Classic Self-Drive Kruger Wildlife Safari

Experience the diverse wildlife of the Kruger National Park and Sabi Sand Private Game Reserve while enjoying classic safari lodge accommodation.

Unique Adventure Package Safari Experience:

This self-drive wildlife tour includes 3 nights accommodation on the Crocodile River, 2 nights inside Kruger National Park and 6 nights in Sabi Sands Game Reserve. A combination guaranteed to highlight the best wildlife of the Kruger Park area.

By self-driving you can travel at your pace and explore the beautiful Greater Kruger area. While staying at the safari lodges you will partake in guided game drives and bush walks by expert professional guides and trackers.

They will try their best to locate all the Big Five wildlife, as well as imparting fascinating stories about bush life. You will experience a diversity of wildlife on this safari tour.

Safari Highlights:

  • Classic safari lodge accommodation
  • Big Five game drives in open safari vehicles
  • Riverside accommodation and bushveld lodges
  • Highly qualified and experienced rangers

Days 1 - 3: Malelane, Crocodile River, near Kruger National Park

You spend the first 3 days of your South African holiday at a lodge on the banks of one of the Kruger National Park's greatest rivers - the Crocodile River.

You will be accommodated in a standard room with an en-suite bathroom and a private patio overlooking the tranquil waters of the Crocodile River.

Spend some time easing into your holiday by lounging next to the river and watch the resident hippo frolicking in the water. Experienced wildlife guides will take you on guided game drives and game walks.

Days 4 - 5: Kruger National Park

Your next destination is a safari lodge in a private wildlife concession in the southern part of Kruger National Park. Your spacious suite is raised on stilts, giving a wonderful view of the Mutlumuvi riverbed.

The en-suite bathroom includes a deep, freestanding bath from which you can admire the view. Situated in the game rich area of Kruger National Park, game viewing is plentiful.

Wildlife inhabiting this area includes lion, hyena, elephant, leopard, baboon, wildebeest, zebra and giraffe. Game viewing activities include morning and night game drives in search of the fascinating wildlife.

Days 6 - 8: Sabi Sand Game Reserve

Sabi Sand Game Reserve in Greater Kruger Park is your next stop on this unforgettable wildlife safari tour. The Sabi Sand Game Reserve is one of the world's last remaining wilderness areas boasting prolific animal, plant and bird life.

This reserve is home to the Big Five, as well as a large variety of antelope, birds and reptiles. Your private safari lodge is situated in the northern area of the reserve, is set on the banks of the Manyeleti River and offers the most breathtaking views.

Here you will be able to enjoy morning and afternoon game drives searching for the Big Five and the many other wildlife found in this area. Evening meals are enjoyed around the camp fire in the boma under the beautiful African sky.

Days 9 - 12: Sabi Sand Game Reserve

Today you will drive to another lodge situated in the Sabi Sand Game Reserve, which shares a common, unfenced border with the famous Kruger National Park.

Your Kruger safari lodge offers an authentic bush experience surrounded by the beauty and majesty of Mother Nature. Here you will enjoy 2 game drives per day and 1 bush walk per day.

At the end of your wildlife adventure tour, you will have seen a variety of wildlife including the Big 5 and many other animal and bird species. Bring your camera to capture the memories of being close to such magnificent creatures.


  • 3 Nights accommodation in a standard room in Malelane
  • 2 Nights accommodation in a suite in Kruger National Park
  • 6 Nights accommodation in a suite in Sabi Sand Game Reserve
  • All meals included
  • Morning and afternoon / evening game drives in open safari vehicle
  • Bush walks with qualified guides
  • Refreshments on game drives
  • All teas, coffees and afternoon tea

Not Included

  • All extras, drinks and laundry to be settled directly on departure
  • Spa treatments
Private Safari Lodges near Kruger Park