11 Day Kruger National Park Safari

11 Day Kruger National Park Safari

Embark on the adventure of a lifetime with our exclusive 11 Day Kruger National Park Safari, meticulously crafted for the ardent "bush lover" seeking an immersive journey through the diverse landscapes of Kruger National Park. This safari stands as the epitome of exploration, spanning from the northern reaches to the southernmost tip of the park, making it the most extensive tour available for those eager to uncover the secrets of Kruger's wilderness.

Commencing in the north, where the landscape is dominated by the enchanting Mopani trees, bush, and scrub, the 11 Day Kruger National Park Safari gradually unfolds its splendors as it meanders southward.

Traverse the Savanah Grasslands of the Satara area, each moment a revelation of the park's unique beauty. The journey continues through the captivating Savanah Bushveld surrounding Skukuza, revealing a tapestry of diverse ecosystems that set Kruger apart.

Finally, the safari culminates in the awe-inspiring mountainous region in the far south, near Berg en Dal, completing the comprehensive exploration of Kruger's vast and varied terrains.

Our carefully curated itinerary provides a choice between camping and accommodated options, or you can choose a blend of those options allowing you to tailor the experience to your budget and preferences. The selected camps along the route are strategically chosen for their high concentrations of at least one or two of the "Big Five" species, promising unparalleled wildlife encounters in distinct atmospheres.

Immerse yourself in the heart of the wilderness, with the 11 Day Kruger National Park Safari offering more than just a visual spectacle. Included in the package are a night drive and a thrilling bush walk, adding an extra layer of excitement to your journey. Whether you opt for the rugged charm of camping or the comfort of accommodations, our experienced guide and dedicated assistant will be your companions throughout, ensuring that every moment of this unforgettable experience truly lives up to its name – Unforgettable!

Embark on the 11 Day Kruger National Park Safari and witness the magic of each unique biome within Kruger, providing an exceptional opportunity to encounter the incredible array of wildlife for which Kruger has gained global acclaim for protecting. Let this safari be the canvas on which your most cherished memories are painted, a journey that captures the essence of the untamed beauty that is Kruger National Park.

11 Day Kruger National Park Safari


We provide all children under 12 a 50% discount and

Teenagers under the age of 16 a 25% discount.

We will also provide a group discount if a tour is booked for 4 or more people. Please contact us for more info.

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11 Day Kruger Safari
11 Day Kruger Safari

11 Day Kruger National Park Safari

Day 1. Kruger National Park (Punda Maria Rest Camp)

Embark on the thrilling first day of the Ultimate Kruger Adventure! The journey kicks off with a 7:40 am transfer from O.R. Tambo airport in Johannesburg. It is a 7 hour road transfer to a small town bordering Kruger National Park called Phalaborwa. It is in Phalaborwa that you will meet your Wild Planet guide and chef.

After a delightful light lunch (Own Expense), we head north towards Zimbabwe, arriving at the northern gate of Kruger National Park. A brief check-in at Punda Maria gate precedes our journey to the enchanting Punda Maria camp, nestled in the picturesque north of Kruger.

This evening’s camp boasts a range of facilities, including a refreshing swimming pool, a hide with a view of a waterhole, a quaint shop, and the renowned flycatcher trail – a 20-minute walk celebrated for its diverse birdlife and fascinating vegetation. Dive into the wilderness with an afternoon drive along the Mahonie loop, one of Kruger’s most scenic gravel roads, in search of the region’s diverse wildlife, from Nyla and kudu to impala, zebra, buffalo, and majestic elephants.

As the sun sets, gather around the crackling fire to relish our first evening in the heart of Kruger. Tonight’s accommodation is in Luxury Safari Tents, providing comfort with two single beds, electricity, a fan, a well-equipped kitchen, a spacious deck, and a bathroom featuring a shower, basin, and toilet.

Savor the evening with a delicious dinner included in your itinerary, marking the beginning of an unforgettable 11 Day Kruger National Park Safari. Let the sounds of the wild lull you to sleep, promising an immersive and luxurious experience in the heart of the African wilderness.


