7 Day Camping & Private Lodge Safari

Our Big 5 safari tour takes you to the iconic Kruger National Park and Kapama Private Game Reserve as well as the main attractions on the famous Panorama Route.

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  • Duration: 7 Days
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What’s included

  • Transfers in a luxury air-conditioned tour vehicle 
  • Registered tour guide
  • Meals specified in the itinerary
  • Activities specified in the itinerary
  • Entrance fee for panorama route attractions

Kruger National Park

  • 3 nights’ tented accommodation at Pretoriuskop Rest Camp
  • 1 x 3-hour game drive with a SANParks guide in an open safari vehicle
  • 5 x 3-hour game drives in an open safari vehicle with your tour guide
  • Kruger National Park entrance fee

Kapama Private Game Reserve

  • 3 nights’ luxury accommodation at Kapama River Lodge
  • 6 x 3-hour guided game drives in Kapama Game Reserve in an open safari vehicle

Panorama Route

  • Stop-off at viewpoints to the main attractions

Description

HIGHLIGHTS 

  • Transfers in an air-conditioned vehicle
  • 3 Nights tented accommodation in the Pretoriouskop rest camp (communal ablutions)
  • 3 Nights en-suite luxury accommodation at the Kapama River Lodge
  • Morning and Afternoon open vehicle safari drives
  • Sunset Safari Drive in the Kruger Park 
  • All entrance and conservation fees 
  • Local beverage on Sunset Safari drives in Kapama 

This tour offers travellers an authentic Big 5 safari experience in beautiful bushveld surrounds as well as a tour of the famous Panorama Route.

The private tented camp in Pretoriuskop Rest Camp offers travellers a unique camping experience. It’s ‘glamping’ at its best in South Africa’s favourite national park. 

Kapama Private Game Reserve is located in a vast protected wilderness region that lies alongside Kruger National Park. It’s ideally located to the main attractions in Greater Kruger and the safari hub of Hoedspruit. Guests stay in luxury suites and enjoy Kapama’s world-class facilities. 

Accommodation

PRETORIUSKOP REST CAMP ǀ SANParks accommodation in Kruger National Park

Private tented camp, sleeping up to 16 people

Pretoriuskop Rest Camp is located in the southern section of the Kruger National Park which is renowned for its incredible biodiversity and high concentration of wildlife and birds. It’s surrounded by kiaat woodlands and savanna grasslands which is home to the Big 5 and an array of antelope.

Accommodation at Pretoriuskop Rest Camp ranges from budget-friendly campsites for tents and caravans and self-catering bungalows to family cottages and luxury guest houses. A recent addition is a modern tented campsite that is private and situated on the fence overlooking the surrounding leafy woodlands.

There is a fully-stocked convenience store at Pretoriuskop Rest Camp and the restaurant which offers tourists simple, affordable meals. Pretoriuskop Rest Camp is best known for its spectacular swimming pool that’s built up against a flat granite boulder. 

Children of all ages are welcome at Pretoriuskop Rest Camp.

KAPAMA RIVER LODGE | Luxury accommodation at Kapama Private Game Reserve

56 luxury suites, 4 family suites and 2 royal suites; sleeping up to 136 guests

Kapama River Lodge is the largest safari lodge in Kapama Private Game Reserve. This premier game reserve is located close to Hoedspruit and lies adjacent to the famous Greater Kruger in the northern region of South Africa. It offers modern accommodation, superb facilities and a festive social vibe mainly geared for families, groups of friends and younger couples.

Accommodation at Kapama River Lodge ranges from ensuite luxury suites to family suites and the penultimate Royal Suites. Deluxe features include floor-to-ceiling glass doors and frameless windows, private lounge and patio, well-stocked mini-bar and tea/coffee-making facilities and wi-fi connectivity.

Dining at Kapama River Lodge is a culinary delight, with evening meals under the stars around a roaring fire in the open-sided thatched boma. When you return from your morning game drives, relax in the library or around the sparkling pool and treat yourself to a decadent spa treatment at Kapama River Lodge’s famous spa.

Children of all ages are welcome at Kapama River Lodge.

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Itinerary

DAY 1: JOHANNESBURG - KRUGER NATIONAL PARK (approx 385 kilometres)

Travel from Johannesburg in an air-conditioned tour vehicle to Pretoriuskop Rest Camp in Kruger National Park. It’s a 5-6 hour journey with a stop enroute for lunch and refreshments (for your own account).

