Fodor's Expert Review Bontebok National Park
Covering just 6,880 acres of coastal fynbos, Bontebok National Park the smallest of South Africa's national parks. Don't expect to see big game here—the park contains no elephants, lions, or rhinos. What you will see are bontebok, graceful white-face antelope nearly exterminated by hunters in the early 20th century, as well as red hartebeest, Cape grysbok, steenbok, duiker, and the endangered Cape mountain zebra. There are simple accommodations in the reserve and camping facilities. For day visitors there are a number of short but beautiful walks—seeing wildlife on foot is a wonderful experience.