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Kruger Park Safari Tours Explore the breathtaking wildlife of Kruger National Park on a guided safari tour

About Kruger National Park

Covering a massive nearly 2 million hectares Kruger National Parkis home to an abundance of species including: lions, elephants, leopards, giraffes and so many more. Kruger National Park was established in 1898 to protect the wildlife of the South African Lowveld and today is a world leader in advanced environmental management techniques and policies. The park is home to a number of different species of animals including the African Wild Dog one of the worlds most endangered animals. As well as larger mammals the park is also home for many birds and insects making it a haven of animal diversity and conservation.

Taking a safari through Kruger National Park gives you the opportunity to see Africa’s big five: lions, leopards, elephants, black and white rhino and buffalo. As well as the big five there is the opportunity to see many other animals from crocodiles to zebra. Don’t forget your cameras and binoculars as you drive through Kruger Park on our 4x4 safari excursion.

Safari and tours to Kruger Park

We offer a large range of safari tours many of which go to Kruger National Park. From short four-day excursions to Kruger Park to huge 46 day travels that combine multiple national parks, trekking adventures and multiple countries, and everything in between. There is something for everyone no matter your budget, holiday time and what it is you want to see.

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What to expect at Kruger National Park

As one of south Africa’s largest safari parks you can expect to see a great deal of wildlife. As you are driven around by knowledgeable guides in a 4x4 expect to see hundreds of different species of animals from the well-known elephants and lions to animals you may never have even heard of like nyala and tsessebe. There is also a number of interesting vegetation to see including protected species of trees such as the African baobab and the Khat. There is so much to see in Kruger that you cant see anywhere else making a safari to Kruger a once in a lifetime experience that should be on everyone’s bucket list.

Top animals to see at Kruger Park

A lion and her cub
A lion and her cub

Lions

Seeing lions in Kruger National Park is an awe-inspiring experience, view the king of the jungle in their natural habitat of the African wilderness. As one of the park's most iconic inhabitants, these majestic predators can often be spotted lounging in the sun, stalking prey, or nurturing their cubs. The thrill of encountering a lion pride set against the backdrop of Kruger's vast savannahs and bushveld, creates unforgettable memories for visitors and highlights the importance of conservation efforts in preserving these magnificent creatures for future generations.

An elephant sticking out of the top of trees
Elephant

Elephants

As one of Africa's largest game reserves, Kruger offers visitors the chance to observe the magnificent elephants in their natural habitat. Elephants roam freely, often in large herds, allowing for breathtaking encounters as they interact, graze, and bathe in waterholes. The sight of these gentle giants, with their impressive tusks and distinctive trumpeting calls, creates unforgettable memories for all safari visitors. Seeing them in the vast planes of Kruger Park, living together in their herds is a truly breathtaking experience.

A close up shot of a zebra
Zebra

Zebras

Zebras are another beautiful creature that call Kruger Park home. The iconic animals roam freely across the vast savannahs, their striking black and white stripes create a captivating contrast against the golden grasses and the deep green of the bushveld. Observing a zebra herd grazing, interacting, and moving in unison is a testament to the beauty of the natural world. In the serene backdrop of Kruger Park, the zebras' presence adds to the rich tapestry of wildlife, offering a glimpse into the wonders of one of Africa's most renowned national parks.

When is the best time to visit Kruger National Park?

The best time to visit Kruger Park is during the dry season, from May to September. During this period, the weather is cooler, and animals are easier to spot as they congregate around water sources and the vegetation is less dense. June to August is particularly favorable for wildlife viewing, as the days are sunny and mild, providing excellent conditions for game drives and walking safaris.

Conclusion

Visiting Kruger Park on a safari tour is an adventure that offers a unique blend of natural beauty, diverse wildlife, and rich cultural heritage. This iconic park provides the opportunity to witness the Big Five—lion, leopard, rhinoceros, elephant, and buffalo—in their natural habitat, alongside a myriad of other species. The breathtaking landscapes, ranging from savannahs to dense forests, create an ever-changing backdrop for unforgettable experiences. Expert guides enhance the journey with their deep knowledge and passion for conservation. A safari in Kruger Park is not just a trip; it's a transformative encounter with nature that leaves lasting memories and a profound appreciation for the wild.

Frequently asked questions

Is it safe to go on a safari in Kruger National Park?

Yes, safaris in Kruger National Park are generally safe, we conduct our safari tours with professional guides and within designated areas. It’s important to always follow the instructions of your guide and never leave the vehicle unless instructed.

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