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From Johannesburg: Kruger National Park 3-Day Safari

From Johannesburg: Kruger National Park 3-Day Safari

From US$ 930.50 per person

Enjoy a 2-night safari in Kruger National Park and get a taste for the wilderness of South Africa. Look for the legendary Big Five and other animals on game drives at night and during the day.

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Duration 3 days
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Live tour guide
Audio guide included
Pickup included
Please wait in your hotel lobby 5-minutes prior to activity start time.
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  • Get up and close with the famous Big Five animal species of Africa
  • Experience the wilderness of Kruger National Park
  • Enjoy breathtaking views of the fertile farmlands of Schoemans Kloof
Full description

Get back to nature in Kruger National Park and look for wild animals by open safari vehicle by day and at night.

Day 1:

Depart Johannesburg and drive by air-conditioned microbus through the Elands Valley to Nelspruit. Marvel at the citrus farms along the way. Then, enter Kruger National Park in time for lunch.

Spend the afternoon on a game drive looking for elephants, giraffes, and antelopes in their natural environment. Rest at camp and relax in your en-suite chalet. Enjoy drinks before dinner in the private restaurant.

Day 2:

Wake at dawn to listen to the birds before going in search of the Big Five (lion, leopard, elephant, rhino, and buffalo). Enjoy a hearty breakfast, then continue to a waterhole to see hippos, crocodiles, and birds before returning to your camp for a nap or afternoon swim.

Later, leave the lodge to look for wildlife until late in the afternoon. Stop at one of the restaurants inside the park to have some lunch, then continue tracking wildlife. In the evening, head back to the lodge to relax and start looking at the photos you've taken so far on the trip.

Day 3:

Depart on an early morning game drive looking for elusive species lurking in the bush. Get some time to shop before your homeward journey. Enjoy amazing views of the farmlands of Schoemans Kloof and stop for lunch in Highveld.

Arrive back at the airport for your onward flight or continue to your hotel.

  • Pick-up and drop off at hotels and Johannesburg Airport
  • National park fees
  • Game drive fees
  • Accommodation in a bungalow or chalet
  • Alcoholic drinks (available to purchase)
  • Food and drinks, unless specified
  • Optional gratuities
  • Personal expenses
Not suitable for
  • Pregnant women

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Important information

What to bring

  • Comfortable shoes
  • Sunglasses
  • Sun hat
  • Sunscreen
  • Camera

Know before you go

  • Most malaria cases occur in the wet season between October and May, with the months of February to May being the risk period. It is recommended that you consult your doctor or local travel clinic about the correct prophylactics to use before traveling
  • Bring your passport and clothing suitable for a safari
Customer reviews

Overall rating

4.6 /5

based on 8 reviews

Review summary

  • Guide
  • Transportation
  • Value for money
  • Safety

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Collection takes place on the 1st day between 7-7.30 am. Then you drive about 5 hours until you arrive at the respective hotel and check in. Gilbert was a very good driver. Then it goes on the 1st afternoon safari. We had Given as our guide, he was awesome. Lots of knowledge. On the 2nd and 3rd day we start at 5.30 am. Enjoy no hearty breakfast, breakfast box! Furnished very differently depending on the hotel. For me: sandwich with grated cheese, muesli bar, muesli with yoghurt, apple, juice that's it. The others also had egg, banana, croissants, roasted nuts. On the 3rd day the safari ends at 12 noon. The driver is already waiting, in my case Ben. Very good driver. Meals, apart from breakfast, are not included in the price. Revise the itinerary! If the company says you'll be at the airport by 4 p.m., the driver can only do it if you're alone in the car and he can speed. 5h + are realistic. Great trip, possibly chaotically organized for Europeans. Lodge: Umbhaba Hazyview

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September 29, 2022

Very happy with our safari in Kruger. We had Nic who drove us from Johannesburg to the lodge and it was beyond great. He’s a culture guide and had answer for all our questions about the country, the economy, politics, sports. It was a very good 12 hours (6 hours each) up and down to Johannesburg. We stayed at Umbhaba Eco lodge, and it was a very nice accommodation. The staff were flexible with our schedule and for the early mornings we hade really good breakfast boxes. In the park we had Gives as our nature guide. He’s the guy in Kruger we would say! He really walks the talk and put very much effort in giving the best safari experience. We definitely recommend this safari package to everyone!

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December 31, 2022


Beautiful visit to the park

August 25, 2018

Product ID: 116653