2 Day / 1 Night SELF DRIVE Kruger Safari Tour

Kruger Park Safari:  2 Day / 1 Night SELF DRIVE Kruger Safari Tour (MALELANE town)

From only ZAR 4 250pp sharing
(Self contained Family Room rate available on request - sleeps 4 - 2 Adults and 2 Children under 12)

Safari Highlights

  • Spend 1 Night at Rio Vista Lodge (3 Star) on a B&B basis in Malelane town located on the banks of the Crocodile River, Krugers’ southern border, overlooking the Kruger National Park
  • Dinner (own account) can be enjoyed at the A-la-Carte restaurant on the premises
  • FREE collection from Rio Vista Lodge for your Kruger Safari activities
  • Includes en-suite accommodation on B&B basis in Malelane town, 1x 3 Hour Half day Afternoon Open Vehicle Safari, 1x 6 Hour Half day Morning Open Vehicle Safari, all Kruger entrance fees, services of qualified Safari guide on all Kruger Safaris (“remember the quality of your Safari has EVERYTHING to do with the quality of the guide who leads your experience…”)

Safari Overview

Rio Vista Lodge offers 12 rooms with private patios overlooking the gardens.  Each en-suite room accommodates a maximum of 2 Adults; Family suites accommodate a maximum of 2 Adults and 2 Children (4 people in total).  All rooms are equipped with a bar fridge, electric kettle, TV with satellite channels, and air-conditioning. Family suites are equipped with a full sized fridge and a microwave. 

Relax on the open viewing deck with a cocktail from the bar or cool off in the swimming pool.  The property is located on the banks of the Crocodile River bordering the Kruger National Park.  A-la-Carte restaurant located on the premises (The Deck restaurant is closed for business Sunday evenings and Monday lunch).

Important Information

Departure time for your 3 Hour Afternoon Open Vehicle Safari:  14h00 on Day 1

Departure time for your 6 Hour Morning Open Vehicle Safari:  05h00 (summer); 06h00 (winter) on Day 2


All Kruger entrance and conservation fees, mineral water on board, services of fully qualified and registered Safari Guides, 1 nights’ accommodation on a B&B basis at Rio Vista Lodge in Malelane town,  1x 3 Hour Half day Afternoon Open Vehicle Safari, 1x 6 Hour Half day Morning Open Vehicle Safari, 1x Breakfast.


Getting to Rio Vista Lodge in Malelane town (SELF DRIVE TOUR) , Lunches and Dinners; Tips & 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); Expenses of personal nature.

Additional information

  • 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 the day, please contact us for rates and availability.  Kruger daily conservation fees are NOT INCLUDED when booking a private vehicle and guide.  No children under the age of 8 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.

Notes:  Getting to Malelane

From Nelspruit (Mbombela) - travel on the N4 via scenic Crocodile Gorge (travelling time app 1 hour, distance 65km’s). 

From Maputo (Mozambique) - travel on the N4 via Lebombo/Ressano Garcia border post (travelling time app 2 hours, 145km’s).


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