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5 Day Best of Kruger Safari

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5 Days / 4 Nights
OR Tambo
Kruger National Park
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 6:00 – 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.


Day 1: Airport transfer and Kruger National Park Afternoon Safari

Guests will be fetched from the bus terminal at OR Tambo and the surrounding guest lodges at 6:00 – 6:30. Guests will be taken to their overnight accommodation in Mpumalanga, just outside the town of Hazyview. Guests will arrive at 11:30 – 12:00pm. Guests will have enough time to relax, unpack and enjoy a light lunch before departing on the first safari of the tour, a wonderful afternoon safari. The guide will focus on plain animals like Zebras, Giraffes and antelope. The guide will then return the guests to the lodge so they can enjoy a delicious dinner.

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

The second day of the tour will start before sunrise. Guides will take guests on an adventure through the park in search of the Big 5, visiting watering holes, rivers and lookout points along the way. Guests will have their pre packed breakfast at a local picnic area before venturing on. Lunch will be had at a rest stop and will be on own account. The guide will take guests to various areas in the park before returning to the lodge at 16:30pm. Guests will then enjoy a delicious dinner before retiring for the afternoon.

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

Day 3 will start later than usual as guests will have a hearty breakfst in the morning before departing on a Panoramic Tour. The guide will take guests through the Panorama route, visiting iconic spots like the Lisbon Falls, Bourke’s Luck Potholes, God’s Window and the Blyde River Canyon. Guests will also visit Graskop to do some souvenir shopping, sight seeing and also to have lunch. Guests will return to the lodge between 16:00 and 17:00pm to relax, swim and exchange pictures and stories.


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

Day 4 will start off once again before sunrise, where the guide will enter the Kruger National park for another great day of safari. The guide will focus on finding animals you couldn’t encounter the previous days. The guide will travel to different areas than previous to provide some variety and increase the chance of finding new animals. Pre packed breakfasts will be had at a local picnic spot while lunch will be had at a rest camp at your own account. The guide will continue on to watering holes, rivers and lookout points among other places during the safari. Guests will return to the lodge at around 16:30 to enjoy a delicious dinner and relax after a long day.


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

The final day of the tour will be a morning safari and will start before sunrise. The guide will once again try to find animals that have been rather elusive the past days. Guests will enjoy watering holes, rivers and lookout points in the beauty of the morning sun. After enjoying the pre packed breakfast, guests will be taken back to the lodge at around 11:30am so they can collect their luggage. Air conditioned buses will transport the guests back to OR Tambo and the surrounding guet lodges to end off a great safari tour. Guests will arrive at Or Tambo at around 17:30 – 18:00pm.
NB: Clients flying out Of OR Tambo on the last day should please not book their flights any earlier than 19:00 pm (domestic) and 20:00 pm (international).



When you plan on a multi day Kruger Park Safari, Umbhaba Eco Lodge can be great accommodation option to consider. Umbhaba is conveniently located close to Hazyview and two of the Park entrances. The lodge has a beautiful view of the sabie valley and is between multiple dams and water features. A great and relaxing place to end the day .

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Swimming Pool
In House Bar
Air Contitioned Rooms
Free Wifi
Private Balconies
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