NB: SUBJECT TO AVAILABILITY
Early morning pick up from:
Hazyview/ White river / Skukuza/ Phabeni gate / Numbi Gate / Phabeni gate / Kruger gate / Orpen Gate / Crocodile Bridge Gate/ Phalaborwa Gate / Malelane Gate
Price: R3400 (2-4 clients) & R4600 (5-10 clients) – EXCL Conservation Fees
This offer is ideal for Family Groups that have children younger than 8 years of age, a group of Photographers or special interest groups, like Bird Watchers etc.
Our 4×4 open vehicles are specially equipped for game drives with canvas roofs to protect you from the beating sun, but we still advise that you wear a hat and sunscreen in summer times, warm jackets in the Winter time, as well as comfy shoes. We always have mineral waters on our vehicles to quench your thirst. Each vehicle can seat up to 10 people comfortably, but you can also hire an entire vehicle for only a few people on a Private Safari.
These safaris typically start at 5:30 in the morning and end around 16:00, but this is entirely up to the client. Private Vehicle Safaris can be arranged according to the client’s exact requirements. We can arrange for clients to be picked up from various hotels or lodges and, if desired, we will arrange accommodation in the Kruger National Park for the guests and drop them off at their place of accommodation after the safari has concluded.
It is recommended that the safari starts as early as possible, as this is a great time of day for game viewing. Many of the wild animals have just started their search for food and water for the day. In general, animals are more active in the cool early mornings and prefer to wait out the midday heat under shady trees or in their burrows. If you want to go, In the case of specialized groups, you can tell your guide what it is that you hope to find or see, and your guide will know where the best spots for your request would be.
Breakfast and lunch packs can be arranged by your hotel or lodge and your guide will stop at a picnic spot of your choice or at any of the nearby campsites for breakfast and lunch. Alternatively, you can request to visit a restaurant of your choice at one of the rest camps.
October to March: 5.30 am – 15.30 pm
April to September: 6.00 am – 16.00 pm
International citizens: R372 pp children under 12 less 50%- R186 pp (Proof of identity necessary)
South African citizens: R93 pp children under 12 less 50%- R47 pp (Proof of identity necessary)
NB: SUBJECT TO AVAILABILITY
Pick up times in Hazyview:
05:30 to 15:30 from October to March
06:00 to 16:00 from April to September
We collect our guests very early from their lodges, various gates, Our custom-built open safari vehicles ensure all guests great comfort and the optimal viewing of animals, especially the Big 5!
We enter the Kruger National Park once the gates are open then go on to explore the Park on the lookout for lions, majestic herds of elephants, a solitary leopard lying in a shady tree, the amazing rhino, and herds of buffalo, as well as a multitude of other wild animals and birds, like hornbills, eagles, hippo, zebra, giraffe, not forgetting the abundance of buck, like impala & kudu. Our guides are all qualified and have years’ worth of experience in the park. They love nothing more than to share their knowledge with our guests and to make sure that you have the best safari experience possible. Please bring with sun cream, a hat, sunglasses, comfortable shoes, warm clothing in the winter months and a rain jacket in the summer months. Mineral waters are included on all safaris.
Guides will stop at local rest camps and picnic spots for breakfast and lunches, most lodges offer breakfast packs with there accommodation stay one can purchase a coffee or tea at breakfast, for lunch stops one can choose from a variety of dishes of the menu that caters for almost all clients, there is a curio shop for some quick shopping before you continue with your safari, your guide will choose the best areas depending on the time of the year for the rest of the safari.
Guides are limited to 10 hours a day including the breakfast and lunch stop but there is ample time to explore vast areas of the park.
After the safari, your guide will return you to your lodge after a great safari in one of Africa’s best nature reserves.