Limpopo National Park
The Great Limpopo Transfrontier Park (GLTP) of southern Africa is a vast protected area that is comprised of three parks-Kruger National Park in South Africa, Gonarezhou National Park in Zimbabwe and the Limpopo National Park in Mozambique covering a total of 35000sq km.
The Limpopo National Park in Mozambique was gazetted as a national park in November 2001 in a concessionary peace cord of 1992 with partnership of South Africa and Zimbabwe. There are efforts and funds from European countries and private donors.
With the removal of 50km of the protective fence in the Great Limpopo Transfrontier Park, animals can freely move from Kruger National park, to Limpopo National Park and to Gonarezhou Park in Zimbabwe.
Some of the animals that are found in park include buffalos, giraffe, zebras, different species of antelopes, African wild dog, elephants, hyena, cheetah, hippos in Limpopo river
The main access road between Giriyondo and Massingir, including access to Campismo Albufeira is accessible by sedan however the park recommends use of a 4x4 or high ground clearance vehicles. All other park roads are only accessible by 4x4 or high ground clearance vehicle.
This is a formal border gate situated between the Kruger National Park and Parque Nacional do Limpopo, northeast of Letaba in the Kruger. Other gates are at Giriyondo gate, Mapai and Massingir.
The park is 260km from Maputo, the capital of Mozambique. South African and Mozambican citizens do not need visas when visiting either country. Visa for all Nationalities entering into Mozambique can be obtained at Giriyondo Border post, the Mozambican Embassy or Consulate in your country. It is however recommended that visas are obtained from the embassy or consulate prior to your travels.
There are tourist facilities at Giriyondo Border, park offices, and few options for accommodation at Massingir gate. There is also luxury accommodation in the park with rustic chalets and facilties. Camping is allowed in the park with camping Machampane camp, Albufeira camp, Aguia Pesqueira camp and 4x4 trails and associated camps.
A variety of activities from cultural experiences, canoeing, hiking, fishing and game drives to wilderness walking trails and 4x4 trails are part of the adventures in this Mozambique Park.