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Kruger National Park: Full-Day Game Drive with Pickup

1. Kruger National Park: Full-Day Game Drive with Pickup

Keep an eye out for Africa's Big 5 as you explore the Kruger National Park in an open game-viewing vehicle. Join a full-day safari complete with pickup from your hotel or one of the park's gates and set out to discover South Africa's wildlife with the help of a local guide. Get an early start with a pickup from your accommodation or the gate of your choosing and make the most of your time in one of Africa's largest game reserves. Hop into an open vehicle and drive along the park's many roads in an area known to be rich in both plant and animal life. Your experienced safari guide will take you to some of the best places to see animals. Spot vast herds of herbivores and be on the lookout for the big cats that hunt them. Look for cheetahs, impalas, zebras, wildebeest, and the many other species that call this reserve home. A full day in the park also increases your chances of seeing Africa's Big 5, the lion, leopard, rhino, elephant, and buffalo. The area is also rich in birdlife, including the African fish eagle, the hornbill, the kingfisher, and many more. As you drive, learn about the park, its history, and the local inhabitants who used to call this area home. Enjoy 2 stops throughout the day, one for breakfast and one for lunch, savoring some of the hearty fare available at the park's many rest camps (cost not included). Your African safari experience comes to an end with a return journey to your pickup location. 

From Johannesburg: 2-Day Safari into Kruger National Park

2. From Johannesburg: 2-Day Safari into Kruger National Park

Look for the legendary wildlife of South Africa on a thrilling 2-day safari in Kruger National Park. Day 1: Benefit from pickup at O. R. Tambo International Airport or your hotel in Johannesburg, and then travel via a panoramic route to Kruger National Park. Head to your accommodation which is based in Hazyview outside the Kruger National Park to freshen up before your 2 hour evening game drive. Look for majestic lions, leopards, and other big cats out for the hunt. Return to camp to enjoy dinner around the camp fire. Day 2: Wake early for a morning game drive when the animals are at their most active. Search for big cats heading home from their nighttime hunts, and hyenas scavenging for remains. Return to camp for breakfast and a last chance to encounter animals in the wild before the drive back to Johannesburg.

From Johannesburg: Full-Day Kruger National Park Safari

3. From Johannesburg: Full-Day Kruger National Park Safari

Following pick-up from your Johannesburg hotel, stop for breakfast in Middleburg before driving another 2 hours for a coffee stop in Nelspruit. From there, head straight to Kruger National Park to discover the Big 5 and other animal species. Depending on what time you arrive and weather conditions, either eat lunch before the afternoon game drive or take your lunch after. Begin your 3-hour drive around the park as you keep an eye out for the famous Big 5 among other unique animals. Following the safari, begin the drive back to Johannesburg.

From Johannesburg: 7-Day Kruger National Park Tour

4. From Johannesburg: 7-Day Kruger National Park Tour

Day 1 Pickup from the hotel head to hazyvieux The afternoon safari. 7:30 pm dinner Day 2 Full day safari in the national park 7:30 pm dinner Day 3 Full day safari in 4x4 in the national park 7:30 pm dinner Day 4 8:00 am after the breakfast we are heading to Graskop visiting our Green canyon on(Blyde River Canyon) 26 km long including the thee randavals, the bourke's luck potholes, Berlin and Lisbon falls and God's window Day 5 8:00 am arriving at the elephant cenctuary( interracttion with elephant) and maropeng Day 6 Full day activities at Ukuthula ( walking the lions and the cheethas) and lesedi Cultural Village and dinner(African cuisine) Day 7 Back to johannesberg by visiting johannesberg Town and soweto.

Kruger National Park: Wildlife-Watching Safari

5. Kruger National Park: Wildlife-Watching Safari

Explore half-day tour with experienced tour guide in Kruger National Park. Explore one day safari in Kruger. Experience the beauty of early morning safari. Safari start at 5 am to 12 mid-days. Drop-off ad pick available from hotels. Explore the natural habitat of animals and birdlife. Big five animals possibility is high. Enjoy game drive in an open safari vehicle, easy viewing to take pictures.

