Adventure Tours

Explore Kruger National Park

From €1980pp including flights
Depart From
Fly from Cork
Departure Date
05 Mar 2019 - 11 Mar 2019
Alternative dates available on request
Duration
6 Nights
Destination
South Africa
Price
From €1980pp including flights
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Fly from Cork and embark on a seven-day exploration of South Africa's Kruger National Park.

Explore the Greater Kruger area during seven thrilling days in South Africa.

Search for elephants, lions, and rhinos at one of the continent’s most celebrated national parks and at a private wildlife reserve. Go on safari with a researcher from the Carnivore Conservation Programme, part of National Geographic's Big Cats Initiative. Witness the circle of life in action in one of the planet’s wildest places.

TRAVEL STYLE: NATIONAL GEOGRAPHIC JOURNEYS

Greater exploration, insider access, and the freedom to roam – all without sacrificing comfort.

SERVICE LEVEL: UPGRADED

Quality accommodations and more inclusions than on other G Adventures tours, like meals, private transport, and activities.

PHYSICAL RATING: 2 - LIGHT

Light walking and hiking suitable for most fitness levels. Nothing too challenging.

TRIP TYPE: SMALL GROUP

Small group experience; Max 16, Avg 14.

AGE REQUIREMENT: 12+

All travellers under age 18 must be accompanied by an adult.

DAY 1: JOHANNESBURG

Arrive at any time. Transfer to hotel. Enjoy a traditional South African braai (barbecue) welcome dinner.

Exclusive Inclusions: Your Foodie Moment Traditional South Africa Braai (BBQ)

Meals included:  Dinner

DAY 2: JOHANNESBURG/ KRUGER NATIONAL PARK

Enjoy a full day scenic drive along the famed Panorama Route with stops at Blyde River Canyon, Bourke's Luck Potholes, and God's Window. Continue to our tented camp located near the Kruger National Park and this evening enjoy a delicious South African dinner in the boma.

Meals included:  Breakfast | Dinner

DAY 3: KRUGER NATIONAL PARK

Enjoy a morning wildlife safari drive through Kruger National Park in an open vehicle. Take in views of the abundant wildlife including elephants, lions, and giraffe. In the afternoon, opt to extend your safari drive or head back to the lodge where you can take a short nature walk or relax on the deck with views of the surrounding area.

Meals included: Breakfast | Dinner

DAY 4: KRUGER NATIONAL PARK/ KARONGWE PRIVATE GAME RESERVE

Continue on to a private nature reserve in the Greater Kruger area. This afternoon, meet with a researcher from the Endangered Wildlife Trust’s Cheetah Metapopulation Project who will share information about their efforts to protect cheetahs and other carnivores. This National Geographic-sponsored project is part of the Big Cats Initiative. After, the researcher will join us on our evening wildlife safari drive.

Exclusive Inclusions: Your Journeys Highlight Moment Carnivore Conservation Experience

Meals included:  Breakfast | Lunch | Dinner

DAY 5: KARONGWE PRIVATE GAME RESERVE

Enjoy early morning and afternoon safari drives with our local guides, searching for buffaloes, elephants, leopards, lions, and rhinos – Africa's famed Big Five. In our down time, relax at the camp, take a walk around the grounds, or enjoy a cool drink on the deck.

Meals included: Breakfast | Lunch | Dinner

DAY 6: KARONGWE PRIVATE GAME RESERVE/ JOHANNESBURG

After one last wildlife safari drive, head back to the city. In the evening, enjoy dinner at our local guest house.

Meals included: Breakfast | Dinner

DAY 7: JOHANNESBURG

Depart at any time.

Meals included: Breakfast

Price is per adult sharing and includes:

  • Return flights and charges from Cork
  • Arrival transfer
  • 6 night Explore Kruger National Park tour
  • All transport between destinations and to/ from included activities
  • Accommodation:  Guest house (2 nights), comfortable safari camp (2 nights), comfortable tent or chalets (2 nights
  • Meals: 
    • 6 breakfasts, 2 lunches, 6 dinners 
    • Allow USD95-125 for meals not included.
  • Transportation: Air-conditioned touring vehicle, open safari vehicle, walking
  • Activities & experiences:
    • Your Journeys Highlight Moment: Carnivore Conservation Experience, Karongwe Private Game Reserve
    • Your Foodie Moment: Traditional South Africa Braai (BBQ), Johannesburg
    • Traditional South African braai (BBQ)
    • Panorama Route scenic drive
    • Kruger National Park and private nature reserve wildlife safari drives in open vehicles
  • Staff & experts:
    • Chief Experience Officer (CEO) throughout
    • Local guides/ rangers

Please ask us about adding great value:

  • Travel insurance
Subject to availability. Terms & conditions apply.

For more information please call us on 021 427 7094 or 01 696 5135, email info@shandontravel.ie, request a call back using the red button or submit an enquiry through the form below.

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