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Kruger & Sabi Sands Tented Camp Package - 7 Day

Tour Length7 days
Priced from pps $1632 R20720 £1308 1512 A$2130 C$2183 NZ$2320 Full pricing info
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Summary of this Lodge Safari

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This affordable Kruger Park and Sabi Sands Safari includes luxury tented accommodation at a unique safari camp bordering the renowned Sabi Sands Game Reserve.

Embark on exhilarating game drives in South Africa's best game parks, both the famous Kruger National Park and private Sabi Sands Game Reserve in Greater Kruger Park.

Experience the best of both worlds exploring the exclusive Sabi Sand Private Game Reserve offering superb wildlife sightings and few safari vehicles, as well as the vast expanse of the world-class Kruger Park. Highlights include a thrilling walking safari in the game-rich Sabi Sands on this budget Kruger and Sabi Sands Combination Safari.

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Itinerary for this Tour

  • Tour Transport
  • Three meals per day
  • Accommodation on Safari
  • Safari drives in Sabi Sands and Kruger Park
  • Bush Walk in the Sabi Sands Game Reserve

Day 1: Johannesburg to Safari Camp & night drive in Sabi Sands Reserve

At the start of this Kruger & Sabi Sands Safari you are collected from OR Tambo Airport, or your pre-tour accommodation in Kempton Park, or Sandton (collection from Nelspruit can also be arranged). Leaving the bustling city of Johannesburg we drive to our safari camp, located at the Shaw’s Gate entrance to the world-renowned Sabi Sand Game Reserve in South Africa.

After checking into your room at the exclusive safari camp there is some time to freshen up, before we embark on our first thrilling sunset safari game drive. Our evening game drive takes us in search of wildlife in the Sabi Sand Game Reserve, renowned for its abundance of leopards.

An inviting camp fire awaits you back at the Safari Camp after dark, where you can enjoy some drinks before tucking into the well-prepared dinner served under star-studded African skies in the Boma or main dining area at the bush camp.

Dinner Included

Day 2: Kruger National Park Safari Drive

After morning tea or coffee served at the camp reception area, you set off on a morning safari drive in the Kruger National Park in search of Africa's wild animals.

Arriving back at the safari camp in the mid-morning, a hearty breakfast will be served. After breakfast, there is time to rest at camp, relaxing by the pool during the heat of the day or taking a leisurely walk around the safari camp and enjoying some of the exciting activities offered at the exclusive camp.

Light lunch is served between 12:30pm and 2:00pm in the main Camp Lodge area and at about 3:00pm we head back into the bush on an afternoon Safari Drive in the world famous Kruger Park. Wildlife Safaris offer great opportunities to gain knowledge about Kruger Park with all its wildlife, bird species, fauna and flora; which promise to leave you feeling enriched and rewarded.

On our Kruger Safari drives we explore the best routes for game viewing and photographic opportunities. We welcome questions and interaction with the safari guides, so that we can provide you with as much insight into this beautiful wilderness region and its wild animals as possible.

Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner included

Day 3: Kruger National Park Safari Drive

In the morning tea or coffee is served at the reception area, then we venture back into the bush on a morning safari drive in the Kruger National Park in search of the Big Five of Africa and other wildlife. Arriving back at the tented safari camp in the mid-morning, breakfast will be served.

After breakfast, there is free time to cool off in the pool, take a leisurely walk around the safari camp or enjoy some of the adventure activities the exclusive camp has to offer. Light lunch is served between 12:30pm and 2:00pm in the main Lodge area at camp. At about 3:00pm you depart for your afternoon Safari Drive in Kruger Park, teeming with wildlife.

Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner included

Day 4: Sabi Sand morning bush walk & afternoon safari drive

An early morning wake-up call to witness a breathtaking sunrise as the golden-red light shines over the wilderness of the Sabi Sand Game Reserve.

This morning you will be exploring the African bush on foot, a once in a life time experience!

