One of Kruger's designated picnic spots. Between Skukuza and Lower Sabie. It's in a wildlife-rich area (elephants in particular love the riverbed when it's dry), so get out your binoculars and keep your wits about you.
Nkuklu Picnic Spot
Kruger National Park
Nearby Kruger National Park attractions
1. Mlondozi Picnic Area
One of Kruger's designated picnic spots. North of Lower Sabie, which means it can get crowded in peak season. Given how prolific wildlife is in the area,…
2. Sunset Dam
On the doorstep of Lower Sabie, the dam is often alive with birdlife, hippos, crocs and more. Given its proximity to the rest camp, it can get busy.
Set atop a rare ridge not far from the Tshokwane stop and restaurant, Nkumbe offers a vast view over the western savannah. The views are glorious. Watch…
The top of this granite kopje south of Skukuza has an uninterrupted panorama of the surrounding wilderness (best at sunset).
5. Orpen Dam
A thatched viewing pavilion on an elevated hillside has great views of this dam, which is popular with elephants.
6. 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…
7. Transport Dam
This large water hole is where the famous YouTube video 'Battle at Kruger' (lions versus buffaloes versus croc) was filmed.
8. Afsaal Picnic Spot
One of Kruger's designated picnic spots with decent shade. Between Malelane Gate and Skukuza.