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3 Day Best of Kruger Private Safari

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3 Days / 2 Nights
OR Tambo
Kruger National Park
Min Age : 4 Years
Tour Description

3 Day Best of Kruger Private Safari

Rates Valid from 1 April 2023 – 31st December 2023:
R15 355 PP Sharing / R 16 295 Single

This safari Departs with a min of 4 clients
Children 11 years and below sharing with Parents less 25%
Daily Departures – Min age 3 years

What to expect

Day 1: Johannesburg – Kruger Park, Private Transfer from Johannesburg, check in and Light lunch at Umbhaba Eco Lodge, at around 16:00 pm we depart on a Private late afternoon Sunset – Night safari, Returning for dinner at lodge, Lunch and Dinner Included.

Day 2: Private Full day safari In the Kruger National Park, Your safari starts before sunrise, with breakfast and lunch in the park at rest camps, returning to the lodge late in the afternoon, swim and relax followed by dinner at Umbhaba Eco Lodge, Breakfast pack and Dinner included.

Day 3: Private Morning safari in the Kruger National Park, and Private Transfer to Johannesburg again we depart before sunrise and we spend 6 hours on safari, we return to the lodge followed by the Private transfer to Johannesburg, Breakfast Included.

*The Kruger National Park covers over 2 000 000 Hectares, and Kurt Safari was one of the first operators to introduce full-day safaris. This gives clients a chance to see a larger part of the Kruger, compared to short 3-hour safaris which must remain close to the camps, resulting in driving the same areas on every safari. The extended time increases the chances of seeing more wildlife as we traverse different grasslands and ecological zones.

*80% of our clients on 3-day safaris encounter all the Big 5.

*Kurt Safari makes use of Umbhaba Eco Lodge and Hazyview Sun in Hazyview, for our Kruger accommodation, both privately owned quality lodge, with quality accommodation and fantastic meals, rooms are all air-conditioned and have Wi-Fi. Just 10 km from Phabeni gate, Kruger’s premier wildlife area.

Departure & Return Location

Private Tours Depart Daily
06:30 AM – 06:45 AM – Clients will be collected from lodges within a 5 km radius of the OR Tambo International Airport.
06:45 AM – 07:00 AM – Clients will be collected from the Shuttle and Bus Terminal at the OR Tambo International Airport, please see the Map below, we depart at 7:15 AM.

Transport to the Airport is available via the modern Gautrain or Uber.

Clients can fly directly into Skukuza Kruger National Park, or Kruger Mpumalanga International Airports and be collected by your Kurt safari Guide at no additional cost.


Flight depart daily from Johannesburg – O R TAMBO International at 11: 00 AM landing before 12: 00 Pm at Nelspruit – KMIA- (MQP)

Flights depart daily from Nelspruit – KMIA- (MQP) at 13: 00 pm Landing in Johannesburg – O R Tambo international Airport around14: 00 Pm.

Flight depart daily from Cape town at 10.30 AM landing before 13: 00 Pm at Nelspruit – KMIA- (MQP)

Flights depart daily from Nelspruit – KMIA- (MQP) at 13: 30 pm Landing in Cape town at 16: 00 Pm O R Tambo international Airport.


Price Includes

Licensed and Professional Safari Guides
1 Sunset Safari – Night safari
1 Full-day open vehicle safaris in the Kruger National Park
1 Half-day morning safari in open vehicles
Transfers to & from Johannesburg O.R. Tambo Airport
2 Nights’ Accommodation in Hazyview
2 Breakfasts
2 Dinners – as per itinerary
3 Days’ Conservation levies & entry fees
1 Lunch
Mineral waters on all drives

Excluded from Price

Items of personal nature
Meals and Beverages not specified in Itinerary

What To Bring

Sun Cream
Personal belongings
Comfortable shoes
Warm & Rainproof Jackets

Important Note

We prefer the lodges and hotels outside of the Kruger Park as there is a bigger variety of accommodation and it’s only a 10-15 minute drive to the nearest entry gate. All the accommodation venues are privately owned.
Clients flying out of OR TAMBO on last day to please not book flights earlier than 20:00 pm for domestic flights and 21:00 pm for international flights as one cannot always guarantee on-time arrival at OR Tambo International airport.
Clients should arrive the day before their tour starts to avoid missing the shuttle to KNP

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Day 1: Transfer from Johannesburg & Private Sunset / Night safari

(Lunch & Dinner)

Guests will be collected from various lodges and hotels within a 5 km radius of the OR Tambo International Airport at 7 am, if flying in to Johannesburg this please do not land after 9 am, as Night safaris depart at 4.30 Pm latest.

Clients can fly directly into Skukuza Kruger National park, or Kruger Mpumalanga International Airports and be collected by your Kurt safari Guide at no additional cost.

Please confirm with online@kurtsafari.com your pickup details the day before the tour.
We will travel directly to our lodge in Hazyview and arrive between 11:30 am – 12:00 pm. Guests will have time to relax, unpack and enjoy a light lunch, there after enjoy a swim or walk around the beautiful Lodge and walking trail. We depart at around 15.45 Pm for a Sunset / Night safari in the Kruger National Park before returning to the lodge at approx. 20.00 pm for a lovely dinner, and a good night’s rest.

Day 2: Private Full Day open vehicle safari in the Kruger National Park

(Breakfast & Dinner)

All safaris start before sunrise, Mpumalanga means the place of the rising sun and is the first province in South Africa to see the sun rise. This is the best part of the day, not knowing what to expect, after a short drive to the park, we enter the park gates and your guide will have an idea of the best areas to find the wildlife including the Big 5 and plains game, this is the finest time of the day to see predators.

The Lodge will arrange breakfast packs and your guide will stop after about 3 hours for a breakfast and bathroom break and chance to get a coffee. We then continue with your safari, Kruger offers a variety of eco zones and each one has a different range of wildlife, we visit rivers and watering holes as well as plains and Bushveld regions.

We then stop for lunch at a rest camp, where this meal will be for your own account, time to do some curio shopping or enjoy a cold beer! The guide will then continue with the safari heading towards the lodge, we arrive around 15.30 – 16.00 pm, time to relax, swim and have a great dinner.

DAY 3: Private Morning safari and Private Transfer back to Johannesburg


The last safari and again we depart the lodge before sunrise, we will have another packed breakfast at one of the rest camps or picnic sites. The guide will focus on animals we couldn’t find on the first 2 safaris and hoping for lion and leopard as they are most active in the early mornings, The Kruger National Park has 148 mammal species and over 500 bird species. So, lots to see and photograph.

After a short breakfast and coffee stop, we will continue with the safari returning to the lodge at around 11 am.

Here you say goodbye to your guide and freshen up before the journey back to Johannesburg. Clients are collected by the shuttle at around 11.30 am, and we return to Johannesburg OR Tambo shuttle terminal and lodges within a 5 km Radius, arriving between 17.00 – 18.00 pm.

NB: CLIENTS FLYING OUT OF OR Tambo on the last day should please not book they flight any earlier then 19.00 pm for Domestic and 20.00 pm for International flights.




Kurt safari makes use or 2 lodges in the Hazyview area, Umbhaba Eco lodge and if fully Booked we use Hazyview Sun, both lodges are quality 4-star lodges and within 15 min of either Numbi and Phabeni gates. Kurt safari only ensures quality accommodation for our clients for all tours and Safaris. All rooms are fully serviced, with en-suite, safe and comfortable 4 star accommodation.

Recommended Accommodation


Swimming Pool
In House Bar
Air Contitioned Rooms
Free Wifi
Private Balconies
Kruger Park Safaris
Wall Safe


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