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Marloth Park: Kruger National Park Safari Game Drives

1. Marloth Park: Kruger National Park Safari Game Drives

They will enjoy the sunrise in Kruger National Park. Clients will see many Impalas, Wildebeest, Zebras in their first minute of game drive. They will see many elephants and lions sleeping in the road in the early morning. They will experience the beautiful of savannah woodlands that is destroyed by elephants. The tour guide will interpret everything during game drive. Clients will see many hippopotamus and crocodiles. Cheetahs are likely to be spotted when entering Kruger through Crocodile Bridge gate. They will transported in an open safari vehicle that is very high and comfortable. After 3 hours in the morning, there will be time for breakfast. The half day drive will continue with safari until 12:00. Full day tour lunch time is 12:30 for 1 hour, then tour will end at 1600 Clients will be dropped back to same lodge.

Kruger National Park: Full-Day Game Drive with Pickup

2. Kruger National Park: Full-Day Game Drive with Pickup

Keep an eye out for Africa's Big 5 as you explore the Kruger National Park in an open game-viewing vehicle. Join a full-day safari complete with pickup from your hotel or one of the park's gates and set out to discover South Africa's wildlife with the help of a local guide. Get an early start with a pickup from your accommodation or the gate of your choosing and make the most of your time in one of Africa's largest game reserves. Hop into an open vehicle and drive along the park's many roads in an area known to be rich in both plant and animal life. Your experienced safari guide will take you to some of the best places to see animals. Spot vast herds of herbivores and be on the lookout for the big cats that hunt them. Look for cheetahs, impalas, zebras, wildebeest, and the many other species that call this reserve home. A full day in the park also increases your chances of seeing Africa's Big 5, the lion, leopard, rhino, elephant, and buffalo. The area is also rich in birdlife, including the African fish eagle, the hornbill, the kingfisher, and many more. As you drive, learn about the park, its history, and the local inhabitants who used to call this area home. Enjoy 2 stops throughout the day, one for breakfast and one for lunch, savoring some of the hearty fare available at the park's many rest camps (cost not included). Your African safari experience comes to an end with a return journey to your pickup location. 

Kruger National Park Full-Day Safari

3. Kruger National Park Full-Day Safari

The highly experienced field guides will share their knowledge of the 147 species of mammals, more than 500 species of birds and 336 species of trees which make this 2 million hectare space their home. The recorded presence of man – including bushman rock paintings and archaeological sites, are conserved along with the Park’s natural assets. If time permits, at least one of these will be included in the trip.  From an open safari vehicle, you can smell the dust and the sun-warmed grass, listen to the cicadas and the cry of the fish eagles and enjoy the heat of an African day. However, you are also able to choose a safari in a closed, air-conditioned vehicle. This is a pleasant and comfortable option especially in very hot weather, for older guests and for families travelling with young children.

Hazyview: Kruger National Park Sunset Safari

4. Hazyview: Kruger National Park Sunset Safari

Go on a safari tour at sunset to see Kruger National Park in a whole different light. Escape the hot afternoon sun and explore the African wilderness at night. You’ll be picked up from your Hazyview accommodation and taken to Kruger National Park. Here you’ll meet the expert local ranger who will be your eyes and ears during your night time tour. Late afternoon is a great time for game viewing. As evening approaches, nocturnal animals become active, and you will experience the amazing colours of an African sunset. As darkness spreads across the savannah, animals of the night rise from their daytime slumber and the hunt begins. Once the sun has set and night falls, the spotlights are switched on and your ranger guide will begin the hunt for Africa's night-time wildlife. The African bush comes alive as the temperature drops and smaller creatures venture out under the protection of darkness. In the quiet of the night, you can expect a different kind of Kruger safari experience than during the day. As you become accustomed to your dim surroundings, you’ll see smaller, more shy and rare creatures, not usually seen during the day.  No stops are made during your Kruger safari, but you are welcome to bring along a small cooler box with soft drinks if you wish.

From Johannesburg: Full-Day Kruger National Park Safari

5. From Johannesburg: Full-Day Kruger National Park Safari

Following pick-up from your Johannesburg hotel, stop for breakfast in Middleburg before driving another 2 hours for a coffee stop in Nelspruit. From there, head straight to Kruger National Park to discover the Big 5 and other animal species. Depending on what time you arrive and weather conditions, either eat lunch before the afternoon game drive or take your lunch after. Begin your 3-hour drive around the park as you keep an eye out for the famous Big 5 among other unique animals. Following the safari, begin the drive back to Johannesburg.

From Hoedspruit: Kruger National Park Safari with Transfer

6. From Hoedspruit: Kruger National Park Safari with Transfer

The full day Kruger safari starts from Hoedspruit town and brings you to Orpen entrance gate. Your well experienced nature guide will immediately start to point out wildlife to you, while explaining how it all inter-connect with each other. Journey through the park in a specialized open safari vehicle, offering elevated & 180 degrees views of the changing environment. Kruger Park boast more than 140 mammal, 500 bird and countless reptile and insect species, with a chance of spotting one of the famous Big5 animals also. Most of the day will be spend discovering the natural beauty of the park and regular restroom breaks will be made in designated safe areas. A lunchtime break will give you the chance to reflect back on the morning sightings. The afternoon drive gives one the opportunity to find those animals that you missed earlier, or to capture that special moment with your camera. This is a full day excursion departing in the early morning and you will be returning in the late afternoon.

