Welcome to Kruger National Park
In terms of wildlife, Kruger is one of the world's greatest national parks. The diversity, density and sheer numbers of animals is almost unparalleled, and all of Africa's iconic safari species – elephant, lion, leopard, cheetah, rhino, buffalo, giraffe, hippo and zebra – live out their dramatic days here, along with a supporting cast of 137 other mammals and over 500 varieties of bird.Beautiful granite kopjes... Read More
Top experiences in Kruger National Park
Kruger National Park activities
Kruger Park Safari: Guided Day Tour from Nelspruit
Your tour will start with you being picked up from your hotel around 5:00am. Drive towards the Kruger National Park in an open safari vehicle and arrive around 6:00am. There you will begin a leisurely game drive where you could spot nearly 140 mammals, including the big five: spot nearly 140 mammals, including the big five: African lion, African elephant, Cape buffalo, African leopard, and White/Black rhinoceros.For a well-deserved lunch break you will stop at a Kruger picnic spot to enjoy a delicious yet simple packed lunch. After lunch you'll take on another game drive while heading to the exit, ending this perfect day with another game drive as you head towards the exit.Conclude your tour back in your hotel in Nelspruit. Make the best of your stay in South Africa and embark on the Kruger Park Safari: Guided Day Tour from Nelspruit and have the adventure of a lifetime.
Full-Day Big Five Game Drive in Kruger National Pa
Leave your Mpumalanga lodge in the early morning, and travel deep into Kruger National Park, one of Africa’s largest expanses of unspoilt wilderness. After arriving at one of the park’s safari lodges, meet your guide – a professional ranger – and then hop inside your 4x4 for your morning game drive around the famous park.Sit back and relax as your guide drives, and look out for the park’s vibrant birdlife that springs to life on the morning game drives. Keep an eye out for vultures, eagles, raptors and more as the magnificent birds circle overhead looking for prey. In between learning about the different species of birds and animals from your guide, enjoy several photo stops to admire the park’s raw natural beauty as the sun brightens over the dramatic savannah plains.After a full morning exploring the park, stop at one of Kruger’s safari lodges for lunch at your own expense. Then, feeling refreshed and revitalized, meet back up with your ranger guide for your afternoon game ride around the park.If you failed to spot any of Africa’s famous Big Five on your morning’s adventure, then the afternoon is a great time to look for them. Hear all about the elephants, Cape buffaloes, lions, leopards and rhinos that comprise the elusive animal group, and learn how the phrase came to be coined by poachers who used the term to describe the most difficult animals to hunt on foot.Having enjoyed photo stops aplenty around the park, return to one of the safari lodges where your game drive finishes. After bidding your guide goodbye, hop back on board your coach and finish your day with a lodge drop-off in Mpumalanga.
Full-Day Kruger National Park Safari
Kruger National Park is South Africa’s largest game reserve, and one of the most respected in the world. Our highly experienced field guides are passionate about the bush, and they will share their knowledge of the 147 species of mammals, more than 500 species of birds and 336 species of trees which make this 2 million hectare space their home, with our guests. The recorded presence of man – including bushman rock paintings and archaeological sites, are conserved along with the Park’s natural assets. If time permits, at least one of these will be included in the trip. From an Open Safari Vehicle guests can smell the dust and the sun-warmed grass, listen to the cicadas and the cry of the Fish Eagles, and enjoy the heat of an African day. However we are also able to offer a safari in a closed, air-conditioned vehicle. This is a pleasant and comfortable option especially in very hot weather, for older guests, and for families travelling with young children.
Full-Day Blyde River Canyon Tour from Nelspruit, Whiteriver or Hazyview
Experience an easy, relaxing day trip to Blyde River Canyon from Nelspruit/White River or Hazyview. Get picked up at your hotel and then head for the canyon. During the drive, enjoy the scenery and learn what's in store for the day from the local guide. Once at the canyon, marvel at various lookout points and take in the incredible scenery. Gawk at exotic birds and rare, wild flowers and trees. Walk along both easy and/or challenging hiking trails (your choice) and get a sense of this incredible canyon which extends 13 miles (20 kilometers). Stop at God’s Window, Bourke’s Luck Potholes, the Pinnacle, Lisbon Falls, the Three Rondavels and other spectacular viewpoints to ponder the beauty of this swath of the planet. And don't forget your camera.
Afternoon Game Drive in Kruger National Park
Leave your Mpumulanga lodge by air-conditioned coach and travel into the heart of Kruger National Park, one of Africa’s largest expanses of unspoilt wilderness. After arriving at one of the park’s safari lodges, meet your guide – a professional ranger – and then hop inside your 4x4 vehicle to explore the park.Sit back and relax as your guide drives you around the park, looking out for the animals that make up the famous Big Five and listening to tales about the animals of Kruger National Park. The term ‘Big Five’ was coined by poachers who originally used it to refer to the most difficult animals to hunt on foot; today, it represents some of the most elusive and exciting animals to see on safari.Learn about the animals’ behavior from your guide, and enjoy several photo stops to capture the raw natural beauty of the park’s wildlife. Kruger National Park’s scenery is also incredible, and the savannah vistas – as the sun starts to fade – are unforgettable.Your game drive finishes back at the safari lodge. After bidding your guide goodbye, hop back on board your coach and return to your Mpumulanga lodge.
Full Day Kruger Park Safari from Hazyview
Your day starts early with morning coffee/tea/hot chocolate and home made rusks in the bush, a type of bread, at a view point of the park. You will stop for comfort breaks and have a chance to get breakfast and lunch at various rest-camps in the park. The tour will last up to 11 hours and your guide will keep you well informed and safe during this awesome experience to the African bush while on safari.During your day, your guide will try to show you the big 5 of African animals: African elephants, cape buffalo, rhinos,lions,and the elusive leopard. Your guide will keep you safe and well informed of all the animals, birds, plants, trees and areas you are driving in.In an open safari vehicle you experience the African bush so much better as you are higher than in a normal vehicle and you are not doing the driving. Also, the safari vehicle is equipped with a two-way radio so that other vehicles can communicate about sightings and locations where animals were seen.