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 15 years experience as a Kruger National Park Safari guide and is passionate about wildlife.

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

Getting to Nelspruit(Mbombela) 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.

Kruger South Safaris offer a number of Mpumalanga Day Tours for visitors to Nelspruit(Mbombela) and surrounds that can either be booked on their own or as an addition to any of our Safaris.  Day Tours to the neighbouring countries of Mozambique (Maputo) and the Kingdom of Swaziland are very popular and a Panorama Tour to the spectacular Blyde River Canyon region is not to be missed!

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. 

It is also possible to fly directly to SKUKUZA AIRPORT situated near Skukuza restcamp inside the Kruger National park from either Johannesburg or Cape Town. 

We can assist with road transfer bookings between Nelspruit Kruger Mpumalanga and/or Skukuza airports and the entire Kruger Park South region including towns and Private Game Reserves.

Our guided Full day Kruger Open Vehicle Safari Tours aswell as our Overnight Kruger Open Vehicle Safari Tours depart from either KMIA and/or Skukuza airports, Kruger restcamps and/or surrounding towns in the Kruger Park South region.

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 485pp (International) 

ZAR 1 265pp (Local)

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

"QUICKY" KRUGER SAFARI (2 Days/1 Night) - from ZAR 4 500pp 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. 

"QUICKY" KRUGER SAFARI from Johannesburg (2 Days/1 Night) - from ZAR 6 995pp sharing

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

"QUICKY" KRUGER SAFARI from Maputo (2 Days/1 Night) - price on request

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

"BATTLE AT KRUGER" SAFARI (3 Days/2 Nights) - from ZAR 7 995pp sharing

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

BUFFALO ROCK TENTED KRUGER SAFARI (3 Days/2 Nights) - price on request
Back to nature experience.  Fully inclusive. Daily departures!
SABIE RIVER KRUGER SAFARI (4 Days/3 Nights) - from ZAR 11 200pp sharing
Kruger’s perennial Sabie River offers spectacular year round game viewing.

"BEST OF THE SOUTH" KRUGER SAFARI (5 Days/4 Nights) - from ZAR 14 950pp sharing

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

Scheduled Tours:

THREE COUNTRIES TOUR (8 Days/7 Nights) - price on request

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


Maputo Day Tour (Mozambique) - from ZAR R 1 895pp (excludes VISA costs)

Swaziland Day Tour (Ezulwini Valley) - from ZAR 1 950pp

Blyde River Canyon Day Tour (Panorama Route) - from ZAR 1 500pp

Jane Goodall Chimpanzee Eden & Nelspruit Botanical Gardens - from ZAR 1 500pp

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


Regal Mpumalanga & Wildlife Adventure

5Days/4Nights (Departs on a SATURDAY)


  • Exclusive private game lodge
  • Breathtaking scenery
  • Out-of-this-world animal viewing
  • Small groups

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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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  • Enjoy a 2 Day/1 Night Kruger Safari with Kruger South Safaris and Rio Vista Lodge (Southern Kruger region - easily accesible from Maputo and 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.
(valid 01-31 Dec 2016)

Full Day Kruger Open Vehicle Safari Tour
ex NELSPRUIT town and surrounds

From only ZAR 1355 pp (International visitors)*

ZAR 1150pp (South African locals)

*Includes Kruger Daily Conservation fees
*T's and C's apply



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Kruger Safari Tours from JOHANNESBURG:

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

Price:  from ZAR 6 995.00 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 4 995.00 pp

Also Available:

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


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

Price:  on request

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


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

Price  on request

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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