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Kruger National Park Day Trip

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Kruger National Park Day Trip

Hi all,

I am wanting to know if it's possible to do a day trip to Kruger National Park? We are wanting to visit from Johannesburg

If it's possible how do we do it?

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1. Re: Kruger National Park Day Trip

From JHB to Kruger Park is app. 400 km one way.

I don't think a day trip is feasible. Rather look at Pilanesberg for day trips.


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2. Re: Kruger National Park Day Trip

I agree with Klaus, the distances are too far. Day trips to Pilanesberg from Jo'burg are very popular, and that would be what I would also recommend.

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3. Re: Kruger National Park Day Trip

Pilanesberg is your best bet for a day trip from Johannesburg. only 180Km away.

It is also a "big 5" reserve, and Malaria free.

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4. Re: Kruger National Park Day Trip

You need to plan an overnight stay for a Kruger trip. What about hiring a car - its an easy drive and will allow you flexibility?

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5. Re: Kruger National Park Day Trip

A day trip is not possible. But if you could fly there it can be done. for example: fly late afternoon (1 hours flight) met at the Nelspruit airport and overnight at a lodge on the banks of the river that border the Kruger Park. The next day at 5am you are collected and taken for a full day open vehicle game driver with a ranger in the Kruger National Park. You return to your lodge at 4pm and transfer back to Nelspruit airport, where you take the return flight back to Johannesburg. So it can be done.

Lyn - Owner - Thorntree Tours and Safaris

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