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6 Day River Cruise Kruger Safari

Cruise on the Olifants River

A safari with a difference! This package allows you to start your safari from Johannesburg and entering the Kruger National Park in the Southern Region of Kruger and making your way up to the Northern Kruger onto a relaxing Cruise on the Olifants River before returning to the park for a night before being dropped off at either Phalaborwa or Hoedspruit Airport after the safari.

Collection in Johannesburg. Between 06h00 and 07h00am from your hotel or OR Tambo Airport. This safari package allows you to visit two to three camps within Kruger either from the South to the Central region or if up in the North from Letaba to Satara Camp returning to Phalaborwa for a flight out. Collection from MQP or KMIA: If you’re flying into Kruger Mpumalanga International Airport, your Game Ranger will pick you up off your midday flight. Then there’s a leisurely 40 minute’ drive up to the Kruger National Park, where we enter the game-rich Southern region of the park by the Numbi Gate.

View 6 Day River Cruise Kruger Safari itinerary.

6 Day River Cruise Kruger Safari itinerary.


Day 1

You shall be collected this morning by your Nhongo Safaris® driver from your Hotel or Guest house in Johannesburg between 06h00am and 06h30am and then be transferred down towards the City of Nelspruit (Mbombela) to meet up with your guide to start your exciting Kruger Safari. We make our way to Skukuza Camp for the night game viewing along the way. Check in after 14h00pm and a later afternoon drive till gate closing. D

Day 2

This morning you will depart camp at gate opening for a full days game viewing stopping off for breakfast at Tshokwane and lunch at Satara (Own Account) as we make our way to Olifants Camps for the evening. Check in to camp late afternoon. A night Safari can be enjoyed from 08h00pm to 10h00pm. BD

Day 3

Departure from camp as the gates open and make our way to Letaba Camp for breakfast, you have the opportunity to still see Lions either on a kill or on the prowl as well as Leopard and Cheetah wandering around before the heat of the day. After breakfast enjoy the Elephant museum at Letaba camp before departure towards the Phalaborwa Gate viewing large herds of Elephants and a variety of Bird Species. We make our way to the on to the lodge Kambuku and Olifants River Safaris which is home for one night. After check in you depart at 15h00pm on an afternoon /sunset cruise, Meandering along the waters of the magnificent Olifants River, watching Crocodiles, Hippo, Buffalo, Elephant and a wide variety of other game. Return to the lodge for Dinner and overnight at the lodge. BD

Day 4

Depart from the Lodge after a Sunrise Cruise and Breakfast we make our way back into the Kruger National park making our way back down to Satara Camp arriving Late afternoon for check in and time to relax before dinner is served in the Restaurant. BD

Day 5

This morning after an early wake up and departure as the gates open so that we can hopefully spot a lion or two on the prowl or even a leopard, we make our way to Tshokwane for breakfast departing on still game viewing along the way to Skukuza for lunch and on to Pretoriuskop for the evening. BD

Day 6

Enjoy your last mornings game drive as the gates open for the day, spotting the last of our Big 5 such as Rhino, Elephant, Lion, Leopard and Buffalo as well as our smaller mammals and birds returning for Breakfast at 08h30am. After breakfast and packing up the vehicle we make our way to the Numbi Gate and Bid farewell to the Kruger National Park as we make our way back to Nelspruit to join our shuttle back to Johannesburg arriving at OR Tambo by 16h00pm or your hotel.

6 Day River Cruise Kruger Safari Package

  • Cost Per Person

    Pickup Johannesburg Return Johannesburg
    R30 000.00
  • Cost Per Person

    Pickup Nelspruit Return Nelspruit
    R29 700.00


  • 4 Nights Kruger Accommodation twin bedded bungalow
  • 5 Dinners
  • 5 Breakfasts
  • Entry Fees
  • 1 Night Private Lodge Accommodation
  • Sunset River Cruise
  • Transfer from Johannesburg to Nelspruit
  • Transfer from Nelspruit to Johannesburg
  • Open Vehicle Game Drives
  • Night Safari


  • Lunches
  • Internal Flights
  • Items of a personal nature
  • All Beverages
  • Gratuities

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6 Day River Cruise Safari

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