Two cheetah cubs playing in Kruger National Park, South Africa
Three cheetah cubs playing in Kruger National Park, South Africa

Kruger National Park Safaris

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South Africa’s flagship national park is one of Africa’s largest and oldest game reserves, larger than many European countries. Kruger excels at grand scale, where it is home to over half of the world’s rhino population as well as ample opportunities to encounter the Big Five. Perfect for the safari first-timer or the seasoned veterans, Kruger National Park is sure to surpass expectations.

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Spring flowers blooming in Cape Town, South Africa with Table Mountain in the background

Best of South Africa Safari & Tour: Cape to Kruger in 12 Days

12 Day Custom Tour

From $4,795

Celebrating the best of South Africa, this handcrafted safari is a mix of old favorites and new destinations. You will discover Table Mountain and Cape Town’s changing colors along with the wild and untouched West Coast. You explore changing trends in the Cape Winelands before flying to the Greater Kruger National Park for six days of incredible big game. Enjoy the complete safari experience here as you will combine a private Sabi Sands safari with an overland adventure.

This is a customizable tour. It’s simply a starting point for inspiration and ideas. Each trip is personalized uniquely for you, based on what you want, for your private travel.

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African lion family lying down together in Maasai Mara National Reserve, Kenya, Africa

Immersive African Safari & More: Kenya, Victoria Falls, Kruger

14 Day Custom Tour

From $5,945

Witness five of Africa’s most iconic destinations on your 14-day African safari for first-time visitors. You will have guided game drives through the Maasai Mara and panoramic views of Victoria Falls. Table Mountain will act as a backdrop to Cape Town’s history and culture while the Laikipia Plateau reveals diversity in the semi-arid plains. Your adventure in Kenya, South Africa, and Zambia will combine luxury, beauty, and wonder.

This is a customizable tour. It’s simply a starting point for inspiration and ideas. Each trip is personalized uniquely for you, based on what you want, for your private travel.

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Cape Winelands in South Africa

Cape Town, Vineyards Tour & African Safari in Kruger for Couples

13 Day Custom Tour

From $5,195

Kruger and Cape Town create narratives from vacation fairytales. Intimate encounters with White rhinos, helicopter rides above Table Mountain, deluxe camps surrounded by four-legged silhouettes, luxuriant suites above the ocean; this romantic two-destination getaway serves up a feast of unique experiences, transforming African reverie into evocative reality. This is a South African romantic vacation for sharing, but only with that one special person.

This is a customizable tour. It’s simply a starting point for inspiration and ideas. Each trip is personalized uniquely for you, based on what you want, for your private travel.

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Kruger National Park. Elephants cross the river. South Africa.

Family African Safari Package: Victoria Falls, Kruger Park & Sabi Sabi

13 Day Custom Tour

From $6,495

Take a journey through Southern Africa like no other, encompassing the scenic wonders of Victoria Falls in Zimbabwe, the majesty of the Panorama Route in South Africa and the incomparable wildlife areas of northern Botswana and the Kruger Park region of South Africa. Combining incredible landscapes and thrilling Big Five wildlife encounters by safari vehicle and on foot, while staying at world-class luxury lodges, this is a family adventure that will create memories to last a lifetime.

This is a customizable tour. It’s simply a starting point for inspiration and ideas. Each trip is personalized uniquely for you, based on what you want, for your private travel.

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Luxurious deck at Malamala Camp in South Africa

Best of the Greater Kruger Luxury Safari

8 Day Custom Tour

From $6,075

The Kruger, a name to evoke the untouched brilliance of an African safari, is a destination with everything that can be desired for a first-time wildlife adventure. Celebrating Kruger’s diversity and abundance, this one-week, South Africa safari will visit the Timbavati, Blyde River Canyon, Sabi Sands, and Lebombo. This is the ultimate Kruger itinerary that is handcrafted to include the complete range of experiences and habitats with private guides who lead your adventure through this Big Game paradise.

This is a customizable tour. It’s simply a starting point for inspiration and ideas. Each trip is personalized uniquely for you, based on what you want, for your private travel.

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Victoria Falls

Signature Southern Africa: Cape Town Tour, Kruger Safari & Victoria Falls Itinerary

11 Day Custom Tour

From $5,055

Evocative and exclusive, this signature safari unravels the colors and charms of Southern Africa. Every day takes you on a journey through surprise and wonder: walking with rhinos, hidden vineyards, prowling lions, watching elephants from a private pool, a helicopter ride above Victoria Falls. With handpicked lodges and privately guided safari activities, it’s a 2-week adventure that blends the icons of a region, with the treats that only the insiders know about.

This is a customizable tour. It’s simply a starting point for inspiration and ideas. Each trip is personalized uniquely for you, based on what you want, for your private travel.

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Klipspringer antelope resting  in Kruger National Park, South Africa

Private Kruger Safari for First-Time Senior Visitors to Africa

8 Day Custom Tour

From $6,475

Silver service dining as elephants wander below, relaxed two-hour game drives revealing the Big Five and more, luxurious lodge accommodation celebrating the authenticity of the wild; the Kruger’s private reserves are perfect for senior travelers on their first visit to Africa. With this two-destination Kruger safari, you travel in style, exploring at a relaxed pace and uncovering all the famous wonders. It reveals the beauty of Africa without having to jump from your comfort zone.

