The diversity of animal and plant life of South Africa’s most well-known wildlife reserve contribute to the park’s magnificent reputation. An African safari in the Kruger National Park is likely to be at the top of almost everyone’s bucket list when visiting this part of the world.
Visiting the Kruger National Park is an unforgettable experience and exactly what you would expect from an African safari and spending time with a knowledgeable guide is without a doubt the best way to ensure that you see exactly what you came for.
It is no surprise that so many people prefer a four day classic safari offered by the Kruger Safari Co to explore those incredible landscapes. Time spent in the park on a four day classic safari tour provides a welcome respite from the stresses of everyday life.
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We leave the Johannesburg OR Tambo Airport bus terminal at 07:00 for your transfer to Hazyview. It is a 5-6 hour drive, and you will stop for lunch (at your own expense) along the way.
From Hazyview, you board an open safari vehicle for 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.
The night is spent in your comfortable chalet at the camp and your package includes dinner.
Following an early wake-up call each day, there will be time for tea or coffee and rusks before departing for a full day open vehicle safari drive from approximately 06:00 to 15:30. Brunches are included along your route, and your guide will also stop for you to purchase refreshments during the days.
Dinners are served under the stars at our private camp within the rest camp after some relaxation or optional activity back at the camp.
The nights are spent in your comfortable chalet at the camp and your package includes hot beverages and rusks, a light brunches and three-course dinners.
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.
Guests stay in traditional 2-sleeper huts In Pretoriuskop Rest Camp in the Kruger National Park.
Air conditioning, twin beds with SANParks linen, blankets, and towels, a kitchenette with a small fridge, and tea and coffee making facilities are just some of the amenities provided. The windows and doors are covered with mosquito netting, and there are lights and outlets for electronics.
Guests travelling with children may ask for a specifically designed family cottage. In addition to two bedrooms and a tiny kitchenette, the apartment also features a living area that can seat four people.
There is a zero-tolerance policy about smoking in any of the accommodations.
We have our own private kitchen in the camp and eat in the open-air dining tent or the camp restaurant if it rains.
A takeout eatery and a Park store selling beverages and snacks are available at the camp.
Pretoriuskop is notable for its beautiful large swimming pool, which was constructed around a massive granite boulder.
There is cell phone service at the campsite, but there is no Wi-Fi. Get a Sim card with Pay as You Go data if you want to use the internet while on safari in Kruger Park.
Collection and Drop off
Between 7:00 and 7:30, guests are picked up from the bus terminus at Johannesburg OR Tambo International Airport. Collections from any Johannesburg hotels or addresses are available at a surcharge.
Guests are dropped off at Johannesburg OR Tambo International Airport around 17:00; alternative hotels or addresses can be arranged at an additional cost.
Kruger Safari Company Tours and its service providers offer low-cost transfers for groups of two to twelve people per vehicle; please let us know if you prefer a private tour (additional rates may apply).
Remember that if you intend to fly out of OR Tambo International Airport on the final day of your safari tour, we recommend booking a domestic flight no earlier than 19:30 and an international flight no earlier than 21:00.