Meals Included: Dinner

Day 2.Kruger National Park (Punda Maria Rest Camp)

This morning we have an early start, immersing you in the magic of the African bush before sunrise. Begin your day with a quick coffee, gearing up for a journey further north, where the golden morning light sets the stage for incredible wildlife encounters and perfect photographic opportunities.

Traverse through open landscapes interspersed with Mopani thickets, offering the potential to encounter sizable herds of buffalo and majestic elephants.

A delightful breakfast awaits you at the Pafuri picnic site, a tranquil spot nestled in the heart of nature. The adventure continues to Crooks Corner, a geographical marvel where the Luvuvhu and Limpopo rivers converge, forming the meeting point of South Africa, Zimbabwe, and Mozambique. Marvel at the breathtaking confluence and explore the lush forests along the river, a haven for a myriad of forest-dwelling species.

Returning to camp, we take a leisurely journey, stopping at waterholes to observe any stirring animal activity. Following lunch at the camp, relish the opportunity to unwind by the swimming pool or spend peaceful moments at a bird hide, surrounded by the melodies of nature. In the afternoon, set out on a thrilling drive, scanning the landscape for predators becoming active as dusk descends.

As the day concludes, gather around the fire for a traditional meal, savoring the flavors of the region. Tonight marks your last night in the far north, a moment to reflect on the day’s adventures and the untouched beauty of Kruger National Park.


Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner

Day 3: Kruger National Park. (Shingwedzi Rest Camp)

Day 3 of your Ultimate Kruger Adventure promises another day of exhilarating exploration. Kick-start your morning with an early departure for a captivating drive in the Punda Maria area. Navigate the scenic loop around the Dimbo Mountain, renowned for its leopard sightings. Return in time for a sumptuous breakfast, bidding farewell to Punda Maria as we set our sights southward towards the next enchanting camp, Shingwedzi.

We will then enjoy a 70 km drive through the diverse landscapes known for hosting substantial herds of buffalo, elephants, waterbuck, impala, and the elusive leopard. This region is also a haven for rare antelope species such as Eland and Roan, adding an element of exclusivity to your wildlife encounters.

Shingwedzi, nestled along the banks of the Shingwedzi River, awaits with its tranquil ambiance. Revel in the fantastic views from the camp, offering ample opportunities to witness the ebb and flow of animals along the sandy beaches. Camp facilities include a refreshing swimming pool, a laundry service, and a convenient small shop for your essentials.

Upon arrival, indulge in a delightful lunch before cooling off by the pool or enjoying a rejuvenating siesta. The afternoon unveils another exceptional safari drive, guiding you along the Shingwedzi River, passing by waterholes favored by spotted hyenas and through picturesque riverine forests – prime leopard habitat.

As the day concludes, dinner will be served at camp, allowing you to savor the flavors of the region while immersed in the serene surroundings of Shingwedzi.


Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner

Day 4. Kruger National Park. (Letaba Rest Camp)

As the sun paints the sky with hues of dawn, we set out, tracing the winding path of the river. Our quest leads us to the low-lying branches of the giant jackal berry trees, where elusive leopards may reveal themselves in the soft morning light.

Upon our return, a hearty breakfast awaits, signaling the end of our stay in Shingwedzi. After packing up, we bid farewell to the tranquility of Shingwedzi and venture further south toward our next haven, Letaba.

The 110 km drive through Mopani and bush willow landscapes unfolds the potential for encountering grand elephants, a highlight of this leg of the journey. A pit stop for an own expense lunch at Mopani Camp adds a delightful pause to the day’s adventures, punctuating the drive to Letaba.

Nestled on the banks of the Letaba River, Letaba camp captivates with its breathtaking views. Spend leisurely hours gazing out over the vast sandy banks, absorbing the serenity of the surroundings. Letaba offers a range of amenities, including a Park Shop featuring souvenirs and gifts, a refreshing swimming pool, a restaurant, and The Great Elephant Hall – a museum dedicated to the colossal elephants that have left their mark on Kruger National Park’s history.

Over the next two nights, you’ll find comfort in traditional round thatched African huts known as Rondawels. Inside, two single beds, a ceiling fan, air conditioning, a private washroom with a shower and toilet, a fridge, and a small patio – a perfect space to unwind and soak in the ambiance.

