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5 Days Kruger National Park Safari South Africa

Fascinating Classic Safari in South Africa

Join this 5-day safari inside the mesmerizing Kruger National Park, South Africa. Here, you will experience a breathtaking wildlife in one of the biggest national parks in Africa while you go on game drives and a nature walk with your professional guide. This is an ideal safari holiday for you who need an amazing adventurous escape with a minimum budget.


  • 3 full-day game drives
  • A guided Kruger morning walk
  • Game viewing activities on arrival and departure
  • Transfers to and from the accommodation
  • Daily dinner and breakfast
  • 4 nights' lodging


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You will be accommodated for 4 nights at the rest camp inside the Kruger National Park.


Day 1

Departure from Johannesburg: you will be collected from O.R. Tambo International Airport (JNB) or any other destination in and around Johannesburg. You will drive along a scenic route to Numbi Gate of the Kruger National Park. You will use Numbi Gate, as it is the closest gate from Johannesburg. The duration of the drive will be anything between 4 and 5 hours, it all depends on where the departure point is.

Departure from Nelspruit: you will be collected from Kruger Mpumalanga International Airport (MQP) or any other destination in and around Nelspruit. It is not a long drive and you will use any of Numbi, Phabeni or Malelane Gates of the Kruger National Park, it all depends on the departure point. The duration of the drive to the Kruger National Park would only be between 30 and 60 minutes.

Departure from Maputo (Mozambique): you will use a shuttle service that departs from Pestana Rovuma in Maputo at 06:00. You will drive straight to the South African Border Post. The drive to the Kruger National Park is only 30 minutes from there. You will use the Crocodile Bridge Gate of the Kruger National Park, as it is the closest gate to Maputo. The total duration of the trip from Maputo to the Kruger National Park is only about 2 hours.

Afterward, your open safari vehicle and guide will wait for you at the gate or somewhere close to the Kruger National Park, where you and your luggage will be transferred to the open safari vehicle. Your game viewing will start as soon as you enter the Kruger National Park. After the game drive, towards the evening and before gate closing time, you will arrive at the rest camp, where you will book in and freshen up before dinner.

Day 2, 3, and 4

Your day will start very early in the morning, as this is the best time to see the elusive animals of the Kruger National Park, especially lions and leopards. You will start your day with a cup of coffee or tea and rusks or biscuits (cookies) and make sure that you will exit the gates of the rest camp as soon as they open.

Starting your game drive, you will visit rivers, waterholes, and lookout points in the search of the Big Five and other animals that you might want to see. You might even visit the waterhole where the famous battle at Kruger took place.

As Africa Spears is in constant radio contact with other open safari vehicles, they will also ask for any updates regarding any special sightings. You will stop at a rest camp or picnic site to enjoy a scrumptious breakfast, before carrying on with your game drive and only return to the rest camp later for lunch and a short siesta.

After your break, in the afternoon, you will head out for another game drive. Please note that if you prefer to stay out on safari the whole day, then, you can do that.

Day 5

This will be your last day inside the Kruger National Park and you will again start very early with a cup of coffee or tea and rusks or biscuits. After a short game drive, you will stop at a rest camp or picnic site to enjoy breakfast, before you start heading your way to the gate where you will exit and return to your destination.


Your 5-day safari holiday will take place in the gorgeous Kruger National Park, South Africa. The world-renowned Kruger National Park offers a wildlife experience that ranks with the best in Africa. It is one of the largest national parks in the world, covering an area of nearly 2 million hectares (19,455 square kilometers) and extends 360 kilometers from north to south and 65 kilometers from east to west. Kruger National Park is home to an impressive number of species: 147 mammals, 507 birds, 114 reptiles, 34 amphibians, 49 fishes, and 336 trees. This is the land of baobabs, fever trees, knob thorns, marula, and mopane, and home to the Big Five.


On this safari holiday, you will be served daily breakfast, dinner, and drinks (bottled water). A cup of coffee or tea and rusks or biscuits will be prepared daily before you start your safari activities.

The following meals are included:

  • Breakfast
  • Dinner
  • Snacks
  • Drinks

The following dietary requirement(s) are served and/or catered for:

  • Regular (typically includes meat and fish)
If you have special dietary requirements it's a good idea to communicate it to the organiser when making a reservation

Things to do (optional)

  • Bush braai (barbecue)
  • Guided walk
  • Night drive
  • Sunset game drive

What's included

  • 1 guided morning walk
  • 4 nights' accommodation
  • Bottled water available for the duration of your safari on the vehicle
  • Daily breakfast and dinner
  • Daily game drives
  • Entrance fees
  • Game drives in an open safari vehicle
  • Personal guide service
  • Return transfers to and from the Kruger National Park

What's not included

  • Drinks with dinner
  • Lunch

How to get there

Arrival by airplane

If you depart from Johannesburg, please book your flight to arrive at O.R. Tambo International Airport (JNB). Meanwhile, if you depart from Nelspruit, you can book your flight to arrive at Kruger Mpumalanga International Airport (MQP). Transfer from and to the airport is included. The organizer will pick you up from the airport.

Cancellation Policy

  • The deposit is fully refundable if the booking is cancelled before the arrival date.
  • The rest of the payment should be paid on arrival.
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