Monday, 20 July 2015

Selwo Natural Park

Selwo Aventura proposes a great adventure in Africa on the Costa del Sol and make an exciting expedition for its wild territories.  All types of flora and fauna come together in this semi-open park where visitors may get up and close to the wildlife through an authentic safari. 

You can see on this map the different areas of the park. 

Photo credit: Tomas Alcala
Selwo Adventure is a unique animal, nature and adventure park, located in Estepona. 

The park covers more than 100 hectares and is home to more than 2,000 semi-free roaming animals from all over the world in recreated natural habitats. 

You can meet the most representative species of Africa such as lions, giraffes, hippos, rhinos, cheetahs, hyenas....

Known as the fastest animal in the world, the cheetah can run at full speed at over 100 km/h for 10 to 20 seconds.

Hyenas are extremely intelligent, They hunt in groups of 10 to 30 individuals, led by a dominant female.they can reach up to 50 km/h for more than 3 km.

The red Panda is principally nocturnal and solitary. It uses trees not only to feed, but also to escape from predators on the ground and to sunbathe in the winter.

The Hippopotamus can reach great speed of up to 30 km/h over short distances.  It is one of the most aggressive creatures in the world and is often considered to be the most ferocious animal in Africa.

With some males exceeding 250 kg it is the second-largest living cat after the tiger.Until about 10,000 years ago, the lion was the most widespread large land mammal after humans. 

In addition you have "Territory Madagascar", the habitat of ring-tailed lemurs who enters the habitat of these mammals originating in the large African island.

Europe's largest walk through aviary with over 1000 birds of different species living in an enclosed valley.

 The park has a variety of adventure activities such as one of the longest zipwire in Europe, camel rides or the Path of the Hanging Bridges. There is also the Selwo Lodge Hotel if you wanted to stay for longer than a day and specific programs for younger as the Nature and summer camps.

Its a good idea to buy the tickets on-line as you can get a good discount. For more information visit: 

How to get there:

By car, you should take the exit located at Km. 162,5. 

Avenue Selwo s/n
A7 highway km 162,5
29680 Estepona - Málaga
GPS: 36.461818, -5.086251

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