Ranger Buck Safaris

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$6,715 pp (USD)
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Arrival (See Getting There for more details)

Arrival (See Getting There for more details)

  • You'll be collected from the airport.
  • Accommodation before the tour starts can be arranged for an extra cost.

Day 1

Arrive Johannesburg, Community Visit

Arrive Johannesburg, Community Visit

Arrive at OR Tambo (JNB) International Airport where you will be met by a Ranger Buck Safaris representative who will assist you to your vehicle where you will meet your guide for a visit to Ekukhanyeni Relief Project.

Ekukhanyeni Relief Project is a non-governmental, not-for-profit organization that focuses on community upliftment in poverty-stricken informal settlements close to Johannesburg, South Africa.
Ekukhanyeni has reached over 12 000 children, between 0 and 6 years old, through their early childhood development programs, 70 upskilled ECD practitioners, 20 ECD Centres by 2021.

Have a guided tour with the head of Early Childhood Development including the following activities:
• School visit
• Interact with scholars
• Sit in on a lesson
• Visit an agricultural project

Continue to the hotel and check-in.

Main Destination:
Johannesburg (City)
Accommodation:
The Peech Boutique Hotel
  • Luxury hotel located in Johannesburg (City)
Meals & Drinks:
  • Breakfast (Lunch & dinner not included)
  • Drinks not included

Day 2

Johannesburg to Greater Kruger

Johannesburg to Greater Kruger

Enjoy breakfast at the hotel and check out.

You will be met by your driver for a private transfer to OR Tambo (JNB) International Airport for your flight to Hoedspruit.

On arrival, you will be met by your game ranger for your transfer to Kapama Southern Camp.

Arrive at the lodge, where you will be met by your guide who will introduce you to the wonderful staff that will be looking after you for the next 5 days.

You might want to freshen up before lunch after which you will have time to relax.

You will be met by your ranger for afternoon tea before setting off on a game drive to find some of Africa's wildlife.
The beauty of the African bush lies in its unpredictability.

Sundowners and snacks will be scheduled at a place in the bush where the magnificent African sunset can be enjoyed.
A short night drive with spotlights turned on in the search for some of Africa's nocturnal animals will follow the sundowner stop.

Return to the lodge an enjoy dinner.

Main Destination:
Kapama Private Game Reserve (Greater Kruger)
Best Time To Visit May to September (Dry season)
High Season October to March (Few crowds)
Best Weather Apr-May and Sep-Oct (Mild and little rain)

Wildlife in Kapama GR

ElephantCommon
GiraffeCommon
LionCommon
ZebraCommon
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BuffaloCommon
HyenaCommon
HippoOccasional
Wild DogOccasional
Accommodation:
Kapama Southern Camp
  • Luxury lodge located inside Kapama GR (Greater Kruger)
Meals & Drinks:
  • All meals included
  • All drinks (Premium wines & liquors might be excluded)

Day 3

Rhino Conservation Experience

Rhino Conservation Experience

We will meet before sunrise for coffee and snacks before boarding your private vehicle to head out to find the rhinos. A full safety briefing and a brief explanation of rhino poaching and efforts to stop it will take place before departure.

On arrival at the site, you will witness the darting of a rhino by a highly trained team consisting of a wildlife veterinarian and our professional crew.

You will get up close to one of Africa’s most iconic animals and assist in the following activities:
• Assisting to manoeuvre the animal into a safe position.
• Monitoring vital signs of the animal.
• Drilling and inserting horn microchips or total de-horning, if required.
• Applying medication and ointments.
• Cutting of ear notches for identification purposes.
• Recording important measurements including horn length, shoulder height and body length.

Once all the data has been recorded the rhino will then be re-mobilized.

Return to the lodge.

You'll have an afternoon game drive and dinner.

Main Destination:
Kapama Private Game Reserve (Greater Kruger)
Accommodation:
Kapama Southern Camp
  • Luxury lodge located inside Kapama GR (Greater Kruger)
Meals & Drinks:
  • All meals included
  • All drinks (Premium wines & liquors might be excluded)

Day 4

Lion Conservation Experience

Lion Conservation Experience

Enjoy a morning game drive.

Board your private vehicle to head out to find the lions. A full safety briefing and a brief explanation of lion conservation efforts will take place before departure.

On arrival at the site, you will witness the darting of a lion by a highly trained team consisting of a wildlife veterinarian and our professional crew.

You will assist in the following activities:
• Assisting to maneuver the animal into a safe position.
• Monitoring vital signs of the animal.
• Collaring the lion for identification purposes.
• Applying medication and ointments.
• Recording important measurements including length of canines, paws, body length and body weight.

Once all the data has been recorded, the lion will then be re-mobilized.

When the lion is safely back in the wild, all guests will have a full de-brief of the operation and reflection of the encounter.

Transfer back to Kapama Southern Camp.

You'll then have afternoon game drives and dinner.

Main Destination:
Kapama Private Game Reserve (Greater Kruger)
Accommodation:
Kapama Southern Camp
  • Luxury lodge located inside Kapama GR (Greater Kruger)
Meals & Drinks:
  • All meals included
  • All drinks (Premium wines & liquors might be excluded)

Day 5

Kapama Game Reserve

Kapama Game Reserve

You'll wake up early for your morning game drive and then return to the lodge to enjoy breakfast.

Spend the day at leisure at the lodge where you can enjoy one of their swimming pools or a spa treatment (at an additional cost).

Lunch is served at the lodge.

Enjoy your afternoon game drive.

Dinner is later served at the lodge.

Main Destination:
Kapama Private Game Reserve (Greater Kruger)
Accommodation:
Kapama Southern Camp
  • Luxury lodge located inside Kapama GR (Greater Kruger)
Meals & Drinks:
  • All meals included
  • All drinks (Premium wines & liquors might be excluded)

Day 6

Departure

Departure

Have an early start for your last morning game drive.

You'll then return mid-morning for a hearty breakfast. Thereafter, you will have time to pack and check out.

You will be met by your ranger for a short transfer to Hoedspruit Airport for your flight to Johannesburg.

Arrive at OR Tambo (JNB) International Airport and check in for your onward flight home.

Main Destination:
Johannesburg Airport (Johannesburg)
Accommodation:
No accommodation (End of tour)
Meals & Drinks:
  • Breakfast (Lunch & dinner not included)
  • Drinks not included

End of tour (See Getting There for more details)

End of tour (See Getting There for more details)

  • Additional accommodation can be arranged for an extra cost.
  • You'll be dropped off at the airport.

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  • This tour is offered by Ranger Buck Safaris, not SafariBookings.
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