Kruger National Park (South Africa)



Kruger National Park, South Africa

Kruger National Park is Africa's oldest established wildlife park (1898) and offers one of the best safari experiences in Africa. It's situated north of Johannesburg and takes about 5 hours to get to by car. It boasts the highest variety of wildlife in Africa which includes the "Big Five", hippos, crocodiles, giraffe, cheetah and much more. Kruger is also one of the best maintained parks in Africa. The roads are all good quality and there's no need to rent a 4x4 vehicle. There's wheelchair accessibility at most lodges and specialized safari vehicles for those with mobility impairments.
Accommodations: Kruger Park has a range of accommodation options in the main restcamps with chalets, cottages, bungalows tents, caravan and camp sites or bushveld camps. These accommodation options vary in price and style; from rustic to luxurious. On the park's western borders you'll find a host of excellent private game reserves which you can also book, if you have no luck finding accommodation at Kruger itself.