The Kruger National Park is renowned for its incredible biodiversity as well as its rich cultural history. This tour provides a brief glimpse of an outstanding wilderness region that is part of the internationally designated Kruger2Canyons UNESCO Man and Biosphere Reserve.
Enjoy your Kruger National Park safari trip using our three day classic safari tour option for an adventure to find Africa’s Big Five: Elephant, Lion, Rhino, Leopard, and Buffalo making Kruger National Park the most exciting African safari destination in South Africa.
Guests stay in traditional 2-sleeper bungalows in Pretoriuskop Rest Camp in the Kruger National Park.
Facilities include an en-suite bathroom with shower, air-conditioning, twin beds equipped with SANParks linen, blankets and towels, a kitchenette with small fridge and tea/coffee-making facilities. There are mosquito netting on windows and doors and electrical lights and plug points.
A family guest cottage can be requested, depending on availability. It has a small lounge and kitchenette, as well as two bedrooms that can accommodate two adults and two children.
All accommodation is strictly non-smoking.
The rest camp has a take-out restaurant and a Park shop for drinks and snacks. Please note that no alcohol may be consumed on the open safari vehicles during game drives, so only use it before or after leaving for game drives.
An enormous swimming pool built around a massive granite rock is a unique feature of the historic rest camp.
The camp has cell phone service but no Wi-Fi. To access the internet while on vacation in the Kruger Park, purchase a Sim card with Pay as You Go data.
Guests are collected from Johannesburg OR Tambo International Airport between 7:00 and 7:30. Collections from any other Johannesburg hotels or addresses are possible at additional rates.
Guests are dropped off at Johannesburg OR Tambo Airport around 17:00, other hotels or addresses can be arranged at additional rates.
Kruger Safari Company Tours and its service providers provide cost-effective transfers for groups of 2 – 12 people per vehicle; please let us know if you prefer a private tour (additional rates may apply).
Keep in mind that if you plan to fly out of OR Tambo International Airport on the last day of the safari tour, we recommend booking a domestic flight no earlier than 19:30 and an international flight no earlier than 21:00.
We depart from Johannesburg OR Tambo Airport bus terminal by 07:00 for your transfer to Hazyview. It is a 5-6 hour drive and you will stop for lunch (for your own expense) en route.
From Hazyview you get into an open safari vehicle and do a late afternoon safari drive into the park after which you are checked into your accommodation.
Dinner is served under the stars at our private camp within Pretoriuskop.
You spend the night in your chalet and your package includes dinner.
DAY 2: KRUGER NATIONAL PARK
After an early wake-up call there is time for tea or coffee and rusks before departing for a full day open vehicle safari drive from about 06:00 to 15:30. Brunch is included along your route and your guide will also stop during the course of the day for you to purchase refreshments.
After some relaxation back at the camp, dinner is served under the stars at our private camp within the rest camp.
You spend the night in your chalet and your package includes hot beverages and rusks, a light brunch and a three-course dinner.
You wake up early again, pack up and depart on a morning safari drive in the open vehicle. Breakfast is included along route in the park before you are dropped off in Hazyview and get into the transfer vehicle back to Johannesburg.
You should arrive in Johannesburg between 17:30 and 18:00, depending on late-afternoon traffic.
Your package includes hot beverages and rusks, breakfast and transfer.