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Game drives at Phalaborwa Gate in Kruger National Park

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to safari's, it is a great day out and not something most people will do that often. On the day we... read more

Reviewed 25 April 2017
david d
Montcuq en Quercy Blanc, France
Glad I went but...

As part of our South Africa experience we visited and spent the night at Kruger Park. It was... read more

Reviewed 25 April 2017
Perth, Australia
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Phalaborwa Gate, Kruger National Park, South Africa
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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

Date of experience: March 2017
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

Date of experience: September 2016
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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

Date of experience: April 2017
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

Date of experience: April 2016
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

Date of experience: July 2016
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Reviewed 2 February 2017 via mobile

We self drove in our rental car .We spent 7 full days in the park and managed to see the big 5 and much more. I was surprised at the gate there is no map of the roads or gravel roads available to help plan...More

Date of experience: January 2017
2  Thank GPB12345678
Reviewed 23 January 2017

We saw many animals included Nig lions. The staff was friendly and did a game drive especially for us.

Date of experience: January 2017
1  Thank Nandsvt
Reviewed 8 January 2017

Love making use of the Phalaborwa Gate entrance. Staff friendly at this gate and very helpful. We have spotted many Game coming in from this Gate.

Date of experience: February 2016
2  Thank JessicaG6126
Reviewed 29 December 2016

Stanley was super Found lion and all other interesting animals Very knowledgeable and timely Thanks you

Date of experience: December 2016
1  Thank 750katherinec
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

Date of experience: November 2016
Thank Dickson0202
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16 June 2018|
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Response from ForeignGuardian | Reviewed this property |
Personally, for photographic experiences, unless you are self-driving, I would not visit Kruger and would focus my efforts on other parks in South Africa and elsewhere. The ability to get close to animals or find animals in... More
4 January 2018|
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Response from Mireille H | Reviewed this property |
I agree with the answer you did get. Regards. Mireille.H
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