From Johannesburg: 3-Day Kruger National Park Tented Safari

6. From Johannesburg: 3-Day Kruger National Park Tented Safari

Day 1: The transfer shuttle will depart from Johannesburg OR Tambo Airport bus terminal by 07:00 and transfer you to Nelspruit. It is a 4-hour drive and lunch stop will be made (at own expense) enroute. From Nelspruit you will be picked up by our friendly guide who will bring you to our tented camp situated in the south-western side in the Kruger National Park. Once you have stretched your legs and arms you will depart on a late afternoon or a sunset game drive. Dinner is served under the stars at our private camp within Pretoriusskop. Day 2: You will leave the camp really early in the morning and join our experienced and qualified guide to enjoy at least eight to ten hours of game viewing in our Open Safari Game Viewing Vehicle. Kruger is home to 147 mammal (including the Big 5), 114 reptile & 502 bird species. We take breaks in the various camps and picnic spots along the way in order to stretch our legs and grab a bite to eat. After an exciting eight hours of game viewing, African Bushveld and education we drive back to our camp and spend the afternoon at leisure. Dinner is served under the stars. Day 3: The last safari and again we depart the camp before sunrise. Your guide will focus on animals you couldn’t find on the first 2 game drives and assist you by pointing out African wildlife and informing you about the indigenous trees and the geology of this magnificent country. You will return back to the camp to Enjoy a relaxed breakfast (included before taking some time to freshen up and greet goodbye to your guide.

Johannesburg: 5-Day Classic Kruger National Park Safari

7. Johannesburg: 5-Day Classic Kruger National Park Safari

Day 1: Johannesburg to Panorama Route Welcome to South Africa! Fly in to OR Tambo where a private car is waiting to take you to your accommodation in Hazyview. You will spend 2 nights in this tranquil oasis in the African bush. Greet the African sun as it rises on your second day. Spend the day on a tour of the scenic Panorama Route featuring some spectacular natural wonders including Blyde River Canyon and Bourke’s Luck Pothole which is a series of cylindrical rock formations created by years of erosion. You will also visit the Three Rondavels, iconic mountain tops which look like traditional African homesteads. Day 3 - 4: Local Traditions and Game Drives As the African sun ascends, you will be transferred from Hazyview to the untamed Kruger National Park, where you will spend 2 nights at a Kruger Park safari lodge on the banks of the Mluwati River. The intimate Hoyo Hoyo Safari Lodge is a celebration of local Tsonga culture. Sleep in traditional thatched beehive rondavels, decorated with the tribal designs and earthy tones of the Tsonga people. Embark on early morning game drives in open safari vehicles, in the company of experienced rangers and trackers, and see the bushveld come alive with all manner of wildlife species. Enjoy scenic sundowners on afternoon game drives in the heart of Big 5 territory and experience the thrill of the untamed African wilderness. The Kruger National Park is home to a plethora of animal species, from plains game like zebra and antelope to leopards, lions and hippos. The park is a bird watcher’s paradise and is sure to thrill and intrigue you. Day 5: Say Goodbye to the Kruger National Park The time has come to say goodbye to the wild paradise of the Kruger National Park. A shared road transfer will collect you and fellow guests at Hoyo Hoyo Safari Lodge and take you to the airport. Leave your last footprints in the red soil of Africa before flying back to Johannesburg and beyond. Until we meet again.

Kruger National Park 3 Days Best Ever Safari from Cape Town

8. Kruger National Park 3 Days Best Ever Safari from Cape Town

Day One Pick up from hotel or Airport in Cape Town, from there take a Flight to Johannesburg. Upon arrival at O.R Tambo International Airport (JHB), you will find the shuttle services waiting to pick you up and go on a road trip to Mpumalanga where you will head to Kruger National Park. On arrival, you start by going on an afternoon safari where you can expect to see the Big Five in the area in addition to an abundance of general game and vibrant bird life. Later on check in the game lodge for the peaceful night’s rest. Day Two Get picked up at your lodge to a morning safari and look forward to sightings of leopard in the early morning and see the majestic Baobab trees, watch predators feed, birds, crocodiles and spend the whole day enjoying the sight of these beautiful creatures and connecting with nature, relaxing while you also get rejuvenated in the wild. Later in the afternoon go back to the lodge to relax or look at the pictures you have been taking all day. Day Three Third and last day you wake up early for a morning safari to have your last moments and look for what you might have missed in the last two days, then midday you return to the lodge to check-out and head back to Johannesburg O.R Tambo where you will get a flight back to Cape Town and will be dropped off where you were picked up.

