Krugerpark History


Journey across the history of Kruger Park, from the ancient rock engravings, to the first Arab and Indian traders, to the arrival of the British East India Company and Paul Kruger.
  • Ancient Kruger

    Kruger National Park embodies not only the spirit of wild Africa, but is a window into the world that gave birth to humanity itself. Kruger Park History...

  • History of Kruger Park

    The first explorer to set foot in the region was the Dutchman François de Cuiper who led a Dutch East India Company expedition to explore...

  • History of Paul Kruger

    Paul Kruger (Stephanus Johannes Paulus Kruger) was born on October 10 1825 at his grandfather's farm, Bulhoek in the Steynsburg district and grew up on...

  • History Skukuza Camp

    The Kruger Tablets on the road to Tshokwane commemorate Paul Kruger, President of the Zuid-Afrikaanse Republiek, who was responsible for the...

  • Modern History of Kruger National Park

    Modern History of Kruger National Park - The Park was opened to tourism in 1927 and, after a slow start, only three cars entered the Reserve in that...

  • The Krugers Past

    The Lowveld plains have been traversed by a host of travellers in search of fortune, but few memorials indicate their paths or recall their endeavours...


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