6 Day Kruger National Park Safari

6 Day Kruger National Park Safari

Embark on an unforgettable adventure with Wild Planet Safari's 6 Day Kruger National Park Safari, the first Safari in our portfolio of extended or lengthy Kruger tours. Crafted for wildlife enthusiasts and those yearning for an extended sojourn in the heart of the African bush, this safari promises an immersive experience in the captivating realm of Kruger National Park. Our seasoned guides, well-versed in the nuances of animal territories and habitats, are dedicated to cultivating and enhancing your unique interests, ensuring a rich and rewarding exploration over six thrilling days.

Commencing in the scenic southern region at Berg en Dal rest camp, nestled amidst the Kruger mountains, this leg of the safari promises not only exceptional wildlife sightings but also breathtaking views of the surrounding landscapes. The camp itself, left in its natural wild state, serves as a haven for myriad bird species and smaller mammals, creating a captivating prelude to the safari's unfolding adventure.

As we journey onward to the Savannah Bushveld around Skukuza, you will be treated to exhilarating safari drives along the renowned Sabie River. This portion of the safari offers a distinct panorama and a chance to encounter the diverse fauna that inhabits the lush bushveld.

The final stop on our 6 Day Kruger National Park Safari brings us to the expansive Savannah Grassland area of Satara, where the anticipation of encountering majestic lion prides adds an extra layer of excitement to the expedition.

Tailored for your comfort, the 6 Day Kruger National Park Safari is a private affair, allowing you to choose between Camping or an Accommodated Safari as well as your preferred departure date. Your exclusive safari is operated in spacious 9-seat open safari vehicles. Prepare to be captivated by the untamed beauty of Kruger National Park as Wild Planet Safari unveils a six-day odyssey that promises not only remarkable wildlife encounters but also a deep immersion into the unparalleled allure of the African bush.

6 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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6 Day Kruger Safari
6 Day Kruger Safari
6 Day Kruger Safari

6 Day Kruger National Park Safari

Day 1: Johannesburg to Kruger National Park. (Berg en Dal Rest Camp)

Your 6 day Kruger Safari kicks off at 7 am with a convenient transfer from Johannesburg International Airport (O.R. Tambo). The journey to Hazyview, a charming small town located just a 15-minute drive from the Kruger gates, unfolds over approximately 5 hours, offering a scenic route that builds anticipation for the wildlife wonders ahead.

Arriving in Hazyview around 12:30, your Wild Planet Safari Guide awaits, setting the stage for an immersive experience. Delight in an own expense lunch at a local restaurant, savoring the flavors of the region before the next leg of your journey.

Post-lunch, we embark on a short drive to Phabeni Gate, marking the gateway to Kruger National Park. The remainder of the afternoon is dedicated to your inaugural safari experience, a thrilling expedition into the heart of the park. Capture the essence of untamed Africa as you encounter the diverse wildlife on your way to Berg en Dal rest camp.

Set against the backdrop of Kruger’s mountainous terrain, Berg en Dal becomes your home for the first two nights. Experience the authenticity of Traditional African chalets, boasting a thatched roof, twin beds, a private washroom with toilet and shower, a small kitchen, and a cozy patio area for relaxation.

Nestled in a region with the highest rainfall in Kruger, Berg en Dal unfolds a picturesque panorama, adorned with stunning riverine forests along the waterways. This lush environment becomes a sanctuary for elephants and leopards, and the area proudly boasts the highest concentration of rhinos in the park.

As the sun sets, you’ll arrive at camp, setting the stage for an evening of culinary delights. Engage in the preparation of dinner while soaking in the sounds of the African bush, serenaded by the warmth of a crackling fire. The first day of your 6-day Kruger Safari promises not only a journey through diverse landscapes but also a tapestry of experiences that will linger in your memory for years to come.


Meals Included: Dinner.

Day 2: Kruger National Park. (Berg en Dal Rest Camp)

On the exciting second day of your 6-day Kruger Safari, the adventure begins with a friendly coffee gathering, setting the stage for an enchanting sunrise safari drive. We begin the safari cruising along the winding rivers, searching for leopards relaxing or feeding in the lower branches of giant trees. Our wildlife wish list includes elephants, and white rhinos, and if we’re lucky, the rare black rhino could make a special appearance in this breathtaking landscape.

Our morning escapade takes a breather at a charming picnic spot, where a delicious breakfast in the bush awaits, surrounded by the sights and sounds of nature. By late morning, we’ll return to camp, allowing you the perfect opportunity to unwind and explore the offerings of Berg en Dal. There’s something for everyone, whether it’s a refreshing dip in the pool, a little shopping at the souvenir store, some quiet moments by the waterhole, or a stroll along the self-guided walking trail. At Mid-day we will serve a delicious lunch at the camp.

As the afternoon sun starts to descend, get ready for another thrilling safari drive through the vibrant wilderness of Kruger. The park is a wildlife haven, promising glimpses of Africa’s majestic creatures in their natural habitat. Upon returning to camp, soak in the tranquil evening atmosphere as we gather around a crackling fire. Dinner, prepared over open flames, becomes a culinary delight heightened by the soothing sounds of the wild.

Day 2 unfolds as a rich tapestry of exploration, relaxation, and wildlife wonders, creating lasting memories in the heart of Kruger National Park.

Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch, and Dinner.

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

Embark on the third day of your amazing safari journey with another sunrise safari in the southern reaches of Kruger National Park. Our early morning adventure begins at the Matjulu waterhole, a prime spot for glimpsing lively spotted hyenas in action. Following the Matjulu River, known for frequent encounters with African Wild Dogs, promises more thrilling wildlife sightings against the backdrop of the awakening wilderness.

