Kruger South Safaris, Safaris from Nelspruit

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Kruger South Safaris specializes in wildlife Safaris to the Southern section of the world famous Kruger National Park for couples, small groups and families looking for personalized attention.

Kruger South Safaris cannot compete with the big names in the tourism industry, what we can do is offer you the opportunity to deal direct with a small company that promises you not only value for money but also a once in a lifetime vacation.

Kruger South Safaris is owner run and managed by Denise Carey, who has more than 10 years experience as a Kruger National Park Safari guide and is passionate about wildlife.

Kruger South Safaris is based in Nelspruit, the capitol of South Africa’s Mpumalanga Province, and gateway to the Kruger National Park.

Getting to Nelspruit is easy, and our friendly office staff will gladly assist you with your travel arrangements as well as accommodation bookings before and after your Kruger Safari.

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  • Enjoy a 2 Day/1 Night Kruger Safari with Kruger South Safaris and Rio Vista Lodge (Southern Kruger region - easily accesible from Maputo).  Read more...
  • Enjoy a 3 Day/2 Night Kruger Safari with Kruger South Safaris and Nkambeni Safari Camp (Numbi gate entrance KNP - easily accesible from Nelspruit).  Read more...


2 Day / 1 Night Kruger Safari from Maputo

Rio Vista Lodge bordering Kruger Park near Malelane town

Kruger Safari from Maputo to Rio Vista Lodge with Kruger South Safaris


 Rio Vista Lodge is located on the banks of the Crocodile River bordering the Kruger National Park.  The Lodge offers 12 rooms with private patios overlooking the gardens.  Each room has DStv, a bar fridge and air-conditioner.  Relax on the open viewing deck with a cocktail from the bar, or cool off in the swimming pool.  There is an a la carte restaurant on the premises serving delicous meals.

Nkambeni Tented Lodge is situated at the Kruger National Parks' Numbi Gate.  Accommodation is offered in permanent luxury safari tents with en-suite bedrooms, air-conditioning, and a private deck.  The restaurant offers true South African hospitality and food.  Nkambeni offers night drives, bushwalks, and game drives on a traversing area of 12 000 hectares in the south-western Kruger National Park.

Getting to Nelspruit Kruger:

Getting to Kruger for Safari from NelspruitWe offer both a shuttle bus as well as a transfer booking service between Nelspruit and Johannesburg International Airport (O.R Tambo)/surrounding airport Hotels daily.

Book and pay for your flight online!  There are daily flights between Johannesburg, Durban as well as Cape Town and the KRUGER MPUMALANGA INTERNATIONAL AIRPORT 20 km's from Nelspruit town.  As from 2 June 2014 it will once again be possible to fly directly to Skukuza aiport inside the Kruger National park from either Johannesburg or Cape Town.  We can assist with road transfer bookings between Nelspruit Kruger Mpumalanga airport and the entire Kruger Park South region including towns and Private Game Reserves.

Now also available a daily shuttle between Nelspruit and Komatipoort towns...departs Komatipoort 07h00, departs Nelspruit 16h00.  Komatipoort is an ideal starting point for the Maputo and Swaziland Day Tours...

We can refer you to a reputable car rental company for assistance with car rental bookings from all of the major airports within South Africa.

Please CONTACT US for more information.  We will go out of our way to assist you as best we can!!!

Our Standard Tours and Safaris from NELSPRUIT:

Choose from our Standard Tours and Safaris below, OR CONTACT US for a Tailor made Tour/Safari:

KRUGER FULL DAY SAFARIS (10 Hours) - from ZAR 1 350pp (International):  ZAR 1 150pp (Local)

Day Safaris from any of the southern towns and entrance Gates.

"QUICKY" KRUGER SAFARI (2 Days/1 Night) - from ZAR 4 100pp sharing

Spend one night in the Kruger National Park.  Kruger 1 Night Safari from Nelspruit.  Kruger 1 Night Safari from Skukuza airport.  Kruger 1 Night Safari from Johannesburg.  Kruger 1 Night Safari from Pretoria. 

New tour launched 1 April 2014: 

2 Day/1 Night Kruger Safari Tour from Johannesburg airport Hotels

Click here to download Itinerary

NEW:  "QUICKY" KRUGER SAFARI from Maputo (2 Days/1 Night) - from ZAR 5 675pp sharing

Spend two full days on Safari in the Kruger National Park.

"BATTLE AT KRUGER" SAFARI (3 Days/2 Nights) - from ZAR 7 100pp sharing

Includes a visit to the waterhole where the “Battle at Kruger” video was shot!!!

BUFFALO ROCK TENTED KRUGER SAFARI (3 Days/2 Nights) - from ZAR 5 755pp sharing
Back to nature experience.  Fully inclusive. Daily departures!
SABIE RIVER KRUGER SAFARI (4 Days/3 Nights) - from ZAR 10 100pp sharing
Kruger’s perennial Sabie River offers spectacular year round game viewing.

