3 Day Kruger National Park tour
3 Days and 2 Nights
R13 635.00 per person Sharing
R15 455.00 Single Traveller
R7 485.00 Children under 12 years
- Balule Game Reserve
- Kruger National Park
- Panorama route
This action packed safari tour takes care of all the logistics for you, so you can kick back, relax and enjoy the safari of a lifetime. Guests will be collected from OR Tambo airport or pre-arranged lodges in Johannesburg district. Guests will then be transferred through to Tremisana game lodge situated within the Balule private game reserve.
The tour includes transfers in an air-conditioned tour vehicle to and from Tremisana game lodge (or similar type of accommodation), 1 Sunset safari game drive and 1 morning game drive with an enthusiastic, passionate safari guide within Balule game reserve. A full day safari experience within the Kruger national park. A true African styled dinner beneath the star lit nights skies at the famous marula tree boma and a scenic drive of the Panorama route on our return journey back to Johannesburg.
Tremisana Game Lodge or similar accommodation type
15 Thatched Chalets, sleeping up to 40 Guests.
The game lodge is situated within the beautiful Balule Private game Reserve. Balule is a protected wildlife conservation area that falls within the Greater Kruger region. Balule originally formed part of several separate fenced game farms. In the early 1990’s, landowners decided to remove all the fences separating their properties in aid of conservation. Thus, allowing game to roam freely between Balule and the Kruger National Park. Balule is 23 000 square kilometres of untouched bushveld that stretches along the banks of the Olifant’s river.
Each Thatched chalet is air-conditioned and fully equipped for guests’ contentment and convenience.
Pick up and Drop off at the OR Tambo international Airport.
Collection time: From 07h30 – 09h00 – Drop-off time: From 17h00
3 Day Kruger Park Tour Information and Facts
DAY 1: JOHANNESBURG – GREATER KRUGER ( 5 Hours travelling approximately 450 Kilometers )
We set off in an easterly direction towards the beautiful Balule Game Reserve. Situated in the Greater Kruger area. Arriving at your lodge noon-time. There is bounteous time to settle into your chalet, freshen up, grab a cold one and relax. We depart late afternoon for our 3 hour Sunset Safari Game drive in the gorgeous Balule game reserve. As Dusk begins to fall, we make our way to the magical Marula Tree Boma for a delightful star-lit dining experience deep in the heart of the bushveld.
Accommodation: Tremisana game lodge, air-conditioned thatched chalet (or similar type of accommodation)
Includes: Transport from Johannesburg, Sunset Game Drive and Dinner
Excludes: Breakfast, lunch, drinks and snacks
DAY 2: KRUGER NATIONAL PARK (FULL DAY)
Following a sunrise wake up call, we start this day with an early riser breakfast of hot beverages and Rusks, before setting off to the much-awaited world renowned Kruger National Park for a full day safari adventure.
We enter through Orpen Gate named after JH Orpen and his wife Eileen. This day is devoted to exploring the upper-South & Central region of the park, looking for the colossal Big 5!
As the sun peaks in the sky above, we will make a stop at a popular rest camp in the Kruger Park for Lunch (Own Expense) and of course some Kruger souvenir shopping. Returning to your lodge late afternoon.
Accommodation: Tremisana game lodge, air conditioned thatched chalet or similar accommodation type.
Includes: Full day Kruger park Safari game drive, Breakfast and Dinner
Excludes: Drinks, Snacks, Lunch
DAY 3: GREATER KRUGER TO JOHANNESBURG VIA PANORAMA ROUTE
Early morning wake-up call, as we embark on our final sunrise game drive in the Captivating bush of the Balule game reserve. Enjoy a delightful breakfast at the lodge before our mid-morning departure back to Johannesburg. Taking a scenic drive via the photogenic panorama route.
We aim to arrive in Johannesburg at approximately 17:00.
Includes: Morning game drive and Breakfast, Transfer back to Johannesburg in an air-conditioned vehicle.
Excludes: Drinks, Snacks, lunch and Dinner.
Why choose Rush Adventures
We have included all the necessary activities to make your excursion to the Kruger National Park absolutely meaningful and full of wildlife adventure fun. From staying in a bush camp chalet (Rondavel) to camping including all the conservation fees, transfers, excursions and meals. Items excluded are general known items not relevant to the actual tour and those where you have a personal choice to try an extra activity and lunch which gives you the opportunity to try different things.
- Transfer to/from in a luxury air-conditioned vehicle
- 2 night accommodation at the Tremisana Lodge (depending on availaibilty)
- 2 x 3 hour safari game drives in Balule Game Reserve
- Full-day safari tour of the Kruger National Park
- Professional field guide
- All meals as per itinerary
- Kruger Park Entrance fees
- Scheduled flights to/from OR Tambo international airport
- Other domestic flights
- Kruger national park conservation fees
- All purchases of a personal nature
- Alcoholic and non-alcoholic drinks (cash bar only)
- Gratuities and tips
- Meals not specified in the itinerary
- Any other activity not specified in the itinerary
- Visa fees if required (Check with your embassy before travelling to South Africa)
3 Day Kruger National Park Safari
Style: Accommodated – air conditioned chalets
Departures: Available daily depending on availability
Duration: 3 Days and 2 nights – Starts and ends in Johannesburg / Pretoria
Price: R13 635.00 (per person sharing with others)
Price: R15 455.00 (Single person with your own accommodation)
R7 485 Children under 12 years of age
How to Book:
Four easy ways to reserve your safari:
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Payments can be made online by credit card
Popular Similar Kruger Park Tour
Rush Adventures and its partnered service providers offer cost effective small group style tours and transfers for independent solo travelers ranging from 2-12 persons per vehicle. Let us know if you would prefer a private tour at additional rates tailored to your specific requirements.
