More information about Crocodile Bridge Rest Camp
What animals can I expect to find in the Crocodile Bridge area?
Crocodile Bridge Rest Camp is situated 168 m (551 feet) above sea level.
The climate in Crocodile Bridge is referred to as a local steppe climate. There is little rainfall throughout the year. The climate here is classified as BSh by the Köppen-Geiger system. The average annual temperature is 22.8°C (73.0°F). The annual rainfall is 618 mm (24.3 inches).
Day visitor’s area at Crocodile Bridge
At Crocodile Bridge Rest Camp, you will find a designated Day Visitor Picnic Area. The day visitor’s area is in the rest camp and is an ideal spot for breakfast for arriving visitors and farewell meals for departing visitors.
Vegetation within the camp
The camp is situated in knob thorn/marula savannah on basalt soils. Other prominent trees include the round-leafed teak. The grass is sweet and this attracts many grazing species. Immediately west is a zone of Delagoa thorn thicket on ecca shale soil. The trees you can find in this area include the Delagoa thorn and the magic guarri. The grass is still sweet, but shorter. To the east of the camp is the Lebombo mountain range, where the vegetation differs again.
Crocodile Bridge area is visited by the Twinspot, Yellow-rumped Tinkerbird (Golden-rumped Tinker Barbet), and the Black-bellied Starlings have also been spotted in this region. You can even find waterbirds at the causeway at the Crocodile River low water bridge as you enter the gate.