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Enjoy all that the Kruger National Park has to offer in our amazing tours on offer. Consequently, you get to see the Big 5 in one day in the Kruger National Park. Above that, you get to see the cheetah and wild dogs as well which make up the magnificent 7.

This is where nearly 2 million hectares of unrivaled diversity of life forms fuses with historical and archaeological sights - this is real Africa. The world-renowned Kruger National Park offers a wildlife experience that ranks with the best in Africa.

From camping to 5-star accommodation, you will certainly enjoy all that the park has to offer. There is such a diversity of wildlife in the Kruger, from the smallest little creatures through to the largest mammals. The daily life of the animals is incredible but so too is the animal nightlife and you will be in awe of the nocturnal animals.

The Kruger stretches from North to South and as a result, the diversity of the land is incredible as you travel throughout the park.


The park lies in the north-east of South Africa, in the eastern parts of Limpopo and Mpumalanga provinces. Phalaborwa, Limpopo is the only town in South Africa that borders the Kruger National Park. It is one of the largest national parks in the world, with an area of 19,485 square kilometers (7,523 sq mi). The park is approximately 360 kilometers (220 mi) long, and has an average width of 65 kilometers (40 mi).[11] At its widest point, the park is 90 kilometres (56 mi) wide from east to west.[9]

To the north and south of the park two rivers, the Limpopo and the Crocodile respectively, act as its natural boundaries. To the east, the Lebombo Mountains separate it from Mozambique. Its western boundary runs parallel with this range, roughly 65 kilometers (40 mi) distant. The park varies in altitude between 200 meters (660 ft) in the east and 840 meters (2,760 ft) in the south-west near Berg-en-Dal. The highest point in the park is here, a hill called Khandzalive. Several rivers run through the park from west to east, including the Sabie, Olifants, Crocodile, Letaba, Luvuvhu and Limpopo Rivers.


The climate of the Kruger National Park and Lowveld is subtropical. Summer days are humid and hot. The rainy season is from September until May. The Kruger National Park website lists September and October as the driest periods, culminating in rains late in October. Because of this amazing climate, the best time to visit Kruger is any time of the year.

Fauna and Flora

The Kruger National Park boasts a huge amount of Fauna and Flora and above all, are the 517 species of birds which are found. Resident species are numbered at 253, non-breeding migrants are 117 and 147 nomads.

Kruger is inhabited by 114 species of reptiles and 219 species of butterfly and skipper. Because of this large amount of species, there is something to see around every corner.

Plantlife in the Kruger consists of 4 main areas which is even more diverse: Thorn trees and Red bush-willow veld, Knob-thorn and Marula veld, Red bush-willow and Mopani veld, Shrub Mopani veld.

Your Itinerary will depend on your requirements for your Kruger safari. From just relaxing and having morning and late afternoon game drives to full day game drives. You can sit back and relax while we show you all that Africa has to offer.

For your customized Kruger Safari, you can email us at bookings@heartofthewild.co.za

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