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Game drives at Phalaborwa Gate in Kruger National Park

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Address: Phalaborwa Gate, Kruger National Park, South Africa
Phone Number: (012) 426 5075
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Stayed at Hazyview - did safari tours through Kruger. We were fortunate to see the big 5 in one day. Drove amazingly close to the animals. Roads not good however with 4x4s we had... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed June 30, 2015
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015

Stayed at Hazyview - did safari tours through Kruger. We were fortunate to see the big 5 in one day. Drove amazingly close to the animals. Roads not good however with 4x4s we had a great time

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Pretoria, South Africa
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 19, 2015

On our way home, we decided to drive through the Kruger. We entered at Phalaborwa Gate and out the Hazyview gate and it was beautiful as always... We saw so many birds / bucks / and other animals - and 4 out of the 5 Big 5. The elephants where everywhere and we probably saw 50+ that day. What an... More 

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Shohola, PA
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 20, 2015

My husband and I have been visiting the Kruger Park since 1988 and you can not have a bad experience. The accommodation is wonderful, the roads easy to navigate and the ability to view game in a comfortable atmosphere is beyond compare. Just go!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 28, 2015

KNP - get there early as you may stand in a queue. Saw 2 of the big 5 - sadly no lion, rhino or cheetah. Best to go in winter months as the bush was still green and dense.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 16, 2015

One of the few parks that still have the Big 5 including rhinos! Amazing sightings of herds of elephants, white rhino, ostrich, water buffalo, lions, leopards, kudu, impala, birds, hippos, crocs, wild dogs!, giraffe Go on an early morning safar before it is too hot and an evening one to see the lions on the move.

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Johannesburg, South Africa
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 19, 2015

Saw lots of game which was brilliant. Fire in part of the Kruger which I know needs to be done but I did not like being then when they were doing it. It was only part of one of the days I was there

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Wolmaransstad, North-West, South Africa
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 18, 2015

They definitely try to accommodate and please the guests. Tell interesting things about what we saw.Great experience.

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Utrecht, The Netherlands
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 26, 2015

Kurhula Lodge organised Excellent trips to both Kruger Park as well as on their own huge premisses. I've seen all big 5 and much more with good information from the rangers !

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2015

The game viewing is so spectacular in Kruger Park ...Accommodation and stores great. We were there in 2000 and had to bring many supplies, now the stores seem to stock all from food to supplies and at good prices. Restaurants have many healthy selections and it taste good

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 13, 2015

Phalaborwa is highly recommended! Phalaborwa is the only town that has an entrance to Kruger, this means that you have a variety of restaurants, shops and supermarkets to go to, what is very convenient. Also, the gamedrives in KNP here are a must-do! The guides are really amazing, personal and the variety of wildlife is stunning! In comparison to the... More 

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Address: Phalaborwa Gate, Kruger National Park, South Africa
Phone Number: (012) 426 5075
Location: Africa  >  South Africa  >  Kruger National Park

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