3 DaySouthern Kruger Self-drive Safari Package

Get the best of both worlds by self-driving through Kruger National Park and also going on guided game drives by professional safari guides and rangers.

Southern Kruger Self-drive Safari Experience

Complete your South African visit with a well-deserved safari holiday in Kruger, done at your own pace. This package allows for interacting with a professional guide on open safari vehicle drives in a prime game viewing area of the legendary national park.

The unique component of our 3 Day Safari Package in Kruger, is that it combines a self drive game viewing experience with professionally guided game drives. It is ideally suited to families and visitors who want to make the most of limited time at an affordable cost.

Safari Highlights

  • Scenic Panorama Route
  • Big Five game viewing
  • Combination safari
  • Flexibility of time
  • Travelling at own pace

Day 1: Johannesburg O.R. Tambo Airport to Kruger National Park

Your day starts out with a drive from Johannesburg to Kruger National Park through the Mpumalanga escarpment. The Panorama Route with many interesting and scenic sites can be visited as well, with stops en-route to Kruger at Bourke's Luck Potholes, God's Window and Lisbon Falls.

Check into your accommodation which is located on the banks of the Crocodile River just across from Kruger Park with no fences separating the lodge from the Park. Spend some time relaxing and enjoying the facilities before heading off on a guided afternoon game drive inside Kruger National Park with a knowledgeable guide. See fascinating nocturnal wildlife after a spectacular African sunset. (Lunch and Dinner Included)

Day 2: Kruger National Park

Get an early start on a morning guided game drive. Your guide will tell you interesting wildlife facts and do his best to get you close to the famous Big Five animals. After breakfast you can begin your second day of your safari holiday in Kruger Park by entering the Malelane Gate and exploring the area south towards your luxury lodge accommodation.

The afternoon can be spent around the swimming pool or relaxing on one of the viewing decks. High tea is served during the afternoon with some light snacks which will keep you going through the 3-4 hour guided game drive.

You will also have the chance to experience Kruger Park at night on your game drive before returning to the lodge for a traditional South African dinner. (Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner Included)

Day 3: Depart Kruger National Park for Johannesburg O.R. Tambo

An early morning wake-up call begins the day as you head out on the morning game drive with your guide and tracker.

Return to the lodge for a hot brunch and then check out at 11H00 for the 5 hour drive back to Johannesburg. (Breakfast Included)


  • Car Rental for 3 days inclusive of unlimited mileage and super cover insurance
  • 1 night river lodge accommodation bordering Kruger National Park
  • 1 night accommodation at a lodge in Kruger National Park
  • Morning and afternoon/evening game drives in open safari vehicle accompanied by experienced guides and trackers
  • Meals as per itinerary

Not Included

  • Beverages/bar bill
  • Daily conservation and entrance fees payable at gate upon entry
Kruger National Park - South African Safari