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5 Day Best of Kruger Safari

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5 Days / 4 Nights
Tour Starts at OR Tambo
Min Age : 8 Years
5 Day Best of Kruger Safari

Tour Description

What to expect

Experience 5 days of African bliss, touring through the Kruger National Park and meandering along the picturesque Panorama Route. This tour encompasses two full day safaris, one afternoons safari, one morning safari and one full tour of the Panorama Route. Spending a full day in the KNP can sound tiring, but the guides stop regularly at rest camps and lookout points. The extended time increases the chances of seeing more wildlife as we traverse different grasslands and ecological zones.

90% of our clients on 5-day safaris encounter all the Big 5.

Kurt Safari makes use of accommodation just outside the KNP in Hazyview, privately owned with quality service; breakfast & dinners included.

Best of Kruger: Shared safaris

Daily Departures Min 2 clients

5 Day Best of Kruger – Min age for Shared: 8 years –

R16 500 pp Sharing (Children under 12 = 50% less)

R18 100 pp Single

* Kids under 4 require a closed vehicle.

Departure & Return Location

Please note: We collect clients from the surrounding lodges (within a 5km radius) between 6 – 6:30 AM, then we collect clients from the OR Tambo International Airport shuttle/bus terminal (Johannesburg) between 6:45 – 7:30 AM. Please call our office the day before to confirm pickup time.  

NB: Clients staying in Sandton can take the Gautrain or Uber to the airport.

Price Includes

Qualified Safari Guides

One Late Afternoon / Sunset Safari

Two Full-day open vehicle

One morning safari in open vehicles

One Panorama tour

Four Conservation levies & entry fees

Mineral waters on all drives

Transfers to & from Johannesburg O.R. Tambo Airport

Four Breakfasts & Four Dinners – as per itinerary

Excluded from Price

Lunch and Drinks

Personal Items


Info on getting to the Kruger National Park

There are daily flights from Johannesburg to Skukuza (Kruger National Park), as well as KMIA (Nelspruit)
Private transfers from Skukuza or Nelspruit to Hazyview is R 1 548 PER VEHICLE, 1-7 clients, one way, as well as an additional R 93 per person for conservation fees to be paid at the airport.
Clients will need to book a private vehicle for the transfer to Hazyview; the rate of the tour reduces by R 800 per person if choosing to fly in and book a private transfer.

Private transfers Johannesburg to Kruger (Hazyview)

Please note that there are also private transfers available between Johannesburg and Kruger at R 4 900 per vehicle, one way, for up to 7 clients. The rate per person for the safari tour also reduces by R 800 per person when booking a private transfer.


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-minute drive to the nearest entry gate. All the accommodation venues are privately owned.

We cannot take children under 8 on shared safaris but please request a quote on private safaris.

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, as this vehicle is not private and cannot be delayed.

Day 1: Airport transfer and Kruger National Park Afternoon Safari

We fetch our clients from OR Tambo International Airport in Johannesburg or lodges nearby and travel towards our lodge in Hazyview. We arrive at our destination before 12:00PM, where clients will then check in, have lunch and embark on their first afternoon safari.

Returning back to the lodge before sunset, we enjoy a lovely dinner and head off for a good night’s rest.

NB: Please see a variety of lodging options and hotels near OR Tambo International Airport in Johannesburg; most lodges offer free transfers to the bus shuttle terminal.

Day 2: Safari in the Kruger National Park for a Full Day (Breakfast and Dinner Included)

We set off on our safari through Kruger National Park before sunrise in an open safari vehicle. Entering the park at one of the best areas for wildlife sightings, we spend the day with the ranger visiting different water holes, rivers and lookout points.

We stop at one of the many rest camps to enjoy a pre-packed breakfast and continue our journey through the park only returning back at the lodge by 16:00 PM.

Day 3: Full day Tour of the Panorama Route (Breakfast and Dinner Included)

After having our breakfast at the lodge, we depart on our journey through the picturesque Panorama Route. The home to many natural wonders including the world third largest canyon – Blyde River Canyon, the Three Rondawels, Bourke’s Luck Potholes and God’s Window. We stop off in Graskop to do some souvenir shopping and lunch before heading back to the lodge for a relaxing dinner.


Day 4: Full day open vehicle Safari in the Kruger National Park including Breakfast

Today we leave before sunrise, Hazyview is located near to 2 entry gates to Kruger; this allows you the chance to view other areas of the Kruger Park and the guide will concentrate on discovering different wildlife that might have not been seen on the previous safaris. We will visit several water holes, lookout points, rivers, and have our pre-packed breakfasts at a local rest stop. We will then visit bird hides and be on the lookout for the mighty Big 5 again. We arrive at the lodge (between 15:30PM & 16:00PM) for a swim and leisure time.


Day 5: Morning Safari and Transfer back to OR Tambo International Airport (Including Breakfast)

We leave early for our last safari with our breakfast packs in hand. We will meander through the bush of the park until 12:00 from where we will return back to the lodge. We will leave for the OR Tambo International Airport or surrounding lodges arriving before 17:00PM.

NB: Clients flying out of OR TAMBO on last day to please not book flights earlier than 19:00 PM for domestic flights and 20:00 PM for international flights as we cannot guarantee on-time arrival at OR Tambo International airport.



Flying into Johannesburg? Be sure to check out our helpful list of lodges and hotels available close to OR Tambo International Airport. Many of these lodges offer free bus shuttle services to and from the airport.

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