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An Insight into Nhongo Safaris

Open Vehicle in Kruger National Park

Going on multi-day safari in Africa is hugely exciting. There are so many bucket-list experiences to choose from, natural wonders to see, gorgeous, tented camps and lodges to stay at, alluring landscapes to soak in and of course, so many exhilarating species of wildlife for you to see, like the world famous Big 5 and much more.

Since 1999, Nhongo Safaris has dedicated themselves to delivering unforgettable and mesmerising wildlife experiences to the Kruger National Park and the Greater Kruger National Park. Since then, we have grown to include magical adventures to Zimbabwe, Botswana, Namibia and Zambia with a wide range of activities included.

Nhongo Safaris strives on providing the best experiences to all our guests, from our mystifying wildlife and beautiful landscapes to historical sights and amazing African cultures. We are your gateway to exploring the lands and wilds of Africa.

Let us look at the thrilling experiences Nhongo Safaris has on offer.

Kruger National Park Budget Safaris

For those travelling on a limited budget safari, this is the ultimate retreat. Guests are treated to an incredible trip, and once in the park, they might be lucky enough to see wildlife that even those who choose the luxury option might miss out on.

The Budget Safaris differ from the others in that the accommodation is generally more rustic. Other than that, guests can look forward to a uniquely exciting trip staying within the Kruger National Park.

Standard Kruger National Park Safaris

The Standard Kruger National Park safaris are the perfect mix of budget and luxury, the ideal middle ground so to speak. They are by far one of the more popular selection of safaris, with a wide range of classic Kruger Park safaris for our guests to choose from. The number of days spent in the park varies with each package, but the overall experience remains 5-star.

Guests can look forward to maximum time spent in the Kruger, with accommodations being inside the Kruger National Park at one or more of its many unique lodges. Enjoy exciting activities like game walks and night drives, travel the scenically beautiful Panorama Route and visit locations like Blyde River Canyon and God’s Window, or visit the cultural village and learn about the extraordinary cultures of Africa and her people. Experience quiet evenings in the wild, filled with great food, relaxing drinks and wonderful company.

Cheetah surveying in Kruger National Park

Unique Luxury Kruger Park Safaris

Where luxury meets the African wild, home to some of the best luxury safari accommodation in the world. Nhongo Safaris strives to create a unique and luxuriously comforting adventure for our guests. Besides unbeatable game viewing at a Kruger National Park or Greater Kruger luxury lodge, the area is an activity-rich hub for adventure and solitude seekers alike. From nature walks and sundowner/night drives, cultural village visits, spa-treatments, and delicious meals under a sky unlike anywhere else in the world, there is something for everyone.

Stay at luxury lodges like Skukuza Safari Lodge, Pestana Hotel or Kruger Gate Hotel which are all based on 4 Star Accommodations. Beautiful and elegant locations for a luxurious stay on your safari.

Manyeleti Safaris (Greater Kruger National Park

In Shangaan, Manyaleti means "Place of the Stars.".

Safari destinations like this are truly unique. There are no big tour groups driving around in buses here, so you'll have a pristine bush experience in one of the most beautiful places on Earth. As this private game reserve borders the Kruger National Park as well as the Sabi Sands and Timbavati Game Reserves, animals can freely move between them.

​The Manyeleti area is prime "Big Five" territory, presenting excellent opportunities for viewing leopards. In addition to lions, rhinos, buffaloes, and elephants, other Big Five animals are often spotted frequently. The area is also home to over 300 species of birds, making it an ideal safari destination for wildlife enthusiasts, photographers, and birdwatchers. Stay in stunning private bush camps with luxury tented accommodations and immerse yourself in the wilds of Manyeleti.

Pungwe Tented Camp in Mayeleti

Experience unique adventures, starting at unique locations just outside the Kruger National Park. offering off-the-beaten-path safari experiences for travellers who want to discover remarkable locations, enjoy unique activities and breath-taking wildlife encounters.

Immerse yourself in the African bush and take in the breath-taking scenery and rich birdlife while staying at luxury locations. Experience the thrill of tiger fishing as you battle with this aquatic monster on a thrilling catch and release fishing safari which includes the thrills of fishing on a calm open river while watching the African sunset and an adventure through the huge and wonderful Kruger National Park.

African Safaris

Nhongo Safaris newly introduced African adventures have arrived. Travel and explore South Africa, Botswana, Zimbabwe and Namibia. Visit world famous reserves like Chobe’ National Park in Botswana and Etosha National Park in Namibia, explore the Okavango Delta in Botswana or visit the mystifying Victoria Falls in Zimbabwe. There’s so much to see and learn, and people to meet.

There’s a wide range of activities for you to enjoy such as visiting fascinating historical sights and locations, relishing in thrilling boat cruises or sand surfing down the towering sand dunes of the Namibian desert. Visit and meet the amazing local people where you get to experience and learn about their different cultures. There’s so many exciting things to do and look forward to.

Nhongo Safaris is certainly a leader in wildlife adventures. Along with our passionate and dedicated guides and amazing partners, we strive to offer the best possible experiences and wildlife getaways at affordable and fair prices. We understand that exploring the beauty of nature should not be limited to a select few, which is why we prioritise making our safaris accessible to all. With a strong commitment to conservation and responsible tourism, Nhongo Safaris ensures that every guest leaves with not only unforgettable memories but also a deeper appreciation for the incredible wildlife we are privileged to encounter.

Boat cruise in Zimbabwe

Nhongo Safaris Mission Statement

​NHONGO SAFARIS commitment to sustainability is based on international guidelines and ensures that our businesses activities and services do not negatively impact the environment and the interests of our communities therein. We actively commit to a range of philanthropic activities that ensure the well-being of our natural and cultural resources.

This policy and guide have been designed to inspire and help lead us through different sustainability objectives within our operations and routines.

NHONGO SAFARIS is committed to protecting our environment, uplifting our people and promoting best practices, as well as working closely with suppliers and partners who share these ideals.

Corporate Responsibility:

Realising that its continued success lies with the ability to play a leading role in the development of the travel and tourism industry and to support important industry initiatives.

Nature Conservation:

Believing that by protecting Africa’s natural heritage, it will assist in sustaining destinations that will become increasingly attractive to foreign visitors whose needs will further stimulate job creation and local economies.

Corporate Social Investment:

Including socio-economic development contributions as defined by the BEE Codes of Good Practice, aimed at positively impacting society.

Community Development:

Particularly in the field of job creation that rural community members, particularly women, may share in the success and growth of NHONGO SAFARIS.

Skills Development:

Especially in the area of travel and tourism education, with a focus on developing skills at a grassroot level in an industry where quality consultants are becoming increasingly scarce.

Staff Engagement, Training & Communication:

Key staff are engaged with the development and implementation of the sustainability management system and receive periodic guidance and training regarding their roles and responsibilities in its delivery.

We continuously improve on creating awareness and developing a company culture of sustainability, to inspire behavioural change in recognition of our responsibilities

Customer Experience:

Customer satisfaction, including aspects of sustainability, is monitored and corrective action taken.

Local Entrepreneurship:

NHONGO SAFARIS supports local entrepreneurs in the development and sale of sustainable products and services that are based on the area’s nature, history and culture.

Conserving Biodiversity, Ecosystems and Landscapes:

NHONGO SAFARIS support partners and operators who comply with sustainable animal welfare practices and follow ethical recognized wildlife conservation regulations and stands, which do not put any guest or animal at risk.

Allow Nhongo Safaris to guide you on a Safari into Africa where you,

Arrive As Strangers, But Leave As Friends.


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