Kruger overnight game walk option 1

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  • Fly to and from Kruger!
  • Overnight tour!
  • Spend the night inside Kruger National Park!
  • Take a ranger led game walk in Kruger’s wilderness!
  • Optional open air game ride!


There are three versions of this Kruger National Park bush walk tour, which is the major attraction on this overnight safari. You can see the differences below.

With this Kruger game walk safari (safari # 108) that you’re looking at on this page, you will …

  • Fly into an airport inside Kruger National Park
  • Fly back from an airport 45 minutes outside the park
  • Spend the night at a camp inside Kruge
  • Have an optional open air game drive
  • Spend a lot of time on safari

With another Kruger game walk safari option (safari # 109), you will …

  • Fly into an airport inside Kruger National Park
  • Spend the night at a camp inside Kruger
  • Fly back from an airport inside Kruger
  • Have an optional open air game drive
  • Have the fewest driving and travel hassles of the three

With the third Kruger game walk safari option (safari # 110), you will …

  • Fly into an airport inside Kruger National Park
  • Spend the night at a town just outside Kruger
  • Fly back from an airport outside Kruger
  • Spend the most time on safari

Today you’ll fly into a small airport that is actually inside Kruger National Park (flight included in the tour price)! The plane departs Johannesburg mid-morning, and you’ll land in Kruger in less than an hour. Your guide will be waiting for you when you arrive, and literally just a few minutes later, you will be on safari! Please note that the entry fee to Kruger is excluded and will need to be paid when you land.

Although the airport is only a few minutes, through the bush, from the rest camp, we’ll be taking a long detour, to take you for your first game drive through the park. You’ll be touring Kruger in an SUV or sedan, but you do have the option of upgrading to an open air game vehicle. This is more expensive, but is the best way of seeing wildlife. You can select this option when you check out. A sack lunch is provided today, for you to eat in the vehicle or when we get to the camp.

This first safari drive will last about three hours, before we check you into your rondavel at the rest camp. A rondavel is a typical South African rest camp dwelling, with a single room and a thatch roof. All the lodging inside the rest camp is very basic, although all units are air- conditioned, and all have a bathroom with a private shower, toilet and handbasin inside. The beds are all single beds. There are no larger beds available.

You’ll now be going for a game walk out in the wild of Kruger – amongst any animals that happen to be on your trail! Please be aware that this is no zoo, and there are no fences or barricades between you and whatever happens to be out there. You will have two rangers with you, each with a rifle, but otherwise it is just you and the wilderness. Your rangers will inform you about the animals and animal spoor that you come across, and explain the significance of the natural phenomena along the trail. People really enjoy the experience of being out in the wilderness, away from civilization, and the hustle and bustle of everyday life. The game walk will last 2.5 to three hours.

When you get back, you’ll be on your own for dinner (extra cost), at a delightful restaurant perched above a river.

Tomorrow morning you’ll have the opportunity to eat breakfast, or grab a take out, before we hit the road, for an approximately four to five hour safari. You also have the option of taking a ranger led open air game viewing drive before breakfast. This can be ordered at check out, but please be aware that it leaves very early – 4 am in the summer and 5 am in the winter! It is a short walk in the morning from your rondavel to the place the drive leaves from. The game drive will be about three hours, and this will be followed by breakfast (extra cost), and then the regular safari on the way out of the park. If you do the open air game drive, the regular safari will be reduced by about 1.5 hours.

Once we leave Kruger, there is a drive of about 45 minutes to a nearby airport, from where you will fly back to Johannesburg, arriving in the early evening. If you cut back on your activities inside the park today, there is also an option of arriving back a lot earlier. Please let us know if you’d like to consider that.

Please take a look at our other one day and overnight Kruger Park safaris.


  • Early morning open air game ride on day two


  • This Kruger tour starts and ends at the Johannesburg airport. We can organize transportation to and from the airport for you. This will need to be ordered later, at an additional price, once we know where you are staying.
  • The flights to and from the Kruger area are included in the tour price.
  • Depending on the number of people, this tour is conducted in a van, an SUV or a sedan. You do have the option of upgrading to an open air game vehicle as well. You can order this option at check out.
  • A minimum of two people may be required for this Kruger safari to operate. That is a total of two and not two in your group.
  • Kruger National Park is wild. It is not a zoo. You will see animals, but there are no guarantees as to what wildlife you will see.
  • When you are hiking in Kruger there are no fences or barriers to protect you from the animals, only the two rangers and their rifles. In the unlikely event of an animal attack, you could be injured or even killed.
  • You will need to sign our liability release form, as well as Kruger’s.
  • Kruger National Park is in a malaria zone. Even though the risk is low, please read up on it.
  • One sack lunch, on the first day, is the only meal included in the safari price. You will have plenty of opportunities to buy other food and meals along the way. Complimentary bottles of water are also provided.
  • All times are approximate. We are not responsible for the consequences of any delays, and this itinerary and its details may change without notice.
  • After ordering, please wait for a confirmation email before making any plans that are dependent on this tour.
  • Portions of this tour are subcontracted to other reputable vendors.
  • The airplane will be either a twin engine jet or a twin engine turboprop airplane.
  • If you are a citizen of any country other than South Africa, you will need to bring your passport with you. If you are a South African citizen, your ID and passport are both acceptable.
  • The entry fee to Kruger National Park is excluded, and will need to be paid on arrival. The fees can be seen here.
  • An optional gratuity is excluded but expected for services well delivered.
  • If you leave it too late to book, the price may increase as a result of higher flight prices. We will always let you know beforehand if this is the case and ask if you want to proceed.
  • The air portion of the site’s name refers to the flights to and from the Kruger area. Sightseeing flights over Kruger itself are not permitted.
  • Cancellation and payment policy: Sorry! Cancellations and changes will not under any circumstances be accepted, and refunds will not be given.
  • You can either pay by credit card or EFT (electronic funds transfer).
  • Credit card: Your credit card will be charged within 24 hours of making this reservation. You will be asked to send us a photo or copy of the credit card as well as your government issued photo identification.
  • The reason we need these is to cut down on Internet fraud. We have to pay our airplane provider for your flights, as well as the lodging provider, and once we have paid for these, they are non refundable to us. We have to ensure that the credit card belongs to the person who says that it is hers/his, so that we do not lose the large amounts we have to pay our suppliers.
  • You can use our secure upload link to do this, or email or fax them to us.
  • EFT: Please let us know if you want to pay this way, and we will send our bank details once this order has been completed online.
  • Please note that your tour is not confirmed until we receive payment in full.
  • The game walk and mountain biking have the following age restrictions. Children 11 and younger are not permitted on the activities. People older than 65 are only permitted if they produce a letter from their doctor stating that the person is capable of undertaking physical activities.

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