"BEST OF THE SOUTH" KRUGER SAFARI (5 Days/4 Nights) - from ZAR 13 100pp sharing

This Safari offers the best of Kruger’s Southern region.

Scheduled Tours:

THREE COUNTRIES TOUR (8 Days/7 Nights) - from ZAR 16 619pp sharing

South Africa, Mozamique and Swaziland all in one week!  Departs Sundays


Maputo Day Tour (Mozambique) - from ZAR R 1 700pp (excludes VISA costs) - Special offer most Wednesdays less 30% (t's & c's apply)

Swaziland Day Tour (Ezulwini Valley) - from ZAR 1 750pp

Blyde River Canyon Day Tour (Panorama Route) - from ZAR 1 375pp

Jane Goodall Chimp Eden & Botanical Gardens Day Tour (Nelspruit) - from ZAR 1 375pp

We would be honored to be a part of your holiday!!!


Special offer valid 01-31 August 2015.  Full day Kruger Open Vehicle Safari @ only R1080pp (South Africans);  R1250pp (Internationals).  Applicable to new bookings only and subject to availability.  Kruger daily conservation fees INCLUDED.


SA Airlink NEW ROUTE: Effective 2 June 2014

Direct flights between Johannesburg/Cape Town and Skukuza Airport in the Kruger Park will be available as from 2 June 2014.

SA8861 Johannesburg - Skukuza 10:00 10:55 Daily
SA8865** Johannesburg - Skukuza 13:20 14:10 Daily
SA8862 Skukuza - Johannesburg 13:30 14:35 Daily
SA8866* Skukuza - Johannesburg 14:50 15:35 Daily
*Route effective from 1 August 2014        
**Route effective from 4 August 2014        
SA8651 Cape Town - Skukuza 10:35 13:05 Daily
SA8652 Skukuza - Cape Town 11:20 13:55 Daily



4 Day / 3 Night Kruger & Surrounds Safari Tour from Maputo

  • Return transfers to/from Maputo
  • Kruger Night Drive Safari (subject to availability)
  • 3 Nights Accommodation at the 4 Star Pestana Kruger Lodge near Malelane Gate on the banks of the Crocodile River
  • Kruger Full day Safari in Open Vehicle
  • Choice between a Full day Tour to Swaziland OR a Full day Tour to Blyde River Canyon
Optional:  Extend the Tour with another Day to include Swaziland and the Blyde River Canyon...or another Full day Kruger Safari...
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Why not combine a trip to Kruger with a visit to Mozambique?

Take advantage of our 6 Day / 5 Night Canyon, Bush & Beach Tour to visit the spectacular Blyde River Canyon, Kruger National Park and Maputo.

Highlights include a 1 nights stay at Misty Mountain Lodge (3 star) on a B&B basis, the scenic Panorama Route, Kruger Safaris in Open Vehicle, 4 nights at Pestana Kruger Lodge (4 star) on H/B basis, and the cosmopoliton city of Maputo!

Rates from as little as  R 13 500pp (min 2) - Departs from O R Tambo (Johannesburg) and/or KMIA (Nelspruit) airports daily on request.

Terms and conditions apply...

CLICK HERE to download full Itinerary.


(valid 01-29 Feb 2016)

Full Day Kruger Open Vehicle Safari Tour
ex HAZYVIEW town and surrounds*

From only ZAR990 per person*

*Terms and conditions apply



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Kruger Safari Tours from JOHANNESBURG:

2Day/1Night Kruger & Protea Hotel (4 Star)

Price:  from ZAR 6 500.00 pp

Extend your Safari with a Day to include the Panorama Route Tour (Blyde River Canyon)


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Kruger Safari Tours from MAPUTO:

2Day/1Night Kruger & Loerie's Call GH (5 Star)

Price:  from ZAR 5 050.00 pp

Also Available:

3Day/2Night Tour
4Day/3Night Tour
Price on request...


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2Day/1Night Kruger & Pestana Lodge (4 Star)

Price:  from ZAR 5 675.00 pp

Also Available:
3Day/2Night Tour
4Day/3Night Tour
Price on request...


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2Day/1Night Kruger & Rio Vista Lodge (3 Star)

Price  from ZAR 5 400.00 pp

Also Available:

3Day/2Night Tour
4Day/3Night Tour
Price on request...


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Kruger Safari from Maputo:

Do you want to go on a Kruger Full Day Safari Tour from Maputo? 

Contact us for a Quote today.

VISA costs for own account if applicable.

Price includes Kruger Conservation fees as well as pick up from your Hotel*

*Terms and conditions apply

CONTACT US for availability and bookings...

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Kruger for singles:

Are you a single traveller wanting to go on a Full Day Kruger Safari Tour? 

Contact us for a Quote for 1 or to enquire about the possibility of joining an existing Safari!

Price includes Kruger Conservation fees as well as pick up from your Hotel*

*Terms and conditions apply

CONTACT US for availability and bookings...


Contact Kruger South Safaris

Denise Carey

+27 (0) 82 887 0666

Fax:  +27 (0) 86 535 9706

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