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5 Day Kruger Tented Camp Safari

Duration: 5 Days
Style of Tour :
ZAR 14250.00AUD 1,117.65CAD 1,010.64EURO 688.74GBP 648.61USD 755.97

A fantastic safari for those wanting to enjoy the Kruger and surrounds.This tour includes game walks (with armed ranger), open vehicle game drives, in both the Kruger and private reserves. Accommodation in en-suite chalet and permanent tents. A great way to experience the African bush.

Countries visitingSouth Africa
Accommodation on tour:Camping/Lodge


  • Sunset game drive in big five reserve
  • Bush braai at Marula Tree Boma
  • Big five game walk with armed ranger
  • Afternoon game drive in Balule Big 5 Reserve
  • 2 full days in Kruger Park on open game viewer
  • Scenic highlights of Blyde River Canyon

Below is the basic day to day brief.

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Day 1:  Johannesburg to Kruger Park Area
Our Kruger Park safari begins with collections from your hotel or OR Tambo, Johannesburg Airport if your flight is early enough. The Kruger Park, South Africa’s premier game reserve is located in the subtropical savannas of the low veld and provides ideal conditions for wildlife. The Kruger National Park is surrounded by private nature reserves and many of them have removed fences allowing wildlife to roam between the Kruger and private reserves. This whole area is known as the “Greater Kruger” and is ideal for safaris. Our first game drive is in the private reserve of Balule. Our drive continues into the evening and we have an opportunity to view nocturnal animals using spotlights. All game drives are conducted in open 4x4 vehicles. A traditional braai (barbeque) is enjoyed under the stars deep in the African bush. The night is spent at a comfortable lodge. 

Note that the Balule Game Reserve is a Big 5 reserve and is connected to the Kruger Park. All fences have been removed to allow for the free roaming of animals.

Accommodation:En-suite Chalet

Day 2:  Greater Kruger National Park Area
An exciting day awaits you. We depart on a game drive into the African bush where we will do a 3-4 hour bushwalk. Note that the bush walk is led by an armed knowledgeable ranger and we learn about the bush, including spoor/tracks, birds, plants and smaller animals. Enjoy the thrill of stalking large wildlife on foot. We return to the lodge for brunch and a well-deserved rest. In the afternoon we board our game viewing vehicle and head out for a game drive. After a full day, we make our way to our camp where we have dinner.

The evening is spent in comfortable permanent tents which are located on a nature conservancy. The tents are fully equipped – and are a popular option for clients on a budget. The camp is located in the Motlala Game Reserve which is home to a range of animals including black and white rhino, buffalo, giraffe and numerous antelope species.

Meals:Brunch & dinner
Accommodation:Permanent Tent

Day 3:  Kruger National Park
After early morning breakfast we board our special game viewing vehicle. The vehicles are open and allow for excellent viewing. We enter the Kruger National Park through Orpen Gate, located in the central area of the Kruger. This part of the reserve is ideal for wildlife viewing and has the highest concentration of animals in Kruger Park. One can expect to see large herds of elephants, zebras, antelope as well as giraffes, rhinos, and predators including lions, cheetahs, leopards and enjoy amazing photographic opportunities. We take a welcome break and lunch at one of the rest camps, before continuing our game drive. After an exciting day of wildlife viewing, we return to the camp for a welcome rest.

Meals:  Breakfast & dinner
Accommodation:Permanent Tent

Day 4: Greater Kruger Area
Today we head back to Kruger Park and take part in another full day safari in an open-game vehicle. A great chance to explore game drive routes you have not taken yet. Look out for the animals you may have missed. We head back in the afternoon in time to freshen up before enjoying a delicious dinner.
Dinner and overnight in your tent.

Meals:  Breakfast and dinner
Accommodation:Permanent Tent

Day 5:  Kruger Park Area to Johannesburg 
Our day begins with a short nature walk where we have a chance to get more detail about bush.We are accompanied by an armed ranger as there is a good chance of encountering various animals. After breakfast, we begin our journey back to Johannesburg. En route, we stop at the scenic Blyde River Canyon and view the “Three Rondawels”.  Our tour ends in the late afternoon.

Meals:  Breakfast 

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Note: Itineraries do change, please speak to your consultant for the latest up-to-date itinerary for your travel period.

Approx. tour cost in
ZAR 14250.00AUD 1,117.65CAD 1,010.64EURO 688.74GBP 648.61USD 755.97

2024 Tour Prices - Per person 

ZAR 14,250 p/p sharing
ZAR 15,550 p/p single
ZAR 7,395 Children's rate (12 yrs & under)

  • Daily Departures from Johannesburg
  • Transfers to and from Kruger in luxury air-conditioned vehicles
  • Open 4x4 vehicles for all game drives
  • Experienced registered guides
  • Lodge and permanent tents
  • Meals as per itinerary
  • Big 5 bush walk
  • Visas & travel insurance
  • All items of a personal nature
  • Beverages & snacks
  • Souvenirs, tips

This tour has daily departures

This tour has a duration of: 5 Days

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