Jo’burg, Kruger and Sabi Sands
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Johannesburg, Sabi Sands, Kruger National Park, Nelspruit
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Nature & Wildlife, Safari, Luxury, Family, Conservation, Photography, Birdwatching

Starting from Johannesburg, head east to Nelspruit, gateway to the Kruger National Park before driving the Panorama Route to take in the breathtaking scenery of Blyde River Canyon, God’s Widow, Pinnacle Rock and much more. Start your safari experience in the family-friendly Thornybush Game Reserve, home to the Big Five as well as cheetahs, spotted hyenas and hippos. Next, head deeper into Kruger for the Manyeleti Game Reserve (the only game reserve open to black people during apartheid), where you can try footprint tracking and visit local communities. Two hours’ drive from Manyeleti lies Sabi Sands Game Reserve, one of the most exclusive safari destinations in Africa. Explore the wildlife in intimate groups with world-class rangers — safari doesn’t get much better than this.

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Visit the star of South African tourism
Kruger National Park

Visit the star of South African tourism

The star of South African tourism, Kruger National Park is the place to see the Big Five. However, it offers so much more, with more than 140 mammals living in the park and safari options for all tastes.

Experience a luxury safari in Sabi Sands
Sabi Sands

Experience a luxury safari in Sabi Sands

A continuation of the Kruger National Park, Sabi Sands offers luxurious accommodation, world-class guides and a restricted number of visitors. Elephants and lions are among the most commonly sighted animals.

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