About Kruger National Park

Lions, leopards, rhinos, elephants, and buffalos: kings of a world that knows no limits.

Located in northeastern South Africa, the Kruger National Park offers a range of views that are not even close to your “wildest dreams”. Hundreds of mammals, bird species and flora that sums up Nature’s mightiest creations: home to a myriad of exceptional forces of nature, this Park is an all-South-African experience you cannot miss. Come and see what the Savannah ecosystem can achieve, all on its own!

Wildlife, scenery, and climate are the basic ingredients that will make your experience unforgettable, whether you are aiming for a romantic African honeymoon experience or a family trip, this is where you will see how nature can bring your dream vacation to life.

Must See

  • Blyde River Canyon
  • Bourke's Luck Potholes 
  • Panorama Routes 
  • Graskop 

 

How to reach

Most visitors to Kruger fly via O.R. Tambo International Airport (JNB) near Johannesburg. 

You can hire a taxi from any of these 3 airports near Kruger Park:

  • Nelspruit
  • Hoedspruit
  • Phalaborwa

one can hire a car at Polokwane and drive to Pafuri.

Distance from cities:

  • Johannesburg/Pretoria is 420 km (to the southern gate)
  • Durban - is 752 km
  • Bloemfontein - is 834 km
  • Port Elizabeth - is 1,436 km
  • Cape Town - is 1,842 km

Tips

  • Explore the park with your own company. Enjoy the bliss of solitude in its golden hours.
  • Find accommodation within the park in one of the rest camps, according to your budget.
  • Focus on one area of the park at a time.
  • Dress comfortably and wear appropriate walking shoes.
  • The huge and lush park will demand a second or third visit from you. Save the rest of the park for those times.
  • Malaria pills? Talk to your doctor and decide whether you would like to carry some malaria pills before venturing into these zones. If not, a malaria-free safari destination might be better suited to you.
  • Photography is permissible inside the park.
  • Carry a hat and sunglasses.

Visit Time

Sunday:         6:00 am to 5:30 pm 

Monday:        6:00 am to 5:30 pm

Tuesday:       6:00 am to 5:30 pm

Wednesday: 6:00 am to 5:30 pm

Thursday:     6:00 am to 5:30 pm

Friday:         6:00 am to 5:30 pm

Saturday:    6:00 am to 5:30 pm


 

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Waiting Time

3-4 hours during weekends.

 

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Entrance Fee

Yes

South African citizens and residents (with ID) - R93 for an adult, per day.

SADC Nationals (with passport) - R186 for an adult, per day.

Standard Conservation Fee (Foreign Visitors) - R372 per adult, per day.

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Time you can spend

A minimum of 3-4 days is highly recommended.

 

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Weather

Clear Sky 29.64°C

 

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