South Africa's world-renowned Kruger National Park offers a wildlife experience that ranks with the best in Africa.
Rest camps and private Lodges inside the Kruger Park offer a variety of accommodation to suite all guests. Accommodation ranges from 5 star luxury Private Lodges through to the SA National Park's guest houses, bungalows, cottages, huts and camping facilities.
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The Kruger National Park was established in 1889 to protect the wildlife of the South African Lowveld, this natural park of nearly 2 million hectares, is unrivalled in the diversity of its life forms and a Kruger is world leader in advanced environmental management techniques and policies.
Truly the flagship of South African National Parks, Kruger Park is home to an impressive number of species: 336 trees, 49 fish, 34 amphibians, 114 reptiles, 507 birds and 147 mammals which includes the Big 5, lion, elephant buffalo leopard and both black and white rhino. Man's interaction with the Lowveld environment over many centuries - from bushman (San) cave rock paintings to majestic archaeological sites like Masorini and Thulamela - is very evident in the Kruger National Park. These treasures represent the cultures, persons and events that played a role in the history of the Kruger National Park and are conserved along with the park's natural assets.
Daily flights from Johannesburg to the Skukuza Airport, the Kruger Mpumalanga International Airport KMIA (MQP) and Hoedspruit Airport easily access the Kruger Park. No aircraft may land at Skukuza or any other landing strip within the Kruger Park without prior permission from the Park Warden.
Car hire available at Kruger Mpumalanga International (KMIA) and Hoedspruit airports.
Private and Luxury guided and self-drive tours. All wildlife safari tours and accommodation arranged for you by Far and Wild Safaris.
Access roads to 9 entrance gates to the Kruger Park are tarred. Tourist roads in the park are either tarred, or good gravel roads:
Speed limit in the Kruger Park: 50 km/h on tarred roads, 40km/h on gravel roads and 20km/h in rest camps. An average speed of 30km/h on tourist roads is recommended game viewing and for maximum safety and enjoyment.
Kruger gate is approximately 500 km from Johannesburg; Phalaborwa and Punda Maria gates both some 550 km. Since entrance gates and rest camp gates to the Kruger Park are closed at night, allow sufficient travelling time to ensure timeous arrival at your rest camp. Latecomers at entrance gates will be refused entry to their accommodation, whilst offenders at rest camps could be fined. Special permits for late arrivals at Skukuza Rest Camp. Open vehicles, motorcycles and vehicles with an axle load exceeding 8000 kg are not permitted.