After returning to camp for a delicious breakfast, we load up the vehicle, bid farewell to Berg en Dal, and journey north through vast savannah grasslands, a landscape where White Rhinos often make appearances. The approximately 3-hour drive leads us to our next stop, Skukuza, the largest camp in Kruger and the park’s administrative hub. Nestled along the scenic banks of the Sabie River, Skukuza boasts a charming setting with numerous riverine forest trees.

Upon arrival, check in and savor a well-deserved lunch at the camp restaurant (own expense). Take your time to unwind and explore the camp’s offerings, including a refreshing swimming pool, a spacious Park Shop with an array of souvenirs and curios, a museum, a Wi-Fi hotspot, a scenic walkway along the Sabie River, and plenty of benches for soaking in the views.

In the afternoon, our exploration of the Skukuza area begins, offering excellent opportunities for lion sightings. With established lion territories around Skukuza, we’ll be on the lookout for a pride we know to have an impressive 20 members. As night falls, relish a delightful dinner under the stars at our makeshift bush restaurant.

Day 3 unfolds with a delightful blend of wildlife wonders, relaxation, and starlit dining, creating cherished memories in the heart of Kruger National Park.

Meals Included: Breakfast and Dinner.

Day 4: Kruger National Park. (Satara Rest Camp)

On the exhilarating fourth day of your safari, we kick off with another captivating sunrise safari along the Sabie River. Our goal? To spot a leopard! This area is known for having the highest density of leopards in Kruger, making it an exciting venture. The Sabie River, with its resident hippos, crocodiles, and various other animals drawn to its allure, promises a rich wildlife spectacle.

After a satisfying breakfast back at camp, our journey continues northward toward our next destination, Satara. Along the way, we’ll pause for refreshing drinks at a picturesque picnic site. Our route traverses several lion territories, home to well-known prides, and if luck is on our side, we might catch a glimpse of the rare white lion. Arriving at Satara in the middle of the day, just in time for lunch, you’ll have a chance to unwind, explore camp facilities, and prepare for an afternoon drive to explore the surrounding area.

Satara, nestled in the grasslands of Kruger, is a haven for grazing animals, offering excellent wildlife viewing opportunities. A waterhole just outside the camp fence provides a convenient spot to observe animals right from camp.

As evening descends, you have the option to enjoy an own expense dinner at the camp restaurant before embarking on a thrilling Kruger night drive. This nocturnal adventure opens a window to the world of big cats on the prowl, along with the possibility of encountering smaller nocturnal creatures like civets, genets, owls, porcupines, and honey badgers.

Day 4 unfolds as a perfect blend of exploration, relaxation, and the magic of Kruger after dark, creating unforgettable moments in the heart of the African wilderness.

Meals Included: Breakfast and Lunch.

Day 5: Kruger National Park (Satara Rest Camp)

The exciting fifth day of your safari begins with an early morning safari drive in the captivating Satara area. Our mission? To search for the predators that call this region home, including leopards, lions, hyenas, cheetahs, and wild dogs. With luck on our side, we might witness the thrill of a predator on the hunt, creating a once-in-a-lifetime safari experience. Following our adventure, a delightful breakfast at a scenic picnic site awaits before we return to the camp.

Back at the camp, take advantage of the midday heat to unwind and enjoy the camp facilities. Whether it’s a leisurely walk along the fence to spot some animals or a refreshing swim to cool down, the options abound. After a satisfying lunch, our journey continues with an afternoon safari.

By now, we anticipate having encountered most of the animals on your wishlist, perhaps even some unexpected surprises. As the day winds down, we’ll return to camp at sunset, concluding the day with a final dinner around the comforting glow of the fire in the heart of the park.

Day 5 unfolds as a perfect blend of thrilling safari drives, relaxation, and the magic of the African wilderness, leaving you with cherished memories of your Kruger adventure.

Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch, and Dinner.

Day 6: Johannesburg

On the final day of your remarkable safari, seize the opportunity to immerse yourself in the untamed beauty of Kruger National Park through a guided bush walk. Accompanied by a knowledgeable Kruger ranger, you’ll learn the secrets of the bush, from identifying tracks to gaining insights into the diverse wildlife. This unique experience unveils aspects of nature that are easily missed from the confines of a vehicle, allowing for a deeper connection with the wild surroundings.

Upon your return to camp, a hearty breakfast awaits, fueling you for the last leg of your adventure. We’ll then set out on a leisurely drive towards the exit gate, relishing the possibility of one final thrilling wildlife sighting before bidding farewell to the park.

As we arrive in the charming town of Hoedspruit at 11 am, you’ll meet the transfer team for your journey back to Johannesburg. The scenic route takes you up and over the Drakensberg Escarpment, the concluding stretch of Southern Africa’s longest mountain range. Anticipate reaching Johannesburg between 5 pm and 6 pm, where you’ll be dropped off at O.R. Tambo Airport.

It’s essential to note that, domestic flights should not be scheduled before 7 pm, and international flights before 8 pm on our return day from Kruger National Park. If uncertain about your flight timing, please feel free to inquire for guidance.

Day 6 concludes your safari adventure with a memorable bush walk, a scenic drive, and the anticipation of incredible wildlife encounters before departing the enchanting Kruger National Park.

Meals Included: Breakfast.

Included/Excluded in this Safari

Included in this 6 Day Kruger National Park Safari

*Transfers to Kruger and back to Johannesburg from O.R. Tambo Airport
*Kruger entrance fees
*Kruger Night Drive
*Kruger Bush Walk
*4 Sunrise Safari Drives
*5 Afternoon Safari Drives
*Meals (as specified in the day-by-day description)
*All accommodation
*A professional guide and an Assistant
*All transportation

Excluded in this 6 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 to O.R. Tambo for Tour Departure Transfer

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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