National Parks in Africa

The GANP is here to help you discover, explore, and learn more about the national parks in Africa and why we need to protect them.

Amboseli National Park

Amboseli National Park provides the best view of Mount Kilimanjaro while also providing visitors with great wildlife encounters.

Africa / Kenya
Arusha National Park

Arusha National Park features the second tallest mountain in Tanzania and easily accessible outside the city of Arusha.

Africa / Tanzania
Chobe National Park

Chobe National Park in Botswana is an elephant capital of Africa having over 50,000 elephants visible from land and the river.

Africa / Botswana
Etosha National Park

Etosha National Park is a Namibia protected area that features the Etosha pan and the tallest elephants in Africa. Black and white rhino both call the national park home.

Africa / Namibia
Gombe Stream National Park

Gombe Stream National Park is renowned for chimpanzees and other primates and the scientific work of Jane Goodall.

Africa / Tanzania
Hell's Gate National Park

The red-walled cliffs of Hell's Gate Gorge make the national park a stunning attraction for Kenya.

Africa / Kenya
Kakum National Park

The forest elephants are one of the special treats of Kakum National Park. The park is Ghana's leading nature attraction.

Africa / Ghana
Kilimanjaro National Park

Kilimanjaro National Park is home to Mount Kilimanjaro which is the tallest mountain in Africa and tallest free-standing mountain in the world.

Africa / Tanzania
Kruger National Park

Kruger, Africa's first national park, is one of the most popular safari destinations in Africa featuring the Big 5.

Africa / South Africa
Lake Manyara National Park

Lake Manyara National Park features a shallow alkaline lake attracting over a million flamingoes as a Tasmanian nature attraction.

Africa / Tanzania
Lake Nakuru National Park

Lake Nakuru National Park is a birdwatcher's paradise as well as a place rich with wildlife for the Kenya safari-goers.

Africa / Kenya
Mana Pools National Park

Mana Pools National Park in Zimbabwe is one of the best safari destinations during the dry season where animals come to drink.

Africa / Zimbabwe
Masai Mara National Park

Masai Mara National Park is home to abundant wildlife and serves as one of the most exciting safari destinations in Kenya.

Africa / Kenya
Meru National Park

Meru National Park in Kenya is the home of the famed Elsa the lioness from the book and movie, Born Free.

Africa / Kenya
Mosi-oa-Tunya National Park

Mosi Oa Tunya National Park in Zambia is home to white rhinos and Victoria Falls which is the largest waterfall in the world.

Africa / Zambia
Mount Elgon National Park

Mount Elgon National Park is the oldest extinct volcano and it features the largest unbroken caldera in Kenya.

Africa / Kenya
Mount Longonot National Park

Mount Longonot is a spectacular mountain with a scenic view for trekkers who wish to hike the mountain and crater rim.

Africa / Kenya
Nairobi National Park

Nairobi National Park is a wildlife haven nestled up next to the bustling city of Nairobi with an array of wildlife species.

Africa / Kenya
Queen Elizabeth National Park

Queen Elizabeth National Park is home to the famous tree-climbing lions and is Uganda’s most popular tourist destination.

Africa / Uganda
Ranomafana National Park

Ranomafana National Park is one of the most visited destinations in Madagascar with about 20 species of lemurs.

Africa / Madagascar
Ras Muhammad National Park

Located on the Sinai Peninsula, Ras Muhammad National Park protects the start of the Red Sea Reef.

Africa / Egypt
Ruaha National Park

Ruaha National Park is the largest national park in Tanzania featuring lion, leopard, wild dog, cheetah, and hyena.

Africa / Tanzania
Serengeti National Park

Serengeti National Park is home to the largest mammalian migration in the world with over 1.3 million wildebeests.

Africa / Tanzania
Simien Mountains National Park

Simien Mountains National Park is one of the leading attractions for Ethiopia providing visitors with views of abundant wildlife.

Africa / Ethiopia
Tarangire National Park

Tarangire National Park and the river valley attract the Serengeti migration herd adding to the stunning wildlife of Kenya.

Africa / Tanzania
Tassili n'Ajjer National Park

Algeria's Tassili n’Ajjer National Park is home to one of the greatest collections of prehistoric cave art in the world.

Africa / Algeria
Toubkal National Park

Mount Toubkal National Park is found in the High Atlas Mountains and the tallest mountain in Morocco.

Africa / Morocco
Tsavo East National Park

Tsavo East National Park is one of the most coveted wildlife viewing places in Kenya and one of the best nature destinations.

Africa / Kenya
Tsavo West National Park

Tsavo West National Park is one of the most popular safari destinations in Kenya because of its abundant wildlife.

