Set in the North East corner of South Africa…
…the Greater Kruger Park boasts an area of over 3.5 million Hectares (approximately 8 million acres). Kruger National Park dates back to the late 1800’s where well known controversial president Paul Kruger proclaimed an area to be protected against hunting and farming.
Kruger Park is South Africa’s most exciting African safari destination. Steeped in legend and history, the iconic Kruger National Park in South Africa is waiting for you to explore its vast landscapes and spectacular African wildlife.
Plan your Kruger Park safari trip from our recommended safari tour options, which range from exclusive private safaris to affordable group safaris. Take a journey of exploration to find Africa’s Big Five : Elephant, Lion, Rhino, Leopard and Buffalo, you will discover unique wildlife on a real safari in Africa.
With a variety of activities to do for everyone such as Honeymoon couples to families to Business groups. Private Game Reserves offer exclusivity at the best five-star lodges in Africa where one is treated like royalty. The area offers fantastic activities such as game drives, walking safaris, birding tours, star gazing, bush dining, spa treatments and so much more.
We recommend at least three nights at a lodge that best caters for your individual needs. Adventures Africa has personally visited the recommend lodges and we entrust these establishments to ensure your every need for a safari adventure. Not only does this part of South Africa accommodate safari goers, Mpumalanga has more to offer. Explore the beautiful Blyde River Canyon, Bourkes Potholes and God’s Window.
Photo Gallery of Greater Kruger Area
Hotels in Greater Kruger Area
Today, Tanda Tula consists of two exclusive tented camps: Tanda Tula Safari Camp and Tanda Tula Field Camp.
The Timbavati reserve hosts phenomenal concentrations of Africa’s game including the famous ‘Big Five’ in one of the most beautiful parts of the continent. Much of this game make their way through both camps, offering guests an opportunity to get even closer to nature.
The Tanda Tula tented camps are renowned for offering a luxurious and authentic safari experience where guests are welcomed with warmth and genuine pleasure.
The Sixteen individual rooms and suites are comfortable, spacious and airy, set in 10 hectares of extensive colourful gardens and indigenous veld. All rooms offer privacy, with their own entrances and verandahs. Each has a private bathroom and the popular garden suites and hillside suites also offer outside showers, along with air-conditioning and every comfort.
The rooms and the charming, thatched farmhouse are shaded by magnificent trees and have breath-taking views down the valley. Rissington's congenial, easy-going hosts ensure cheerful, attentive hospitality allowing guests total freedom to unwind and enjoy the peace of the bush, lie by the sunny pool or walk down the valley with its spectacular birds and game sightings. Rissington is the perfect balance of unobtrusive yet personal service - everything you need and a little more than you expected.
One kilometre through indigenous bush on a gravel road off the R40, just South of Hazyview. 10 minutes from the Kruger National Park and close to all the attractions of the Great Escarpment and Panorama Route. Golf, riding and a host of adrenalin activities nearby.
Motswari Private Game Reserve
150km² of untamed wilderness guarantees prolific game viewing of South Africa's Big Five, the Little Five, and more.
The Safari Industry's blueprint to the luxury photographic safari, MalaMala has been custodian of this massive thriving tract of land since 1927.
MalaMala Game Reserve is the largest private Big Five game reserve in South Africa. Comprising 13 300 ha (33 000 acres), MalaMala shares a 19 km (12 mile) unfenced border with the world-renowned Kruger National Park, and lies strategically sandwiched between the National Park and the Sabi Sand Reserve.
Londolozi Pioneer Camp - Three Suites (that can be converted into a private family homestead for 12 )
Londolozi Private Granite - The Private Granite Suites offer an extraordinary experience for the exclusive use of six Guests.
Londolozi Tree Camp - "The most stylish family run camp in Africa..."
Londolozi Varty Camp - "The heart and soul of Londolozi.." Eight chalets and two superior chalets.
Ebony Lodge has a commanding presence and an essence that evokes an intense feeling of familiarity - as if visiting a congenial family home. Sumptuous coziness is simply the order of the day - tempting you into relaxation and reflection.
Get up close and personal to astonishing African wildlife at Singita Lebombo Lodge - just by getting out of bed.
Sweni Lodge exudes a sense of intimacy and seclusion in the dappled shade on the banks of the Sweni River.
It is an extraordinary gift passed down over generations and even for those of us who have known its sweeping landscapes since birth, it remains a place of overwhelming beauty and discovery.
Our family is one of the most fortunate in the world to have the privilege of being the custodians of one of Africa’s truly unspoiled wilderness areas. In the heart of the game-rich Sabi Sand Reserve, adjacent to the world-renowned Kruger National Park, we have created an iconic destination, which is as close to perfection as any place in Africa can take you. At Lion Sands you have the opportunity to view spectacular wildlife whilst preserving the balance of our “bushveld”, and the privilege of being in the company of people with an insatiable enthusiasm both for the bush and for the people who come out to visit us.
Jock Safari Lodge
Jock Safari Lodge is carefully screened by lush trees and reed walls, the 12 individual thatched rooms at Jock Safari Lodge, impart a sense of aloneness and oneness with the landscape.
Morning and evening game drives are performed in covered 4x4 Landrovers conducted by highly experienced rangers in the legendary Kruger National Park.
Other activities include game walks, bird watching, stargazing, visits to rock art sites and spa treatments at the Prilgrims Rest Relaxation Retreat.
Hamiltons Tented Camp
Hamiltons Tented Camp allows indulgence in pure luxury, combined with the sounds and smells of the African bush. Six magnificent canvas tents complete with teak floorboards, dreamy mosquito nets, slipper baths, outdoor showers and a superb view of the seasonal river are linked to the main lodge area by raised timber walkways amongst ancient Jackalberry trees.
Uncompromising elegance and breathtaking beauty indentifies Hamiltons Tented Camp.
The clean lines and natural finishes are the perfect foil for the luxury, grandeur and lavish touches that epitomise Earth Lodge – individual splash pools for each suite, a butler, ultra-luxurious bathrooms, magnificent wooden carvings, sculpted furniture and an underground wine cellar that is home to over 6,000 bottles of rare, special wines. Everything is inspired by nature – impala horn shapes for table legs, water lily leaf shapes for table designs, tree branches for countertops. As in Nature, everything at Earth Lodge exists in harmony and visitors are immediately aware of a sense of calm and a restorative spirit.
Home to 13 ultra-luxurious suites, the lodge breaks with traditional bush lodge style to create a masterpiece of elegance, futuristic style and luxury. Each suite features a private pool, butler, en-suite glass fronted bathroom, outdoor shower and specially commissioned furnishings. The indoor-outdoor dining area overlooks a waterhole and unending bush, and the lodge has a library, underground wine cellar, Zen garden and Amani Spa.