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The world-renowned Kruger National Park offers a wildlife experience that ranks with the best in Africa. Established in 1898 to protect the wildlife of the South African Lowveld, this national park of nearly 2 million hectares, SANParks - Kruger National Park is unrivalled in the diversity of its life forms and a world leader in advanced environmental management techniques and policies.
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Location: NE South Africa, bordering Mozambique and Zimbabwe
Size: 20 000 sq km
Main Camp: Skukuza
Founded: 1898
Entrance: 8 entrance gates
Management: SA National Parks

  Diverse wilderness areas
Big Five and 147 mammal species
Game drives
Nature walks
Bush camping & lodge safaris
507 bird species
3000km of game viewing roads

Truly the flagship of the South African national parks, Kruger is home to an impressive number of species: 336 trees, 49 fish, 34 amphibians, 114 reptiles, 507 birds and 147 mammals. Man's interaction with the Lowveld environment over many centuries - from bushman rock paintings to majestic archaeological sites like Masorini and Thulamela - is very evident in the Kruger National Park. These treasures represent the cultures, persons and events that played a role in the history of the Kruger National Park and are conserved along with the park's natural assets.

Kruger National Park has a large variety of camps with varying sizes, facilities and cost. There are also many private reserves bordering or close to Kruger with luxury accommodation for those who enjoy pampering. These private reserves are Sabi Sand, Timbavati, Thornybush and Kapama. See the Southern Kruger map for more details on these reserves and accommodation options available.

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activities in kruger national park

The main activity during a stay in the Kruger National Park is the wildlife viewing. There are 3000km of game viewing roads to explore. Best times to experience the wildlife in Kruger is in the early morning and late afternoon. Plan your route before you leave (get yourself a Kruger map book on arrival) and time your drive to ensure that you are back in time for the gate closing times in the early evening.

The following are some of the more notable activities available in the park:
Night drives: take part in the nocturnal activities of Kruger's secretive creatures. Experienced guides drive the groups.
Morning drives leave at around 04h30 in summer and 05h30 in winter. The drive's duration is 3-4 hours.
Guided bush walks: trained field guides and backup rifles take groups of up to 8 people out into the bush for a few hours. Track rhino, elephant and lion on foot and learn and observe fascinating facts about the African bush.
Wilderness Trails: the ultimate African experience. Groups of up to 8, traverse the wilderness under the guidance of experienced, armed rangers, who protect, but more importantly unwrap the wonders of the Kruger Park to the uninitiated. Accommodation is provided in exclusive trail base camps with rustic 2-bed huts.
Lebombo Motorised Eco-Trail: the first motorised eco-trail, a wilderness experience on wheels along the eastern boundary of the Kruger National Park. Five four-wheel drive vehicles will be allowed to participate at a time with up to four participants per vehicle.
Golf Course: the golf course was built in 1972 as a recreational facility for the Skukuza personnel, and is now available to visitors to the Kruger National Park for the first time. Here is a first for South Africa and the world - a unique opportunity for golfing enthusiasts within one of the world's greatest conservation establishments. The Skukuza Golf Course is designed for all levels of golfers. Please bring along your golf clubs next time you visit the Kruger National Park and enjoy one of the most unique 9-hole golf courses in the world.
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Kruger National Park is the ideal self drive destination with an outstanding road infrastructure (over 3000km of game viewing roads) and variety of accommodation options. Let a Kruger Expert plan your safari to Kruger National Park.

kruger main camps - accommodation in kruger national park

There are 12 main rest camps. All the main rest camps have shops.

The Kruger Main Camps are:

Berg-en-Dal Mopani Punda Maria
Crocodile Bridge Olifants Satara
Letaba Orpen Shingwedzi
Lower Sabie Pretoriuskop Skukuza

Orpen and Crocodile Bridge are gate camps and are the only ones that do not have restaurant facilities.
kruger satellite camps - tented rooms and chalets in kruger national park

There are several satellite camps. They have no reception, shop or restaurant facilities and residents must check in at the appropriate parent camp.

These Kruger satellite camps are (parent camp in brackets):
Balule (Satara)
Malelane (Malelane Gate)
Maroela (Orpen)
Tamboti (Orpen)

kruger bushveld camps - small bush camp stays in kruger national park

Kruger also has 5 bushveld camps. Smaller and filling visitors with a feeling of remoteness and escape into the bush, these camps have no restaurant or shop facilities.

The Kruger bushveld camps are:

kruger bush lodges
There are 2 bush lodges in Kruger:
private kruger lodges
Privately run lodges within Kruger:
Hamiltons Tented Lodge
Imbali Safari Lodge
Hoyo Hoyo Safari Lodge
Plains Camp (Walking Safaris)
Rhino Post
Singita Lebombo
Singita Sweni
Lukimbi Safari Lodge
Jock Safari Lodge

These Kruger lodges are situated in private concessions with exclusive access.
private game reserves as part of greater kruger

Some of the greater kruger private game reserves and lodges:

Sabi Sand Game Reserve
Singita Ebony & Boulders
Sabi Sabi Earth Lodge & Bush Lodge
Lion Sands River Lodge and Ivory Lodge
Notten's Bush Camp
Elephant Plains Game Lodge
Chitwa Chitwa

Timbavati Game Reserve
Ngala Tented Camp
Ngala Main Camp
Kings Camp
Tanda Tula
Akeru Private Camp

Thornybush Game Reserve
Thornybush Main Lodge
Serondella Lodge
Chapungu Luxury Tented Camp
n'Kaya Lodge

Kapama Private Game Reserve
Kapama Main Lodge
River Lodge
Buffalo Camp
Camp Jabulani

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