Kruger Park Safari Walking Trails

6 Day Kruger Park Walking Trails

Join us for an unforgettable experience on a multi-day walking trail through the majestic Kruger National Park. You will be guided by one of our experienced guides while on our open game drive vehicles and by experienced specialist rangers whilst on your walking trail. The true Safari experience all wrapped up in one amazing experience. This is the ultimate opportunity to not just see, but truly experience the heartbeat of the African bush. You will have the opportunity to go on game drives as well as really get in touch with nature on foot.

Itinerary

Day 1

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 we stop for lunch (own expense)

You will go out on your first Game Drive (note that this is not a private Game Drive and that other guests may be joining you on this drive.) with Outlook Safaris after settling in to your accommodation which will be in en-suite chalets with beds, linen, towels & soap. These chalets have a small fridge, air conditioning and mosquito proofing on the doors & windows.  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

You start the second morning of your Kruger adventure bright and early with another game drive in our open safari vehicle.  This is followed by a hearty breakfast at our camp in Skukuza.  The rest of the morning and early afternoon can be spent in leisure around Skukuza Camp.

You depart for the walking trail at 15h00 from Skukuza.  After a slow drive from your camp in Skukuza you will arrive at the N’watin’wambu Fly Camp. After arrival you will be introduced to the camp and allowed to settle in.  This evening your trail guide will discuss the rest of the route with you and explain all the necessary rules and regulations that are to be followed while on the walking trail.

After a lovely meal you can spend the rest of the evening around the campfire under the African skies.

Day 3 & 4

The adventure starts before dawn with a hot cup of coffee / tea and some traditional rusks after which you set off on your first walk (note that you may also be taken with vehicle to the starting point).  You return to camp late morning for a much needed brunch after which you can take a siesta till mid afternoon.  The rest of the afternoon is spent on a short walk and sundowners.

Dinner is then served under the stars followed with another evening spent around the campfire with your fellow guests.

Day 5

Your last morning in N’watin’wambu Fly Camp is spent rising with the sun and listening to the Bush waking up as no walking takes place.  After breakfast you will be taken back to Skukuza rest Camp.

The early afternoon is spent relaxing at Skukuza followed by an afternoon game drive in our open safari vehicle.

We share African safari stories at the camp fire under the stars after a scrumptious dinner served at our camp.

Day 6

Your last morning on safari with us starts bright and early with one last game drive.  After the game drive you enjoy breakfast after which you depart for Johannesburg.

Should you wish to part take on the Panorama Route guest are required to stay an additional day in Skukuza

 

Important tips

  • A maximum of eight persons between the ages of 12 and 65 years may participate per trail. To derive the optimum benefit and enjoyment from a trail adventure, it is recommended that a group comprises persons of a similar age, with common interests and the same level of fitness.
  • A reasonable level of fitness is required as up to 20 km may be walked per day. The distance is covered at a leisurely pace, however, to afford trailists an intimate encounter with the wilderness. Due to the terrain covered and the safety factor, handicapped persons should not participate in these trails.
  • All participants have to complete an indemnity form before embarking on a trail. Minors must be in possession of a form signed by a parent or legal guardian. These forms should be handed to the trail ranger before departing on the trail.
  • The general rules and regulations of the Kruger National Park also apply to trailists.
  • Trailists depend on the trail ranger for their safety and for guidance. The trail ranger should therefore be obeyed at all times. Failure to co-operate in this respect could lead to the immediate cancellation of the trail.
  • For safety and ethical reasons liquor may be consumed at the trail camp only. Excessive consumption of liquor is strongly discouraged.
  • Trailists provide their own liquor and soft drinks.
  • Limited space is available in a communal refrigerator.
  • Malaria Prophylactics are essential. Please consult your chemist.

** Terms & Conditions apply **

No single supplement charges on our safaris!
We depart with a minimum of one person

Includes
  • Professional drivers/guides (FGASA registered – Field Guides Association of Southern Africa)
  • Meals as specified per itinerary
  • All day Game Drives in the Kruger National Park in an open game drive vehicle
  • SAN PARKS sunset drive (All Kruger Park Safari guests over 6 years of age)
  • All entry fees and daily conservation levies
  • Accommodation as per chosen option
  • Bottled mineral water during the day in the Kruger National Park
  • Wine with dinner in the Kruger National Park
Excludes
  • Meals not specified in itinerary
  • Pick up and drop off in Johannesburg/Pretoria
  • Guests are welcome to bring their own drinks to dinner, which can be purchased at the Park’s shop
  • Items of a personal nature
  • Gratuities
Notes

On our safaris, we make use of facilities and accommodation situated inside the Kruger National Park and do not stay outside the Kruger, unless forced to do so because of availability.

We have a permanent camp in Skukuza, which is also where our open game drive vehicles are based. Safaris with accommodation in multiple rest camps are available on request.

It is important to note that this is not a private safari and more than likely there will be other guests joining you on the game drive vehicles, air-conditioned mini bus transfer vehicles as well as in the dining facility.

Please note that sunset game drive times are subject to change and availability on the day. These drives are conducted by SAN PARKS, by one of their rangers and in one of their vehicles. There will most likely be other guests on this drive. Children under 6 years of age are not allowed on SAN Parks open game drive vehicles.

Although we welcome children on our safaris, we reserve the right not to allow younger children on our normal game drives. This will be entirely up to the guide’s discretion and will be in order to ensure a pleasurable game drive for all our guests (including the parents). Should this be the case, a bush bumble (kiddies game drive) will be conducted after the normal game drive, especially for the kids. We do not offer babysitting and as such one of the parents will have to stay behind to watch the children. Private game drives for families can be arranged at an extra charge.

Guests flying out of OR Tambo Airport on the last day are reminded to not book any flights earlier than 19h00 (domestic) or 20h00 (international) in order to give us enough time to get you to the airport. We recommend that you rather stay over in Johannesburg if possible. Since we cannot guarantee our arrival time in Johannesburg on the last day we will not be held responsible for reimbursements of flight tickets, should we arrive later than expected. Guests flying out of Nelspruit on the last day may, depending on their flight details, not have enough time to see the Panorama Route. Private transfers for guests with early flights can be arranged in advance at an extra charge.

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