Focus on: Kruger National Park

The world-renowned Kruger National Park in South Africa offers a wildlife experience that ranks with the best in Africa and the world.

Kruger Park is a self-drive destination (see example of itinerary) although a variety of safaris are offer ed for those not wishing to drive themselves.

Accommodation
Accommodation is available in 12 main restcamps with accommodation ranging from huts and safari tents to 2/3 bed bungalows, to smaller bush lodges and bushveld camps.

Tourist Facilities
Licensed restaurants are available in Berg-en-dal, Lower Sabie, Skukuza, Satara, Olifants, Letaba, Mopani, Shingwedzi, Pretoriuskop and Punda Maria. Not available at Crocodile Bridge, Orpen and Bush Camps.

Laundromats are available at Skukuza, Berg-en-Dal, Olifants, Pretoriuskop, Lower Sabie, Mopani, Shingwedzi, Letaba, Satara and Crocodile Bridge.

Information centres and display manned by qualified officers are at Letaba, Skukuza and Berg-en-dal.

Grocery and curio shops are available at all camps except Bush Lodges.

Swimming pools are available for resident guest only in Pretoriuskop, Berg-en-dal, Shingwedzi and Mopani.

Petrol and diesel is available in all the rest camps and all the entrance gates except Paul Kruger, Punda Maria, Numbi and Phalaborwa.

Public telephones are available in all the rest camps and bushveld camps, and entrance gates.

Radio and television are not provided in the park, however visitors who bring their own may not disturb other visitors.

Skukuza rest camp has a resident doctor, post office and banking facilities. If you are not familiar with the Kruger Park we suggest you take your time in planning your safari and remember advance bookings are necessary. (Bookings can be made up 12 months in advance)

Climate
The climate is subtropical with hot summers and warm, dry winters. Summer rains fall between October and March.

Average Temperatures
Spring (Sept - Nov): Daily Max 30°C; Daily Min 16°C
Summer (Dec - Feb): Daily Max 32°C; Daily Min 20°C
Autumn (March - May): Daily Max 29°C; Daily Min 16°C
Winter (June - Aug): Daily Max 26°C; Daily Min 9°C

Health
Important - Malaria prophylactics are essential. Please consult your doctor/chemist.

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