Collection / Drop off
Collection from any Hotel or address in Johannesburg between 06:30am – 09:30am depending on collection location.
Drop-off at any hotel or address in Johannesburg from 17h00
If you plan to fly out of OR Tambo International Airport on the last day of the safari tour, we strongly suggest staying over in Johannesburg in the event of unforeseen delays or reserve a domestic flight that departs no earlier than 19h30 and an international flight that departs no earlier than 21h00.
*Arrival times are not guaranteed and subject to change at any time due to traffic or unforeseen delays on the road.
What to bring:
Please try to keep your luggage to a minimum, also bearing in mind that most airlines impose a 20kg limit. Bring a soft backpack or rucksack along with a smaller day bag with a mixture of lightweight and warm clothing for the evenings and early morning game drives.
Bedding is provided. Therefore, you will not need a sleeping bag or extra pillow.
As in travelling anywhere in the world, we recommended you pack a small torch or headlamp, mosquito spray and a wallet or pouch with all your personal papers and cash that can be easily hidden on you in person or in your carry on day bag. Try to avoid bringing unnecessary valuables just for peace of mind.
A torch or head lamp will always come in handy.
Mosquito repellent is always great to have, especially in the summer months.
Sunscreen and a hat.
Comfortable walking shoes and swim wear for walking or swimming.
Bring a phone charger and get hold of a South African two pin plug socket for your charger.
Introduction To Kruger National Park safari.
Kruger National Park is one of the largest game reserves in the World, conserving nature since 1926. Not only is it the biggest, Kruger National Park is also the most iconic game reserve in Africa. Kruger Park covers an astonishing 2.1 million hectares, stretched across 2 of South Africa’s 9 provinces; namely Limpopo and Mpumalanga. Kruger National Park has nine main gates which are used as access to the many different camps.
Location of Kruger National Park.
Kruger National Park is located in the north-east end of South Africa. 2 rivers act as the natural borders of Kruger. To the North, we have the Limpopo River, and to the South, we have the Crocodile River. To the east of Kruger National Park. we have the Lebombo Mountain range which separates Kruger from Mozambique. The Western border runs parallel to the park stretching around 65km’s. The highest point of Kruger National Park is in the east, 840m above sea level. This hill is known as Khandzalive.
Weather in Kruger National Park.
The climate of the Kruger National Park is subtropical, meaning summer days are often very hot with temperatures reaching 38 degrees Celsius. Kruger’s rainy season falls from September to May. It is said that winter is the best time to join a Kruger National Park safari for various reasons. Viewing wildlife is more rewarding as the vegetation is sparser and animals are drawn to the waterholes to drink every morning and evening.
Animals residing in Kruger National Park.
Birds – There are 517 species of birds found in the Kruger National Park. Ever heard of the big-six birds? They are the martial eagle, lappet-faced vulture, kori bustard, ground hornbill, saddle-billed stork and the Pel’s fishing owl.
Mammals – All of the big 5 can be located in the Kruger National Park, which also plays host to more species of large mammals than any other nature reserve in Africa which an astonishing 147 species. Kruger National Park protects a few packs of the endangered African wild dog of which there are thought to be only about 400 in the whole of South Africa.
Reptiles – Kruger National Park has an amazing 114 species of reptile, including Puff Adder, Black Mamba and more than 4000 crocodiles
Accommodation and Facilities within Kruger National Park.
Kruger National Park has 24 rest camps, some being budget and others very luxurious. It also has 15 private safari lodges. Budget Camping has become very popular amounts tourists visiting the park due to the fact that it is much less expensive and open to everyone.
Why booking with Rush Adventures is a great option:
Our 3 day Kruger Park national park safari leaving from Johannesburg and Pretoria is by far the most popular tour, visiting the Kruger National Park. Three days gives visitors to Kruger Park ample time game driving around the park and visiting interesting viewpoints within Kruger National Park. The 3 day Kruger National park safari can be broken down into many different varieties, but we have selected the best possible solution for budget travellers. Our 3 day budget camping safari package is by far the most affordable, yet extremely thrilling and informative when it comes to wildlife encounters.
Booking a 3 day budget Kruger National Park safari allows you to see much more than just Kruger National Park in its self. En-route we stop for an opportunity to buy some lunch at your own expense and take photos of some cool sites. Once we arrive at the Kruger National Park the 3 Day budget safari tour allows 1 full days in Kruger Park, meaning you can do a full day 4×4 open vehicle drive, as well as an optional night drive. At the end of our 3 day Kruger National Park safari, we drive the scenic route through Mpumalanga visiting Three Rondavels, Gods Window and the Blyde River Canyon, (depending on weather and road closures) before returning to Johannesburg,where the budget 3 day safaris ends.
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