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Game drives at Phalaborwa Gate in Kruger National Park

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Phalaborwa Gate, Kruger National Park, South Africa
+27 12 426 5075
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Amazing adventure

Amazing adventure. I self drove alone in the park.for 2 days. I could see 4 from the big 5 animals... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Raros2014
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Sao Paulo, SP
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Night drive with Stanley

We booked the night drive with dinner at Phalaborwa gate. It leaves at 3pm and you get back after... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Simon C
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Phalaborwa Gate, Kruger National Park, South Africa
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Amazing adventure. I self drove alone in the park.for 2 days. I could see 4 from the big 5 animals. I really recommended this adventure. Used a Airbnb in Phalabowa and got in the Park at 6:00 AM. If you need any kind of tips,...More

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We booked the night drive with dinner at Phalaborwa gate. It leaves at 3pm and you get back after 9pm with dinner in Letaba. Although we had our own vehicle, you can't drive around Kruger at night, so we decided on the night drive. Stanley...More

2  Thank Simon C
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Enjoyed two days driving around the park in a safari open vehicle. Saw the big five and lots more. There is also a big picnic area and restaurants and gift and grocery store as well as a service station all at the main camp. Accommodation...More

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Reviewed 4 April 2018

We spent 2 nights at this venue and it was very clean and well run The night drive was very good and we did get to see the Big Five plus a lot more animals that I had never heard of We had a great...More

Thank Veronica B
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Reviewed 18 February 2018

to make a gave driver in Kruger national park is a dream is very very nice ,you will never forget it,you can see so many different animals and the big 5

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Reviewed 13 February 2018

Visited Kruger National park and participated in Game drives and Bush Walks in Kruger and Manyelti Game Reserve nearby. I stayed in Gurnsey private game reserve which was cottage like accommodation and had a tree house that if you are lucky could observe some wild...More

Thank Jariya
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Reviewed 8 January 2018

We drove to Letaba camp from Phalaborwa gate and saw a lot of animals on the way, but not any predators. But it was just nice to have a nice relaxing drive and experience nature and be surprised by seeing all kinds of birds and...More

Thank Jeanette K
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Reviewed 7 January 2018

We had booked a night game drive with a Kruger National Park game driver. It was a unique way of experiencing the Kruger but unfortunately I have to say that the Kruger has just become too commercial. While you do get to see some amazing...More

1  Thank ForeignGuardian
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Reviewed 31 December 2017 via mobile

Starts early with a 5am pick up and you don’t know what you will see but we saw everything but a cheetah and a leopard which is pretty good going. It’s a bumpy ride but someone’s got to do it :)

1  Thank annie_ladybird
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Reviewed 27 December 2017

My dream of seeing the big five in their natural habitat finally came to pass. The special thing about Kruger is that you don’t need to book with a tour company. You need to book in advance one of the parks cabins as well as...More

5  Thank Bett Y
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