4 Night / 5 Day Kruger Park Tree House Safari

The 4 Night / 5 Day Kruger Park Tree House Safari package includes all accommodation, breakfast and dinner daily,safari drives in open 4×4 vehicles, visit to a wildlife rehabilitation center, guides safari walks and the Blyde River Canyon.

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  • Duration: 5 Days
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What’s included

  • Transfers in a luxury tour vehicle
  • 1-night’s chalet accommodation at Tremisana Game Lodge
  • 3-nights’ treehouse accommodation at Marc’s Treehouse Lodge
  • 3-hour sunset game drive in Balule Game Reserve
  • 4-hour guided bush walk along the Olifants River
  • 3-hour sunset game drive from Balule to Motlala Game Reserve
  • Full-day safari tour of the Kruger National Park
  • 2-hour tour of Moholoholo Wildlife Rehabilitation Centre
  • 3-hour sunset game drive in Tshukudu Game Reserve
  • 1-hour bush walk in Motlala Game Reserve
  • Kruger National Park entrance fee
  • All meals as specified in the itinerary

Description

This popular 5-day budget treehouse safari offers guests an authentic safari experience, staying in a one-of-a-kind treehouse at a private camp in Motlala Game Reserve. It’s a 3 000-hectare protected wildlife reserve that falls within the Greater Kruger and is less than an hour’s drive from the iconic Kruger National Park.

The tour offers adventurous travellers affordable treehouse accommodation and the chance to explore a private game reserve in the Greater Kruger and spend a full day in the Kruger National Park, as well as enjoy a short guided bush walk. The safari tour ends with a scenic return trip travelling via the world-famous Panorama Route.

Highlights

  • Balule Game Reserve
  • Motlala Game Reserve
  • Kruger National Park
  • Moholoholo Wildlife Rehabilitation Centre
  • Tshukudu Game Reserve
  • Panorama Route

Accommodation

TREMISANA GAME LODGE

Treehouse accommodation in the Greater Kruger

15 thatched chalets, sleeping up to 40 guests

Tremisana Game Lodge is located in Balule Private Nature Reserve which is a protected wildlife area that falls within the Greater Kruger National Park in northern South Africa. Balule is 23 000 square kilometres of pristine bushveld that stretches along the length of the Olifants River. The reserve is unfenced and game roams freely between Balule and the Kruger National Park. Tremisana Game Lodge is less than an hour’s drive from the Kruger Park.

MARC’S TREEHOUSE LODGE

Treehouse accommodation in the Greater Kruger

12 treehouse units, sleeping up to 24 adult guests

Marc’s Treehouse Lodge is located in the Motlala Game Reserve which is home to 3 of the Big 5 (rhino, buffalo and leopard) and an abundance of antelope. It offers a selection of budget-friendly accommodation ranging from unique treehouses to comfortable guest houses and permanent safari tents. The lodge is geared for the adventurous traveller wanting affordable accommodation and an authentic bushveld experience.

Motlala Game Reserve is a 3 000-hectare private reserve that falls within the Greater Kruger. It’s ideally located to the iconic Kruger National Park and the major attractions in the northern safari hub of South Africa. The private reserve is unfenced and game is free to roam between the private reserves of the Greater Kruger and the Kruger National Park.

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Itinerary

Day 1

Travel from Johannesburg in an air-conditioned tour vehicle to Tremisana Game Lodge, located in the Balule Game Reserve which falls within the Greater Kruger. Settle into your chalet and relax until it’s time to depart late afternoon for a 3-hour sunset game drive in the private reserve. Return to your lodge for an authentic African braai (barbeque) deep in the bushveld at Marula Tree Boma.

Overnight in a thatched chalet at Tremisana Game Lodge.

Includes: Dinner

Day 2

Early morning wake-up for hot beverages and rusks before setting off to a remote corner of Balule Game Reserve for a 4-hour guided bush walk along the Olifants River with an armed safari guide. Enjoy the sights and sounds of a real bushveld experience while keeping a keen eye on the thick bush for the Big Five and an abundance of antelope, predators and indigenous birds.

Return to Tremisana Game Lodge for a late breakfast and refreshments; relax and freshen up before it’s time for mid-afternoon tea and the afternoon game drive which takes your from Balule to your accommodation in Motlala Game Reserve.

Overnight in treehouse accommodation at Marc’s Treehouse Lodge.

Includes: Late breakfast & dinner

Day 3

Wake up early for hot beverages and rusks and then it’s time to depart for a full day safari tour in the Kruger National Park. We enter via Orpen Gate and spend the day exploring the upper-south and central region. Lunch break at a popular Kruger Park rest camp (your own cost). Return to your lodge as the sun sets; freshen up and join your guide for a starlit dinner at the lodge lapa.

Overnight in treehouse accommodation at Marc’s Treehouse Lodge.

Includes: Breakfast & dinner

Day 4

Enjoy a hearty breakfast and then join your guide for a tour of Moholoholo Wildlife Rehabilitation Centre located on the outskirts of Hoedspruit. The centre cares for injured and orphaned wild animals and birds of prey. The 2-hour excursion includes a photo opportunity with one of the ambassador cheetahs.

Return to your lodge mid-day and relax around the camp before it’s time to depart late afternoon for a 3-hour game drive in Tshukudu Game Reserve. Return to your lodge late evening and enjoy another magical evening at the lodge lapa.

Overnight in treehouse accommodation at Marc’s Treehouse Lodge.

Includes: Breakfast

Day 5

Wake up early and join an armed ranger for a 1-hour bush walk in the private game reserve. Enjoy a hearty breakfast before departing mid-morning for the return journey to Johannesburg, travelling via the famous Panorama Route. Arrive in Johannesburg late afternoon (approx 17h00).

Includes: Breakfast

What’s excluded

  • Scheduled flights to/from OR Tambo International Airport
  • Purchases of a personal nature
  • Alcoholic and non-alcoholic beverages (cash bar)
  • Activities not mentioned in the itinerary
  • Gratuities
  • Visa fees if required
R 11,395 5 Days , Easy

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