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3 Day Kruger safari From Johannesburg

2 Night / 3 Days

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From R9 000 Per Person Sharing

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3 Day Budget Beater Safari From Johannesburg

Kruger National Park

Min Age: 5 Years

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About This Tour:

Embark on an extraordinary three-day journey into the heart of Africa's wilderness with our Budget Beater Kruger Safari. Set against the stunning backdrop of Kruger National Park, this adventure promises an immersive experience without breaking the bank. Nestled within the park's pristine landscapes, Pretoriuskop Camp welcomes you with open arms, offering comfortable accommodations on a bed and breakfast basis.

Prepare to be enchanted as you delve into the wonders of the bushveld. From the moment you arrive, the air is alive with the anticipation of thrilling wildlife encounters and awe-inspiring scenery. Spend your days exploring the vast expanse of Kruger, with expert guides leading you on exhilarating game drives through diverse habitats teeming with life.

After each day of adventure, return to the comfort of Pretoriuskop Camp, where warm hospitality await. Relax under the starlit sky, recounting the day's sightings with fellow adventurers, before retiring to your cozy accommodations for a restful night's sleep.

With three days of exploration, discovery, and wonder, our Budget Beater Kruger Safari offers an affordable yet unforgettable escape into the heart of Africa. Join us as we journey into the wild, where every moment is filled with the magic of the African bush.

Should Pretoriuskop not be available due to Public Holidays guests will be upgraded to our Guest House just outside of the Malelane Gate.


Our itinerary for your Kruger National Park experience has been carefully planned to guarantee an exceptional adventure. Each day is filled with excitement, from discovering breathtaking landscapes to observing magnificent wildlife. We invite you to join us for an unforgettable journey through Africa's renowned national park.

Day 1

Arriving in Johannesburg - Kruger National Park

Your driver will pick you up in Johannesburg before taking you to Kruger National Park. At the point of entry, your game drive begins, and you might see lions, elephants, and giraffes ambling through the savannah. At the time the gates close, head back to camp for a satisfying dinner (for your own account) and a restful night.

Day 2

Kruger National Park

The early morning game drive is a perfect opportunity to witness the wildlife at its most active. As the sun rises, animals are on the move, hunting for food or seeking shelter from the heat of the day. After a few hours of game viewing, it's time to head back to camp for a well-deserved breakfast. The rest of the morning can be spent relaxing by the pool. In the afternoon, it's time to head out again for another game drive. This time, you may see different animals than in the morning, as they come out of hiding to take advantage of cooler temperatures. As dusk approaches, you'll return to camp.

Day 3

Kruger National Park - Drop Off in Johannesburg

The cool morning air as we climb into the open safari vehicle, ready to embark on our last adventure in Kruger Park. We drive through the savannah, scanning the horizon for any signs of movement. After breakfast, we pack up our belongings and say goodbye to the Kruger Park

Includes / Excludes

We understand that planning a trip can be overwhelming, which is why we've created a detailed list of what's included and what's not in your tour package. This will provide you with a clear of what to expect and you make any necessary arrangements before your journey begins.


  • Transfers to/from Johannesburg/Nelspruit

  • 2 Nights Accommodation

  • Game Drives in Kruger National Park

  • Conservation / Entrance Fees

  • Professional Guide

  • 2 x Breakfasts


  • Dinners (Restaurant on site)

  • Lunches

  • Drinks

  • Flights

  • Travel Insurance

  • Sunset / Night Drive

  • Items Of A Personal Nature

Accommodation / Gallery

Accommodation within Kruger National Park is utilized, and camp availability is contingent upon its availability at the time of booking. ​Budget thatched units feature either twin or triple beds, along with a table and chairs. Linens and towels are provided for guests. Shared bathrooms are available for men and women separately and includes a private shower area with a lockable door, toilets, and basins. Both the bathrooms and rooms undergo daily cleaning. ​Tented budget units showcase canvas structures on cement floors, offering either twin or four beds, as well as a table and chairs. Linens and towels are provided for guest convenience. Shared bathrooms are accessible for men and women separately, each equipped with a private shower area enclosed by a lockable door, toilets, and basins. Daily cleaning is carried out for both the bathrooms and rooms. ​Should accommodation within the Kruger National Park be fully booked you will be accommodated at Selati 103 Guest Cottages situated only 2km's from the Malelane Gate of the Kruger National Park. All the Guest Cottages have air conditioning and en-suite facilities. Each cottage is individually decorated and has a fridge, microwave oven, crockery, cutlery, linen and towels. Complimentary coffee & tea provided as well as linen and towels, soap and shampoo. TV (6 channels) and hairdryer in each unit.

Highlights / Activities

We recognize the significance of making an informed choice. That's why we've created a detailed list of the key highlights and activities of this safari. This thorough overview will give you a clear understanding of what to expect, enabling you to fully appreciate the unique experiences and adventures awaiting you on this extraordinary journey.

Visit the Kruger National Park

Kruger National Park is a must-see for nature enthusiasts and wildlife lovers, offering diverse animals like buffalos, giraffes, zebras, and hippos. With over 500 bird species, it's a paradise for bird watchers. Enjoy stunning scenery and the Big Five.

Untamed Nature

Explore the wilderness with hyenas, a formidable predator with sharp senses and powerful jaws. They live in tight-knit clans, relying on cooperation and communication for survival. Discover a world of wildlife, including majestic elephants and graceful gazelles, each with its unique story to tell.

Open Safari Vehicle Point of View

The park boasts rolling hills and savannahs, with birds and animals calling out. Hidden watering holes attract elephants and monkeys, creating a serene environment that's easy to lose yourself in.

Expert Guides

Local professional guides possess extensive knowledge and experience, enhancing travel experiences by providing insider tips and recommendations.

Important Notes

Below is a comprehensive list of important notes for your upcoming safari adventure. This detailed information is provided to ensure you have all the necessary details to make the most of your journey and fully enjoy all the experiences the safari has to offer. Please review these notes carefully and prepare accordingly.

  • This is a reasonably priced small-group safari that prioritizes getting as much game viewing as possible in a short amount of time rather than lavish lodging, spa services, etc.

  • Transfers to and from Kruger National Park are included in the package.

  • Traveling by road from Johannesburg takes approx. 5–6 hours to Kruger Gate. It is also possible to fly; you can fly to Nelspruit (MQP) or Skukuza (SZK).

  • You can also request a custom itinerary

  • Plan ahead, please! Very few of our safaris through the Kruger National Park are available on short notice.

  • Please check out our reviews on TripAdvisor.

  • Compare before you buy - cheaper is not always better.

More Safari Options:

Consider checking out other safaris in this category to enhance your experience and discover new adventures. There are plenty of options to choose from, so take your time and find the one for you.

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