Kruger & Surrounds

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7-day Safari from Cape Town or Johannesburg to Kruger National Park & the surrounding areas

 

Priced from R69 380 ($4698) per person sharing*

 

We offer a variety of 7-day safari packages to the Kruger and the surrounding areas. We have selected some of the finest safari camps and game lodges that will bring you up close and personal with South Africa’s Big 5 and everything nature has to offer!

*PLEASE NOTE:

    • Prices are based on minimum 2 people travelling.
    • Prices are subject to the exchange rate at time of booking.
    • Prices include regional flights that are subject to change.

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Day 1 – 3 (SUITE AT NOTTEN’S BUSH CAMP)

Notten's Bush Camp

 

Priced from R69 380 ($4698) per person sharing*

 

Rates include: Two safari drives and bush walk per day, three meals daily and all soft drinks, house wines, beers, conservation levy and community levy.

 

Notten’s Bush Camp’s accommodation consists of beautifully appointed suites with open plan bedroom and en-suite bathroom. All suites have both indoor and outdoor shower facilities. All windows and sliding doors are fitted with screens and insect coils are provided. Each suite at Notten’s Bush Camp leads onto a private wooden deck with a beautiful view of the bush.

 

Each private suite is elegantly styled, spacious and cooled by ceiling fans. A magical atmosphere is created with the purposeful absence of electric lighting; the ambient candlelight and lanterns capturing an enchanting spirit of romance. With splendid panoramic views, this private game lodge is the perfect place for peace and relaxation while watching animals meander past.

 

Notten’s prides itself in having highly qualified guides and Shangaan trackers who ensure that their guests experience an informative and enlightened exposure to the area. There is nothing as invigorating as watching Africa’s wildlife in their natural habitat. Driving or being guided on foot by Notten’s experienced rangers will bring you as close as you will ever get to true nature, the African way. This can be followed by lazy hours spent in the sparkling pool or having a massage at the Nature Spa.

 

Day 4 – 6 (LUXURY SAFARI TENT AT SIMBAVATI HILLTOP LODGE)

Simbavati Hilltop Lodge

 

Rates include: All standard meals and two safari activities daily, selected drinks (selected spirits, house wines, local beers and soft drinks) and return transfers from Eastgate Airport (HDS).

 

Simbavati Hilltop Lodge is situated within the world renowned and beautiful Timbavati Private Nature Reserve, which forms part of the Greater Kruger Park – guarantees an exclusive, authentic and unforgettable African Safari experience.

 

Enjoy magnificent views of the bush, the Nhlaralumi River and the distant foothills of the Drakensberg Mountain Range from the vantage point of the beautiful small koppie on which the lodge is situated.

 

Accommodation is pure Africa safari and comprises of individual pavilion style luxury tents, arranged to create a unique village feel. Each suite comprises of two individual tents, one for the main bedroom and one for a separate bathroom, which is linked by a passage that can be opened up on one side – allowing for an indoor or private outdoor shower experience. Privacy is guaranteed thanks to the careful placement of the tented-suites, ensuring a tranquil and intimate stay.

 

Some of the private suites are situated to avail of the breath-taking views, and are therefore accessible via steep stairs. For the mobility impaired, please ensure that you stipulate your needs when booking.

Day 1 – 3 (EXPLORER SUITE AT TINTSWALO SAFARI LODGE)

Tintswalo Safari Lodge

 

Priced from R104 173 ($7054) per person sharing*

 

Rates include: Full board, 2 safari activities per day, house drinks (excluding premium branded alcohol), Wi-Fi, laundry and a 15 minute back and shoulder massage.

 

In the native Shangaan language, Tintswalo means “the intangible feeling of love, gratitude and peace bestowed upon someone offering you a meaningful and worthy gift.” Tintswalo Safari Lodge is located within the Manyeleti Reserve concession offering an exclusive lodge nestled between prime wildernesses and offering a truly remarkable experience.