From Hoedspruit: Blyde River Canyon Guided Day Trip

7. From Hoedspruit: Blyde River Canyon Guided Day Trip

This day tour offers an opportunity to explore some of the most spectacular natural wonders in Mpumalanga province, from the towering cliffs of Blyde River Canyon to the cascading waters of Lisbon Falls. With an experienced tour guide to lead the way, you'll be able to learn about the history, culture, and ecology of the region, while enjoying a once-in-a-lifetime experience. Depart for Blyde River Canyon, one of the largest canyons in the world and a must-visit attraction in South Africa. The canyon offers stunning views of towering cliffs, dramatic rock formations, and cascading waterfalls. Arrive at Bourke's Luck Potholes, a series of natural rock formations formed by the swirling action of water over centuries. The potholes are named after Tom Bourke, a gold prospector who discovered gold in the area in the late 1800s. Stop at Three Rondavels, a natural wonder that resembles traditional African huts. The viewpoint offers panoramic views of the surrounding landscape, including the Blyde River Canyon and the distant Lowveld. Visit Lisbon Falls, one of the highest waterfalls in Mpumalanga province. The falls cascade down a series of cliffs and pools, creating a stunning natural spectacle. Depart for God's Window, one of the most breathtaking viewpoints in South Africa. The viewpoint offers panoramic views of the Lowveld, stretching as far as Mozambique on a clear day. Take a leisurely walk along the rainforest trail, a short but scenic walk that offers an opportunity to spot a variety of bird species and other wildlife.

Panorama Guided Tour

8. Panorama Guided Tour

Pickup from residence, on a fully licensed vehicle and well trained professional Tourist Guide, Bottled Still water in a cooler. 1) Lisbon Falls Enjoy the most exceptional waterfall in the area, the Lisbon falls at 95 metres high situated in a farm which was ventured by the Portuguese during the gold rush in the 1800 century, the water comes from the Lisbon River. 2) Berlin falls Visit one of the small waterfalls in the area with a fascinating viewing points, enjoy the beautiful view on the 70 metres high view. 3) Blyde River Canyon Enjoy the beauty of the Blyde River Canyon this magnificent Canyon will blow your mind away with the green vegetation around it, learn about bio diversity and how the Canyon was formed thousands of million years ago, the Blyde River canyon is the third biggest Canyon in the world, the Three Rondavels on the east and the highest pick of 1 944 metres above the sea level. 4) The Bourke's Luck Potholes A unique geological formation occurs at the confluence of the Blyde and the Treur Rivers known as the Bourke'sluck Potholes, Swirling water-borne sand and stone have ground out cylindrical holes up to six metres deep in the bedrock of the river, enjoy and take pictures. 5) God's Window Explore into the most beautiful adventure, embark on a 20 minutes hike to God's Window former known as the Paradise view is the highest viewing point in the area standing at approximately 1 829 metres above the sea level, from the top is the rain forest spectacular viewing point of the Lowveld's surrounding areas. Travel back to drop off.

Kruger National Park: Wildlife-Watching Safari

9. Kruger National Park: Wildlife-Watching Safari

Explore half-day tour with experienced tour guide in Kruger National Park. Explore one day safari in Kruger. Experience the beauty of early morning safari. Safari start at 5 am to 12 mid-days. Drop-off ad pick available from hotels. Explore the natural habitat of animals and birdlife. Big five animals possibility is high. Enjoy game drive in an open safari vehicle, easy viewing to take pictures.

From Hazyview: Full Day Kruger Park Wildlife Safari

10. From Hazyview: Full Day Kruger Park Wildlife Safari

Begin your safari at 5am and enjoy the beautiful sunrise as you venture into the wilderness. Keep an eye out for the park's famous "Big Five" animals (lions, leopards, elephants, rhinos, and buffalos), as well as other wildlife like zebras, giraffes, and antelopes. At 7:30 am we take a break from the drive and stop for a break at one of the park's rest camps. Enjoy a breakfast while admiring the stunning views of the park's landscape. Resume your safari and explore more of the park's diverse ecosystems, from grassy plains to dense forests and riverbanks. At 12pm, we stop for lunch at another rest camp or picnic spot. Lunch can be ordered from the restaurant menu. Take some time to stretch your legs, use the restroom, and relax before continuing your safari. Continue your drive and search for more wildlife sightings. Your guide will share their knowledge about the park's ecology, conservation efforts, and animal behavior. At around 15:30 or 16:00 we exit the park and the guide will drop you off at your hotel.

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What people are saying about Mpumalanga

the safari was so good!! we had already seen all the big five by 11 o'clock, later we found a lion and a leopard in addition and many other exciting animals! our guide "pleasure" sometimes found animals (like rhinos and a lion) from a huge distance behind bushes, no idea how. unbelievable! he came to pick us up on time, was very friendly and above all he always gave us a lot of information and answered our questions. we had a wonderful, unforgettable and very successful day and would recommend this safari to everyone and book it again and again! thank you very much!

Amazing experience!! Jerry loves his job and is so willing to teach you everything about the animals. He has over 23 years of experience in the park and it shows the way he can answer your questions! Lovely guy thanks jerry maka mo (if we remembered right: thank you)

Wir haben sehr viele Tiere gesehen und von unserem Guide auch viele Informationen zu den kleineren Tieren erhalten. Er hat mit seinem scharfen Blick auch die kleinsten ausfindig gemacht und uns vieles erklärt.

Super guide Jerry , showed us a big picture of Africa in 6 hours . Very affectionate and sociable. I advise everyone !!

I enjoyed it. It was really great and the guide was great as well