Top 5 reasons to visit the Kruger Park

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TOP 5
REASONS TO VISIT THE KRUGER PARK


Affordability

The Kruger National Park has something for everybody, no matter what your budget is.

There are so many options to choose from ranging from basic camping right up to super luxury 5 star. There simply is no excuse not to visit the Park.

The wild

The ever growing human population on earth has caused catastrophic consequences for wild animals who are now confined to small, protected wilderness areas. The Kruger National Park is one of the largest protected National Parks in the world, bigger than many small countries.

Experiencing wild animals in their natural environment is one of the most amazing experiences to be had and the Kruger Park offers just that!

Diversity

The Kruger Park is very ecologically diverse with an impressive list of animals which reside within its borders. The Park covers an area greater than two million hectares and has several very different vegetation zones, influenced by the underlying geology.

This gives us an impressive array of landscapes from grassland savanna to dense riverine bush and the species that have adapted to each zone.

Getting Around

The Kruger Park lies in the north eastern corner of South Africa, approximately 400 km from Johannesburg. Getting to the Park is fairly easy with numerous local flights flying to different regional airports located in or around the Kruger Park.

There is also the option to take one of our private transfers from Johannesburg which cover some very scenic areas. Driving to the Park from Johannesburg in a rental car is easily done. The road infrastructure is generally very good and the road is well signed.

Safety

The thought of a safari in Africa can make some people very anxious. Hollywood has certainly played a part but in truth, the Park is very safe and travel friendly. These animals are wild and there will always be an element of risk, but if you remain in your vehicle and give the animals space, you will have no trouble.

Whether you decide to self drive or opt for a fully guided option, the Park welcomes you and your safety is of paramount importance to South Africa.