Game drives at Phalaborwa Gate in Kruger National Park

Game drives at Phalaborwa Gate in Kruger National Park

Game drives at Phalaborwa Gate in Kruger National Park
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Ngoako M
11 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Oct 2022 • Couples
Masorini Heritage Site
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Let's a Musuum
And Game Viewing of many Animals including Elephants, Giraffe, Leopard,Monkeys, and many more.
Written 16 October 2022
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Dewald R
Cape Town Central, South Africa3 070 contributions
3.0 of 5 bubbles
Sept 2021
The Phalaborwa Gate, as its name implies, is located right next to the town of Phalaborwa and is the closest gate to the Letaba Rest Camp (1 hours' drive) in the Kruger National Park. Apart from being close to Letaba, it is also close to other attractions like the Sable Sleepover Hide and the Masorini Archaeological Site, both of which are definitely worth a visit. As it is a gate into the national park, you are bound to see wild animals once through it - we have been lucky to see lions as well as elephants. The main gate area is nice and clean with a lot of parking areas under big trees, a beautiful reception area, a curio shop and clean bathrooms. Although a lot of the staff weren't very energetic or friendly, there were a couple of gems who made us excited to enter the park and start our adventure!
Written 7 January 2022
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Sarah Moloto
Thohoyandou, South Africa70 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Dec 2020
My sister and her husband took us into Kruger National Park for dive to see the animals. We drove ourselves. We were fortunate to spot the lions, elephants, monkeys, Zebras, buffalos and many more. It was just a nice experience. Definitely to be repeated.
Written 21 December 2020
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395ally
Johannesburg, South Africa98 contributions
2.0 of 5 bubbles
Mar 2020
Phalaborwa Gate is really only an entry route into the KNP. It has never been a prolific game viewing area and is a busy road especially at weekends as the locals go into the Park. Currently bush is very thick and grass is long. We saw nothing until near Letaba.
Written 10 March 2020
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Lutsedus Travels and Tours
Acornhoek, South Africa147 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Jun 2019
Phalaborwa Gate offers an interesting landscape; granite stands forms a series of kloppies that have been used as navigational landmarks for centuries. The grass of this region is both sweet and sour, but is usually scattered due to lack of rainfall.
The best game spotting is in the drainage lines and the contours around dry stream beds as the more luscious grasses are usually found in the lower lying areas. You have an opportunity to exit your vehicle within 10 kilometres/6.2 miles from entering Phalaborwa Gate
Written 1 November 2019
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Kaiden
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1.0 of 5 bubbles
Sept 2019 • Family
Good day to whom is reading this . My family and I have booked a night drive at the Kruger park at Phabeni gate and we have driven over 40km from our resort and asked to cancel our drive they refused and on-top of that the driver didn’t pitch for the drive and the person organizing this was terrible. Poor service and communication skills from their side . Absolutely poor poor poor service not recommended .
Written 23 September 2019
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Wychen3 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Aug 2019
We saw lots of animals, even lion and leopard, but alwzys search next to waters. Sometimes you have to have a lot of patience
Written 7 August 2019
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fotowizz
Bray on Thames, UK185 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Jan 2019 • Couples
I have been on a few trips from here and never disappointed. This time, 5 lion cubs, 2 weeks old! Superb ranger, couldn't have been more helpful and under £20 for 3 hours plus,
What's not to like?
Written 29 January 2019
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Ibrahim Bawer
Frankfurt, Germany39 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Dec 2018
It was my first time in wilderness and I enjoyed every moment of it during an entire day. It can be quite silent for a well while and then there can be stunning mobilities. I am looking forward to going back!
Written 19 January 2019
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mandiwanarendani23
Johannesburg, South Africa11 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Jan 2019 • Family
i enjoyed the game drive for the first time in many years at phalaborwa gate in the kruger national park. i was able to see the big 5 animals and many other animals. it was such a long drive but i enjoyed every moment. would like to do it again . it was nice to see those big animals in close range.
Written 4 January 2019
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