3 Day Classic Kruger Park Safari - experience African wildlife at its best

Kruger Park South African Safaris Include:

  • Return transport from Johannesburg to Kruger Park by 7 seater air-conditioned microbus. Collection or drop off at O. R. Tambo International Airport or Nelspruit Airports depends on timing & is on request from our Sales Consultant.
  • Services of our specialist Kruger Park guide for 3 days.
  • Entrance into Kruger Park & daily conservation fee.
  • Total of 5 game drives usually by 9 seater open safari vehicle in Big 5 areas of Kruger Park.
  • One evening drive in Kruger Park by larger National Parks open safari vehicle using spotlights to see nocturnal species.
  • 2 nights chalet accommodation at a Main Camp inside Kruger Park. 2 meals per night stay served in the privatised Camp Restaurants. We use The Cattle Baron or Mugg & Bean restaurants & your guide will make arrangements.
  • Wildlife Safaris is a member of SATSA & one of the original Tour Operators to Kruger Park.


Kruger Park Safaris Exclude:

  • lunches which are available for own account , drinks, personal items & tips.


PICK-UP:

In Johannesburg between 07h00 and 08h00 at O R Tambo Airport and hotels nearby recommended. Other areas such as Sandton or Rosebank on request. Please avoid Johannesburg City Centre, Lanseria Airport and Pretoria. Nelspruit Airport is from 12.00 - 12.30 or by arrangement.

DROP-OFF:

At O R Tambo International Airport or nearby hotels usually by 16.00. Please allow 1.5 hours connecting time for local flights or preferably 3.0 hours for International flights. Passengers staying at hotels in the northern suburbs are advised to use the Gautrain to Sandton or make arrangements for a transfer.


Chalet accommodation with air-con, insect screens, private shower & toilet

Per person sharing twin room 2018 RATE:
ZAR 8 910.00
DBB
Per single room 2018 RATE:
ZAR 9 350.00
DBB
Per child under 12 yrs sharing 2018 RATE:
ZAR 4 450.00
DBB

Kruger Park Itinerary:

1st Day
Leave Johannesburg in an air-conditioned microbus with our experienced Kruger Park driver/guide. Travel east across the Highveld farmlands and down the Valley to Nelspruit - capital of Mpumalanga province. After a lunch stop get your cameras ready and enter southern Kruger National Park. Spend the afternoon on your first exciting game drive looking for antelope, giraffe and possibly elephant. Before sunset arrive at your Rest Camp and book into an air-conditioned chalet with private shower, toilet and screens on the windows to prevent insects. Time to freshen up before dinner arranged by your guide in the main camp restaurant. Walk back to your chalet under the starlit sky for a good night's sleep.

2nd Day
Awaken at dawn and head out for an early morning game drive to look for lions and other Big 5 species ( lion, leopard, elephant, rhino & buffalo ). Stop at Lower Sabie if possible for breakfast and a great view of any hippos or crocodiles in the river. Continue on the next game drive travelling through the open grasslands so its easier to see smaller species. Return to your Rest Camp for a break during the heat of the day - time for lunch, some curio shopping or a swim. Approximately 16.00 board the National Parks open safari vehicle equipped with spotlights for a sunset drive ( duration 3 hours ) hoping to see predators or other nocturnal species such as hyena. Your guide will collect you for dinner in the restaurant and everyone can discuss the day's highlights.

3rd Day
Early departure from camp for the morning game drive to search for elusive animals such as leopard often found in trees or rocky outcrops. For the birdwatchers, its a wonderful opportunity to see many different species in the bushveld or near the water. Breakfast and time for final photos then leave the Park and enjoy a relaxing homeward journey via Schoeman's Kloof then up the escarpment to Johannesburg. Arrive back at O R Tambo International Airport or nearby hotels by 16.00. Please allow 1.5 hours connecting time for local flights or preferably 3.0 hours for International flights. Passengers staying at hotels in the northern suburbs are advised to use the Gautrain to Sandton or make arrangements for a transfer.

General Information

  • Refreshment / comfort stops will be planned every 2 - 3 hours during transfers. Please discuss the daily program with your guide.
  • Duration of each game drive is 2.5 to 3.0 hours. This itinerary includes 5 drives.
  • It is advisable to take precautions against malaria especially during the rainy season from October to May . We recommend insect repellent & protective clothing in the evenings . If you decide to use medication - Malarone tablets are the best for Kruger Park.
  • Bring sunglasses, a small hat, swimsuit, a camera, torch / flashlight, light casual clothes for daytime and a warmer clothes for night drives. Remember there will be a chill factor travelling in the open safari vehicle especially from June - August.
  • A policy of "no smoking" and rotation of seats in the vehicle is recommended.
  • Gratuities to driver/guide, waiters and porters is not included.

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Duration 3 days / 2 nights
Number of Game Drives: 5
Evening game drive included: YES
Accommodation: Midrange chalet with restaurant meals

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