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Kruger National Park Self Drive Holiday
Kruger Park Self-Drive Tours

Kruger Park

The Kruger National Park, established in 1898, has a unique place among the world's game reserves. It spreads over an area of nearly 2 million hectare, 20 000 square kilometres (about the size of Wales) and is a haven of wildlife, including 147 species of mammal, among which the Big Five: Elephant, Lion, Rhino, Leopard and Buffalo. It has a well-developed network of roads and many rest camps which are oases in a magnificent wilderness. Many rest camps provide accommodation in air conditioned rondavels and cottages.

Kruger Park is South Africa's most exciting African safari destination. Discover Africa on a self-drive safari. Plan your Kruger Park safari trip by selecting from the various safari options, ranging from driving yourself and staying in Kruger Park rest camps, to exclusive private safaris in private lodges or at private game reserves adjoining the Kruger Park. Fences between the reserves have been relaxed to allow the animals to roam freely.

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. Enjoy thrilling game drives and walking safaris – find out what it is like to be close to a pride of Lion, feel the excitement and intensity of a South African safari in Kruger National Park. You choose - economical national park huts or upmarket private game lodges.

Also enjoy the the sights of the Panorama Route in Mpumalanga, such as the Blyde River Canyon, God’s Window and Bourke’s Luck Potholes

Mpumalanga means "place where the sun rises". It is bordered by Mozambique and Swaziland in the east and Gauteng in the west. It is situated mainly on the high plateau grasslands of the Middleveld. In the northeast it rises towards mountain peaks and then terminates in an immense Escarpment. In some places this Escarpment plunges hundreds of metres down with sheer drops, to the low-lying area known as the Lowveld. Nelspruit is the capital of the province. Because of its popularity as a tourist destination, Mpumalanga is also served by a number of small airports. Malaria occurs in some parts of the Lowveld regions and visitors should take the usual precautions.

Because of the mountains and perennial rivers in the Panorama area, it lends itself to adrenaline-pumping activities like rock climbing, abseiling, canoeing, 4x4 trails, hot air ballooning and paragliding. For the same reasons there are uncountable hiking trails in this region.

Mpumalanga's cultural atractions are particularly colourful, such as the iconic Ndebele artwork, beadwork and small painted articles. Kids will love the dinosaur park just outside the deep and convoluted Sudwala Caves.

Von der schlichtesten Unterkunft in den Nationalparks bis zu den luxuriösen Privat Game Lodges im Kruger Nationalpark .

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Elephant in the Kruger National Park

Kruger National Park Rhinocerous

Impala at Kruger National Park as seen on Self Drive Tour

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