Kruger National Park

Spot the Big 5 in one of Africa's largest game reserves

A holiday to Kruger National Park is a dream come true for those who love wildlife. Kruger National Park is a nature reserve in South Africa ten times the size of Luxembourg with a landscape that comprises endless plains, wild rivers and rocky formations.

Among the animals you could spot at Kruger are rhinos, lions, cheetahs and elephants. Surely this is a great destination for a photographic safari or a holiday with the whole family.

Luxury Holidays in Kruger National Park Safari

Undoubtedly, the main attraction of Kruger National Park is its abundant wildlife and breathtaking scenery. However, luxury is also possible in the wild. At Kenwood Travel we have a comprehensive collection of fantastic hotels and resorts in Kruger, South Africa, and and we are always here to help you make the most out of your trip to this wonderful destination.

5 Great Reasons to Holiday in Kruger

  • Visit the famous Echo Caves
  • Explore Sudwala Dinosaur Park
  • Hike on a wilderness trail
  • See the stunning Berlin Falls
  • Discover Pinnacle Rock and God's Window

Things to Do Whilst on Your Safari in Kruger

As you would expect from one of the most naturally diverse and beautiful areas on Earth, there are almost countless ways to enjoy your stay in Kruger National Park. Kruger features a vast network of sealed tracks and lavish camps for those seeking comfort, but there are also 4x4 and mountain bike trails for the wild at heart. If you explore the park at night, the sense of adventure is total.

To gain a truly unique perspective over this incredible land take a hot air balloon ride. From here you could catch a glimpse of one of the Big Five while serenly floating through the warm South African air. 

Flying in a helicopter is another great thing to do whilst on holiday in Kruger. Discover the mighty beauty of the Pinnacle from the sky, or the spectacular Lisbon falls, with its nearly 100-metre drop.

Weather in Kruger

Winters at Kruger are warm and mild. However, visitors going on night-trips should wrap warm. From October to April (summer), climate is hot and humid, tropical-style.

Interesting Facts About Kruger National Park

  • At 19,663 square kilometres, Kruger is one of the largest game reserves in all of Africa. It is roughly the same size as Israel. 

  • The park is home to a total of 147 species of mammal, the most of any park in Africa, as well as 114 species of reptile. 
  • No motorist entered the park until 1927
  • 150 African Wild Dogs call Kruger home, there are thought to be only 400 of these animals left in the wild
  • There are some 125 discovered rock art sites in Kruger

Kruger Safari Holidays for 2024 / 2025

Book your 2024 and 2025 holidays to Kruger National Safari park with a low deposit to secure the best price and choice of accommodation and avoid missing out on this popular destination. Our experts here at Kenwood Travel would be happy to help you find the perfect hotel or resort for your holiday in South Africa.

Top Picks

Lion Sands, Tinga Lodge

5* out of 5 stars

This magical lodge is set in the heart of South Africa's Kruger region where a range of beautiful wildlife can be easily spotted. A stay here guarantees a stay in realest Africa.

Sabi Sabi Bush Lodge

5* out of 5 stars

A perfect safari holiday destination, the Sabi Sabi Bush Lodge brings you close encounters with the Big Five (elephant, rhino, et al) in an environment of comfort and luxury.

Serondella Game Lodge

4* out of 5 stars

Stylish lodge in the heart of the Thornybush Game Reserve, a sanctuary home to literally hundreds of exotic wildlife, 250 bird species, lions, leopards and elephants.

Thornybush Game Reserve Simbambili

5* out of 5 stars

The Thornybush Simbambili is a stunning game reserve boasting twice daily safaris and incredible accommodations as well as a host of exotic wildlife.


Useful information

  • Local time GMT (+2)
  • Currency South African Rand (ZAR)
  • Language Sotho
  • Location South Africa
  • Flying time 11 hours & 55 minutes

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