We venture into the unknown on foot with the chance of encountering some of the mysteries of nature up close in the wild. On the unforgettable bush walk we follow animal tracks and get to know the bush more intimately. Feel the tingle of your senses and your racing heartbeat as you edge closer to a herd of elephants feeding in the river, or a pride of lions lazing under shady trees.

Arriving back at the safari camp next to Sabi Sands Reserve by mid-morning, breakfast will be served.

During the heat of the day we again relax by the camp pool, taking a leisurely walk around the Safari Camp or enjoying some of the activities the well-equipped Camp has to offer. Light lunch is served between 12:30pm and 2:00pm in the main Lodge area of the comfortable tented camp.

At about 3:00pm we take another rewarding game drive in Sabi Sand with an experienced local tribesman and guide who gives us insight into the African wilderness as well as the local plants and animals. Our guide shares his in depth local knowledge of the Sabi Sand bushveld as we explore the game reserve. Sabi Sands Reserve is renowned for its excellent leopard, lion, buffalo, elephant and rhino sightings, making for great photographic opportunities.

Back at the Sabi Sand Camp after sunset, an inviting Campfire welcomes you to the outdoor dining boma. Relax and enjoy some drinks before dinner, served in the Boma under starry skies or in the main dining area.

Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner included

Day 5: Kruger National Park Safari Drive

After morning tea or coffee we set off on an exhilarating morning safari drive in Kruger Park searching for wildlife and taking photographs of the bush and its inhabitants. Returning to our safari camp beside Sabi Sand in the mid-morning, breakfast will be served.

As on the previous days there is free time to relax during the heat of the day, lazing at the pool, taking a nature walk around the Camp or participating in some of the outdoor activities at Camp. Between 12:30pm and 2:00pm light lunch is served in the main Lodge dining area.

At about 3:00pm we again embark on a thrilling afternoon Safari Drive in Kruger Park to sight wild animals, bird species, fauna and flora. While we are exploring the best routes for game viewing and photographic opportunities on your safari drives, we welcome interaction and questions, so we can provide you with as much insight about this beautiful region and its wildlife animals as possible.

Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner included

Day 6: Sabi Sand Game Reserve Safari Drives

In the morning a refreshing tea or coffee is served at the camp reception area, before we head out on our morning safari drive in Sabi Sands Game Reserve with an experienced local tribesman and guide. On your game drive the safari guide is happy to share his extensive knowledge into the local Sabi Sand bushveld, giving you insight into African wildlife as well as the Fauna and Flora of this region of South Africa. Sabi Sand is renowned for its excellent leopard, lion, buffalo, elephant and rhino sightings, providing excellent photographic opportunities.

We return to camp for breakfast after our successful game drive in Sabi Sand. Breakfast is again followed by free time to relax at the camp during the hottest part of the day. This is the ideal time to retreat from the heat of the African bush and take a refreshing dip in the camp pool or participate in some of the energizing activities available at the well-run safari camp.

After a light lunch served at camp we make our way back into the wilderness in search of Africa's wild animals, big and small. Our afternoon safari drive in Sabi Sands Reserve takes us exploring along routes in search of the iconic leopard, lion, rhino and buffalo. A Camp fire in the boma welcomes you back to the Camp after dark, where drinks will be served. Then dinner is served in the outdoor dining Boma surrounded by the African bush and the sounds of its nocturnal creatures stirring.

Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner included

Day 7: Transfer to Johannesburg via the Panorama Route

Today you will leave the comfortable yet affordable Safari Camp, heading back to Johannesburg via the scenic Panoramic Route. We travel through one of the most scenic parts of South Africa stopping to admire the stunning views at Gods Window, Lisbon Falls and Graskop, passing through beautiful mountainous areas and small towns.

We arrive back in bustling Johannesburg at around 5:30pm bringing this Kruger & Sabi Sand Safari in sunny South Africa to a close.

Breakfast included

About the Safari Camp

Nestled in the shade of tall indigenous trees, nature's elements combine inspiringly at this oasis-like camp to create a magnificent African safari setting. The camp is intimate and comfortable, yet simplistic and earthy.

