3-Day A Reserve in the Greater Kruger National Park

This intimate safari starts in Johannesburg (various locations) followed by 2 nights at an authentic lodge/camp in the exclusive Sthukudu Reserve which shares unfenced borders with the Kruger National Park. Day 3 takes us via the scenic Panorama Route back to Jo'burg.

Tshukudu Private Game Reserve is home to 2 Safari Lodges and borders the world-renowned Greater Kruger National Park. The perfect combination of comfort and luxury in the heart of Big 5 territory.
The 3800 ha reserve has magnificent views of the majestic Drakensberg Mountains and offers close encounters with nature's fiercest predators as well as the more gentle species and birdlife.

3-Day A Reserve in the Greater Kruger National Park

Day 1:

Johannesburg to the Greater Kruger National Park

This guided safari departs 08h00 from a location of your choosing in Johannesburg after you had breakfast. This drive follows the N4 scenic highway crossing the Highveld. We stop en-route for snacks(own expense) at Alsu petrol port. We'll pass the vibrant town of Nelspruit where we stop en-route for A quick lunch before we arrive in good time at our authentic safari semi-luxury lodge in the wild Tshukudu. Guests can experience the tranquillity of an African safari in seclusion. The reserve shares unfenced borders with the Kruger NP which allows for free movement of wildlife. As such, you can be sure to only experience the best game viewing possible. This is prime “Big Five” territory, offering exceptional good possibilities for viewing the elusive leopard. After check-in, take a dip in the pool or laze around. Get ready for your exciting guided game drive on an open safari vehicle. A lovely dinner to be had in this great bush setting!

Day 2:

Interacted with cheetahs

You'll be treated to breakfast in the wild Tshukudu Restaurant before we go on a morning guided game drive. Every minute spent in the Greater Tshukudu reserve by driving is world-class game driving territory. Here you will have the change to interact with the Cheetahs. Enjoy a sunset game drive or sun-downers at Lodge. Tonight, you'll enjoy a delicious dinner while sipping on some good South African wine (or something else perhaps). There is a lot of varieties of optional activities also available.

Day 3

Panorama Route

After breakfast, we leave Shukudu to continue to the Panorama route. In the rugged mountains of the Great Escarpment of the Drakensberg, the plateau comes to an abrupt and dramatic halt, falling steeply away into the Lowveld, accompanied by incredible views over the grasslands of Africa. We snake along the Panorama Route affording incredible Blyde River Canyon views from a height of 1219 m, revealing the Blyde River cutting its way through lush valleys below. This route follows graceful waterfalls like Berlin, Lisbon and Mac Mac Falls. You'll be stunned with the heavenly views from God's Window and Three Rondavels viewpoints (entrance fees included). Lunch to be had en route to Johannesburg. This Big 5 Five Greater Kruger Safari Tour ends in Johannesburg at around 18h00, or subject to your time schedule, later or earlier. Drop-off at your location in Johannesburg. You'll return with lovely memories from an African safari experience.