The Kruger Park's outdoor activities offer the visitor the ultimate experience of the African bush. The activities on offer vary from short nature walks, game drives, 4x4 overland drives to wilderness trails which lasts three nights and two days.
Kruger Park Wilderness Trails offers the ultimate African experience. Groups of up to 8, traverse the wilderness under the guidance of experienced, armed rangers, who protect, but more importantly unwrap the wonders of the Kruger Park to the uninitiated.
Accommodation is provided in exclusive trail base camps with rustic 2-bed huts.
The Kruger Park Walking Safaris offers the same activity, but with more luxury.
Kruger Park Game Drives afford the visitor the opportunity to experiene the activities of the Kruger Park's creatures aboard open vehicles provided by the park - under the guidance of skilled and experienced rangers.
Night and day drives can be booked in advance when your accommodation is booked.
Guided bush walks
Trained field guides and backup rifles take groups of up to 8 people out into the bush for 2 -3 hours on Kruger Park Guided walks.
Track rhino, elephant and lion on foot and learn and observe fascinating facts about the African bush. Morning or afternoon walks are offered.
Book at the camp.
With a limit of six vehicles per trail per day, the Trails is an excellent opportunity to acquaint yourself with the wild and test your skills on the diverse terrain awaiting your exploration.
See details of Kruger Park 4x4 Trails
See the detailed Kruger Park Map (for sale at gates and shops) for the location of picnic sites. Toilets and barbecue facilities are provided at all sites, while some have a tuck shop where snacks, soft drinks and wood may be purchased.
Enquire at your restcamp for further details about picnic sites in the vicinity.
Resident visitors may use the swimming pools at Berg-en-Dal, Pretoriuskop, Mopani and Shingwedzi.
Skukuza Golf Course
The Skukuza Golf Course is a magnificent 9-hole course situated in the world-renowned Kruger National Park on the outskirts of Skukuza restcamp.
The rich wildlife sanctuary surrounding the golf course is home to the Big Five, a variety of birds and countless animals which all conspire to provide the visitor with a harmonious close-to-nature golfing experience.
Mountain Bike Trails
Full or half-day mountain bike trails available at Olifants Restcamp
There is place for a maximum of 6 participants per trail. Two qualified and armed field guides will lead the trails.
Olifants Camp will supply the mountain bikes. Backpacks, water bottles, bicycle helmets and snacks will also be provided. A full bush interpretation will be done on the trail (interesting nature signs and wild life sightings).
Presentations of the southern hemisphere skies and African star lore, followed by night sky viewing through a large telescope, are combined with sunset and night game drives from Olifants Restcamp to a remote site on the river bank where the telescope is set up for the evening.
Bushbraai's and Bush Breakfast
Enjoy the rustic ambience of dining in the bush, serenaded by insects, birds, wildlife and sound of the wind dancing and echoing across the plains.
The Kruger Park Wilderness Trails Tour should be booked in advance and preferably the Game Drives as well.
All other activities must be booked at the restcamp on arrival.