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Game drives at Phalaborwa Gate in Kruger National Park

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Phalaborwa Gate, Kruger National Park, South Africa
+27 12 426 5075
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Amazing staff

Friendly staff at the main gate entrance. They are willing to listen and assistance when we needed... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Phalaborwa, South Africa
Nice Park, not the best.

Kruger was a nice Safari. We did a self drive as we prefer to go on our own pace and have... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
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Phalaborwa Gate, Kruger National Park, South Africa
+27 12 426 5075
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Friendly staff at the main gate entrance. They are willing to listen and assistance when we needed it the most

Thank nametsegangm
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Kruger was a nice Safari. We did a self drive as we prefer to go on our own pace and have experience. Kruger is very large and expect to spend all day. The roads nice and most are paved. If you have a SUV you...More

1  Thank Traveldocs5
Reviewed 18 May 2017

This is a once in a lifetime experience. So much wildlife, you can get to see the BIG 5 if you re lucky. The guides are fun highly experience and knowlegeable.

1  Thank Deirdre R
Reviewed 13 May 2017 via mobile

Did the eco trail with just the two of us and our guide Neville. Great experience; ample opportunity to test the 4x4 we rented in the pretty challenging drive (had rained a lot lately). Seen a lot of wildlife as well and spend a great...More

1  Thank Joost G
Reviewed 12 May 2017

The game drive was booked with Sanparks, honestly I preferred the self drives during the day. The driver drove to fast to even spot anything. We did see a few elephants, giraffes and hippo's. Won't do a night drive again.

1  Thank reuvennaidoo
Reviewed 25 April 2017

to safari's, it is a great day out and not something most people will do that often. On the day we visited we were lucky to see the 'big 5' which is not always the case and patience is required. The company we used, Kurt...More

1  Thank david d
Reviewed 25 April 2017

As part of our South Africa experience we visited and spent the night at Kruger Park. It was interesting and we did see various animals whilst there but I did prefer the other lodges we stayed at not far from the Park. The wild monkeys...More

1  Thank Loren L
Reviewed 19 April 2017

Our game drive was short but I am happy to have seen 2 of SA's big 5. The park can be more fun when you are guided by a game ranger

Thank Kabelo M
Reviewed 18 February 2017

Saw it all and more .Do not take the family to Disneyland... This is the place to go . I started my day as soon as the park opened by seeing a mother Leopard and her young sitting on a rock basking in the sun...More

1  Thank constance w
Reviewed 15 February 2017

We went into the park from Phalaborwa a few times this week and had the most amazing luck on every drive. We almost got stuck in the park because on the way out we saw a lion kill, then a few kilometers on we saw...More

Thank Guy M
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how much is game driving using my own car at kruger national park,do i need to book for a game drive or i pay at the gate
24 August 2016|
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Response from Rakkertjes | Reviewed this property |
You pay indeed at the gate. As an international traveller you pay 268 ZAR per day per visitor. Have fun!
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