1. South Africa
  2. Mpumalanga
  3. Johannesburg
  4. Kruger National Park

From Johannesburg: Kruger National Park 5-Day Luxury Safari

Product ID: 261227
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Go on a 5-day luxury safari in Kruger National Park, one of the biggest game reserve's in Africa. Keep your eyes peeled for the Big Five as you go on drives and walks through the bush. Travel in style staying at luxury tent camps.
About this activity
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Duration: 5 days
Starting time 9:00 AM
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Live tour guide
English

Pickup included

Transfers to the lodges are included. All transfers that depart from O.R. Tambo International Airport depart by 9:30 AM. Flights should be booked accordingly. Allow time for disembarkment and customs to meet your driver on time. Pickup from your JHB Hotel (location dependant) or airport on the day of departure. Recommended to book accommodation either at the O.R. Tambo Airport or in Sandton City. For pickups at O.R. Tambo International Airport: please go to the Domestic Arrivals section on the ground floor of O R Tambo Airport. Walk outside to the road, then walk past all 3 domestic arrival entrances. Walk to the column that says Lower 21 on a yellow sign. It is in front of the permit control office. Your drivers will come pick you up there between 9:15–9:30 AM. Your driver will be in their vehicle with the local partner's logo on it. If your vehicle is late, it may be due to really bad traffic in Johannesburg, please call the office, any time of day.

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Experience

Highlights
  • Go on an exciting 3-hour sunset drive through the Balule Big Five Reserve
  • Have a magical bush barbecue under the stars at Marula Tree Boma deep in the African bush
  • Go on a full-day game drive in the famous Kruger National Park
  • Visit a rehabilitation center and learn about conservation efforts
Full description
Day 1: Get picked up from the Tambo Airport or your accommodation in Johannesburg and travel in an air-conditioned Quantum to Tremisana Game Lodge where you'll stay for the night. Board an open Landcruiser for a 4-hour sunset drive. Return for an unforgettable bush barbecue deep in the African bush. 

Day 2: Have an early morning coffee before driving to the Olifants River for an amazing 4-hour bush walk with armed and experienced rangers. Learn about the smaller denizens of the bush as well as tracking and spoor identification. Adrenalin surges will be acute as signs of the presence of the Big Five are everywhere. Return to Tremisana for brunch. Then get transferred to the brand-new Katekani Tented Lodge. Lunch will be served in the Lapa and after a rest or swim in your private splash pool, head to the Motlala Game Reserve for a 3-hour game drive. Have dinner and stay the night at Katekani.

Day 3: After breakfast, drive to the Orpen Gate in Kruger Park where you'll have a full day of game viewing and bird watching in this world-renowned reserve. Return to Katekani for dinner and overnight stay.

Day 4: After breakfast, drive to Moholoholo Rehabilitation Centre where you will learn about conservation efforts and interact with injured and orphaned animals. Have lunch at Katekani before driving to Tshukudu Game Reserve where you will enjoy a 3-hour game drive. The chances of finding the Big Five in this enclosed reserve are very high. Dinner and overnight at Katekani.

Day 5: Go on a short morning walk with an armed ranger. After breakfast, travel to the Blyde River Canyon with a stop at the Three Rondawels. Return to Johannesburg around 5 pm. Airport drop-off can be arranged in advance.
Includes
  • All entrance fees, conservation fees, and taxes
  • All breakfasts, dinners, and some lunches
  • All game drives and bush walks
  • Pickup and drop-off at OR Tambo International Airport or any JHB Hotel
  • Free Wifi at the lodge
What’s Not Included
  • Lunches on transfer days and day in Kruger (stops at restaurants where lunch can be purchased)
  • Drinks (the lodge runs a cash bar)
  • Items of a personal nature
  • Gratuities
  • International and domestic flights
Not suitable for
  • Wheelchair users

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Important information
Know before you go
• Transfers to the lodges are included in the package. All transfers that depart from Tambo International Airport depart no later than 9:30 AM and flights should be booked accordingly. Allowance needs to be made for disembarkment and customs to meet your driver on time. Drop-offs at the airport are done by 5 PM on the last day. Again, allowance needs to be made for check-in and boarding. Please keep this in mind when booking flights
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Product ID: 261227