Discover the Grasslands from Orpen to Satara and Lebombo


Discover the Kruger Park Grasslands. From Orpen Gate to Satara, Skukuza, Olifants and Lebombo and Mluwati Concession. With detailed descriptions and maps of game viewing routes.
  • Orpen Gate

    Buffalo are found throughout the Park, but do particularly well in the central grasslands. There are approximately 31 000 buffalo in Kruger, living in...

  • Orpen to Olifants

    The most direct route between Orpen and the northern camps of Olifants and Letaba is the highly-recommended Timbavati Road (S39). Alternatively one may...

  • Orpen to Satara

    The most direct route from Orpen Gate to Satara is the tarred H7. One can include the Rabelais Loop dust road (S106). The closest water hole to Orpen...

  • Orpen to Skukuza

    Orpen to Skukuza The most direct route between Orpen and Skukuza is the Nhlanguleni Road (S36), the dust road that bypasses Tshokwane and joins up with...

  • Satara and Surrounds

    Satara is good lion country and sightings of these magnificent beasts are possible on any of the roads around the camp. The surrounding area is at...

  • Satara to Olifants

    The most direct route between Satara Rest Camp and Olifants Rest Camp is the H1-4 tarred road. However, an interesting alternative is to take the S40...

  • Satara to the Lebombo

    The grasslands to the east of Satara are rich in game because of the nutritious grazing associated with the underlying basalt. There are two main roads...

  • The Central Lebombo

    The central Lebombo has a wide variety of animal life because of the different habitats. From far away the rugged hills seem featureless, but as one gets...

  • The Mluwati Concession

    The Mluwati Concession is a 10 000-ha private reserve east of Talamati some 40km from Orpen Gate. It has three luxury camps which overlook the beautiful...


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