Kruger National Park

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Kruger National Park

Kruger National Park, Mpumalanga,
South Africa


The Kruger National Park is the second-largest game reserve in Africa and the largest in South Africa.

Spanning 360km, North to South, and 65km from East to West, the scenic beauty of Limpopo is situated to the west, the lush Mpumalanga to the south and with Zimbabwe to the North. It has nine entrance gates and is home to the famous Big Five,the Little Five and the birding Big Six, in addition to a range of fauna and flora unique to the area. 

The reserve is made up of numerous locations which provide ample accommodation in a range of lodges, tented camps and self-catering chalets. Also available are a wide variety of tour options and safaris around the distinct and contrasting landscapes of the 18,989 square kilometre area of the park. Some popular destinations within the park include Lower Sabie, Punda Maria and the Crocodile Bridge Rest Camp.

Getting to Kruger Park

Self Drive: Enjoy the Park at your own pace (note entrance gate times, as entrance gates are closed at night)
Fly: Daily flights from Johannesburg or Cape Town to Kruger Mpumalanga International Airport or Hoedspruit Eastgate Airport.
Private Air Charter: For speed and exclusivity directly into Skukuza (No aircraft may land at Skukuza or any other landing strip within the park without prior permission from the Park Director)
Packages Tours: Various Tour Operators offer packaged tours to our parks and camps
Bus Shuttle: Private Connections (a private company) operates this shuttle service between Kruger Mpumalanga International Airport (KMIA) to Kruger National Park.

Entrance Gates:

There are nine entrance gates to Kruger, namely (anti-clockwise from the north):

    Pafuri (+27 (0)13 735 5574)
    Punda Maria (+27 (0)13 735 6870)
    Phalaborwa (+27 (0)13 735 3547)
    Orpen (+27 (0)13 735 0237/0238)
    Paul Kruger (+27 (0)13 735 5107)
    Phabeni (+27 (0)13 735 5890)
    Numbi (+27 (0)13 735 5133)
    Malelane (+27 (0)13 735 6152)
    Crocodile Bridge (+27 (0)13 735 6012)

Since entrance gates and restcamp gates are closed at night, allow sufficient travelling time to ensure timeous arrival at your restcamp.

Kruger National Park News / Updates

24 August 2017

Proof of identity required for KNP entrance