This is a customizable tour. It’s simply a starting point for inspiration and ideas. Each trip is personalized uniquely for you, based on what you want, for your private travel.

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Green backed heron in Kruger National Park, South Africa

Multi-Country Great Limpopo Transfrontier Park Safari

10 Day Custom Tour

From $8,995

Superlatives ring out across the Greater Kruger, a wild savannah that epitomizes the untouched charm of Africa. Rhinos roam in the thousands, the Big Five can all be found, and there’s a majestic diversity in this ancient ecosystem. Covering two countries and five destinations, this 10-day safari provides a detailed narrative on why the Kruger is so special, with redolent predator scenes, game walks, exclusive concessions, aerial safari, and journeys across the unseen bush.

This is a customizable tour. It’s simply a starting point for inspiration and ideas. Each trip is personalized uniquely for you, based on what you want, for your private travel.

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Vamizi Island in Mozambique

Bush and Beach: Luxury Kruger Safari & Mozambique Island Escape

10 Day Custom Tour

From $9,795

Africa's landscapes redefine notions of escapism. They are not merely places where you simply go to escape the world; they are exotic realms that immerse you in a rhythmic beauty untouched for millennia. Combining five days of big-game Kruger action with four nights in Mozambique's Quirimbas Archipelago, this sublime safari offers a getaway into ancient worlds. Blending private reserves with an exclusive island, you escape to the bush, and then settle onto the white sandy beach.

This is a customizable tour. It’s simply a starting point for inspiration and ideas. Each trip is personalized uniquely for you, based on what you want, for your private travel.

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Leopard in tree, Kruger National Park, South Africa

Diverse Kruger: Walking Safaris and Game Drives

9 Day Custom Tour

From $3,685

Rhinos roaming, elephant herds drinking, buffalos grunting, giraffe cantering--you can encounter it all on foot. On your thrilling Kruger walking safari you will journey deep into the wilderness to connect with the wild and elevate your intimacy with every encounter. On this luxury itinerary, you will spend three days tracking Africa's giants on foot, along with five days of classic Big Five action from safari vehicles. It's an astonishing immersion in one of Africa's oldest landscapes.

This is a customizable tour. It’s simply a starting point for inspiration and ideas. Each trip is personalized uniquely for you, based on what you want, for your private travel.

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Mother and baby rhino

Kruger & Sabi Sands Safari for First Timers

10 Day Custom Tour

From $7,495

Kruger blends all the classic ingredients for a first-time safari. Rugged adventure in the wilderness, luxurious camps overlooking the river, an abundance and diversity of wildlife, plus a range of different activities. This tailored itinerary captures all the inspiring experiences, enveloping you in nature's untamed realm. There are three days of intimate encounters in Balule, three days discovering Kruger's compelling scale and three days of unrivaled luxury safari in Sabi Sands.

This is a customizable tour. It’s simply a starting point for inspiration and ideas. Each trip is personalized uniquely for you, based on what you want, for your private travel.

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Aerial view of Cape Town and Table Mountain.

Kruger Safari, Cape Town & Wine Lands Tour

10 Day Custom Tour

From $7,595

The Kruger and the Cape, two fabled icons of Africa, destinations that respond to the continent's travel reverie. One is wild and untamed, the inspiring home of all the four-legged greats. The other is colorful and vibrant, opening the senses with flavors and cultures. Blend the two on this 10-day itinerary, immersing yourself in the big five wilderness before absorbing the luxury of Cape Town and the Winelands. Landscapes compel, stories confound, and South Africa comes alive on this journey of a lifetime.

This is a customizable tour. It’s simply a starting point for inspiration and ideas. Each trip is personalized uniquely for you, based on what you want, for your private travel.

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Romantic Kruger Safari & Mauritius Getaway for Couples

14 Day Custom Tour

From$11,335

Expressive and exclusive, an itinerary that includes both the Kruger and Mauritius offer an intimate getaway for two. You are alone but enveloped by nature. Private plunge pools overlook hippo-filled lakes while private verandahs gaze down on roaming herds, and gentle Indian Ocean waves provide dreamy company. With exceptional lodges and private guided adventures, this 14-day getaway will provide the space and seclusion for romance to flourish while also unraveling the evocative charm of wild Africa.

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Best of Two Worlds: A Luxury Kruger & Zimbabwe Safari

13 Day Custom Tour

From$12,865

Kruger and Zimbabwe dance to an ancient rhythm as antelope hooves provide the drumbeat and haunting calls float across the vast savannah. Strange animals will sing your evening lullaby while their vibrant tones echo around your lodge. These untamed destinations will compel you to lose yourself in the cadence of nature and move to the incredible melodies of the wild.

