Grebes can be spotted. Also to be seen are the White-backed and Maccoa ducks that come to these pans to breed.
Day 3: Wakkerstroom to Nelspruit
More birdwatching today and then head back to Nelspruit.