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Unveiling the Splendor of the African Wilderness: A 3-Day Kruger Gate Hotel Safari

Welcome to an adventure of a lifetime, where the raw essence of nature intertwines with luxury, and wilderness meets comfort. Embark on a journey into the heart of Africa, where the majestic landscapes of the Kruger National Park await your exploration.

Nestled on the edge of this untamed wilderness lies Kruger Gate Hotel, your gateway to an unforgettable safari experience. As you step into this haven of tranquility, you'll be greeted by the warm African sun and the gentle rustle of the savannah breeze.

Unveiling the Splendor of the African Wilderness: A 3-Day Kruger Gate Hotel Safari

About Kruger Gate Hotel

Prime Location:The hotel's strategic location offers unparalleled convenience, with the Paul Kruger Gate mere moments away, ensuring safe and swift access to the wonders of the Kruger National Park. Additionally, proximity to Skukuza Airport makes travel arrangements a breeze.

Stylish Pool Bar:The pièce de résistance of The Kruger Gate Hotel is undeniably its stylish Pool Bar. Perched on an expansive game-viewing deck along the Sabie riverbank, this gem offers uninterrupted vistas into the heart of Kruger Park. Picture yourself lounging in the infinity pool, gazing out at wildlife congregating by the river, or enjoying a delectable dinner in a private pod overlooking the tranquil riverbed.

Serenity Amidst Nature:Under the canopy of towering Jackalberry, Marula, and Acacia trees, the Pool Bar provides an idyllic outdoor lounge and dining experience. Replete with charging stations for your electronic devices, this scenic oasis invites you to unwind and recharge amidst nature's embrace. The infinity pool, rimming the picturesque surroundings, offers a refreshing reprieve, perfect for unwinding before or after your safari escapades.

Superb Hotel Amenities:At The Kruger Gate Hotel, luxury meets convenience with an array of top-notch amenities. Indulge your taste buds at the on-site restaurant, take a dip in the inviting outdoor pool, or maintain your fitness regime at the well-equipped fitness center. For the ultimate relaxation, immerse yourself in the rejuvenating treatments offered at the Spa in the Wild. Families are catered to with engaging kids' activities, ensuring everyone's enjoyment. Don't forget to browse the curated selection at the gift shop, perfect for finding souvenirs to commemorate your stay.

Tour Daily Itinerary

Day 1: Johannesburg - Kruger National Park

Your adventure begins with a seamless transfer from your hotel or OR Tambo Airport, where your designated driver will greet you between 6:00 am and 7:00 am. Setting off towards Mbombela, you'll journey through the picturesque landscapes of South Africa.

Upon arrival at Phabeni Gate, your gateway to the untamed beauty of Kruger National Park, anticipation fills the air. Step into the wilderness and embark on an exhilarating afternoon game drive, immersing yourself in the sights and sounds of the African bush.

As the day unfolds, marvel at the diverse wildlife that roams freely in their natural habitat. From majestic elephants to elusive leopards, each sighting is a testament to the rich biodiversity of the park. Your journey through the park culminates as you exit at Paul Kruger Gate, ready to continue your adventure to your hotel.

Get ready to unwind and rejuvenate in the comfort of your accommodation, reflecting on the unforgettable moments of your first day in the wild.

Day 2: Kruger National Park

Set off into the dawn, beginning your day of exhilarating exploration within the vast expanse of Kruger National Park. As the first light kisses the horizon, anticipation fills the air, promising a day brimming with excitement and discovery.

Before your adventure unfolds, indulge in a hearty packed breakfast provided by the hotel, to be savored amidst the tranquil surroundings of Skukuza camp. Energized and ready, continue your journey through the wilderness, immersing yourself in the mesmerizing sights and sounds of the African bush.

From majestic herds to elusive predators, each moment offers a glimpse into the captivating world of wildlife. As the sun reaches its zenith, return to the hotel, where moments of relaxation await, allowing you to rejuvenate.

In the afternoon, enjoy another thrilling game drive, led by expert guides who will share their knowledge of the park's flora and fauna, enhancing your understanding of this remarkable ecosystem.

Game Drives In Kruger National Park

Day 3: Kruger National Park - Johannesburg

Yet another enchanting morning unfolds within the boundless beauty of Kruger National Park, as you embark on an early exploration of its wonders. With the first light painting the landscape in golden hues, immerse yourself in the captivating sights and sounds of the wild.

Upon your return to the hotel, indulge in a leisurely breakfast served at 8:30 am, a delightful interlude amid the comforts of your accommodation. Relish in the flavors of the morning as you reflect on the adventures of the past days.

