Top things to do in Kruger National Park

Top Choice International in Kruger National Park


About halfway between the rest camps at Satara and Skukuza, or between Lower Sabie and Satara, Tshokwane has been transformed from an attractive picnic spot into a genuine stopover as you move between central and so…
Top Choice Museum in Kruger National Park

Elephant Hall Museum

Even if you're not staying at Letaba Rest Camp, it's worth swinging by to check out this excellent museum. It has life-size skeletons and dozens of fascinating displays and information panels on everything from Krug…
Wildlife Reserve in Private Wildlife Reserves

Sabi Sand Game Reserve

Within the borders of the large Sabi Sand Game Reserve are some of Southern Africa’s most luxurious safari lodges and the best wildlife watching on the continent. The area is routinely selected by safari connoisseur…
Wildlife Reserve in Private Wildlife Reserves

Kapama Private Game Reserve

With four luxury lodges and the Big Five in residence (as well as occasional passing wild dogs and great birding), 13,000-hectare Kapama gets all of the important things right. Unlike most other private reserves, wh…
Wildlife Reserve in Private Wildlife Reserves

Timbavati Private Nature Reserve

Timbavati abuts Kruger National Park's western boundary and has an excellent mix of wildlife, conservation and good accommodation. Its accommodation settings are less sumptuous than those at Sabi Sand, so it tends t…
Viewpoint in Kruger National Park

Crooks Corner

On the outskirts of a beautiful fever-tree forest, Crooks Corner marks not only the confluence of the Luvuvhu and Limpopo Rivers but also the historic meeting place of Zimbabwe, Mozambique, South Africa and smuggler…
Viewpoint in Kruger National Park


This overlooks a section of the Timbavati River that animals often visit to slake their thirst. It's especially good early morning or late afternoon.
Viewpoint in Kruger National Park


This waterhole north of Berg-en-dal usually lives up to its name (renoster is rhino in Afrikaans). Late afternoon is best.
Wildlife Reserve in Private Wildlife Reserves

Klaserie Private Nature Reserve

A 600-sq-km (or 60,000 hectare) private wildlife reserve in the greater Kruger area, Klaserie has strong conservation credentials.
Viewpoint in Kruger National Park

Transport Dam

This large water hole is where the famous YouTube video 'Battle at Kruger' (lions versus buffaloes versus croc) was filmed.