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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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Game drives are a fun family thing to do. We especially enjoy the night drives as we often see the... read more

Reviewed 7 September 2017
Phalaborwa, South Africa
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Outstanding Big 5 Viewing

We took the Sabi Sands drive at Kruger National Park and the density of wildlife was unbelievable... read more

Reviewed 4 September 2017
Newport Beach, California
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Phalaborwa Gate, Kruger National Park, South Africa
+27 12 426 5075
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Reviewed 7 September 2017 via mobile

Game drives are a fun family thing to do. We especially enjoy the night drives as we often see the big cats doing their thing & see more of the nocturnal animals too. The tour guides know their thing & are very informative. Snacks &...More

1  Thank SharonVlooh09
Reviewed 4 September 2017

We took the Sabi Sands drive at Kruger National Park and the density of wildlife was unbelievable! This is by far the best safari destination to have a close encounter with so many wild animals everywhere. We saw: elephants, gazelles, Impala, monkeys, baboons, water bucks,...More

2  Thank trekker183
Reviewed 2 September 2017

The activity title alluding to Phalaborwa Gate is a bit of a misnomer, because you can enter from many gates of Kruger National Park - I have done so using 2 different gates led by different guides and the experience are similar, what makes a...More

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Reviewed 17 August 2017 via mobile

I would recommend visiting here it is a must I would also suggest having your own vehicle as you can do everything at your own pace just follow the tour guides or look for parked cars you will find animals there

1  Thank A TripAdvisor Member
Reviewed 17 August 2017

we went to kruger as a Group of 15 People. we did the game drive from the krueger park but i was very dissapointed . the staff did'nt seem to be that interested in showing us any animal. they were jsut saying if you see...More

Thank V_2020
Reviewed 13 August 2017

We had a very knowledgeable guide (Huston from Sefapane Lodge Safari's). He provided us with a great experience and made sure we had plenty of time to take pictures of all the animals he managed to spot along the way. It was a definite 'must...More

Thank SonjaB60
Reviewed 22 July 2017

This area of the park provided us with very few animal sightings as vegetation is dense and high. Pilanesberg NP was much better.

Thank Robert M
Reviewed 2 July 2017 via mobile

This is a must do for any family with children. They will remember it for the rest of there lives. The wildlife is so close you can touch it and people are in cars and animals are free to roam. We used a motorhome and...More

Thank gcfun
Reviewed 19 June 2017

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

Thank nametsegangm
Reviewed 6 June 2017 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

3  Thank Traveldocs5
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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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