The Kruger National Park is located in the low veld in the North Eastern region of South Africa and spans across two provinces – the Mpumalanga and Limpopo Provinces.
It is not only the largest national game reserve in South Africa, it is also the most prestigious and impressive. This world-renowned park occupies and area of around 2 million hectares (20 000 square kilometres) and is home to a large variety of fauna and flora. The Kruger Park boasts the richest assortment of life forms in Southern Africa and as such offers one of the best Safari and game viewing experiences possible.
The park is about 360 kilometres long (from North to South) and about 65 kilometres wide (from East to West) and about the same size as Wales. The Kruger was formerly proclaimed a national park in 1926 and today it forms part of the Great Limpopo Frontier Park.
This massive peace park links the Kruger with the the Gonarezhou National Park in Zimbabwe and with the Limpopo National Park in Mozambique. Zimbabwe lies to the North and Mozambique to the East of the Kruger Park. The Kruger Park is famous for its abundant wildlife and it is also a world leader in advanced environmental management techniques.
Several rivers flow through the Kruger in an easterly direction, including the Sabie, Olifants, Crocodile, Letaba, Luvuvhu and Limpopo Rivers. It is about 4.5 hours drive from Johannesburg to the southern part of the Kruger.
The Kruger Park is home to more species of mammals than any other reserve in Africa. Here you will find the BIG FIVE (Elephant, Lion, Leopard, Rhino, Buffalo) as well as zebra, giraffe, cheetah, hippo and countless antelope. Apart from mammals, the wide ranges of life forms found here include species of trees, plants, birds, fish, amphibians, reptiles and insects.
Apart from traditional safari attractions there are also many other optional activities that you can partake in and enjoy. These include activities such as hot air balloon flights, horse riding and animal rehabilitation centers. However not everything is wild and you can spoil yourself with celebrity styles spa treatments, massages, facials or you can visit shops, restaurants and more.
You can select accommodation according to your budget, needs and preferences. We offer private lodge accommodation, treehouse accommodation or tented accommodation for the ultimate camping experience.