As the clock nears 10:00 am, bid farewell to the tranquility of the hotel, setting forth on your journey back to Johannesburg. Depart with memories etched in your heart, carrying with you the essence of Africa's untamed spirit and the promise of future adventures yet to come.

Join us on this extraordinary journey, where every sunrise brings the promise of new discoveries and every sunset paints the horizon with hues of wonder. Welcome to your Kruger Gate Safari—a wilderness retreat that will leave an indelible mark on your soul.

Included in Your Safari Package:

  • All Transfers

  • 2 Nights Accommodation with En-suite Bathroom

  • Game Drives in Kruger National Park

  • Conservation / Entrance Fees

  • Professional Guide

  • 2 x Dinner

  • 2 x Breakfast


Accommodation at Kruger Gate Hotel is based on availability at the time of booking. The luxury accommodation is set in a tranquil riverine woodland of immense African trees and rich birdlife, with uninterrupted views over the Sabie riverbed into the world-famous Kruger National Park.

There is a range of elegant accommodation from Deluxe to Family rooms, and from Luxury suites to our Nkanyi Suite. With refined Africa-inspired décor, all rooms have ensuite bathrooms, air-conditioning, free Wi-Fi, and in-room dining.

Dinning at The Kruger Restaurants, Coffee Shop & Bars:

Embark on a culinary journey steeped in authentic African hospitality at The Kruger Gate Hotel's array of dining establishments, promising an unforgettable gastronomic experience amidst the breathtaking wilderness.

Kudyela Restaurant: Kickstart your day with a sumptuous breakfast at Kudyela Restaurant, where a delightful spread awaits amidst the enchanting mid-canopy of the riverine forest. Indulge in locally sourced ingredients, from seasonal fruits like bananas, mangoes, and passion fruit to health-conscious options such as fresh juices, granolas, and gluten-free breads. With made-to-order eggs, sizzling grills, and Halaal-friendly choices, fuel up for a day of safari adventures. Before setting off, don't forget to peruse the wildlife sightings map on the terrace, where guests pin their encounters with the Big 5 and other majestic mammals.

Pool Bar & Viewing Deck: Savor all-day à la carte dining at the stylish Pool Bar, nestled on the western bank of the Sabie River. Immerse yourself in the tranquility of the African wilds as you enjoy uninterrupted views into Kruger National Park from this exclusive vantage point. From handcrafted pizzas to flame-grilled burgers, indulge in delectable fare while lounging by the infinity pool. With convenient charging stations, soak in the serenity of the early mornings or unwind after a thrilling safari adventure.

Lapa Restaurant: As dusk descends, answer the call of the big brass gong and traditional African welcome to the Lapa Restaurant. Experience a fireside feast within the enclosed circular space, symbolizing community and the cycle of life. Delight in a leisurely three-course buffet dinner featuring an array of local and international cuisine, including South African braai specials and customizable stir-fry or pasta meals. Engage in weekend entertainment, embracing the vibrant local cultures through drumming, song, and dance under the starlit sky.

Shilovo Bar: For a relaxed retreat amidst the tree-top ambiance, unwind at Shilovo Bar. Whether nestled indoors around the colossal trunk of a Jackalberry tree or basking in private lamp-lit seating on the wooden walkway, savor premium whiskeys or exclusive South African liqueurs. Transport yourself to a bygone era in the lodge-style library lounge, the perfect setting to conclude a day of safari adventures.

Kruger Coffee Shop: Centrally located in the reception hub, Kruger Coffee Shop is your go-to for gourmet coffees and teas, available from the early hours to late evening. Whether meeting up with fellow adventurers or seeking some solo relaxation, indulge in freshly made sandwiches, salads, and baked goods for a quick and convenient refreshment before your next safari drive.

At The Kruger Gate Hotel, culinary excellence intertwines with the untamed beauty of the African wilderness, offering a truly unforgettable dining experience at every turn.

Additional Options:

For those seeking a deeper connection with nature, optional activities such as sunset drives are available at an extra cost. This experience offers a more intimate encounter with the nocturnal wilderness and provide opportunities to learn about the smaller, often overlooked aspects of the ecosystem.

Evening Night Drive Kruger Park

Booking Your Safari:

To reserve your spot on this unforgettable journey, contact our friendly team at Nhongo Safaris.

Whether you're traveling solo, with family, or in a group, we'll ensure that your safari experience exceeds your expectations, leaving you with memories to cherish for a lifetime.


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