Discover the South West from Numbi Gate to Skukuza, Malelane, Berg-en-Dal and Crocodile Bridge

Discover South West Kruger Park, from Numbi Gate to Skukuza, Malelane, Berg-en-Dal and Crocodile Bridge, as well as Pretoriuskop and Biyamiti. With detailed descriptions and maps of game viewing routes.
  • African Wild Dog. Nigel Dennis

    At Malelane Gate

    The granite koppies adorned with large-leaved rock figs and bushwillows, and the valleys graced by jackal-berries, magic guarries and tambotis

  • Hornbill. Nigel Denneis

    Malelane Skukuza via Afsaal

    two main options of getting from Malelane to Skukuza are on the tar road (H3) via Afsaal or along the dust road (S114) via Biyamiti Weir

  • Kudu does. Hilton Barber

    Malelane Skukuza via Biyamiti

    The first few kilometres of the S114 follows the Crocodile River between Malelane Gate and the Timfenheni Loop (S121) turn-off. There are often impala

  • Buffalo. Nigel Dennis

    Malelane to Berg en Dal

    There are two ways to get to Berg-en-Dal from Malelane. The most direct way is via the tar road section of the S110, while the longer route is is to

  • Bull Elephant. Colin Bell

    Malelane to Crocodile Bridge

    There are usually lots of impala along the Crocodile River Road (S25) and therefore a chance of seeing cheetah and other predators which prey on this

  • Caracul. Nigel Dennis

    Matjulu Loop

    Matjulu in Shangaan is a colloquial description for the place of the Zulus, and got its name during the Swazi occupation of the lowveld in the 19th

  • Black Rhino browsing. Nigel Dennis

    Numbi Gate

    The first visitors to Kruger came through Numbi a year after the Park was opened to tourists in 1926. A grand total of three cars was recorded in 1927

  • White Rhino up close.

    Numbi Gate to Skukuza

    The most direct route from Numbi to Skukuza is along the Napi Road (H1-1). A slightly longer route is via the Albasini Road (S3) (see page 149) and

  • Lion Roaring. Michael Poliza

    Pretoriuskop Area

    One of the dominant features on this road (S7) is Shabeni Mountain (759m), the biggest undisturbed rock face in the Park. One of the most dramatic drives

  • Zebra nuzzling. Michael Poliza

    Pretoriuskop to Malelane

    The most direct way from Pretoriuskop to Malelane is via the Voortrekker Road (H2-2). The longer route is to take the Napi Road (H1-1) to the main

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