Johannesburg: 4-Days kruger Park and Graskop Luxury Tour

9. Johannesburg: 4-Days kruger Park and Graskop Luxury Tour

Day 1 8:00 am pickup from the hotel heading to Hazyview. 12:30 pm arriving on the lodge, (numbi hotel, shinganala B&B or Tatenga guest house) checking in. 3:30pm a sunset game drive for3 hours 7:45 pm dinner Day 2 Night at logde booked 6 hours game drive 6:30am a full day safari Break after 3 hours 3:30 pm back in the lodge. 7:00pm dinner Last night at the lodge Day 3 7:30 am breakfast 9:00 am leaving to graskop ( Panorama road). Starting at tree rondavels, potholes Berlin falls, lasbon falls, and God's window. It all called Blyde River Canyon. 6:00 pm Checking in in the hotel at Pretoria 7:30 dinner Day 4 5:30am heading to ukutula for a walk with the lion 1:30pm drop of.

3 Days 2 Nights Panorama Tour & Kruger National park Safari

10. 3 Days 2 Nights Panorama Tour & Kruger National park Safari

Day 1. Depart from the City of Johannesburg to Mpumalanga the province where the sun rises at 06:00am. Stop at the town of Dullstroom known for its crystal-clear dams, fishing, and outdoor activity, for refreshments and to stretch your legs before continuing on to the Blyde River Canyon which is a 26km long Canyon located in Mpumalanga, South Africa. It is the third-largest canyon on Earth, behind the Grand Canyon and the Fish River Canyon. While at the Bylde River Canyon explore God’s Window which will be also another stop for a picturesque viewpoint. Continue on to the Berlin Falls which are a waterfall in Mpumalanga, South Africa. They are located close to God's Window and are the highest waterfall in South Africa's Mpumalanga province. Bourke’s Luck Potholes will also be being amongst the best of Mpumalanga attractions as a popular geological attraction formed by water erosion, with walkways & bridges that take one’s breath away. Experience the Three Rondavels which are also amongst the offerings. The Three Rondavels which are three round mountain tops with slightly pointed tops, remarkably like the traditional round or oval African homesteads made with local materials called rondavels. After the Panorama Route, make your way to Protea Hotel Hazyview which is where your overnight accommodation is. Day 2. Awaken at dawn and listen to the birds before driving out of camp hoping to find some of the Big Five (lion, leopard, elephant, rhino, and buffalo). Enjoy a hearty breakfast, then continue to a waterhole to see hippos, crocodiles, and birds before returning to your camp for a siesta or perhaps an afternoon swim. The Kruger National Park, in northeastern South Africa, is one of Africa’s largest game reserves. It has a high density of wild animals which includes the Big 5: lions, leopards, rhinos, elephants, and buffalos. Hundreds of other mammals make their home here, as do diverse bird species such as vultures, eagles, and storks. Mountains, bush plains and tropical forests are all part of the landscape Leave the lodge at 5.00 Am to start looking for wildlife till late in the afternoon. At around 5 pm head back to Protea Hotel in Hazyview and relax and start looking at the photos taken and remembering the great fun had. Day 3. Wake up in the morning at Protea Hotel in Hazyview and enjoy your hearty breakfast before checking out of overnight accommodation at 10:00am and heading back to Johannesburg. Enjoy the scenery some more on your journey back reflecting on the memories you had.

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4.6 / 5

based on 476 reviews

Amazing experience!! Jerry loves his job and is so willing to teach you everything about the animals. He has over 23 years of experience in the park and it shows the way he can answer your questions! Lovely guy thanks jerry maka mo (if we remembered right: thank you)

My sister and I couldn’t brag about this experience enough!! We loved it so much. Our guide was Gavin who was extremely knowledgeable not just about the views we were seeing but also the history of South Africa as well! 1000/10 we would do this again!!

The trip was really unforgettable. We saw a lot of different animals and beautiful nature. Our guide had a huge knowledge regarding animals that live in the park, and also a really good eye to spot them.

Super guide Jerry , showed us a big picture of Africa in 6 hours . Very affectionate and sociable. I advise everyone !!

Fantastic experience. Beautiful lodge. Great guide!