Bush walks in Kruger
A guided bush walk in the Kruger is a great way to experience nature up close. One gets to learn more about the finer elements of the bush not normally seen from a vehicle; from trees and flowers, insects and spiders to tracks and sign, and much more, not to mention the excitement of viewing animals on foot in their natural environment. There are various walks to choose from. A must do!
- Morning walk
- Sunset walk
- Full day walk
Guided game drives in Kruger
If abundant sightings of game is what you’re after, guided game drives in an open game viewer is the way to go. A knowledgeable Kruger Park Guide will interpret the bush for you and what’s more, he/she has access to no-entry roads not normally travelled by the general public (as well as being up to date with daily sightings in the area!). The game drive times are planned around sunrise and sunset, peak activity time for animals. Great for animal enthusiasts!
- A morning drive
- A night safari
- A full day drive
Mountain bike Trails in Kruger
Riding one of the Mountain Bike Trails is a great way to see the Kruger. An activity for the more fit and adventurous, its an enviable physical achievement with a 13km, 20km and 30km route to choose from. Although the routes are technically undemanding, one has to be relatively fit to enjoy the trails to their fullest. Bikes and helmets are provided by the Park. We love this!
Self-drive game viewing in Kruger
This is a great way to really experience the Kruger Park - pack your own snacks or order a picnic basket from The Hat & Creek Restaurant to enjoy at one of the rest camps or picnic sites. Explore the Kruger Park in your own company and at your leisure. Take along your reference books and binoculars and learn more about the birds and animals in the area. Ideal for families!
Camps near us:
- Letaba Rest Camp (51km)
- Mopani Rest Camp (76km)
- Olifants Rest Camp (82km)
- Masorini Archeological Site & picnic site (12km) -Sable dam hide (11km)
We recommended the following game drive routes:
- Mingerhout Dam Lookout (Letaba):Leaving Phalaborwa Gate, turn left onto the S131 and follow it passing Shivulani waterhole. Take the second left thereafter onto the S47 to the Mingerhout dam lookout point. Continue on the S47 with great views of the Letaba River, connecting you with Letaba Rest Camp.
- Shilawuri loop (Letaba):Leaving Phalaborwa Gate, continue along the H9, passing the Masorini Archeological Site and a picnic spot. Turn left at Shilawuri koppie onto the S96 to drive along the Shilawuri Loop which connects with the S131. Turn right to reach the H9 to Letaba Rest Camp.
- Ntomeni Pan (Mopani):Depart Phalaborwa gate on the H9 and turn left onto the H14. Keep an eye out for Ngobeni waterhole and enjoy the vistas from the low level bridge over the Letaba. Turn left onto the H1-6 which takes you past the Mooiplaas picnic site. Turn left onto the S142 and pass the Pioneer Dam and Pioneer Dam Hide. There are several waterholes along the road, the last of which is the Ntomeni Pan. Continue to the H1-6, where you will turn right back to Mopani Rest Camp.
- Longwe Lookout (Letaba):Leaving Phalaborwa Gate, follow the H9 to Letaba Rest Camp. At the 4-way stop before Letaba, turn left on the H1-6 and head north. After crossing the Letaba River high level bridge, take the first right onto the S62, which has several branches leading to smaller loops and lookout points, including the Matambeni Bird hide. The road leads all the way to the Longwe Lookout, overlooking Engelhard Dam and beyond. The same route can be taken back to the H1-6, then onto the H9 back to Phalaborwa Gate.
- Makhadzi picnic spot (en route to Giriyondo border post):Follow the H9 out of Phalaborwa Gate to Letaba Rest Camp. At the 4-way stop before Letaba, turn left on the H1-6. Crossing the Letaba River high level bridge, continue north and turn right onto the H15. Makhadzi picnic spot is 10km down this road. Return along the same route. Upon reaching the H1-6 turn left and continue south onto Letaba Rest Camp. Return to Phalaborwa via the S131.