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Kruger National Park Travel Guide

The Kruger National Park is spectacular with mountains, bush plains and tropical forests. This really is somewhere you need to visit once in your life and it is easy to see why over 1 million tourists visit every year.

On a safari in the Kruger you will get a chance to see the Big 5: lions, leopards, rhinos, elephants and buffalos and also hundreds of other animals in their natural habitat. Start planning a dream trip today with our guide which includes information and advice for the best activities, tours, places to visit, things to do and more.


Weather & Best Time to Visit

The Kruger Park is a year round destination. In terms of weather, April to May and September to October usually have quiet mild weather and little rain whilst December to February expect warm and humid conditions.

One of the most popular times to visit the Kruger is during May to September which is dry season. The high peak season for tourism is between December to January and July to August - book in advance for this period and expect to pay a premium for tours and accommodation.

Low season is usually April to June and  September to November which is the cheapest time of the year to visit.



There is a lot of choice when it comes to where to stay in the Kruger National Park and there are options for all budgets.

If you are looking to visit independently there are lots of cheap hotels and guest houses whilst if you book with a major travel/tour operator they will arrange accommodation for you and usually include this in the price.

In the Kruger Park you can also find some of the most amazing safari lodges in the world. Book in advance to get the best prices.


Kruger National Park Tours

Get close to exotic wildlife and experience the magic of the Kruger National Park which is one of the most incredible safari destinations in the world. You will be taken on game drives and safaris to see Africa's famous exotic wildlife. Seeing wildlife in their natural habitat is an incredible experence and this will be the true African experience sampling the local food and sleeping in a comfortable lodge.

You will have an experienced driver and guide with you who will ride you across some of the best routes where you can try to spot the legendary Big 'Five' - lions, rhinos, elephants, buffaloes and leopards. You will stop off at waterholes and see animals up close and you will learn a lot about the country, nature and wildlife on this trip. Some operators also offer volunteer programs in South Africa where you an mix sightseeing with helping wildlife - an amazing experience if you are looking for a unique and rewarding experience.

Most trips start in the Kruger, whilst others start in other destinations like Johannesburg. If you book an overland South Africa trip you will usually get to travel overland and visit other places nearby including the spectacular Blyde River Canyon. You won't regret visiting the Kruger National Park, search tours and safaris today.

If you would like to be more than just a tourist you might like to search safari guide training courses which provide you with a recognised qualification to live and work as a safari guide in the Kruger Park.