3 Day - 2 Night Kruger Tented Safari

“Remember the quality of your Safari has EVERYTHING to do with the quality of the guide who leads your experience…”

Kruger Park Guided Tented Safari

3 Day / 2 Night Kruger Tented Safari Tour

Price on request*
*(Min 6pax, T's and C's apply)


  • 3x Escorted Game drives in the company of a qualified experienced Guide
  • Open Vehicle Safaris in the Kruger National Park
  • 2 Nights Tented Accommodation INCLUDED (All bedding and towels supplied)
  • 2 Nights Kruger Daily Conservation levies and entrance fees INCLUDED
  • 2x Brunches and 2x Dinners INCLUDED (lunches and drinks for own account)
  • Complimentary mineral water available on board whilst on Safari

Kruger Tented Safari Tour Overview:

The world-renowned Kruger National Park offers a wildlife experience second to none. At nearly 2 million hectares, it is the largest game reserve in South Africa, stretching 350km along the Mozambican border and is, on average, 60km wide. It is unrivalled in its diversity of species and is a recognized leader in environmental management techniques and policies.  Kruger is one of the premier game-watching destinations in the world. Approximately 145 mammal species occur in the park. It is possible to see all the classical African big game, including elephant, black and white rhino, hippopotamus, giraffe, zebra, buffalo, warthog and many antelope species. Large carnivores include lion, leopard, cheetah, wild dog and spotted hyena.

What to expect on your Kruger Tented Safari Tour:

Embark on an authentic Tented Safari in the Kruger National Park. Enjoy daily game drives in an Open Safari Vehicle, delicious meals, bushveld picnics and comfortable tented accommodation.  From game viewing to stargazing, this “Journey through Kruger” captures the unique highlights of life in the Kruger.

Our Kruger Park Safaris take place in specially modified open vehicles which provide you with excellent game viewing opportunities and the finest, unimpeded vantage points for photography and bird watching. Our qualified, experienced guides enhance the experience with their deep understanding of the bush as well as the movement and identification of animals and birds.

Day 1

Transfer from KMIA (Kruger Mpumalanga International Airport Nelspruit) to Kruger.  (Dinner included)

Arrive at Kruger Mpumalanga International Airport OR in Nelspruit (Mbombela) town by shuttle bus by 13h00.  Your Open Safari Vehicle will be waiting to take you on your "Journey through Kruger".  As soon as you enter the Kruger National Park your afternoon Safari begins with a search for the elusive "Big 5".  Stop for lunch (for own account) at one of the numerous Rest Camps/Picnic Spots situated inside the Kruger National Park with fully stocked shops, cafeterias and restaurants to cater for all diets. 

After lunch we'll set off again in the custom built Open Safari Vehicles which feature tiered seating for optimal game viewing and photo opportunities.  Check into your tented camp to freshen up before joining your guide for dinner followed by star-gazing (weather permitting).  On a clear night there is a galaxy of stars waiting to amaze you.  Snuggle up in your cozy bed and fall asleep listening to the syphony of animals as they communicate during the night...this is the way to feel at one with nature! 

Day 2

Full-day Open Vehicle Safari in the Kruger National Park.  (Brunch & Dinner included)

You will be up early this morning. Depending on the time of the year it can be as early as 04h30. The earlier you get going, the better your chances of seeing animals, especially the big cats. However, remember that this is a huge wilderness area and it takes time to find animals.

At about 10h30 you’ll stop for brunch at one of the Rest Camps in the Kruger Park or at a remote picnic spot. It’s difficult to spot animals around midday as this is when they take a siesta, so it is the perfect time for humans to enjoy a siesta too. Cool off at the swimming pool before heading out on an afternoon game drive. A delicious dinner awaits you around the fire with your guide to discuss the day’s sightings. Hopefully you’ll also hear the distant roar of a lion or the call of a hyena.

Day 3

Half-day Open Vehicle Safari in the Kruger National Park.  (Brunch included)

Expect another early morning. Today will be your last opportunity to enjoy game viewing with your guide in search of animals both big and small. It will also be your final brunch at about 10h30 before you leave the Kruger in time to meet your transfer or flight. 

Important Kruger Tented Safari Tour Information:

Departure point:  KMIA (Kruger Mpumalanga International Airport - MQP) Nelspruit (or Nelspruit town)
Return details:  KMIA (Kruger Mpumalanga International Airport - MQP) Nelspruit (or Nelspruit town)
Departure time:  13h00 Day 1
Return time:  13h00 on Day 3 (approximate)
Duration:  3 Days and 2 Nights

Kruger Tented Safari Tour - What is included? 

All entrance and conservation fees, mineral water, services of fully qualified and registered Safari Guides, round trip KMIA/Nelspruit town to Kruger transport (terms and conditions apply), 2 nights’ sharing Tented accommodation at one of the public Rest Camps situated inside the Kruger Park, 1x Half day Afternoon Open Vehicle Safari, 1x Full day Open Vehicle Safari, 1x Half day Morning Open Vehicle Safari, 2x Dinners, 2x Brunches

Kruger Tented Safari - What is not included? 

All lunches, soft and alcoholic drinks, expenses of a personal nature, optional extras, tips and gratuities (it is customary in South Africa to tip your guide, a general rule of thumb is to tip 10% of your excursion price per person if you were satisfied with the services received).

Optional Extras:

Additional nights available on request to include any of the following:

  • Kruger National Park Bush Walk (early morning activity, operated by SANPARKS and subject to availability)
  • Kruger National Park Night Drive Safari (early evening activity, operated by SANPARKS and subject to availability)
  • Blyde River Canyon (Panorama Route) Day Tour (lunch and entry fees included)

Additional info:

  • Our KRUGER NATIONAL PARK SAFARIS are conducted in custom built Open Game Viewing Vehicles using reputable third party operators with all required permutations and insurances in place
  • Subject to availability at the time of booking
  • Min 2, Max 10 participants per vehicle
  • Families travelling with children under the age of 8 years old will need to book a private vehicle and guide for this Safari Tour, please contact us for rates and availability.No children under the age of 8 permissible on Shared Safaris.
  • A 25% non refundable deposit required to secure a booking, the balance is payable no later than 30 days prior to arrival, bookings made less than 30 days before departure will be required to pay full amount at time of booking
  • Tour reconfirmation required the day before the Safari, please refer to voucher for further details

Cancellation policy:

Please note that the deposit is non-refundable.  Cancellation 30 days prior to arrival date and/or commencement of Safari/Tour/Activity - deposit plus 25% of total bill;  14 to 29 days - deposit plus 50% of total bill;  0 to 13 days - 100% of total bill.


Getting to Nelspruit (Mbombela) gateway to the Kruger National Park

Guests need to make their own way to/from Kruger Mpumalanga International Airport situated 30km’s from the town of Nelspruit (Mbombela) in order to join this Safari Tour.  Speak to us about getting to Nelspruit from Johannesburg and/or getting to Kruger from Maputo to join this Tour.

Recommended Flights:

SA8841 Departing Johannesburg (OR Tambo) 11:05, Arriving Nelspruit 11:50

SA8842 Departing Nelspruit 13h35, Arriving Johannesburg 14h25

SA8663 Departing Cape Town 10:10, Arriving Nelspruit 12h35

SA8664 Departing Nelspruit 13h15, Arriving Cape Town 15h45

Please note own flight arrangements to be made and cost of the flights are for guests own account.

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