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Game drives at Phalaborwa Gate in Kruger National Park

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Phalaborwa Gate, Kruger National Park, South Africa
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All reviews own vehicle eco trail middle of the road young leopard self drive nocturnal animals their natural habitat one night enjoyed every moment amazing animals an adventure great viewing big animals watering hole open vehicle two days zebra
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Reviewed January 29, 2019

I have been on a few trips from here and never disappointed. This time, 5 lion cubs, 2 weeks old! Superb ranger, couldn't have been more helpful and under £20 for 3 hours plus, What's not to like?

Date of experience: January 2019
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Reviewed January 19, 2019 via mobile

It was my first time in wilderness and I enjoyed every moment of it during an entire day. It can be quite silent for a well while and then there can be stunning mobilities. I am looking forward to going back!

Date of experience: December 2018
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Reviewed January 4, 2019

i enjoyed the game drive for the first time in many years at phalaborwa gate in the kruger national park. i was able to see the big 5 animals and many other animals. it was such a long drive but i enjoyed every moment. would...More

Date of experience: January 2019
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Reviewed January 3, 2019 via mobile

Lovely one full day at Kruger national park , Phalaborwa gate ...on self drive . Worth visiting for animal lovers. Elephants, deers , giraffes and zebras in the middle of the road at game drive and lions relaxing in the shade of a tree as...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank indu2014
Reviewed January 3, 2019

Shocking!!!!! I know it was Christmas day, but the amount of day visitors waiting to get into the park were partying, drunk, approaching vehicles and lying on the lawn was terrible to see, it was noisy, dirty and should not be allowed.

Date of experience: December 2018
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Reviewed January 2, 2019 via mobile

Would HIGHLY recommend this. We did 2 day drives and one night drive. Within an hour of entering the park you see a vast number of birds and animals as well as the big 5. We didn’t see lions during the day but were able...More

Date of experience: January 2019
1  Thank Rosh145
Reviewed October 27, 2018

This is one of the best thing I have ever experienced in life. The excitement to see the animals so close and that too big 5 is something that cannot be explained in words. The experience of spotting the animals by yourself along with the...More

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed October 16, 2018 via mobile

Great photo game drive. Highly recommend a guide rather than your own vehicle much better chance of finding the cats. Consider this a must stop

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed September 25, 2018 via mobile

The place it's wild.yoy get to watch animals that are wild and not tamed like in the zoo.but one has to be careful as there is no guide you just drive with your .family or friends in the wild and enjoy the day with animals.theee...More

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed July 12, 2018 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

Date of experience: May 2018
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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
January 3, 2018|
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Response from Mireille H | Reviewed this property |
I agree with the answer you did get. Regards. Mireille.H
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