The Kruger National Park and the private reserves that border it are home to many of South Africa's best safari lodges, and this makes the region a "must" for any wildlife enthusiast visiting the country. These are a few of our favourite itineraries for 2022/23 that include a safari in this magnificent region.
These are only a few examples to show the sort of trips that may be of interest - if you would like to see what we might be able to do to meet your exact requirements, then please do give us a call or enquire now via this web site.
Classic Kruger Self-Drive Trip
Klaserie Game Reserve
Destination: South Africa.
This classic self-drive itinerary starts with a few days at one of the top-rated budget safari lodges in the Kruger area before you head out into the Park to explore on your own.
This is a 7 night itinerary including Klaserie Game Reserve and Kruger National Park.
This 7 night itinerary is perfect for anyone who wants to combine a stay in one of the leading budget safari lodges in the Kruger area with a few days exploring the spectacular scenery of the Lowveld area that adjoins the Park.
This is a 7 night itinerary including Balule Nature Reserve, Kruger National Park and Hazyview.
Begin your trip nestled at the base of Table Mountain in one of Cape Town's most friendly guest houses, then head to the Timbavati Game Reserve for some exciting Big 5 game drives, staying in an authentic tented camp in a natural wilderness environment.
This is a 7 night itinerary including Cape Town and Timbavati Game Reserve.
During this week-long trip, you'll stay adjacent to the Victoria & Alfred Waterfont at an award-winning hotel in a room boasting spectacular views of Table Mountain, the bustling Table Bay Harbour and Waterfront or the Cape Town city centre. After this, you'll fly up to Kruger for a 3 night safari in the Big 5 Klaserie Game Reserve, where you will sleep in a tree house at eye-level with the trees, offering a different perspective across the African bushveld from your private balcony.
This is a 7 night itinerary including Cape Town and Klaserie Game Reserve.
This self-drive itinerary offers the complete Kruger Park experience - it start with a few nights at one of the most attractive and romantic budget lodges in the area, then includes a self-drive adventure in Kruger before finishing with a few nights at one of our favourite places to stay whilst you explore the Lowveld area that adjoins the Park.
This is a 10 night itinerary including Klaserie Game Reserve, Kruger National Park and Hazyview.
A rustic and unique safari experience but with all the necessary comforts, as well as the opportunity to go on thrilling daily game drives, followed by being able to gaze out over crystal blue waters, white sandy beaches and shady palm trees…what more could you want?
This is a 11 night itinerary including Klaserie Game Reserve, Johannesburg and Mauritius.
Discover nature's hidden wonders in the Kruger National Park through a combination of walking safaris and guided game drives on this 5 night adventure. For a totally unique experience, on the third night you will sleep out on an elevated wooden platform 4 metres high in the middle of the bush, where the night will be spent under the starry African sky.
This is a 5 night itinerary including Kruger National Park.
This 14 night trip has all the ingredients of a classic South Africa adventure. Sip sundowners on evening safaris as the sun sinks over Kruger National Park, enjoy magnificent views of the Franschhoek mountains and blue lagoons, watch whales frolic in the bay and end your trip in a hotel at Cape Town’s fabulous V&A Waterfront which offers a rich piece of history balanced with modern-day comfort.
This is a 14 night itinerary including Timbavati Game Reserve, Port Elizabeth, The Garden Route, Hermanus, The Cape Winelands and Cape Town.
This itinerary keeps it simple yet classic. You'll start your holiday in the Sabi Sand Game Reserve for 3 nights, a Big 5 wilderness bursting with adventure, where the days are designed to thrill you with intimate wildlife encounters and the nights to delight you with the indulgence and romance of the African night. Then you end with 7 blissful nights on the west coast of Mauritius at a resort which is a perfect hideaway for anyone seeking tranquility, comfort and a personalised service in an elegant setting.
This is a 11 night itinerary including Sabi Sand Game Reserve, Johannesburg and Mauritius.
This is a week that combines luxury accommodation in the vibrant V&A Waterfront with the untamed African beauty of the Sabi Sands Game Reserve in Greater Kruger, one of the best wildlife viewing spots on the whole continent.
This is a 7 night itinerary including Cape Town and Sabi Sand Game Reserve.
If you're passionate about wildlife both above and below the sea, this is the holiday for you. A combination of a stay in one of the top wildlife-viewing spots in the world, plus a couple of nights in Hermanus, one of the best places to see whales on the planet - what more can you ask for?
This is a 14 night itinerary including Sabi Sand Game Reserve, Port Elizabeth, The Garden Route, Hermanus, The Cape Winelands and Cape Town.
Wake up to the sounds of the bush and then the sounds of the ocean on this 9 night holiday, combining an adventurous Big 5 safari in the Timbavati Game Reserve with a stay in a small, family owned boutique hotel on the north-east coast of Mahe, in a naturally beautiful location and just a few steps from a white sandy beach.
This is a 9 night itinerary including Timbavati Game Reserve, Johannesburg and Mahe.
This 12 night trip is a brilliant balance of classic city, bush and beach. First, you’ll explore Cape Town and the surrounding areas, then spend 3 nights on safari in one of Africa's finest safari destinations where the big cat game viewing - in particular phenomenal close up leopard sightings - set this reserve aside from any other. Then, you’ll set course for Mozamique's mainland coastline and stay in a small boutique hotel where you can wake up to the sun rising over the Indian Ocean from your sea view room.
This is a 12 night itinerary including Cape Town, Sabi Sand Game Reserve and Vilanculos.
Experience an authentic safari where evenings are lit by paraffin lamps and candelight, whilst during the day head out on Big 5 game drives and morning bush walks. Then end at the Falls, staying in a colonial styled lodge overlooking the mighty Zambezi, and experiencing the Falls from a birds eye perspective.
This is a 7 night itinerary including Sabi Sand Game Reserve and Victoria Falls - Zambia.