3-Day Classic Kruger National Park Safari Tour


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Are you looking for adventure in Africa at an affordable rate? Well look no further, we at Canaways have just the perfect itinerary and custom-made package for you. Our 3-day/2 night classic safari tour to Kruger National Park is best tailor-made & customized for travelers searching for an affordable safari experience. Discover the largest national park most popular safari destination in Africa for amazing game opportunities inclusive of Africa’s Big 5, giraffe, zebra & stay at one of the recommended rustic lodges/camps. The guided 3-day tour includes transfers to & from Johannesburg with a luxury air-conditioned mini-bus. Enjoy this authentic safari on a 4x4 open vehicle with your friends or family. 

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Pick-up and drop-off at your hotel or airport in Johannesburg in a luxury air-conditioning minibus. Small group travel to Kruger National Park for a full day safari drive and spot Africa Big5 lion, elephant, rhino, buffalo, leopard, and other animal specials. On route back to Johannesburg, guests can opt for an optional visit to Elephant Sanctuary. Accommodation at a rustic design lodge/camp inclusive safari game drive, meals.


Day 1: Departure - Johannesburg - Kruger National Park

Guests will be collected in Johannesburg surrounding areas for a transfer to Kruger National Park, 2 hours out of Johannesburg guests will stop for breakfast & continue for another 2 or 3 hours to Kruger Park. Along the way, guests will have an opportunity for rest stops to stretch legs, use the restroom & grab a light snack. Upon arrival at Phabeni gate or Numbi gate hotel/lodge (based on availability), proceed with group check-in & settle in your rooms. Our representative will meet the guests at the communal area for the afternoon game drive departure. This will be a relaxed afternoon, however, the cats are most active during early mornings & we will concentrate on plain games like zebra & giraffe. Return to your hotel/lodge before the gates close before sunset & enjoy dinner. Thereafter have an early night rest. 

Day 2: Full Day Safari - open 4x4 vehicle - Kruger National Park

Early morning wake-up call weather depended 05:00 am or 06:00 am, your ranger guide will meet you at the communal area for a full day safari with packed breakfast in an open 4x4 safari vehicle in Kruger Park, view Africa’s Big 5 wildlife & the plains wildlife, visit the various water holes, lookout points & rivers. Stop for lunch at a recommended restaurant by your guide, thereafter return to your hotel/lodge in the afternoon. The rest of the afternoon at leisure, enjoy dinner at the hotel. Early night rest for another early morning safari & return transfer to Johannesburg. 

Day 3: Departure - Kruger National Park - Johannesburg Hotel/Airport

Early wake-up call weather depended, your ranger guide will meet you at the communal area for morning safari with packed breakfast. The game drive will take place in Kruger Park on a 4x4 open vehicle. Thereafter the game drive, upon return to the hotel check-out, then depart for your return transfer to Johannesburg. En-route to Elephant Sanctuary for an optional elephant encounter & enjoy lunch on route to Johannesburg, upon arrival clients will be dropped off at their designated areas. 


  • Small group pick-up & drop-off in Johannesburg 
  • Air-conditioned minibus vehicle 
  • 2 nights’ accommodation in Phabeni Gate or Numbi Gate  
  • Morning & afternoon safari game on an open 4x4 vehicle 
  • Optional elephant encounter at Elephant Sanctuary 

Inclusions and Exclusions

What's Included:

  • English speaking guide 
  • Vehicle and fuel 
  • Hotel pick-up & drop-off 
  • Bottled mineral water on board 
  • 2 nights accommodation in Kruger National Park
  • Breakfast & Dinner 
  • Morning & afternoon game drive
  • Full-day safari Kruger National Park tour 
  • Conservation & gate entrance fees 

What's Excluded:

  • All international/domestic flights 
  • All meals & drinks not mentioned 
  • Gratuities (Optional)
  • Entrance fees not mentioned  
  • Entrance fees to Elephant Sanctuary 
  • All purchase of a personal nature 
  • Any other activities not mentioned
  • Visa/passport 

Additional Info

Know Before You Go:

  • No children under the age of 15
  • All children must be accompanied by an adult 
  • Low-risk malaria area, however, we recommend you consult on the various anti-malarial prophylactic available 
  • Confirmation will be received at the time of booking
  • 2 to 12 persons per vehicle
  • Most travelers can participate
  • Advise dietary requirements

What To Bring:

  • A jacket or a jersey as the weather can change at any time
  • Comfortable walking shoes are recommended
  • Cash - South African currency (ZAR) and all major credits cards are accepted at places of interests
  • Sunscreen and a hat
  • Camera or a full charged cellphone to capture memorable moments

Please Note:

We suggest that the guest reserve departure flight accordingly on the last day of the tour not earlier than 19:30 for domestic flight & 21:00 for an international flight.

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Cut off: 12 hours
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Minimum Number of passengers is: 2
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Cancellations 90 – 30 days before commencement of services: 30% cancellation fee. Cancellations 29-14 days before commencement of services: 50% cancellation fee. Cancellations 13-8 days before commencement of services: 75% cancellation fee. Cancellations 7-0 days before commencement of services: 100% cancellation fee.
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