3 Day Lux Southern Kruger Safari

  • 2 days


On our 3 Day Lux Southern Kruger Safari we combine the Kruger National Park with 4 star luxury accommodation just outside the Parks gate. During your 3 days we will explore the Southern parts of the Kruger park looking for as many animal and bird species as we can.

During your 3 days we will explore the Southern parts of the Kruger park looking for as many animal and bird species as we can. Once Kruger’s gates close we make our way to your Luxury accommodation which is home for 2 nights. Your guide will stay with you making sure your African Safari is a memorable one.


Day 1 - Johannesburg - Kruger. You shall be collected by your guide either from your hotel in Johannesburg or from the Skukuza Airport . If driving from Johannesburg we shall collect you from our hotel list between 06h00am and 07h30am, Once we arrive in Nelspruit your guide shall be waiting to welcome you with your Open Safari Vehicle and we make our way to the Phabeni Gate of the Kruger National Park for your first afternoons Game Drive, before checking in to your Lodge/Hotel at gate closing time. If flying in to Skukuza you will be met by your guide and also enjoy an afternoons game drive before making your way to the Lodge/Hotel for the evening. We check in to your accommodations allowing you time to shower and change before meeting up once again with your guide for drinks anddinner in the boma area (weather permitting) or in the dining room. (Dinner)

Day 2 - Kruger. This morning after an early wake- up call and tea and coffee you make your way back into the Kruger Park for an early morning game drive, hoping to catch that elusive Leopard still on the prowl or even those Lions still walking looking for a meal. Wild Dogs are also known to wonder around early morning. We return to the lodge for breakfast at 08h30am allowing you time to relax for a while before we re-enter the park at 11h00am for another game drive, giving you time once again to enjoy the beautiful sites found in the Kruger National Park as well as our Larger species, such as Elephant, Buffalo and Rhino. Return to your lodge in time to get ready for your sunset/night safari returning in time for dinner at 19h30pm.

Day 3 - Kruger - Johannesburg. Once again we leave early morning for a game drive returning for breakfast at 08h00am and we then depart from the park by 10h00am if returning by road to Johannesburg or allowing you another hour if flying out from Skukuza Airport. Our road transfer arrives back in Johannesburg no later than 16h00pm/17h00pm.

Good to know

  • This is a 3 day tour
  • Minimum age 6 years


  • Two nights luxury 4 star accommodation with bathroom ensuite
  • Two breakfasts
  • Two dinners
  • Courtesy binoculars on each Open Safari Vehicle
  • 3 Game Drives – On Day one afternoon/evening drive, extended morning and afternoon Drive on the 2nd day. Morning Drive from 06h00am to 10h00am on the last morning.
  • Sunset / night safari with SAN Parks Rangers
  • Transfers to and from the Kruger National Park in our own Luxury Vehicles with professional drivers
  • National Park entrance fees
  • Bottled mineral water on all vehicles


  • Lunches (shops available at every camp)
  • All drinks
  • Flights
  • Items of a personal nature
  • Gratuities


  • Comfortable shoes or sandals (no heels)
  • Neutral coloured clothing. Cool clothing in summer (shorts and t-shirts). Long pants and jacket in winter
  • Swimsuit (all camps have swimming pools)
  • Malaria medication and anti mosquito sprays
  • Personal medications
  • Sunglasses, hat and sunscreen
  • Flashlight
  • Binoculars
  • Camera and spare memory cards
  • Travel adapter plug (these can be purchased in the park)


  • Neutral coloured clothing

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Full refund on cancellations up to 24 hours before activity starts.
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December, 2019

BEST TRIP EVER! I was very nervous about the whole idea of going on safari. Kruger National Park exceeded my expectations and much of that was down to my experience with Nhongo Safaris, I felt extremely safe and well looked after, Amanda our guide went above and beyond to make sure we had a great experience. Under promise and over achieve she did!

I will be back and will be recommending Nhongo Safari’s to anyone who will listen!
Thank you again, I’d give you more stars if I could!

August, 2019

Our Nhongo Safari focused on seeing and learning about the park's animals and ecosystems. We saw the big five and so much more- a leopard in a tree with a kill, mating lions (interesting), elephants up close, black rhinos, a poached rhino (very sad), hyenas, hippos, giraffes... Our guide Amanda was dedicated and passionate about the park and its animals. Her experience and knowledge as a guide made the trip a once in a lifetime event. We were glad we chose the 7 day safari - there is so much to see. If you want to experience, the wildlife of Africa, Nhongo is a great choice.

January, 2019

From beginning to end all the staff we interacted with was great and professional. Booking was easy and straight forward. This was our first safari but it will surely wont be the last!.
But the highlight of the trip was our awesome guide, Michael. That guy sure loves his job and it shows!!!!. Very professional, knowledgeable and great fun!!!

September, 2017

Below is a review given by one of our clients on a "Six Day Safari".

We had a 6 days private safari with Nhongo. Our guide was Amanda and she was wanderful. She took care of everything, explain everything and was very knowlageable. We saw leopard and chita and many other animals.
Nhongo also upgrade our stay to ensure we will have wonderful time and we did.
Thank you Amanda and Verity for an unforgettable safari.

February, 2019

So frustrating... I am very very upset about the experience I just had with Nhongo Safaris. Kruger Park is amazing, please go there, it totally worth. I only chose the wrong agency to go with. Nhongo is super well rated however they charged my friends and I quite a lot of money and fit us 3 in a small room, even they had sold us 2 bedrooms. Nobody came to clean our room for the first day. The guide we had was good, can’t complain about him - Clint his name. My main issue was with the Nhongo’s management: Verity. I tried to wire them money before the trip taking place but it didn’t go through once my bank was seeing the wire transfer as potentially a fraud, I offered to pay locally and so Verity agreed with that. Unfortunately once I got there she changed wanted me to pay in cash only (it is a National Park, I couldn’t take 400usd out of a ATM where the daily limit is way lower). She made the chaos in my life, involved me in such an embarrassing situation that I will never forget. Ahe reached out to my friends chasing them for money, she ordered our guide to stop the car in the middle of the jungle until she got the money, pretty much she forced one of my friends to pay it on my behalf without asking me for it. There were 8 people in the pickup truck and everyone was watching the car stopped because of this. I have never felt so embarrassed and frustrated in my whole life. Even I said I could wire from another bank, pay it on a card machine, I offered to go to her office in Johannesburg, I offered plenty of alternative solutions and she made this to me.
Other than that We made good friends, we took awesome pictures, so please go to Kruger Park, just don’t join Nhongo Safaris!

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