Kruger and Private Game Lodge Experience

Explore South Africa’s famous Kruger National Park and embark on a magical journey into this vast, game-filled bushveld! Search for lions, leopards, buffaloes, rhinos and elephants (The Big 5) in open 4x4 vehicles during the day, and relax in a comfortable lodge at night. This is the perfect way to see the spectacular Kruger National Park without sacrificing your creature comforts!

  • Duration: 3 Days
  • Guaranteed Departure: Yes
  • Supplier Tour ID: JNBKRU/167946
  • Your Guide: English speaking
  • Starts: Johannesburg, South Africa
  • Finishes: Johannesburg, South Africa
  • Age requirement: 18 +
You will Visit
  • Johannesburg



Day 1

Johannesburg/Greater Kruger National Park
Sawubona! Welcome to South Africa.
At around 5am we depart Johannesburg, the `City of Gold` and head off on an adventure of a lifetime. A truly unique African experience unfolds as we enter the Greater Kruger National Park ecosystem arriving at our Lodge in time for lunch (570 km, approx 7-8 hours travel time including stops along the way).
After some time to settle in, head off on a late afternoon/evening Big Five game drive in open 4x4 vehicles in a private game reserve. Sundowner drinks are enjoyed at one of the waterholes before continuing our game drive into the night.
After an exciting evening, return to the lodge to enjoy a traditional South African meal around a log fire.


Day 2

Kruger National Park
Today it`s an early rise as we make our way to the Kruger NP. Kruger National Park is home to over 500 bird species, 100 species of reptile and 150 mammal species, including the Big Five.
Your wildlife experience begins as soon as we enter the park, heading into prime game viewing areas where we hope to catch a glimpse of some of the amazing animals found inside the park, including the Big Five.
Enjoy breakfast at one of the picnic spots before continuing through the park. Our entire day will be spent game viewing, bird watching and stopping off at the various waterholes en route. You will also stop for lunch (at your own expense) at one of the parks lodges.
We depart the park in the late afternoon and return to the lodge for an evening of relaxation and another tasty meal!


Day 3

It`s another early start, this time for a morning bush walk. Guided by a qualified nature guide, you will learn about nature`s finer details like bird, tree and spoor identification. If you`re lucky you will also get up close and personal with some wild animals such as Zebra, Wildebeest and Giraffe.
After breakfast at the lodge you will transfer back to Johannesburg (600 km, approx 8-9 hrs). There`s plenty of time to stop and explore along the way - you will take in amazing views at the viewpoint over the awesome Blyde River Canyon and see the Three Rondavels.
On arrival in Jo`burg you can be dropped at the airport or at our finishing point hotel. No accommodation is provided for tonight, but we are able to book you additional accommodation in Johannesburg. Please ask at time of booking.
You should arrive back in Johannesburg between 5pm and 7pm (depending on traffic), so we advise that you don`t book any international flights until after 10pm and domestic flights before 8pm.

    • All ground transportation
    • 2 nights Accommodation
    • Services of experienced and qualified driver/guide
    • 2 Breakfasts, 1 Lunch, 2 Dinners
    • Afternoon/Evening Game Drive in open 4x4 vehicle & guided nature walk
    • Full Day Game Drive in Kruger National Park & all entrance fees
    • Visit to Blyde River Canyon
    • Included activities are listed in the day-to-day itinerary. all other activities are optional and at your own expense. If you choose not to participate in the included activities on this itinerary, the cost will not be refunded

      Located in the greater Kruger, our accommodation is wonderfully intimate, with just 14 twin-share rooms.
      Located in the greater Kruger, your accommodation is wonderfully intimate, with limited permanent safari tented rooms. Rooms are tastefully decorated and comfortably appointed with private ensuite. The lodge also offers a comfortable lounge, perfect for chatting with the other guests over a drink or two. There is also a swimming pool, shaded deck area, dining tent and WiFi

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Tour Highlights:
    • 4x4 adventure game drives
    • Guided nature walks
    • Evenings of traditional South African tucker at a rustic and cosy game lodge
    • Bird watching and canyon viewing