 

Designed and built on the banks of a seasonal river bed and beneath magnificent sycamore trees, Tintswalo Safari Lodge offers a beautiful setting of tranquillity and unknown safari experiences. Each of the Explorer Suite’s offer large spaces opening up to their own private deck, plunge pool and luxurious en-suite bathrooms all facing the ever-active waterhole. The safari experience is thrilling, with sightings of lion, cheetah, hyena, wild dog, leopard, elephant and buffalo likely. The concession is unlike any other, and together with the prolific birdlife, combined with low-vehicle density, the daily encounters are awe-inspiring. The Vital Source Spa provides a retreat from game activities as well as a well-stocked curio shop and wine cellar to tempt the most discerning tastes.

 

Day 4 – 6 (SUPERIOR CHALET AT LONDOLOZI VARTY CAMP )

Londolozi Varty Camp

 

Rates include: All meals, teas and coffees daily, soft drinks, house wines, local brand spirits and beers, two safari drives daily, nature walks accompanied by experienced armed rangers, use of fitness room, transfers to/from Londolozi airstrip to lodge, emergency medical evacuation insurance and laundry.

 

Varty Camp was the original Londolozi camp and oozes with history and charm. It has a pleasant down-to-earth quality. With magnificent river views, private plunge pools and leisure decks, the 8 chalets and 2 suites offer the height of relaxation in stylish surroundings. The main deck is the perfect setting for delicious breakfasts and lunches, and dinners of Pan-African cuisine are enjoyed in the dramatic boma illuminated by dozens of lanterns, under the stars.

 

Each day whilst staying at Varty Camp will reveal picture perfect moments of wildlife whilst on safari including daily safari drives in the morning and late afternoon and other tailor-made activities like discovery hikes, bush baths, leopard tracking, bush-yoga and many more incredible adventures that are only revealed on arrival. All activities are led by professional and knowledgeable specialists. The wildlife is consistent and includes sightings of impala, greater kudu, giraffe, buffalo, elephant, lion and leopard, as well as over 300 bird species.

 

Day 1 – 3 (SUITE AT TENGILE RIVER LODGE)

Tengile River Lodge

 

Priced from R176 005 ($11918.50) per person sharing*

 

Rates include: Three meals daily, soft drinks, house wines, local brand spirits and beers, teas and coffees, refreshments on safari drives, laundry, safari activities, 1-hour nature walks accompanied by experienced armed tracker (subject to availability), emergency medical evacuation insurance, transfers to and from the lodge airstrip.

 

Meaning “tranquil” in the local Tsonga language, & Beyond’s Tengile River Lodge is situated in a serene setting on a bend of the Sand River. Elegant interiors are complimented by exquisite modern finishes, and inviting, intimate spaces encourage a sense of solitude, whilst pockets of open space are designed for group gatherings.

 

Built with an extremely light footprint, Tengile will feature nine suites that are raised above ground level to give the impression that they are floating over the riverbed, providing exceptional views from the dappled shade of a cool riverine forest. The spacious suites will offer sunken loungers, elegant bedrooms and en-suite bathrooms that open out into the forest, creating private spaces in the open air.

 

Following the curve of the river bank, each area of the lodge will offer magnificent river views. A beautiful massage and gym area offer a haven of tranquillity where you can spend the entire day relaxing in between game drives.

 

Day 4 – 6 (LUXURY SUITE AT ROYAL MALEWANE)

Royal Malewane Suites

 

Rates include: All meals and snacks, wireless internet, full mini-bar. South African reserve wines & beverages (excluding French Champagne). Transfers to/from Jackalberry Airstrip, all coffees & speciality teas, laundry service and 2 safari drives daily & bush walks.

 

Situated within the Greater Kruger National Park, Royal Malewane offers all the joys of a bygone era with today’s modern indulgences to ensure an exceptionally enjoyable stay. The main camp complex is the heart designed around a cluster of thatched-roof buildings. The property boasts an excellent gym and spa facility offering health and skincare therapies by an internationally qualified in-house therapist.

 

The Luxury suites each accommodate two guests with a private wooden deck, rim-flow pool and thatched gazeboo. The main room contains a fireplace, beautiful dark wooden furniture and canopied king-size bed. Bathrooms are extravagantly sized, full of light and the epitome of indulgence. Enjoy the huge Victorian-style bath and shower inside or out. Elevated walkways link the rooms to the main lodge. Only the wildlife will witness you relaxing in this ultra-private, ultra-luxurious lodge accommodation.