The exclusive camp shares its borders with the world renowned Sabi Sand Game Reserve forming part of the Greater Kruger Park, bordering the Kruger Park.

This camp has a traditional African Safari atmosphere transporting you back in time to an untamed and wild Africa, staying in unique permanent semi luxury tented rooms. The authentic safari camp serves as an ideal base from which to experience the magnificent wildlife in both Sabi Sand Reserve and Kruger National Park.

About the Safari Accommodation

The safari camp features six chic African-styled tented rooms set on raised platforms to create the perfect ambiance for your safari stay in South Africa.

These tented rooms offer privacy and comfort in true African Safari style, featuring en suite bathrooms fitted with a shower and air-conditioning. The tented rooms are fitted with twin beds and include linen and African design bedspreads, side table with a lampshade and comfortable chairs. The rooms also come complete with mosquito nets, a mirror stand with hairdryer, luggage stands and plug points as well as tea and coffee making facilities.

About the Safari Activities

Daily safari drives offer exhilarating game viewing opportunities in South Africa's top wildlife areas. Relax and refresh your soul and senses in the wilds of the African bush while searching for Africa's iconic Big Five (Lion, Leopard, Buffalo, Elephant and Rhino) and other fascinating wildlife.

Each morning your safari guide will wake you before first light to embark on your thrilling safari drive in the unspoilt bush. The African wilderness is already alive, the air filled with birdsong as the rising sunlight shimmers off beads of dew on spiders' webs.

As the day cools down, on your afternoon safari drive you will see the inhabitants of the bush venturing out from the shade of the trees in search water. Watch in awe as the sky changes to vibrant reds, golds and oranges, typical of an African sunset, majestically reflecting off rivers, natural waterholes and meandering streams.

About the Transport on Safari

We offer personal collection and drop-off services from your accommodation in selected areas of Johannesburg, OR Tambo Airport or Nelspruit, to and from the safari camp at Sabi Sands.

Our specially selected vehicle fleet that seats either 4 or 6 passengers only, will ensure that the journey to the Safari Camp is a more personal and comfortable experience. The vehicles are not minibuses, nor are they big overland trucks, providing you with generous leg room and no maximum restrictions on luggage.

Safari drives are conducted in open game viewing vehicles, which provide panoramic views when we encounter animals on drives, as well as allowing you to get an insight into the sounds and smells of the African wilderness. The vehicles have quick release windows and doors for your comfort when the unpredictable African weather provides us with an unexpected thunderstorm. For your convenience, if you would prefer to do safari drives in an air-conditioned, closed vehicle, we will be more than happy to accommodate you.

Please Note:

This is an intended itinerary that may vary according to season and weather conditions.

Children are more than welcome at the Safari Camp; however there are various restrictions regarding bush activities and room configurations. When enquiring about this tour please include the ages of children for the child rates and child policy restrictions.

All tourist attractions and mandatory stops visited en route to the Safari Camp, as well as the return trips are brief and subject to change depending upon time constraints of the day.

Pre and Post Safari Lodge Rates:

Please note that we offer convenient pre and post tour lodge accommodation for before and after the Kruger and Sabi Sand Safari, which can be added to your tour booking upon request. The 4 star lodge accommodation is located 10-15 minutes from the OR Tambo International Airport in Johannesburg. For information on lodge rates follow the link.


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  • Transport on safari
  • Transfers between the camp & selected areas in Johannesburg, OR Tambo Aiport or Nelspruit
  • Accommodation in African-themed tented rooms at the Exclusive Camp
  • A personal guide to assist you throughout this safari
  • Breakfasts, lunches and dinners on safari
  • Sabi Sand and Kruger Park Safari drives in open game viewing vehicles
  • Morning Bush Walk in the Sabi Sands Game Reserve
  • Free use of binoculars
  • Mosquito and insect repellent spray if needed
  • Return trip to Johannesburg via the scenic Panorama Route
  • Conservation Levy
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  • Meals and drinks en route to and from Kruger Park
  • Drinks (local beers, wines, spirits and soft drinks)
  • Laundry services
  • Communication costs
  • Curio purchases
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