4 Day Kruger Park & Sabi Sand or Greater Private Lodge Combo Safari
2 Nights Kruger, 1 Night Private Lodge
Your ideal Kruger National Park holiday. Combine the authentic Kruger park experience with one night of luxury at one of the selected luxury lodges in the Greater Kruger or Sabi Sands. Accommodation in Kruger in comfortable, air conditioned, African style rounds huts. Scrumptious 2 course breakfasts and 3 course dinners with wine included. Morning and afternoon game activities as per itinerary. Finish your safari with a bit of pampering and exceptional game viewing with a night at a luxury lodge with all activities and meals included.
On a bush walk one’s senses are heightened and you hear and smell everything so much better than in a vehicle. Remember to pack comfortable shoes, as you may have to run or climb a tree! As always the meals served on our safaris never cease to delight! A glass of wine around the camp fire is the perfect end to a magical day in the African Bush!
As an optional excursion we visit select attractions along the Panorama Route when traveling from the Kruger to your lodge. We visit the Lisbon Falls, Three Rondavels in the Blyde river Canyon and God’s Window.
Accommodation on this type of safari
Vehicles used on this type of safari
Transfers from and to the airport as well as to and from National Parks is in a 12 seat bus and game drives take place in open safari vehicles to offer the best possible game viewing experience. Vehicles are equipped to provide guests with highest possible levels of safety, comfort and experience.
Day 1: Gauteng to Kruger Park
We leave on your Kruger Park Safari from Johannesburg in the early morning to allow for various collection points. The route to your African Safari takes us through the Highveld with its wide open spaces, down the escarpment and through the scenic Lowveld area. En-route to the Kruger National Park and Skukuza Camp we stop for lunch (own expense)
You will go out on your first Game Drive after settling into your accommodation, which is a SANParks Sunset Drive. A sunset drive affords you the opportunity to see nocturnal African Wildlife. The Kruger Park’s rangers are allowed to return after the normal gate closing times. Note that this is not a private Game Drive and that other guests may be joining you on this drive.
(Children under 6 years of age are not permitted on open vehicle drives.)
A three course dinner is included and will be served al fresco at our private camp within Skukuza. Wine is served with dinner but guests are welcome to bring along additional / alternative drinks which can be purchased at the Kruger Park shop.
Day 2: Full day in the Kruger National Park
Safaris are all about early mornings, getting out there and seeing animals! The time you go on your Game Drive varies according to the seasons and camp gate opening times. We have tea or coffee with muffins and fruit before departing on the Game Drive which will take approximately 3-4 hours. Your guide has an intimate knowledge of the park, which contributes a great deal towards brilliant sightings!
On returning to Skukuza brunch will be ready at our camp. You then have time to enjoy a swim, visit the Skukuza museum, visit the park shop which includes African curios, general food items and drinks, take a walk around the camp, or simply relax at the viewing platform in front of the restaurant, which overlooks the Sabie River. Be sure to bring your binoculars, Skukuza Rest Camp is also a bird watcher’s paradise!
After a siesta we set off on the afternoon Kruger Park game drive. We conduct all our game drives in specially adapted 4×4 open game drive vehicles to allow our guests the best possible vantage point.
We share African safari stories at the camp fire under the stars after a scrumptious dinner served at our camp.
(Breakfast & Dinner included)
Day 3: Kruger Park to a Luxury Private Game Reserve or Sabi Sands
After an early wake up you will go on a final morning game drive- The time you go on your Game Drive varies according to the seasons and camp gate opening times. We have tea or coffee with muffins and fruit before departing on the Game Drive which will take approximately 3-4 hours. Your guide has an intimate knowledge of the park, which contributes a great deal towards brilliant sightings!
Directly after breakfast at our camp we head to one of the world renowned Private Game Reserves adjacent to Kruger National Park in our closed, air conditioned tour vehicle. We arrive in time for lunch and have some time to freshen up before departing on your afternoon game drive in one of the Luxury Game Lodge’s open game drive vehicles. This drive generally takes about 4 hours and extends into the early evening. Private Reserves are particularly famous for its close-up sightings of predators. We cannot guarantee these sightings, however your chances of seeing these magnificent animals are very good!
Dinner is served under the stars (weather permitting). The day ends with African Wildlife Safari stories around the open fire and planning the next day.
(Breakfast, Lunch & dinner included)
Day 4: Private Reserve – Johannesburg
An early wake-up and coffee starts your last day on your Africa Wildlife Safari. One last opportunity to experience the magic that only the African Bush can offer!
After your morning Game Drive breakfast is served. Directly after breakfast we begin our journey back to Johannesburg. We stop en-route for lunch (own expense).
The drive back to Johannesburg takes at least 6 hours and guests are advised to sleep over in Johannesburg on this night.
Optional Excursion (free of charge)
We offer an optional excursion to visit select attractions along the Panorama Route in all our Safaris of 3 days or longer. We leave camp at 06h00 stop in one of the small towns en-route for breakfast (included) and visit attractions such as the Blyde River Canyon, Three Rondavels, Lisbon Waterfalls and God’s Window. This excursion is available free of charge and will replace the morning game drive. You will be at your Lodge in time for lunch. This excursion will be co-ordinated by our staff while you are on safari with us. (Kindly note that this excursion is only available on the day that you leave Skukuza Camp for the Private Lodge due to time constrictions)
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