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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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All day self game drive....some unusual sightings!

We spent almost 11 hours being driven around Kruger by knowledgeable friends. African wild dogs... read more

Reviewed 1 December 2016
Dickson0202
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Plymouth, Minnesota
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Fascinating drive to Olifants camp.

We get to Phalaborwa gate from Hoedspruit,after short procedure in office we entranced park, we... read more

Reviewed 14 November 2016
Michael L
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Holon, Israel
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Phalaborwa Gate, Kruger National Park, South Africa
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Reviewed 1 December 2016 via mobile

We spent almost 11 hours being driven around Kruger by knowledgeable friends. African wild dogs. Dead warthog in tree...courtesy of a leopard. Turtles catching a ride on the beaches of hippos. Giraffes at sunset. A glimpse of a leopard. Great day and some great pictures....More

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Reviewed 14 November 2016

We get to Phalaborwa gate from Hoedspruit,after short procedure in office we entranced park, we need drive about 85 km till Olifants camp,excellent tared road, driving of 50km/hour maximum, and spot game,under way.

1  Thank Michael L
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Reviewed 12 October 2016

We did a self drive through the upper half of Kruger and absolutely loved it. We saw plenty of wildlife and were able to stop whenever we liked for as long as we liked. We stopped so often that we actually had to make a...More

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Reviewed 24 September 2016 via mobile

Arrived there early morning and left mid afternoon. Viewed many different native wildlife species. Saw lions, giraffe, zebra, rhinos, elephant, multiple types of antelope. Had regular bathroom stops. Park has excellent facilities to eat, shop etc. the vehicles were open but did have a top...More

3  Thank Heb2013
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Reviewed 20 September 2016

The tarred roads straight away create a less wild vibe/experience than parks in Tanzania. I'm not sure if all parts of Kruger are similar but it felt like a giant zoo. We saw some incredible things here like a leopard feeding on an impala, but...More

4  Thank alittlefallofrain
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Reviewed 17 August 2016

We enjoyed a self drive through northern Krüger Park to and fro Phalaborwa Gate. Without guide we were able to see quite some game in very dry Krüger Park. Even from the road with our Noda rental car we had very interesting spottings. If you...More

1  Thank Iris-Jens
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Reviewed 2 August 2016

Big 5 . Large herds of Elephants due to being Greener and more water than down south. Lions. Leopards all here

1  Thank familybrown176
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Reviewed 30 July 2016

Me and my husband had a great time in this park. Far from the maddening crowd, its very blissful to be in the wild

1  Thank Rtneu
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Reviewed 24 July 2016

Overall, our visit to Kruger was disappointing (I had high expectations having heard so much about Kruger) - we saw far too few animals compared with other game parks in Zimbabwe, Botswana or Tanzania. For example, in one 6-hour day we saw 1 lion, 2...More

3  Thank TravellerNotTourist
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Reviewed 6 July 2016

With the drought the big predators are roaming freely and happily, we sighted lions, leopards, colleagues also cheetas.

1  Thank Norbert P
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