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Sabi Sand Self Drive Safari

  • Safari Information
  • - Departure; Daily
  • - Duration; 6 Days / 5 Nights
  • - Lodging; Safari Lodges and Guesthouses
  • - Group Size; Minimum 2
  • - Note: Travel insurance is compulsory for all safaris
Days 1 to 3: Sabi Sand Game Reserve
- We offer two options as to where you can fly into;
    - Johannesburg International Airport
    - Kruger Mpumalanga International Airport (this option significantly cuts down driving time).
- On arrival at Johannesburg International Airport or Kruger Mpumalanga International Airport, pick up your rental car and self drive to the Sabi Sand Game Reserve.
- Estimated travelling time from Johannesburg: ± 5 hours (travelling at speed limits, no sight seeing).
- Arrive at your chosen lodge and should time allow depart on a late afternoon game drive.
- The next few days are spent viewing, photographing and experiencing the wonders of the Sabi Sand Game Reserve.
- Optional spa treatments if available at chosen lodge.
- Sabi Sand Private Game Reserve where one can expect the wildlife to be relatively dense with good sightings and with the bonus vehicles numbers are kept low.
- Accommodation suggestions: Sabi Sand Lodges

Days 4 to 5: Mpumalanga Scenic Route
- After your morning game drive and breakfast, depart for the Mpumalanga Scenic Route.
- Estimated travelling time from Sabi Sand: ± 2 - 2.5 hours (travelling at a leisurely pace).
- Check into your chosen establishment.
- The following few days are at your complete leisure, explore the area or simple just relax the choice is yours.
- Optional tours available;
- Mpumalanga Day Tours, numerous day and half day tours available (optional);
    - Shangaan Cultural Village
    - Panorama Route tour
    - Helicopter tours
    - White water rafting
    - Horse trails
    - Balloon safaris

Day 6: Johannesburg / Safari Ends
- Spend the morning doing some last-minute shopping and sightseeing before your journey to Johannesburg International Airport or Kruger Mpumalanga International Airport.

  • Tailor-Made; Lodge & Vehicle Dependant
  • Per person sharing
  • Rates are in South African Rands
  • *Rates may vary according to season
  • Flights (return);
  • UK - RSA; from £ 611
  • USA - RSA; from $ 1390
  • EUR - RSA; from € 495
  • Subject to availability & T&C's

  • Safari Includes
  • - Accommodation based on budget
  • - Vehicle based on budget
  • - Meals as stated
  • - Activities as stated
  • Safari Excludes
  • - Activities not included in above itinerary
  • - Visas
  • - Insurance
  • - Local and International Flights
  • - Items of a personal nature
  • - Fuel costs
  • - Car Hire Insurance
  • - Gratuities

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  • Kruger Park Map

  • Kruger Park Map
  • Our Map with all the lodges and safari camps that we have on offer within South Africa's most famed of National Parks. Each and every establishment has been pin-pointed on a scroll-able and zoom-able Google map for your viewing pleasure.
  • Getting to the Kruger

  • Getting to the Kruger
  • There are so many options on how to get the National Park from Johannesburg or Cape Town, fly, drive or be driven. Here is our guide on the various options that are available across all price points.
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  • Nearby Kruger Activities
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  • Kruger Mammal List
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  • Kruger Bird List

  • Kruger Bird List
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