You’ve just arrived at the gate of the game reserve. The drive to the lodge already shows the magic of South Africa. A warthog here, an elephant there, and your child’s eyes light up with excitement and curiosity.
As the jeep makes its way on the dusty roads, suddenly it comes to a stop. The ranger motions you to stay quiet. The next second, he points to a bush where a family of lions is busy watching the zebras grazing nearby. All the while, there are also wildebeest and antelopes lurking by.
One of the biggest and most prevalent misconceptions about safaris is that they are all expensive. But that’s not necessarily true.
Kruger National Park is known to be the most established park in Africa. It is also the largest and the best place to see the Big Five animals. Being the finest park in Africa, Kruger is known for great driving routes and facilities within the park that ensures an exciting safari for its visitors!
Yes you most certainly can! While safaris in general can burn a hole in the pocket, there are plenty of budget safari tours at Kruger National Park that can suit most budgets. Budget safaris at Kruger start as low as US$172 per day! Other ways to avoid expensive prices at Kruger is to visit during off-peak season, where the crowds are less and the weather slightly cooler.
Yes, there are different ways that one can experience Kruger. The sheer size of Kruger (300km) makes it a great park for hiking safaris and self-drive safaris. Another unique way to experience Kruger is on a photography safari, where you’ll get the chance to take a snapshot of your favorite animal!
Yes. In fact, Kruger is known to be one of the most family-friendly park in Africa as it boasts plenty of facilities including picnic sites, family-friendly accommodation and accessible hospitals and clinics.
Dry season, from May to October.
Rainy season, from November to December
July to October
January to April
Sabi Sands Private Game Reserve, Timbavati Private Game Reserve, Balule Private Game Reserve
African wild dog, golden mole, black rhino
354 species - big five, African civet, cheetah, sable and roan antelope
505 species of birds - lappet-faced vulture, martial eagle, kori bustard, saddle-billed stork, pel’s fishing-owl, southern ground-hornbill (also known as the big six)
Baobab trees, Lala palm, Sausage trees, Mopani trees, Fever trees, Umbrella thorn tree
Malaria, Tetanus, Hepatitis A, Hepatitis B, Cholera, Rabies, Influenza, Typhoid, Yellow Fever
Are you aching to discover the wilderness with your loved ones? With a Kruger Park safari, you can do just that! Take a big five safari journey and prepare to be in awe. Kruger safari holidays even allow you to either go for a fully guided tour or create your own itinerary! Top that experience with luxury lodges and hotels to call your second home and you’ve got the ultimate safari vacation. So, what are you waiting for? Book your own Kruger National Park safari packages today!