The Mahogany Loop is about 20 kilometres (12.4 miles) long and is named after the pod Mahogany tree which can be found throughout the area. On this route you will find plants and animals that are rare in other parts of Kruger Park.Trees such as Wild Kirkia tree, the Knobbly Fig, the White Syringe, Wild Custard Apple, Myrtle Bushwillow and Sherpards tree decorate the area. The animals found in this area include the rare and small Suni Antelope and the Sharpe's grysbok.
The uncommon bay hawk is also a regular sighting in the area, probably due to the Punda's large concentration of bats. Mahogany Loop has 2 notable waterholes. Witsand windmill, which is good for game sightings, and Matukwala Dam. Kudu and Nyala can be found roaming on the roads and Leopard Wild Dog has also been spotted occasionally.
Drive along the Mahogany Loop (S99) while staying at Punda Maria Rest Camp