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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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Mambo game park south aftics

Amazing experience- accommodation amazing and guides were great so close to lions who walked past... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
Buoying
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Great sightings of elephants

A great day out to see some amazing sightings in the Kruger Park. Got to see a huge herd of... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Lisa A
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Nelspruit, South Africa
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Phalaborwa Gate, Kruger National Park, South Africa
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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Amazing experience- accommodation amazing and guides were great so close to lions who walked past the vehicle and walked infront of us . Elephants 3 metres in front , hippo, rhino, giraffe, zebra it was amazing 4days. Staff and food was fantastic ,lhighly recommend the...More

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

A great day out to see some amazing sightings in the Kruger Park. Got to see a huge herd of elephants and hyena. Worth the trip.

Thank Lisa A
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Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

We visited the Phalaborwa gate to find out if night drives are available. The friendly staff informed us that the next drive departs shortly and we can join. Because we have Wildcards we only paid R275 each for a 3h drive. We saw a wide...More

Thank Niel G
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Reviewed May 15, 2018 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

3  Thank Raros2014
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Reviewed May 1, 2018

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

4  Thank Simon C
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Reviewed April 28, 2018 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

Thank Neville S
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Reviewed April 4, 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 February 18, 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 February 12, 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 January 8, 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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ozkanozmen
June 16, 2018|
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Response from ForeignGuardian | Reviewed this property |
Personally, for photographic experiences, unless you are self-driving, I would not visit Kruger and would focus my efforts on other parks in South Africa and elsewhere. The ability to get close to animals or find animals in... More
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January 3, 2018|
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Response from Mireille H | Reviewed this property |
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