Transport Dam

Kruger National Park

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

Lonely Planet's must-see attractions

Nearby Kruger National Park attractions

1. Mathekenyane

5.19 MILES

The top of this granite kopje south of Skukuza has an uninterrupted panorama of the surrounding wilderness (best at sunset).

2. Afsaal Picnic Spot

11.83 MILES

One of Kruger's designated picnic spots with decent shade. Between Malelane Gate and Skukuza.

3. Renosterpan

14.12 MILES

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

4. Sabi Sand Game Reserve

18.05 MILES

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…

5. Steilberg Loop

18.94 MILES

Located near Berg-en-dal, the steep S120 loop drive offers great views of the Malelane Mountain bushveld.

6. Nkuklu Picnic Spot

19.35 MILES

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…

7. Sunset Dam

26.37 MILES

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.

8. Shangana Cultural Village

26.43 MILES

This touristy recreation of a traditional Shangaan community features – depending on the time of day – a market, farming activity and house building…