What you can expect from the 8-day safari for the disabled traveller
This 8 day Kruger Park Safari Package provides disabled travellers with an exciting and adventurous safari tour experience that is structured and meticulously planned to accommodate all needs.
On this disabled travel in Kruger Park you will take pleasure in morning and evening game drives in the world-famous Kruger National Park, get in touch with wild animals in a magnificent Private Game Reserve and get a taste of the cultural heritage of South Africa.
Expect the unexpected on this expedition of a lifetime, while the staff will take care of your safe transport and comfortable accommodation, for you as a disabled traveller.
If you are an independent traveller with a disability, mentally sound and medically fit, come and join this amazing trip. EVERYBODY IS WELCOME and you are from all walks of life and nationalities who share an adventure which creates true values and an unforgettable experience.
This safari for the disabled traveller in Kruger Park showcases some of the best attractions, which South Africa has to offer the 'Enabled' travellers!
Day 1: Kruger National Park
From Johannesburg, this day's journey takes you east through the rolling hills of the highveld. You have lunch en route to the Kruger National Park.
Entering from the south, you spend your first night of your disabled travel in Kruger Park, at a Kruger National Park Rest Camp. Lunch and dinner included in included on this accessible Kruger Park safari for disabled travellers.
Days 2 - 4: Kruger National Park
The next 3 days you can explore the world famous Kruger National Park. This 2 million hectare haven is home to the Big Five and many other species of animal, bird and plant life. The Kruger Park features excellent drives through both dense bush and dry scrub.
While on your Kruger Park adventure, you will take part in exciting early morning and evening wildlife drives discovering the inner beauty of this memorable Park. This is where you can explore your photographic skills, or even just capture the sights of this incredible variety of wildlife as a memory back home.
The nights you spend at the various main and private tented camps and bungalows throughout the Kruger Park, with night's 2 and 3 in one camp.
Optional cost night game drive available on this safari for the physically challenged in Kruger National Park. (Lunch and dinner included)
Days 5 - 7: Private Game Reserve
After breakfast and a morning game drive
you will head to a magnificent Private Game Reserve, world renowned for reintroducing animals to the wild and its Lion breeding project where you will spend the next 3 nights of your safari for the physically challenged in Kruger National Park.
You can get to know and encounter up close lion and maybe even touch a wild cheetah at this stunning lodge. In the evenings dinner is served in a traditional 'Boma' around a blazing fire by us.
Activities during these days include a morning and afternoon game drives
and a visit to the Hoedspruit Research and Breeding Centre for Endangered Species (Cheetah and Wild Dogs) on this safari for the physically challenged in Kruger National Park. (Breakfast, lunch and dinner included)
Day 8: Return to Johannesburg
A day's journey back to Johannesburg where you will be delivered to your hotel after enjoying your incredible accessible African safari . (Breakfast included)
Read a Travel Article about this Kruger Park Safari for Disabled travellers
- English speaking / driver
- 3 meals a day as per itinerary
- 7 nights accommodation in tents and bungalows as per itinerary
- All entrance fees and accommodation (unless otherwise stipulated)
- All transport per itinerary in special adapted vehicles for wheelchair access
- Private carer
- Optional activities
- All soft and alcoholic drinks, as well as all other personal expenses
As an enabled traveller, you need to provide a letter from your doctor stating your disability and the doctor's acknowledgement that you are aware of the basic elements of the Kruger Park 'overland safari' travel - e.g. that you will sit in a truck for periods of time travelling on a variety of roads (gravel, dirt and tarred) on your disabled travel in Kruger Park.
The disabled travel in Kruger Park is lead by a driver and a guide who are trained, motivated and experienced in leadership and group dynamics and combine an extensive knowledge of camping, local conditions, wildlife, immigration, vehicles and mechanical expertise along with a passion of overland safari travel to ensure a successful journey.
An additional qualified medical assistant is available on request for your disabled travel in Kruger Park.
The transport for your disabled travel in Kruger Park takes place in a reliable, special adapted 1617 Mercedes Benz overland truck with a hydraulic passenger lift and comfortable seating and a spacious accessible Mercedes Benz sprinter bus. The passenger compartment has been purpose built, with elevated factory-constructed seats with seat belts.
The facility of removable seats also gives you space and maneuverability inside the passenger compartment to enhance your game viewing and the important all-round views for your disabled travel in Kruger Park.
The wheelchairs are secured by means of factory built, quick release tie-downs to ensure safety whilst the vehicle is in motion.
These tie-downs are bolted and welded to the framework of the truck body enhancing the all-round safety aspects. Quality equipment like camping and cooking equipment will be allocated for your disabled travel in Kruger Park.
It is compulsory for all travelers on their disabled travel in Kruger Park to have their own valid medical and travel insurance to cover overland travel including repatriation.
This disabled travel in Kruger Park takes you through the Kruger National Park, which is in the malaria area and therefore it is highly recommend for you to take malaria prophylaxis. This is the biggest risk on tour but please consult your local Travel Clinic for up-to-date details on vaccinations.