Settle into your chalet; freshen up and relax. We depart at about 15h30 for an afternoon/night game drive with a SANParks guide in an open safari vehicle. We return after the normal gate closing times. Join your guide for a 3-course al-fresco dinner under the stars.

Overnight in a chalet at Pretoriuskop Rest Camp in Kruger National Park.

Includes: Dinner

DAY 2 & 3: KRUGER NATIONAL PARK

Wake up early for hot beverages and rusks, and then join your guide for a 3-hour morning game drive in Kruger Park in an open safari vehicle. Return to the rest camp for Brunch and a few hours of relaxation. There’s a lovely pool at Pretoriuskop and an onsite restaurant for lunch. 

We depart late afternoon for a 3-hour sunset game drive in an open safari vehicle. Return for a 3-course al-fresco dinner under the stars prepared by your guide.

Overnight in a chalet at Pretoriuskop Rest Camp in Kruger National Park.

Includes: Breakfast and dinner

DAY 4: KRUGER NATIONAL PARK - PANORAMA ROUTE - KAPAMA PRIVATE GAME RESERVE

Wake up early for your last sunrise game drive in Kruger Park. Return to the rest camp for a light breakfast, pack up and be ready to depart mid-morning for a tour of the famous Panorama Route and the drive to Kapama Private Game Reserve. 

We stop along the way to visit the main attractions such as God’s Window and the Three Rondawels viewpoint. We arrive mid-day at Kapama Private Game Reserve in time for a light lunch.

Settle into your suite; freshen up and relax. We depart late afternoon for a 3-hour sunset/night game drive in an open safari vehicle. We return to the lodge after the sun has gone down and enjoy dinner under the stars on the outdoor deck or in the restaurant (depending on the weather).

Overnight in a luxury suite at Kapama River Lodge in Kapama Private Game Reserve.

Includes: Breakfast, lunch and dinner

DAY 5 & 6: KAPAMA PRIVATE GAME RESERVE

Wake up early for hot beverages and rusks, and then join your guide for a 3-hour morning game drive in Kapama Private Game Reserve in an open safari vehicle. Return to the lodge for a late breakfast and a few hours of relaxation. Relax around the pool or treat yourself to a luxury spa session.

We depart late afternoon after High Tea for a 3-hour sunset/night game drive in an open safari vehicle. We return to the lodge after the sun has gone down and enjoy dinner under the stars on the outdoor deck or in the restaurant (depending on the weather).

Overnight in a luxury suite at Kapama River Lodge in Kapama Private Game Reserve.

Includes: Breakfast, lunch and dinner

DAY 7: KAPAMA PRIVATE GAME RESERVE - JOHANNESBURG (450 kilometres)

Enjoy your last sunrise game drive in Kapama Game Reserve. Return to the lodge for a light breakfast, pack up and be ready to depart mid-morning for the return journey to Johannesburg. We stop enroute for a bite to eat and drinks (for your own account).

We arrive back in the city between 17h30 and 18h00. 

Exact drop-off time depends on where you are staying and traffic in that area at that time of day. Please confirm exact timings with your MoAfrika Tours representative before booking a connecting domestic or international flight.

Includes: Breakfast

What’s excluded

  • Scheduled domestic and international flights
  • Purchases of a personal nature
  • Alcoholic and non-alcoholic beverages (cash bar)
  • Meals and activities not mentioned in the itinerary
  • Kapama game reserve conservation levy
  • Gratuities
  • Visa fees if required

What do I need to bring

  • Comfortable clothing
  • Walking shoes
  • Hat
  • Warm Jacket
  • Sunscreen

Important information

Group tours

MoAfrika Tours and its service providers offer cost effective group tours and transfers ranging from 2 - 12 persons per vehicle, please do inform us if you would prefer a private tour (additions rates apply).

Collection / Drop off

Collection from any Hotel or address in Johannesburg OR Tambo Airport between 07:00 – 07:30am. Collections from any other Hotels or Address in Johannesburg can be arranged (additions rates apply).

Drop-off at the Johannesburg OR Tambo Airport around 17:00, drop off at any other Hotels or address can be arranged (additional rates apply).

Please note

If you plan to fly 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. 

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