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Family-Friendly Kruger Safari & Children’s Cubs Program

11 Day Custom Tour

From$5,715

Elephants hooting, zebra galloping and wild animals congregating at the waterhole creates a wild wonderland found in the Kruger as nature eagerly shares its secrets with the next generation. On a private cubs program for kids in Londolozi, your children will graduate from their private den as young rangers. In Manyeleti, your family will enjoy an intimate private concession with an unfenced piece of Kruger that is overflowing with wildlife before flying to Cape Town for a time of city exploration that includes a family favorite, the penguins.

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Kruger and Southern Africa Photo Safari by Private Plane

13 Day Custom Tour

From$12,735

Photos of Africa evoke emotions ranging from desire and astonishment to mystique and charm. This specialist safari will provide you with a vantage point to inspire feelings through photography and create images that celebrate the power of nature and its attention to detail. Private planes offer aerial photos and game drives that create expressive close-ups as your expert guides will take you to elusive sights. With six days in Kruger and five in Botswana, you will connect Africa's natural wonders from all the angles.

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Wonders of Southern Africa: Kruger, Victoria Falls, Okavango Safari

12 Day Custom Tour

From$5,539

Southern Africa's wild wonders delight in their diversity, each a new expression of nature's untouchable power. The Kruger is raw and rugged, classic Big Five territory made exclusive by private reserves and opulent lodges. Victoria Falls is breathtakingly intense, yet complemented by the serene Zambezi River. The Okavango Delta is lush and enchanting, a landscape that can be explored many different ways. This safari in Southern Africa combines the very best of all three wonders.

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Romantic African Getaway to Kruger and Seychelles

13 Day Custom Tour

From$10,525

The Kruger and Seychelles immerse you in nature's realm to offer seclusion and escape from the world. One destination takes you into the game-filled wilderness as the landscape is shared with inspiring four-legged friends. The other leaves you alone on a private island with just white sand and tropical colors for company. Handcrafted with Africa's finest accommodations, this romantic itinerary provides the revered fusion of private safari and private island.

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Big Five Horse Riding Safari & Game Drives in Kruger

10 Day Custom Tour

From$4,195

Gallop into the inspiring theater of the Kruger and ride horses into the landscape of Africa's great mammals. For seven days, journey deep into the bush to explore areas inaccessible to vehicles. Ride alongside zebras, watch elephants wander past and encounter the exhilarating sides of Kruger. Handcrafted for experienced riders, this 10-day itinerary blends raw adventure with luxury accommodation, plus two days of game drives that provide experiences with the big cats.

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Classic Kruger Safari: Three Camps in One Week

8 Day Custom Tour

From$6,635

The Kruger ecosystem stretches evocatively across northeastern South Africa, offering a complete suite of safari experiences. This classic itinerary blends the activities and reserves, offering a rounded experience in the fabled Kruger landscape. Luxury and charm in Sabi Sands, inspiring scale in the main Kruger park, then intimacy and thrills in Mala Mala. It's complemented by some of Africa's finest safari accommodations; picture treehouse villas and private pools with sweeping views of the landscape.

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Dream Honeymoon Safari: Botswana, Victoria Falls & Kruger

12 Day Custom Tour

From$11,395

Dream. Discover. Experience. Exceptionally blending honeymoon luxury with hypnotic wildlife, this unique itinerary turns African safari into a personalized love story. Chobe, Okavango, Victoria Falls, Kruger; each distinctive destination is elevated by fabulous accommodation and feelings of pure escapism. With everything on four legs providing the evocative backdrop, this dream honeymoon is about unique and special moments with your new spouse.

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Kruger, Masai Mara and Gorilla Trekking Two-Week Safari

14 Day Custom Tour

From$13,715

As you consider the allure of Africa, three experiences rise to the pinnacle of most imaginations; the landscape of South Africa’s Kruger, the wildebeest migration in the Masai Mara, and the trek to see the wild mountain gorillas. This luxury two-week adventure safari will connect all three for the ultimate adventure into the intimacy and the drama of Africa’s wilderness. Featuring exceptional lodges, unique safari activities, private concessions, and a chance to be alone with the four-legged giants of Africa, your journey through the continent will leave you forever changed.

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Exclusive Safari to the Kalahari & Greater Kruger

9 Day Custom Tour

From$14,395

The Kalahari and Greater Kruger National Park are stirring South African safari destinations set to seduce you and awaken your senses as you spend nine days exploring two of the country’s premier private reserves. Embracing the breathtaking wilderness scenes of sweeping savannas and lush bushveld and admiring the fascinating flora and fauna thriving in these untouched landscapes, you will be at a loss for words on this customizable luxe vacation.

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Luxurious African Safari Honeymoon: Kruger, Zululand & Mozambique

13 Day Custom Tour

From$10,135

Vibrant Zululand provides an evocative adventure for honeymooning couples. Ancient game reserves dance with life, concealed beaches await your footprints, and this corner of Africa revels in its traditions and history. Enter an amphitheater of lifetime memories as this honeymoon imbues effortless displays of originality. Spend six days exploring Zululand before indulging on an Indian Ocean island and completing the journey in renowned Kruger National Park.

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