The 4-day Rhino Post safari tour takes guests to a 12 000 hectare private concession in the Kruger National Park. Rhino Walking Safaris Concession shares a 15 kilometre unfenced boundary with the world-famous Sabi Sands and MalaMala Private Game Reserves.
The Big 5 safari area is renowned for its incredible biodiversity, rich cultural history and outstanding wildlife and bird sightings.
Two full days at Rhino Post Safari Lodge are spent exploring the vast wilderness region on sunrise and sunset game drives and enjoying hours of relaxation and pampering back at the lodge, as well as a magical “sofa safari” from the privacy of their own viewing deck.
The private concessions within the iconic Kruger National Park are areas of land where carefully selected operators have a license to offer all the benefits of a luxury safari lodge on a private reserve. Guests staying at Rhino Post Safari Lodge are taken on game drives in an open safari vehicle within the private concession and have access to the public roads of Kruger Park.
Rhino Post Safari Lodge is an ultra-chic luxury game lodge that was created using a stylish blend of stone, wood, thatch, glass and canvas with contemporary décor and luxurious fittings. The spacious suites are raised on solid platforms and lie nestled in an ancient grove of Tamboti trees on the lush Mutlumuvi River. Each gorgeous luxury suite has an ensuite bathroom and a stunning outdoor shower on the private viewing deck. The open-plan suite is cooled with overhead ceiling fans and equipped with the usual modern amenities such as a mini bar and tea and coffee-making facilities.
Facilities at the main lodge include a sparkling swimming pool with a panoramic view over the lush riverbed and a permanent waterhole as well as a wonderful outdoor boma for starlit dinners, a comfortable lounge and bar area with a fireplace and a well-stocked wine cellar. Guests are offered a
complimentary African-inspired in-room massage in the comfort of their Bush Suite.
Two shuttle buses depart each day from OR Tambo International Airport in Johannesburg; 06h45 and 10h45.
It’s a 5-6 hour drive from Johannesburg to Rhino Post Safari Lodge in the Kruger National Park. We take the scenic route through the historic towns of the Panorama Route and to the town of Hoedspruit with scheduled stops for bathroom breaks and leg stretches.
Arrive mid-day in the Kruger National Park and book into Rhino Post Safari Lodge. Enjoy a light meal and freshen up before departing late afternoon for a game drive on an open safari vehicle. Sundowners at a special vantage point.
A 3-course dinner under the stars at the outdoor boma at Rhino Post Safari Lodge (weather dependent).
Included: Sundowner drinks and a 3-course dinner with local wines, beers and soft drinks
A glorious day relaxing at the lodge; sandwiched between an early morning and late afternoon game drive with sundowners at a special vantage point.
Safaris are conducted on Rhino Walking Safaris Concession with unlimited access to the public roads of the Kruger National Park. A professional game ranger and expert tracker take you around in an open safari vehicle.
Tea or coffee and snacks before you depart for the sunrise game drive; light informal Brunch back at Rhino Post Safari Lodge and an afternoon of relaxation before departing for the evening game drive; sundowners at a special vantage point and a delicious 3-course dinner under the stars in the outdoor boma.Included: Breakfast hot beverages, light Brunch, sundowner drinks and a 3-course dinner
Wake up early for hot beverages and snacks and then depart for a sunrise safari tour of Rhino Walking Safaris Concession. Enjoy a light breakfast back at Rhino Post Safari Lodge before checking out of your suite.
You’ll be driven to Hoedspruit mid-morning to catch the shuttle bus back to OR Tambo International Airport in Johannesburg.
Arrive in Johannesburg between 17h30 and 18h00, depending on traffic.
Guests are collected and dropped off at OR Tambo International Airport in Johannesburg. By special request, guests can be collected from their accommodation in Johannesburg or Pretoria for an additional cost.
Collect in Johannesburg: 06h45 or 10h45
Drop-off in Johannesburg: Between 16h30 and 17h00
If you plan to flight out of OR Tambo International Airport on the last day of the safari tour, we suggest reserving a domestic flight that departs no earlier than 19h30 and an international flight that departs no earlier than 21h00.
For overnight accommodation close to OR Tambo International Airport, we highly recommend Saba Lodge. The lodge is owned and operated by Moafrika Tours and complimentary transfers to/from the airport and Saba Lodge are available on request. If you are planning on traveling further, we do suggest reserving a domestic flight that departs no earlier than 19:30 and an International Flight that departs no earlier than 21:00
Flights to and from OR Tambo International Airport in Johannesburg and the Hoedspruit Airport can be arranged by us and paid for by a guest for a separate cost to the tour rate. The flying time is approximately 1 hour.
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