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4 Day Budget Kruger Park Safari

As you wing your way from Johannesburg to the iconic Kruger National Park, you begin the first of four glorious days of thrilling to the sights and smells of the African bushveld. In this 4 day/3 night package costs are slashed, but the experience remains priceless. You will enjoy no less than 6 magnificent guided day safaris with your experienced Safari Guide in an open safari vehicle.

Safari tour package: A set-date, set-itinerary, group safari
Prices: $576
Includes internal flights: No
Length of safari: 4 days
Best months: January - November
Countries visited: South Africa South Africa
Parks visited: Kruger
Activity level: Easy - Game drives, bush dinners
Safari type:
  • Big five
As you wing your way from Johannesburg to the iconic Kruger National Park, you begin the first of four glorious days of thrilling to the sights and smells of the African bushveld. In this 4 day/3 night package costs are slashed, but the experience remains priceless. You will enjoy no less than 6 magnificent guided day safaris with your experienced Safari Guide in an open safari vehicle. Outdoor barbecue breakfasts and sumptuous suppers are all part of the package. Every morning and late afternoon it’s time to head out on the game drive to seek Africa’s prized ‘Big 5’ – Lion, Leopard, Elephant, Rhino and Buffalo. Learn of this world renowned Park’s contribution to the preservation of its precious wildlife and of its smaller reptile and insect life, its flora and incredible birdlife. Between game drives relax, swim in sparkling pools, catch a tan, read your book or enjoy a siesta. Bring your binoculars to enjoy a little bird watching and sometimes you may experience a visit from a larger wild game camp visitor too! Evenings are spent around warm open bush boma campfires, building comradery with fellow game spotters and reminiscing on the day’s thrilling sightings! All inclusive are comfortable quaint bush chalet accommodations with pristine shared ablutions, conservation fees, all breakfasts and dinners, open safari vehicle day drives and transfers to and from Johannesburg, or Kruger Mpumalanga Airport. Come and join us for 4 idyllic days and 3 unforgettable nights on this excellent budget guided safari, designed to suit every pocket.

Day 1 - Johannesburg - Kruger Park

You will be collected from your Johannesburg Hotel between 06h00am and 07h00am and no later than 07h00am from OR Tambo Airport, we make our way to Nelspruit to meet up with your guide and change to your open safari vehicle and then be on your way to the Kruger National Park. On arrival at your camp time to have lunch and check into your accommodation, before departting on your first game drive till gate closing. Return to camp time to relax before dinner is served. Your guide shall update you on times and venue.

Day 2 - Kruger Park

The day starts early in the Kruger National Park depending on the time of the year. It is always good to be out and about as early as possible in order to still find the cats on the prowl before the heat of the day. Breakfast is had at either your camp where you are staying or at one of the many picnic areas found in the park. After breakfast, we continue our game viewing, stopping off at water holes, following river lines, making our way back to camp during the heat of the day in summer October to April allowing you to relax, swim, read your book or enjoy a siesta. In winter we are able to stay out a bit longer May to September. We depart once again three hours before sunset for our afternoon safari, returning to camp before gate closing time. Dinner is enjoyed in the restaurant.

Day 3 - Kruger Park - Johannesburg (B)

This morning once again you will be departing early from camp for your game drive, watching the sunrise over the African plains in search of the Big 5. We return to camp mid-day for a siesta or time to relax at the swimming pool. We will depart once again depart mid – afternoon for your game drive till the sun sets when we return to camp for dinner.

Day 4 - Kruger Park - Johannesburg

The last morning’s open game viewing drive departs at gate opening time, enjoying breakfast in the outdoors, before departing at 10h00am and making our way slowly out of the park. We return to Johannesburg at 16h00pm or you can be dropped at Kruger Mpumalanga Airport for your onward journey.

Included in this Package:

  • Three Nights Private fully serviced chalet / tent accommodation with Communal Bathrooms one camp is used for this safari
  • Three Breakfasts
  • Three Dinners
  • Open Vehicle Game Drives morning and afternoon
  • Transfers to and from the Kruger National Park in our own luxury vehicles with professional Drivers
  • Entrance Fees
  • Bottled Mineral Water
  • 1 x Night Drive

Excluded in this Package:

  • International flights
  • Personal expenses
  • Drinks and curios
  • Domestic flights
  • Lunches
  • Items of Personal Nature
  • Gratuities

Collection Details for this Safari: 

Collection in Johannesburg will be from either your hotel or airport between 06h00 and 07h00am ONLY.
PLEASE NOTE: We do not collect at any Hotel or Guesthouse in the central region of Johannesburg or Pretoria due to it being out of our collection zone. (for a list of recommended hotels please email us)

Drop-off Details for this Safari:

Drop-off will be at any Hotel or Guesthouse in Johannesburg and Pretoria or alternatively back to the Airport.
PLEASE NOTE: Road transfer times are not guaranteed, please only book flights after 18:00pm for your onward journey. We do not drop off at any Hotel or Guesthouse in the central region of Johannesburg or Pretoria due to it being out of our drop off zone.

Listed below are hotels/lodges/resorts that the safari tour operator can accomodate for you.

  • Our 4 Day Budget Safari is for guests who are not wanting the frills and fancies of luxury accommodation or bathrooms en-suite but are housed in twin, triple or even 5 bedded units for families without bathrooms en-suite or air-conditioning and guests share a communal bathroom facility which has showers, toilets and baths, for men and women separately. Guests do not share accommodation with other guests and all units are stand alone. Bedding and Towels are provided as well as Bath Soap.
  • These units are either brick bungalows within the camp of Pretoriuskop or Safari Tents within the camp of Skukuza but all are dependent on availability at the time of booking. There are no mosquito nets provided in these units but there are screening on all doors and windows.
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