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3 Day Classic Kruger National Park Safari

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3 day / 2 night Kruger National Park Safari staying at Skukuza Restcamp in the Kruger National Park.   A great saari for those short on time, with comfortable en suite accommodation and delightful 3 course dinners, plus ample game-viewing opportunities. Enjoy a sunset game drive with Kruger National Park Rangers to begin your African wildlife experience.  Then an early start on the morning game drive in the specially designed open vehicle with your experienced and qualified safari guide.  Return to camp for a scrummy breakfast and a chance to swim, take a nap or enjoy ythe facilties of the restcamp.  Then back to the game-viewing with an afternoon game drive around Kruger. The final day offers the option for a further game drive or a visit to some of the sights of the Mpumalanga panoramic route. This Kruger safari departs from Johannesburg, transfers are included.

Safari Highlights

  • Sunset Drive with Kruger National Park Rangers
  • Early Morning Game Drive in Kruger National Park
  • Afternoon Game Drive in Kruger National Park
  • Mpumulanga Panormaic Route option
  • Blyde River Canyon
  • En suite Chalet Accommodation in Kruger National Park

Safari At A Glance

Price
From 01/10/2014:           R7,400 per person
Email for child rates.
Departure Dates::Every Day from Johannesburg
Departure Time: 06:30 / 08:00 hotel
Return Time: approx 18:30
Accommodation: En Suite Chalets, Skukuza Restcamp, Kruger National Park More Information
Group Size: 1 Minimum 12 Maximum
Vehicles: Closed Air-conditioned vehicle on transfers / Open game vehicle on safari game drives.

3 day Classic Kruger National Park Safari Itinerary

Chalet accommodation in Skukuza Restcamp

Day 1: Gauteng – Kruger Park

Between 06h30 – 08h00 you will be collected from your Johannesburg accommodation, and will wind your way through the Highveld, down the escarpment and through the scenic Lowveld area. We stop for lunch en-route (own expense) and reaching Kruger National Park in the afternoon.

After settling in, you will head out on your first game drive; a sunset drive with a Kruger Park rangers. Sunset drives offer an opportunity to view diurnal and nocturnal wildlife which may not be sighted on day drives. This is not a private game drive and there may be other guests on this drive.

Dinner is a three course meal, served al fresco at our private camp within Skukuza.
(Dinner included)

Classic Kruger Safari Accommodation

Accommodation is in en-suite chalets with beds, linen, towels & soap. These chalets have a small fridge, air conditioning and mosquito proofing on the doors & windows.

The chalets are in Skukuza Restcamp, the largest of the Kruger National Parks camps. We have our own private camp with Skukuza accessible only to our clients. This is where we you will enjoy your chef prepared meals and can relax around the campfire in the evening.

All of our guests have acces to the full facilities of the Skukuza Restcamp including the swimming pools.

Giraffe sitting in Kruger National Park
African Fish Eagle in Kruger National Park

Day 2: Full day in the Park

It's an early start for the first game drive of the day, which will take approximately 3-4 hours. Your guide will use their intimate knowledge of the park, which contributes a great deal towards brilliant sightings!

On returning to Skukuza, breakfast/brunch will be ready at our camp. You then have time to enjoy a swim, or a snooze or any of the camps facilities. Skukuza is also a bird watcher’s paradise! Be sure to bring along your binoculars!

Then a second game drive with your guide. All our game drives are in specially adapted 4x4 open game drive vehicles to allow our guests the best possible vantage point.

In the evening we share safari stories at the camp fire under the stars after a scrumptious dinner served at our camp.
(Breakfast & Dinner included)

Guided open vehicle gae drives in the Kruger National Park

Day 3: Kruger – Gauteng

Today is your choice: one last game drive in an open vehicle OR the Mpumalanga panoramic route.

Option 1 is a final game drive in search of any animals which have eluded us so far. them breakfast back at camp before beginning the journey back to Johannesburg. The drive back takes at least 6 hours and guests are advised to sleep over in Johannesburg on this night.
(Breakfast included)

Option 2: (free of charge)
We offer an optional excursion to visit select attractions along the Panorama Route in all our Kruger Safaris. We stop in one of the small towns en-route for breakfast (included) and visit attractions such as the Blyde River Canyon, Three Rondavels, Lisbon Waterfalls and God’s Window. We return to Skukuza at around 11h00. This excursion is available free of charge, replaces one of the morning drives and will be co-ordinated by our staff while you are on safari with us. (Should all guests departing on the same day opt to join this excursion, we will start with a game drive of about 1½ hours in our closed transfer vehicle en-route to the gate, followed by visiting the Panorama Route and then returning to Johannesburg without coming back to Skukuza.)

(Breakfast included)

Kruger National Park

Kruger National Park is one of Africa's wildlife reserves. Parts of the park became protected areas in 1898, and it became South Africa's first National park in 1926. Now the park encompasses over 19,000 square kilometres with ecosystems ranging from woodland, to savanna to arid. Kruger has the widest diversity of any African game reserve and has 147 species of mammal, 114 reptiles, 33 amphibians, 50 fish and up 517 species of bird, 253 of which are resident to the park. The park also has archaeological sites ans areas of special scietifis importance within it's borders.

Included:

• Transport for the duration of your safari
• Pick up and drop off in Johannesburg/Pretoria
• Professional drivers/guides (FGASA registered – Field Guides Association of Southern Africa)
• Meals as specified per itinerary
• All day drives in the Kruger National Park in an open game drive vehicle
• SAN PARKS sunset drive (All Kruger Safari guests over 6 years of age)
• All entry fees and daily conservation levies
• Accommodation as per chosen option
• Spacious cottage tent equipped with beds, mattresses, sleeping bags & pillows for all Camping guests (Skukuza only)
• Bottled mineral water during the day in the Kruger National Park
• Wine with dinner in the Kruger National Park
• Select Panorama Route attractions, should you chose to join this excursion.

Excluded:

• Meals not specified in itinerary
• Guests are welcome to bring their own drinks to dinner, which can be purchased at the Park’s shop
• Towels & amenities for Camping guests
• Items of a personal nature
• Gratuities

Extra Information

•Children are Welcome
• Children under 6 are only permitted on closed vehicle drives
•Children under 12 are permitted on game walks, an alternative activity can be arranged.

Classic Kruger National Park Safari Camp Reviews

“Exceptional experience!”
14 August 2013
I highly recommend using Outlook as a great way of experiencing Kruger. You maximize your experience as you do not have to be concerned with details of eating and rooming let alone getting around the area to view animals. I stayed in a bungalow which was basic but very adequate. I found all Outlook staff to be excellent, excelling in everything including food and guides. The guides were extremely knowledgeable, eager to share information about the various animals we saw. Shared information added to the experience in a way I could have not appreciated if I were alone, trying to find my way around. The food was outstanding, my vegetarian diet not a problem for the chef. The drivers are prompt, efficient and patient. The passion the Outlook staff has for their work is very evident, making the overall experience exceptional. I wound not hesitate to use them again.
Orange County, USA

“Absolutely brilliant”
28 June 2013
We spent 3 nights in Skukuza Rest Camp in the Kruger National Park. Outlook arranged everything. It all worked like clockwork, from collecting us from our Jo'burg hotel to the amazing panoramic tour on the way back. Their chef prepared some excellent meals and we enjoyed the company of our fellow travellers. Our guide (Debbie) was exceptional. Not only was she very knowledgeable but she was very friendly and helpful too. We were glad that we didn't try to tour the park on our own. We would have missed so much.
Reading, UK

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