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Game drives at Phalaborwa Gate in Kruger National Park

#1 of 20 things to do in Kruger National Park Features Animals
Phalaborwa Gate, Kruger National Park, South Africa
+27 12 426 5075
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Unforgettable Game Drive

This is a once in a lifetime experience. So much wildlife, you can get to see the BIG 5 if you re... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Deirdre R
Eco trail highly recommended

Did the eco trail with just the two of us and our guide Neville. Great experience; ample... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Joost G
Tilburg, The Netherlands
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Phalaborwa Gate, Kruger National Park, South Africa
+27 12 426 5075
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Reviewed 1 week ago

This is a once in a lifetime experience. So much wildlife, you can get to see the BIG 5 if you re lucky. The guides are fun highly experience and knowlegeable.

Thank Deirdre R
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Did the eco trail with just the two of us and our guide Neville. Great experience; ample opportunity to test the 4x4 we rented in the pretty challenging drive (had rained a lot lately). Seen a lot of wildlife as well and spend a great...More

1  Thank Joost G
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The game drive was booked with Sanparks, honestly I preferred the self drives during the day. The driver drove to fast to even spot anything. We did see a few elephants, giraffes and hippo's. Won't do a night drive again.

Thank reuvennaidoo
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

to safari's, it is a great day out and not something most people will do that often. On the day we visited we were lucky to see the 'big 5' which is not always the case and patience is required. The company we used, Kurt...More

Thank david d
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

As part of our South Africa experience we visited and spent the night at Kruger Park. It was interesting and we did see various animals whilst there but I did prefer the other lodges we stayed at not far from the Park. The wild monkeys...More

Thank Loren L
Reviewed 19 April 2017

Our game drive was short but I am happy to have seen 2 of SA's big 5. The park can be more fun when you are guided by a game ranger

Thank Kabelo M
Reviewed 19 February 2017

Saw it all and more .Do not take the family to Disneyland... This is the place to go . I started my day as soon as the park opened by seeing a mother Leopard and her young sitting on a rock basking in the sun...More

1  Thank constance w
Reviewed 15 February 2017

We went into the park from Phalaborwa a few times this week and had the most amazing luck on every drive. We almost got stuck in the park because on the way out we saw a lion kill, then a few kilometers on we saw...More

Thank Guy M
Reviewed 2 February 2017 via mobile

We self drove in our rental car .We spent 7 full days in the park and managed to see the big 5 and much more. I was surprised at the gate there is no map of the roads or gravel roads available to help plan...More

2  Thank GPB12345678
Reviewed 23 January 2017

We saw many animals included Nig lions. The staff was friendly and did a game drive especially for us.

1  Thank Nandsvt
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can anybody suggest me the best lens for Nikon d5500 for the game drive/ animals/nature photography (i have 18-135)
28 April 2017|
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Kgadi R
Please assist with recommendations for tours at the kruger national park that are affordable and offers a great service.
7 March 2017|
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how much is game driving using my own car at kruger national park,do i need to book for a game drive or i pay at the gate
25 August 2016|
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Response from Rakkertjes | Reviewed this property |
You pay indeed at the gate. As an international traveller you pay 268 ZAR per day per visitor. Have fun!
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