Undoubtedly one of the most well known reserves in the world, the Kruger National Park is the pride of South Africa. Established in 1898 by former South African president Paul Kruger to protect the wildlife of the area, the park spans almost 2 million hectares making it one of the largest in the world and home to over 1000 different species of trees, fish, amphibians, birds, reptiles and mammals.

With a terrific concentration of game, including all the Big Five, and some of the soundest environmental management techniques and practices, the Kruger National Park is a true haven for Africa’s magnificent fauna and flora. There are also several important archeological sites scattered throughout the park that celebrate the diversity and culture of mankind in the area.

Accommodation in the Kruger National Park ranges from the rustic to the regal, with public campsites and lodges to private concessions and luxurious suites offering something to suit all tastes and budgets. Visitors to the park can also choose between self-driving or soaking up the expert knowledge of some of the best guides in Africa on one of the many 4×4 game drives on offer.

After a solid day’s game viewing in one of the highest concentrations of game in the world, relax under the African stars with a good book or sundowners by the waterhole as the thirsty animals join you in a refreshing drink. The Kruger National Park is Africa at it’s best.

 

Kruger Park Explorer

Explore South Africa’s prime wilderness on an awe-inspiring safari to the world-famous Kruger National Park. On this four day escape, set out on game drives in search of prolific African...

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Kruger Park

The Mpumalanga area is one of great contrast, bordered in the west by the towering escarpment with lush indigenous forests, crystal-clear streams and plunging waterfalls, and then falling away into...

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Simbavati River Lodge Photographic Safaris

Unmatched in the wildlife photographic industry is our specialized photographic game drive vehicle -- based in the Timbavati Private Nature Reserve bordering the Northern region of the Kruger National Park. With no fences between the two reserves the animals move freely within more than 20 000 square kilometers of wilderness area. The Timbavati Private Nature Reserve is renowned for its great wildlife sightings some of which are the endangered white lion, leopard, wild dog, cheetah and many, many more -- combined with our photographic vehicle, a professional wildlife photographer and Simbavati River Lodge -- it promises to be an unforgettable experience. Our professional photographer will ensure that you benefit from one on one instruction on everything from how to achieve the best position for the ultimate wildlife shot to professional tips on image editing, including both a pre-game drive and post-drive briefing.

Elephant Birth at Simbavati River Lodge

Watch the birth of a baby elephant at Simbavati River Lodge

Cape Town & Surrounds

Marvel at the Natural Wonder of Table Mountain; enjoy a day in the Wine lands where some of the world's finest wine is produced; take in a day at one of the many pristine beaches; or cruise through the cosmopolitan city with it's abundance of culture. Cape Town has it all!

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Sabi Sands Game Reserve

Our latest video features the Sabi Sands Private Game Reserve. Renowned for it's frequent leopard sightings, Sabi Sands borders the famous Kruger National Park.

When is the Kruger Park at its Best?

We are often asked when is the best time to visit South Africa’s Kruger National Park. Here are our recommendations for when to visit and how to ensure you have a memorable safari. Bear in mind that you can have many days with no rain during the rainy season and during the dry season it can sometimes rain. WINTER SEASON [May to August] The winter months in South Africa are possibly the best time to enjoy your Kruger National Park […]

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Wild Dog Pack Carries Hopes for Species

A small pack of South Africa’s rarest carnivores loped free into the bush in KwaZulu-Natal yesterday, ambassadors of hope for the very survival of their race. The release of 14 African wild dogs into their new home in Tembe Elephant Park, on the province’s northern border with Mozambique, is a significant milestone in the conservation of an animal species whose future has not looked more bleak. There are now only between 350 and 400 of these endangered creatures roaming South […]

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Top 10 Most Romantic Game Lodges in South Africa

Twilight dinner at Singita Boulders Lodge poolFor many, there is nothing more romantic than being out in the wild, listening to the lions call while sipping champagne and watching a glorious sunset. The Game Lodge Index review team have considered the lodges and picked those that combine setting, service and special touches to bring you the list of 10 lodges ideally suited for those romantic experiences. To be romantic, lodges have to offer a magical setting, service that is professional […]

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Best Five Destinations for Safari Photography

Good wildlife safari photography is not only about composition and camera equipment because you first need to find your subjects before you can even lift your camera. This best five African wildlife destinations list helps you do that.  Once you have been going on wildlife photography safaris in Africa for a number of years you begin to realise and recognise that certain areas are better than others for generating good animal picture opportunities on a consistent basis.  The ranking is […]

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