As the day transitions into evening, indulge in a traditional South African dinner, expertly prepared over an open fire. Immerse yourself in the rhythmic sounds of the African bush, reflecting on the day’s adventures. Day 4 promises an enriching blend of wildlife encounters, cultural experiences, and moments of serenity, setting the stage for a memorable continuation of your 11 Day Kruger National Park Safari.


Meals Included: Breakfast and Dinner

Day 5. Kruger National Park. (Letaba Rest Camp)

The morning begins with an early rise, as we set out for a game drive to uncover the secrets of the Letaba region. This stretch of Kruger is renowned for hosting vast herds of buffalo, elephants, and elusive leopards, particularly along the picturesque Letaba River. As the sun bathes the landscape in a golden glow, the possibilities for wildlife sightings are endless.

Traverse the terrain, keeping an eye out for the majestic wildlife that calls this area home. Marvel at the colossal herds of buffalo and elephants, and be on the lookout for the stealthy leopards that may reveal themselves in the dappled sunlight. Along the Letaba River, encounter a diverse array of species, from hippos and crocodiles to various antelope species, creating a tapestry of life against the backdrop of the African bush.

Amidst the morning’s adventures, we’ll pause at a scenic picnic site to enjoy a hearty breakfast, surrounded by the sights and sounds of the wilderness. The return journey to Letaba promises a slow-paced drive, allowing you to soak in the beauty of the surroundings.

Back at camp, take advantage of the diverse facilities available to you, providing a welcome respite during the midday heat. Indulge in lunch at camp, setting the stage for an afternoon filled with more exploration. The day’s second game drive holds the promise of further wildlife encounters as we venture into the heart of the Letaba area. As the day concludes, return to camp for a delectable dinner, recounting the day’s sightings and experiences.

Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner.

Day 6. Kruger National Park. (Satara Rest Camp)

This morning’s journey unfolds to the east, tracing the river’s path through an area known to harbour a large pride of lions. While these majestic creatures may be shy, our past experiences have often rewarded us with glimpses of their presence. Returning to camp, a hearty breakfast awaits, fueling you for the day’s adventures.

Post-breakfast, it’s time to bid farewell to Letaba as we pack up and continue our journey further south, en route to the next captivating camp, Satara.

The drive takes us through open savannah grasslands, a haven for expansive herds of grazing animals like zebras and wildebeests. Arriving at Satara, we check in and prepare for a well-deserved lunch. With some leisure time before the afternoon drive, you can unwind and soak in the surroundings.

Situated in the grasslands of Kruger, Satara attracts a plethora of grazing animals, offering an excellent opportunity for wildlife viewing. Just outside the camp, a waterhole provides a natural theater for observing animals even during moments of relaxation.

Satara will be your haven for the next two nights, offering accommodation in traditional round thatched African huts, known as Rondawels. Inside, find two single beds, a ceiling fan, a private washroom with a toilet and shower, air conditioning, a fridge, and a small patio to savour the ambiance of camp life.

As the day transitions into evening, dinner is at your own expense at the camp restaurant, setting the stage for an extraordinary night drive. Join a shared expedition with a trained Kruger ranger in search of the elusive nocturnal creatures that come to life after dark. With a bit of luck, you may witness the big cats on the hunt, adding an extra layer of excitement to your Kruger National Park experience.

Meals Included: Breakfast and Lunch

Day 7. Kruger National Park. (Satara Rest Camp)

This morning’s game drive follows the meandering Nawanetsi river, offering a diverse landscape with dense vegetation on one side, ideal for leopard sightings, and open plains on the other, a potential habitat for cheetahs. The area is renowned for lion sightings, making it a prime location for encountering the majestic big cats. Moreover, it provides excellent opportunities to spot white rhinos and witness large herds of buffalo, blue wildebeest, zebra, kudu, and giraffe.

As the adventure unfolds, a scenic picnic site along the Sweni River gorge awaits for a delightful breakfast. Take in panoramic views as you savor your meal, surrounded by the natural beauty of Kruger National Park.