Africa / Kenya
Victoria Falls National Park

Victoria Falls National Park is home to the largest waterfall in the world and one of the Seven Natural Wonders of the World.

Africa / Zimbabwe
Virunga National Park

Virunga National Park is one of the best places to experience the mountain gorillas. The national park is one of the first in Africa.

Africa / Congo, DR
Volcanoes National Park

Volcanoes National Park is home to the mountain gorillas allowing Rwanda to provide travelers with a Tarzan experience.

Africa / Rwanda
Watamu Marine National Park

Watamu Marine National Parks protects the marine life of the coral reef located off the coast of Kenya.

Africa / Kenya
Waza National Park

Waza National Park features abundant wildlife and guided safaris to experience the wilderness and wildlife of Cameroon.

Africa / Cameroon
Aberdare National Park

Aberdare National Park in Kenya is a wildlife a haven featuring the Big 5 and more for a splendid safari experience.

Africa / Kenya
Addo Elephant National Park

Addo Elephant National Park in South Africa is home to over 600 elephants, 400 buffaloes, and many other African safari species.

Africa / South Africa
Bale Mountains National Park

Bale Mountains National Park in Ethiopia is home to one of the greatest percentages of endemic species in the world.

Africa / Ethiopia
Bwabwata National Park

Bwabwata National Park is a safari destination in the northwestern region of Namibia which serves as a migratory corridor for wildlife.

Africa / Namibia
Bwindi Impenetrable National Park

Bwindi Impenetrable National Park in Uganda is one of the most places in the world to see mountain gorilla.

Africa / Uganda
Dorob National Park

Dorob National Park in Namibia featuring zones that are designated wilderness and zones that are established for adventure tourism.

Africa / Namibia
Golden Gate Highlands National Park

Golden Gate Highlands National Park in South Africa is mostly renowned for stunning sandstone cliffs and rock formations.

Africa / South Africa
Ifrane National Park

Ifrane National Park in Morocco is home to the Atlas Mountains and 25% of the world's population of the Barbary Macaques.

Africa / Morocco
Kafue National Park

Kafue National Park is the largest national park in Zambia protecting the grassy floodplains and the abundant wildlife roaming the area.

Africa / Zambia
Khaudum National Park

Khaudum National Park is a remote unspoiled wilderness that reflects characteristics of the Kalahari forests.

Africa / Namibia
Kissama National Park

Quicama is also known as Kissama National Park which is the only national park in Angola that is being repopulated with wildlife.

Africa / Angola
Korup National Park

The rainforest in Korup National Park in Cameroon represents one of the most diverse ecosystems in all of Africa.

Africa / Cameroon
Lower Zambezi National Park

Lower Zambezi National Park is one of the more iconic safari destinations in all of Africa and a targeted destination in Zambia.

Africa / Zambia
Mangroves National Park

Mangroves National Park in DR Congo is the only marine-oriented national park in the country while protecting endangered manatee.

Africa / Congo, DR
Mole National Park

Mole National Park in Ghana is the country's first and largest national park and some argue the most prestigious protected area as well.

Africa / Ghana
Mudumu National Park

Mudumu National Park protects a migratory corridor of the diverse and abundant wildlife that travels through the country in search of food and water.

Africa / Namibia
Murchison Falls National Park

Murchison Falls National Park in Uganda displays one of the most powerful waterfalls in Africa creating a unique way to see the Nile River.

Africa / Uganda
Namib-Naukluft National Park

Namib-Naukluft National Park in Namibia is home to the oldest desert in the world and the largest national park in Africa.

Africa / Namibia
Skeleton Coast National Park

Skeleton Coast National Park features a collection of over 1,000 ship remains from shipwrecks along the coast earning the nickname.

Africa / Namibia
Souss-Massa National Park

Souss-Massa National Park in Morocco is home to almost the entire population of the endangered Northern Bald Ibis.

Africa / Morocco
Table Mountain National Park

Table Mountain National Park is one of the most pinnacle attractions of South Africa and a highlight of Cape Town.

Africa / South Africa
Wadi el Gemal National Park

Wadi el Gemal National Park in Egypt protects a portion of the Red Sea reef and its 1,200 species of fish and 450 species of coral.

Africa / Egypt
Waterberg Plateau Park

Waterberg Plateau National Park in Namibia is an oasis of life off of the Kalahari Desert and home to white and black rhinoceroses.

Africa / Namibia
West Coast National Park

West Coast National Park is a bird lover's paradise as well as wetlands of international importance.

Africa / South Africa
White Desert National Park

White Desert National Park in Egypt protects the splendor of the White Desert and the diversity of the Red Sea Reef.

Africa / Egypt