Explore Kruger National Park G Adventures

Explore Kruger National Park

National Geographic Journeys

A safari tops many bucket lists, check it off yours. This Explore Kruger National Park tour will have you staying in ideally situated South African hotels and lodges. Take early morning, afternoon and evening game drives. View beautiful sunsets, search for the Big 5, make memories and new friends on this epic vacation.

Begin your adventure with a traditional South African braai. Here you'll enjoy grilled meats, and perhaps curried bean salad or carrots and pineapple will be on the menu. As you journey along gorgeous Panorama Route, you'll have stops at Blyde River Canyon and Bourke's Luck Potholes. Marvel at the lush valley from God's Window vantage point. Embark on a full day jeep 4X4 safari in Kruger National Park and keep your camera handy for sightings of elephants, lions, giraffes, and perhaps elusive leopards. In Karongwe Private Game Reserve, join a researcher from the Endangered Wildlife Trust’s Cheetah Metapopulation Project to go out looking for and learning about conservation efforts for these stealthy cats and other carnivores. In the evenings enjoy the incredible sounds emerging from the bush. Gain a new respect for the protectors of the wildlife here, learn about the struggles faced by the various species living here, capture images that may surprise even you and fall in love with South Africa.


7 Daysfr. $2,399

  • JOURNEYS HIGHLIGHT MOMENT: Carnivore Conservation Experience, Karongwe Private Game Reserve
  • YOUR FOODIE MOMENT: Traditional South Africa Braai (Barbecue), Johannesburg
  • SCENIC DRIVE Panorama Route
  • WILDLIFE SAFARI DRIVES Kruger National Park and private nature reserve
  • MEET researchers from Endangered Wildlife Trust's Carnivore Conservation Programme
  • TRACK elephants, lions, and cheetahs
  • JOIN a researcher from the Cheetah Metapopulation Project for safari
  • WITNESS spectacular African sunset
  • All transport between destinations and to/from included activities
  • Air-conditioned touring vehicle, open safari vehicle, walking
  • CEO (Chief Experience Officer) throughout, local guides/rangers
  • AGE REQUIREMENT: 12+: All travelers under age 18 must be accompanied by an adult.
  • Tips for personal services and to tour directors and drivers are not included in tour cost and left to your discretion.
  • All items of a personal nature (room service, beverages, telephone charges, laundry, special food requests, etc.) and meals not specified on the tour itinerary are not included and must be paid by the client.
  • All rates exclude airfare unless expressly noted.
  • 6 Breakfasts, 2 Lunches, 6 Dinners
  • IMPORTANT INFORMATION - PLEASE READ: Allow USD$95-$125 for meals not included
  • Malikana Guesthouse in Johannesburg, South Africa (2 nights)
  • Muluwa Lodge in White River, South Africa (2 nights)
  • Karongwe Private Game Reserve-Lodge in Karongwe Reserve, South Africa (2 nights)

JOHANNESBURG Location Information Description

Johannesburg, South Africa

Arrive at any time and transfer to your hotel. Enjoy a traditional South African braai (barbecue) for dinner tonight. You will be met at the airport and transferred to the hotel to start your adventure. The adventure begins tonight. Feel free to explore before your welcome meeting, but make sure you’re back in time to meet the group. After introductions, your CEO will review the details of your tour.

Dinner

Malikana Guesthouse

JOHANNESBURG/GREATER KRUGER AREA Location Information Description

Johannesburg, South Africa

Set out towards Kruger National Park via the magnificent Panorama Route, one of the world’s most picturesque drives. Make stops at the dramatic Blyde River Canyon and Bourke's Luck Potholes, and take in panoramic views of the forest-covered valley from the God's Window viewpoint.

KRUGER NATIONAL PARK Location Information Description

Kruger National Park, South Africa

Continue to your tented camp near Kruger National Park and savor a delicious South African dinner in a boma.

Breakfast, Dinner

Muluwa Lodge

KRUGER NATIONAL PARK Location Information Description

Kruger National Park, South Africa

Rise early and climb aboard an open jeep for a full-day safari in Kruger National Park—home to an extraordinary array of large mammals. Spot elephants, lions, giraffes, and perhaps elusive leopards as you explore this breathtaking wilderness of savanna and scrubland. At over 19,000 sq km (7,500 sq mi), South Africa’s Kruger National Park is one of the largest and most impressive animal reserves in the world. With 147 species, Kruger has more species of large mammals than any other park on the continent.

Return to your lodge in the evening, where you can take some time to relax on the deck and enjoy the nocturnal sounds of the bush.

Breakfast, Dinner

Muluwa Lodge

GREATER KRUGER AREA/KARONGWE PRIVATE GAME RESERVE Location Information Description

Kruger National Park, South Africa

Travel to the Karongwe Private Game Reserve, a pristine wildlife sanctuary located in the Greater Kruger area. Meet with a researcher from the Endangered Wildlife Trust’s Cheetah Metapopulation Project—a program funded in part by National Geographic’s Big Cats Initiative—and learn about efforts to protect the region’s cheetahs and other carnivores. The researcher then joins you for a wildlife-viewing excursion through the reserve.

For the next two days, enjoy ranger-led morning and evening wildlife safari drives in an open safari vehicle in Karongwe Nature Reserve, searching for Africa's famed Big Five. With over 9,000 hectares (22,240 acres) of supreme African bushveld, Karongwe Private Game Reserve is home to many creatures, and your safari drives provide several opportunities for wildlife viewing.

Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Karongwe Private Game Reserve - Lodges

KARONGWE PRIVATE GAME RESERVE Location Information Description

Kruger National Park, South Africa

Spend the day exploring Karongwe on morning and afternoon safaris with your local guides. Search for Africa's famed "big five" as we drive through the shrublands of the bushveld. Back at camp, relax on deck or take a walk around the grounds. Wake up before the sun (around 5am) and sip your morning coffee before heading out on a morning wildlife safari drive. Return to the lodge for brunch and some leisure time.

Converse on the deck, walk the grounds and gardens, and enjoy high tea. Following tea, it's time for a late afternoon safari drive. After spotting tons of wildlife, it’s time to return to camp and freshen up before dinner.

Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Karongwe Private Game Reserve - Lodges

KARONGWE PRIVATE GAME RESERVE/JOHANNESBURG Location Information Description

Johannesburg, South Africa

Embark on one last safari this morning, keeping a lookout for Karongwe’s iconic inhabitants. Then head back to the city, where you’ll enjoy dinner in your local guest house.

Breakfast, Dinner

Malikana Guesthouse

JOHANNESBURG Location Information Description

Johannesburg, South Africa

Depart at any time.

Breakfast

Departure Date
Price
Sat, Aug 07, 2021
$2,799.00
Thu, Aug 12, 2021
$2,799.00
Sat, Aug 14, 2021
$2,799.00
Sat, Aug 21, 2021
$2,799.00
Thu, Aug 26, 2021
$2,799.00
Sat, Aug 28, 2021
$2,799.00
Sat, Sep 04, 2021
$2,799.00
Thu, Sep 09, 2021
$2,799.00
Sat, Sep 11, 2021
$2,799.00
Thu, Sep 16, 2021
$2,799.00
Sat, Sep 18, 2021
$2,799.00
Sat, Sep 25, 2021
$2,799.00
Sat, Oct 02, 2021
$2,649.00
Sat, Oct 09, 2021
$2,649.00
Thu, Oct 14, 2021
$2,649.00
Sat, Oct 23, 2021
$2,649.00
Thu, Oct 28, 2021
$2,649.00
Sat, Nov 06, 2021
$2,499.00
Thu, Nov 11, 2021
$2,499.00
Thu, Nov 18, 2021
$2,499.00
Thu, Nov 25, 2021
$2,499.00
Sat, Dec 04, 2021
$2,499.00
Thu, Dec 16, 2021
$2,649.00
Thu, Dec 30, 2021
$2,799.00
Sat, Jan 08, 2022
$2,399.00
Thu, Jan 13, 2022
$2,399.00
Thu, Jan 20, 2022
$2,399.00
Thu, Jan 27, 2022
$2,399.00
Sat, Feb 12, 2022
$2,399.00
Thu, Feb 17, 2022
$2,399.00
Thu, Feb 24, 2022
$2,399.00
Sat, Feb 26, 2022
$2,399.00
Thu, Mar 10, 2022
$2,399.00
Sat, Mar 12, 2022
$2,399.00
Thu, Mar 31, 2022
$2,399.00
Sat, Apr 02, 2022
$2,399.00
Thu, Apr 14, 2022
$2,399.00
Sat, Apr 16, 2022
$2,399.00
Thu, Apr 21, 2022
$2,399.00
Sat, Apr 23, 2022
$2,399.00
Thu, Apr 28, 2022
$2,399.00
Sat, May 07, 2022
$2,399.00
Thu, May 12, 2022
$2,399.00
Sat, May 21, 2022
$2,399.00
Thu, May 26, 2022
$2,399.00
Sat, May 28, 2022
$2,399.00
Thu, Jun 09, 2022
$2,399.00
Sat, Jun 11, 2022
$2,399.00
Sat, Jun 18, 2022
$2,399.00
Thu, Jun 23, 2022
$2,399.00
Sat, Jun 25, 2022
$2,399.00
Thu, Jun 30, 2022
$2,399.00
Sat, Jul 09, 2022
$2,399.00
Thu, Jul 14, 2022
$2,399.00
Sat, Jul 16, 2022
$2,399.00
Thu, Jul 21, 2022
$2,399.00
Sat, Jul 23, 2022
$2,399.00
Thu, Jul 28, 2022
$2,399.00
Sat, Jul 30, 2022
$2,399.00
Sat, Aug 06, 2022
$2,399.00
Thu, Aug 11, 2022
$2,399.00
Sat, Aug 13, 2022
$2,399.00
Thu, Aug 25, 2022
$2,399.00
Sat, Aug 27, 2022
$2,399.00
Thu, Sep 01, 2022
$2,399.00
Thu, Sep 08, 2022
$2,399.00
Sat, Sep 10, 2022
$2,399.00
Sat, Sep 17, 2022
$2,399.00
Thu, Sep 22, 2022
$2,399.00
Sat, Sep 24, 2022
$2,399.00
Thu, Sep 29, 2022
$2,399.00
Sat, Oct 08, 2022
$2,399.00
Thu, Oct 13, 2022
$2,399.00
Thu, Oct 20, 2022
$2,399.00
Sat, Oct 22, 2022
$2,399.00
Sat, Oct 29, 2022
$2,399.00
Thu, Nov 03, 2022
$2,399.00
Sat, Nov 12, 2022
$2,399.00
Thu, Nov 17, 2022
$2,399.00
Sat, Nov 19, 2022
$2,399.00
Thu, Nov 24, 2022
$2,399.00
Sat, Nov 26, 2022
$2,399.00
Thu, Dec 08, 2022
$2,399.00
Sat, Dec 10, 2022
$2,399.00
Thu, Dec 15, 2022
$2,399.00
Sat, Dec 17, 2022
$2,399.00
Thu, Dec 22, 2022
$2,399.00
Sat, Dec 24, 2022
$2,399.00
Thu, Dec 29, 2022
$2,399.00

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