About Kruger National Park:
Size: 19,485 km²
Location: Northeastern South Africa
By Air: Daily flights to the Kruger Park operating from Johannesburg , Cape Town and Durban. Then drive from Nelspruit/Hoedspruit/Phalaborwa airport.
By Road: Johannesburg/Pretoria - about 420 km (to Kruger southern gate).
What To Do:
Wilderness Trails, Game Drives, Guided Walks, Mountain Biking, Backpacking Trails, Eco-Trails, Golf, Birding etc
When To Go:
Best time to visit Kruger is April to June. It's best to avoid visiting in July, August and September, the season's driest months. And in the rainy season from October to March.
Kruger National Park is characterised by combinations of savannah, thornveld and woodland eco-zones. Kruger has 12 main rest camps, 5 bushveld camps, 2 bush lodges and 4 satellite camps.
There are so many creatures to see and sightings of rare species can be the highlight of your trip!
The Big Five – Buffalo, Elephant, Leopard, Lion and Rhino.
The Little Five – Buffalo Weaver, Elephant Shrew, Leopard Tortoise, Ant Lion and Rhino Beetle.
Birding Big Six– Ground Hornbill, Kori Bustard, Lappet- faced Vulture, Martial Eagle, Pel’s Fishing Owl and Saddle-bill Stork.
Five Trees – Baobab, Fever Tree, Knob Thorn, Marula, Mopane.
Cultural Features – Letaba Elephant Museum, Jock of the Bushveld Route, Albasini Ruins, Masorini Ruins, Stevenson Hamilton Memorial Library, Thulamela.
KNP offers an exciting assortment of activities: -
Hop in and ride - it's as simple as that! Guests at Kruger now have the opportunity to make use of the "Park and Ride Scheme" where you can get to see the Big 5 - currently only available in the Marula Region - Numbi, Phabeni and Kruger gates.
Great Limpopo Park Transfrontier Trails - Parque Nacional do Limpopo is truly the perfect setting for an adventure without boundaries. Together, Moçambique’s Parque Nacional do Limpopo, South Africa’s Kruger National Park and Zimbabwe’s Gonarezhou National Park form the Great Limpopo Transfrontier Park, covering a total of 3.3 million hectares - one of the largest wilderness conservation areas in the world.
Bush Braai - This unforgettable bush braai experience is not to be missed. A game drive leads you to an open area filled with burning lanterns and fires where, whilst listening to the sounds of the bushveld and the distant animals calling, the food is grilled on open fires.
Steeped in legend and history, the iconic Kruger National Park in South Africa is waiting for you to explore its vast landscapes and spectacular African wildlife.