The journey continues through an area known to be home to one of Kruger’s super prides – an impressive assembly of 20 lions. Witness the raw power and grace of these magnificent creatures before returning to camp for a well-deserved lunch. Enjoy the camp’s facilities, offering a tranquil space to unwind and reflect on the day’s encounters.

In the afternoon, venture along the Sweni road, seeking more lion sightings and, if luck is on your side, the elusive wild dogs. The day culminates in a dinner prepared upon your return to camp, allowing you to relish the flavors of the region while surrounded by the enchanting sounds of the African bush.

As night falls, the distant roars of lions lull you to sleep, creating a symphony of nature that encapsulates the true essence of your 11 Day Kruger National Park Safari.

Day 7, with its rich tapestry of wildlife exploration and serene moments, promises to be another chapter in the unfolding adventure of Kruger’s untamed beauty.

Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner

Day 8. Kruger National Park. (Skukuza Rest Camp)

Early this morning we will meet for a cup of coffee and then head out for an adventure in the Satara area. The open grasslands found here are perfect habitat for Cheetah, we will do our best this morning to find one of these magnificent big cats.

We will return to camp for breakfast, then we will pack up and leave Satara. It is a 90km drive to our next camp, Skukuza, along the way we will pass areas that are very good for spotting lion and we will stop at 2 postcard water points that are famous for attracting many species of animals at the same time.

We will get to Skukuza at around 1pm and we will drop you down by the picturesque Sabie River to enjoy an own expense lunch at the camp restaurant. Skukuza is the largest camp in Kruger and is the administrative capital of the park. The camp has been built along the banks of the famous Sabie River and has many beautiful riverine forest trees throughout the camp. You will be sleeping in traditional African thatched huts called Rondawels, inside there are twin beds, a private washroom with shower and toilet, a ceiling fan, fridge, air conditioning and a small patio.

After lunch you can have some time to relax and make use of the camp facilities. There is a swimming pool, a big Park Shop with different souvenirs and curios, a museum, a Wi-Fi hotspot, a beautiful walkway on the safe side of the fence along the Sabie River and many benches to sit and enjoy the views.

This afternoon we will venture out in the Skukuza area and see what we can find. The area is very good for lion spotting, there are lion territories are set up in many places around Skukuza, there is a pride we know that has 20 members and we will go out in search of this group.

Tonight we will serve dinner under the stars in our make shift bush restaurant.

Meals Included: Breakfast and Dinner

Day 9. Kruger National Park. (Berg en Dal Rest Camp)

On the ninth day of your extraordinary Ultimate Kruger Adventure, immerse yourself in the wild and untamed beauty of Kruger National Park with a guided bush walk, a unique and intimate experience. Accompanied by a trained Kruger ranger, this venture takes you beyond the confines of a vehicle, providing an opportunity to learn about the intricacies of the bush and the art of tracking different animals. Engage in an immersive exploration, unveiling the hidden wonders of the park that are not easily visible from the comfort of a vehicle.

Upon your return from the bush walk, a hearty breakfast awaits, setting the stage for the continuation of your journey. Pack up as we head further south towards Berg en Dal, your haven for the last two nights of this captivating safari. Your accommodations at Berg en Dal will be in Traditional African chalets, featuring a thatched roof, twin beds, a private washroom with toilet and shower, a small kitchen, and a patio area to relax and absorb the serene surroundings.

Situated in a mountainous area of Kruger National Park, Berg en Dal boasts a stunning scenic backdrop for your photos. The region receives the highest rainfall in Kruger, nurturing beautiful riverine forests along the rivers. This creates an ideal habitat for elephants and leopards, with the area proudly hosting the highest concentration of rhinos in the park.

In the afternoon, embark on a thrilling safari drive in the Berg en Dal area, brimming with the potential to encounter extraordinary wildlife. The anticipation of discovering something special adds an extra layer of excitement to this exploration.

As the sun sets, return to camp, where the warm glow of the fire becomes the centerpiece for preparing dinner and immersing yourself in the symphony of sounds emanating from the African bush.

Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner

Day 10. Kruger National Park. (Berg en Dal Rest Camp)

On the tenth day of your extraordinary Ultimate Kruger Adventure, kickstart the morning with a rendezvous for coffee, preparing for a sunrise safari drive that promises enchanting discoveries. Our journey will trace the winding rivers as they meander eastward, providing an ideal setting to search for leopards in the lower branches of giant trees.

The early hours offer the perfect opportunity to witness these elusive cats at rest or in the act of feeding. Along the way, keep your eyes peeled for the majestic presence of elephants and white rhinos, with the fortunate chance of spotting the rare black rhino in this captivating region.

As the sun climbs higher in the sky, we’ll pause at a scenic picnic site to indulge in a bush breakfast, surrounded by the untouched beauty of the Kruger wilderness.

Return to camp in the late morning, allowing for a leisurely lunch and ample time to enjoy the camp facilities. Take a refreshing dip in the swimming pool, explore the offerings of the small souvenir shop, visit the waterhole for potential wildlife sightings, or embark on a self-guided walking trail to immerse yourself in the natural surroundings.

The afternoon holds the promise of a final safari drive, where the African wilderness in this part of Kruger comes alive in true majestic style. Teeming with life, this drive offers a chance to witness the untamed beauty of the landscape and its inhabitants.

As the golden hues of sunset paint the sky, return to camp, where the flickering flames of the fire provide a warm and inviting ambiance. Dinner tonight will be at your own expense at the camp restaurant, creating a perfect opportunity to reminisce about the highlights of your unforgettable tour.

Meals Included: Breakfast and Lunch.

Day 11. Kruger National Park to Johannesburg

On the eleventh and final day of your extraordinary Ultimate Kruger Adventure, seize the opportunity for one last safari, as Kruger National Park may have one more surprise in store before bidding adieu.

The morning unfolds with anticipation as we venture along the Crocodile River, where the golden rays of dawn illuminate the landscape. Keep a keen eye out for any predators that may be retreating with the rising sun, and with a stroke of luck, catch a glimpse of the resident pack of wild dogs that operate in the vast area surrounding Berg en Dal.

Upon our return, a delightful breakfast awaits, providing a satisfying conclusion to our morning exploration. Following this, we’ll take you to the departure point for the return transfer from Kruger to Johannesburg.

As the journey progresses, revel in the memories of the past 11 days, each filled with unique encounters and the untamed beauty of the African wilderness.

Anticipate arrival in Johannesburg between 17:00 and 18:00, ensuring that your departure plans are coordinated accordingly. If you have international flights, it is advised not to book them before 19:00 pm, and for domestic flights, not before 20:00 pm.

As your 11 Day Kruger National Park Safari draws to a close, take a moment to reflect on the myriad experiences, wildlife sightings, and the camaraderie forged during this unforgettable adventure. The memories created within Kruger’s embrace will linger, ensuring that the spirit of the African wilderness stays with you long after you bid farewell.

Meals Included: Breakfast.

Included/Excluded in this Safari

Included in this 11 Day Kruger National Park Safari.

  • Transfer from O.R. Tambo Airport to Kruger
  • Transfer From Kruger to O.R. Tambo Airport
  • Entrance fees to Kruger National Park
  • Kruger Night Drive
  • Kruger Bush Walk
  • Kruger Afternoon Drive x 9
  • Kruger Morning Drive x 10
  • Meals (as specified in the day-by-day description)
  • All accommodation
  • A professional driver/guide and assistant
  • All transportation

Excluded in this 11 Day Kruger National Park Safari.

  • No Flights are included
  • Additional accommodation before and at the end of the tour
  • Tips: tipping guideline of $10 per person per day for the guide and crew
  • Personal items (souvenirs, travel insurance, visa fees and other personal items)
  • Transfer from Johannesburg accommodation to O.R. Tambo airport on Day 1.
  • Transfer from O.R. Tambo Airport to Johannesburg Accommodation on Day 11.


We provide all children under 12 a 50% discount and

Teenagers under the age of 16 a 25% discount.

We will also provide a group discount if a tour is booked for 4 or more people. Please contact us for more info.

Please be sure to send us an inquiry from this website.

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