Wild Planet Safari

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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

Johannesburg to Kruger National Park

Johannesburg to Kruger National Park

Today your Safari Adventure begins! Kruger is a wildlife heaven with more than 140 different mammals, over 500 birds species and more than 120 different reptiles. Your transfer will pick you up from the airport and bring you to Kruger, where we are ready and waiting to start your safari and share our passion.

Arriving at the gates of Kruger, we will continue to our camp, Berg en Dal. When we arrive you will have a chance to enjoy an own expense lunch at the camp restaurant while we check in and off load the luggage. We will be staying here for the first 2 nights of the safari.

Berg en Dal is in a mountainous area of Kruger National Park. This provides a beautiful scenic backdrop to all photos. It also has the highest concentration of rhinos in the park.
TIn the afternoon, we will take you out on your first safari drive in search for some amazing animals.

We will then return to camp at sunset. Start preparing dinner and enjoy the sounds of the African bush by the warm fire.

Main Destination:
Kruger National Park
Best Time to Visit May to September (Dry season)
High Season December to January and July to August
Best Weather Apr-May and Sep-Oct (Mild and little rain)

Wildlife in Kruger NP

ElephantCommon
GiraffeCommon
BuffaloCommon
ZebraAbundant
HippoCommon
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HyenaCommon
White RhinoOccasional
LionOccasional
Black RhinoVery Rare
Wild DogVery Rare
Accommodation:
Berg-en-dal Rest Camp
  • Budget chalet located inside Kruger NP
Meals & Drinks:
  • Dinner (Breakfast & lunch not included)
  • Drinks not included

Day 2

Berg en Dal (Kruger National Park)

Berg en Dal (Kruger National Park)

Today we will meet for some coffee and then go out for a sunrise safari drive. We will follow the winding rivers as they head east and we will search the lower branches of the trees for any resting or feeding leopards. We also hope to see some elephant and white rhino and if we are very lucky we could spot a rare black rhino in this area. We will stop at a picnic site to enjoy breakfast in the bush and return to camp in the late morning.
We will have lunch back at camp and allow for sufficient time to enjoy the camp facilities before we go out for a late afternoon drive. The camp facilities include a swimming pool, small souvenir shop, a waterhole and a self-guided walking trail.
On this afternoon, we expect the African wilderness to reveal itself in true majestic style as this part of Kruger is teeming with life! Upon our return to camp, we will light the fire and enjoy the surroundings we are in. Dinner tonight will be cooked over the fire while we listen to the sounds of nature.

Main Destination:
Kruger National Park
Accommodation:
Berg-en-dal Rest Camp
  • Budget chalet located inside Kruger NP
Meals & Drinks:
  • All meals included
  • Drinks not included

Day 3

Berg en Dal to Skukuza

Berg en Dal to Skukuza

Early this morning we will take you out on a sunrise safari in this of Kruger. We will return to camp for breakfast, load the vehicle, depart camp and continue north through savannah grassland where we will surely find many White Rhino. It is about a 3 hour drive to Skukuza. The camp has been built along the banks of the famous Sabie River and has many beautiful riverine forest trees throughout the camp.
When we arrive we will check in and serve lunch. You can then have time to relax and make use of the camp facilities. There is a swimming pool, a big shop with different souvenirs and curios, a museum, Wi-Fi hotspot and a walkway on the safe side of the fence along the Sabie River with benches to sit and enjoy the views from.
This afternoon we will venture out in the area and see what we can find. The area is very good for lion spotting as there are lion territories set up in many places around Skukuza.
Tonight we will serve dinner under the stars in our make shift bush restaurant.

Main Destination:
Kruger National Park
Accommodation:
Skukuza Rest Camp
  • Mid-range bungalow located inside Kruger NP
Meals & Drinks:
  • All meals included
  • Drinks not included

Day 4

Skukuza to Satara

Skukuza to Satara

This morning we will head out on another exciting sunrise safari. We will follow the Sabie River and try to find a leopard. This area along the Sabie River is known to have the highest density of leopards in Kruger. The river has many hippos, crocodiles and it attracts various other animals to its alluring water. We will return to camp for a hearty breakfast and then continue north towards our next camp, Satara.
On route to Satara, we will stop for drinks at a beautiful picnic site. We will arrive at Satara in the middle of the day just in time for lunch. You will then have some time to relax, check out some of the camp facilities, before we depart on an afternoon drive.
This evening, you will enjoy an own expense dinner at the camps restaurant before departing on a Kruger night drive. A night drive will provide you with a chance to see some of the big cats on the hunt. You could also see some of the smaller nocturnal animals like civet, genet, owls, porcupines and honey badgers.

Main Destination:
Kruger National Park
Accommodation:
Satara Rest Camp
  • Mid-range bungalow located inside Central Kruger
Meals & Drinks:
  • Breakfast & lunch (Dinner not included)
  • Drinks not included

Day 5

Satara

Satara

Today you will have the opportunity to enjoy a guided bush walk in the wild and untamed Kruger National Park. You will be taken out with a trained Kruger ranger where he/she will teach you more about the bush and tracking different animals. It is a chance to see and experience things that you cannot see easily from a vehicle.

Once we are back at the camp, we will serve breakfast and then you'll have some time to relax and enjoy the camp facilities during the hot period of the day. You can go for a walk along the fence and spot some animals or you can go for a refreshing swim to cool down.

After lunch, we will go out on an afternoon safari. By now we should have found most of the animals you were hoping to see and maybe some that you were not expecting. We will return to camp at sunset and enjoy our last dinner around the fire in the park.

Main Destination:
Kruger National Park
Accommodation:
Satara Rest Camp
  • Mid-range bungalow located inside Central Kruger
Meals & Drinks:
  • All meals included
  • Drinks not included

Day 6

Kruger National Park to Johannesburg

Kruger National Park to Johannesburg

Today you need to have bags packed and ready to go when the gates open. We will do game drive and have breakfast at a picnic spot before exiting Kruger. Your transfer leaves from Hoedspruit at 10:45 am and you will be back in Johannesburg in the late afternoon around 5:00 - 6:00 pm.

Please note that you should not book your domestic flights before 7:00 pm on this day and your international flights should please not be before 8:00 pm.

We do offer "add-ons" to this tour so please feel free to enquire at any time. We are sure that we will be able to assist you in making your experience as unforgettable as the African sunset itself.

Main Destination:
Johannesburg (City)
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)

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  • You'll be dropped off at the airport.

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