WATCH: Elephants chase two women at the Kruger National Park

WATCH: Elephants chase two women at the Kruger National Park

Fortunately this didn't backfire as much as it could have. 

Elephants chasing

When we visit nature reserves, we usually never freely roam around the spaces by foot without a guide. In this case, it was a little different. 

A viral video was shared on social media with two women out in the deep fields of the park probably having stopped to get a better  feel of the place - no one knows the reason yet. 

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Unfortunately, they were met by a herd of elephants that came rushing towards them. This incident unfolded by the entrance of the Paul Kruger gate. 

So many people were infuriated by the scene and made them delve and revisit the rule of the park. Yes, it could have ended absolutely badly but we have an alternative. We will share a few of the rules of the Kruger National Park with your for the next time you visit. 


Watch the video here: 

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Here are some of those rules for next time you visit the park. 

Drive safely – General rules of the road apply within the parks. It is an offence to drive on South African roads without a recognized driver’s license or under the influence of alcohol. Driving or operating any vehicle in a reckless or negligent manner or in a deliberate disregard for the safety of a person, animal or property is a serious offence and can result in a summons being issued Driving a vehicle in a manner that constitutes a nuisance, disturbance, inconvenience or danger to any other person may also be subject to a summons being issued.

Adhere to gate times – Gate times must be strictly adhered to. Please take note of the different times that apply at gates and also camps and lodges within the parks. Guests must plan their travelling thoroughly and make adequate provision for contingencies. After hours driving is not allowed and could result in a summons being issued.

Driving areas – Vehicles must remain on the designated roads at all times and off-road driving or driving on closed or no-entry roads is a serious offence. In many areas, overnight facilities are to be accessed only by booked overnight guests;

Behaviour – Behaving in an offensive, improper, indecent or disorderly manner including the playing of any radio, compact disc player, music system, musical system or instrument, or in any way cause of any noise in any manner likely to disturb any species or specimen or other person is strictly prohibited and will be fined if not adhered to. The hindering, intimidating or obstructing of an authorized official in the execution if his/her duties or the performance of his/her functions will not be tolerated and is subject to a penalty. Violation, refusal or failure to obey or comply with any prohibition, request or instruction imposed by these regulations or by the management authority or authorized official will result in pros

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