7 Day Kruger To Swaziland and St Lucia Safari

From R 16900

DURATION:

7 DAYS

STARTING POINT:

JOHANNESBURG

ENDING POINT:

DURBAN

TOUR TYPE:

Budget Safari

TOUR CODE:

AADKSS7

Rhino Kruger National Park

This amazing 7-day tour takes you through Kruger, Swaziland and St Lucia.

The tour departs from Johannesburg and heads to through the beautiful lowveld regions on our way to Kruger National Park for some game viewing. Next, we will leave South Africa and cross into Swaziland. We will overnight at the Maguga Dam. We will expeirence the culture of Swaziland by visiting markets, villages and the famous glass blowing factory. Next we make our way to St Lucia where there are a host of optional activities on offer in this world heritage sight.  This tour comes to an end in Durban.

Don't Miss out. Book today!

7 Day Kruger To Swaziland and St Lucia Safari

Day 01: Johannesburg – Kruger National Park (Camping – Jackalberry Ridge) (340km)

We depart Johannesburg early morning from your place of accommodation and make our way through the Lowveld to the Kruger National Park. A quick stop on route for a late breakfast or lunch (Own Account) is enjoyed before continuing. The route showcases some of South Africa’s finest Lowveld farmlands before arriving at our lodge near the Kruger National Park. Time is spent relaxing at the pool and at camp before taking part in an open vehicle sunset game drive.

Meals Included: Dinner

Day 02: Kruger National Park (Camping – Jackalberry Ridge)

A full day Game Drive is on the menu for the day in open 4×4 game drive vehicle with a local guide. An opportunity for excellent game viewing to sight the Big Five as well as hundreds of antelope and bird species exist today. There are no guarantees that we will all of the big five (especially the illusive leopard) during the day. We make our way through the Skukuza area of the Kruger Park during the course of the day in our efforts to tick off most of the wildlife that the Kruger has to offer. Lunch is on own account at one of the rest camps.

Meals Included: Breakfast, Dinner

Day 03: Kruger National Park – Pongola (Pongola Game Reserve) (471km)

An early start this morning for a fairly long but scenic drive via the small farming towns of Barberton and Piet Retief to Pongola. Situated in Northern KwaZula Natal, the Pongola Game Reserve, situated on the banks of the 13000ha man-made dam is home to 4 of the Big 5 which excludes the Lion.

Meals Included: Breakfast, Dinner

Day 04: Pongola Game Reserve 

Swaziland is a small landlocked monarchy in Southern Africa and is known for its cultural festivals showcasing its traditional Swazi culture.
We spend the day exploring this area visiting the famous Ngwenya Glass Factory, the traditional villages and the market near the capital city of Mbabane. Enjoy a lunch on own account at the local market.

We enjoy a full day at the Pongola Game reserve and participate in a variety of optional activities as listed below. 

    • Game Drive (approx. 3 hrs) – R 520pp
    • Boat Cruises (approx.. 3hrs) – R 420pp
    • Rhino Tracking (approx. 3hrs) – R 620pp
    • Guided Game Walks (approx. 3hrs) – R 520pp

*Recommended on this itinerary would be Rhino tracking on foot in the morning and an afternoon
  Boat Cruise on the Pongola Dam.

**Prices are approximated and subject to change. 

Meals Included: Breakfast, Dinner

Day 05: Pongola Game Reserve – St Lucia (Urban Glamping or similar) (400km)

Travelling south late morning from the Pongola Game Reserve and to the Hluhluwe park, we arrive
at the small town of St Lucia ready for a host of activities. Dinner is on own account to enjoy at any
one of the many quant restaurants in the small town of St Lucia to enjoy in your own time after a
good long day on the road.

Meals Included: Breakfast

Day 06: St Lucia (Urban Glamping or similar)

Spend the day enjoying any one of the many activities on offer in St Lucia. We do highly recommend
the full day Hluhluwe Game drive and or a sunset cruise on the estuary. Dinner tonight is on own
account to try another one of the many restaurants available in St Lucia

Activities on Offer:

  • Full Day Hluhluwe Game Drive – R 1200pp
  • Cape Vidal – R 850pp (Recommended)
  • Sunset Estuary Boat Cruise – R 375pp (Recommended)
  • Whale watching – June to December

**Prices are approximated and subject to change.

Meals Included: Breakfast

Day 07: Durban (B)

After a short 250km drive heading south along the coast, we bid farewell. Should you choose to return to Johannesburg with us the following day, this will be at an optional extra charge of R 800.
Please let us know if you would like us to assist you in arranging your accommodation in Durban.

Meals Included: Breakfast

End of Tour Services

Highlights:

  • Kruger National Park Game Drives
  • Pongola Game Reserve
  • St Lucia

On every safari to Southern Africa, it is essential to know what to pack and that you pack the correct gear to avoid any mishaps while on tour. Below is a guideline to some of the basic requirements.
Please remember to NOT pack your gear into hard cover suitcases as this is difficult to carry around and could get damaged. It’s also very important to limit your luggage to the below weight limits.

Your Luggage should consist of:

  • One large kit bag  (max. weight =20 kg (44 lbs))
  • One item of hand luggage (e.g. a small backpack)

Personal Equipment for Safaris to Southern Africa:

  • Passport (must be valid at least another 6 months from date of entry)
  • Warm Sleeping Bag.
  • Torch with spare batteries and globes
  • Hat/Cap
  • Warm Jacket
  • Swimming Costume
  • Natural Clothing (i.e. No bright colours)
  • A pair of light weight long pants and a lightweight long sleeve shirt (to use against the sun)
  • Comfortable walking shoes and strops/sandals
  • Camera Equipment, Binoculars, and lots of spare memory cards & batteries
  • Water bottle
  • Personal Toiletries in small bag, not a vanity case
  • Suntan Lotion and block out for the face
  • Malaria Prophylaxis. (Northern Namibia, Botswana and Kruger National Park)
  • Mosquito repellent lotion/spray

Important Information
The below important information is for each traveller to read through and to understand before arriving on your African safari. Please contact your consultants should there be any queries.

Insurance (Compulsory)
All travellers booking a safari to Southern Africa must have adequate medical insurance. This is compulsory as activity providers on safari may refuse participation of activities without proper insurance in place. Should you not have medical insurance you may be required to pay cash before being airlifted should this become necessary.

Health
Please note that we need to be informed of any pre-existing health conditions such as diabetes or asthma or any other condition that requires prescription medicine. Please note that will not be held liable or responsible for damage or loss to such medication and the safe-keeping of such medication must be looked after by its respective user.

Diet Requirements
For us to properly cater whilst on tour, it is important to inform us at the point of booking should there be any special dietary requirement.

Visas
As visa requirements vary considerably from country to country and nationality to nationality, please contact the various embassies or a visa service agent in your home country to re-check your visa requirements at least 4 weeks prior to travelling.
Please note that visas are the responsibility of the traveller and that we will not be held responsible for guests being denied entry should they not be in the possession of the relevant visas.
PLEASE NOTE: Should the adventure tour you are joining be re-entering a country, be sure to have a multiple entry visa that enables you to re-enter the country.

All travellers must be in possession of a valid onward/return air ticket or proof of other means of transport enabling the traveller to leave the country in which your adventure tour passes or terminates. You should also have proof of sufficient funds (e.g. credit card) to see you through your time in the country.

Covid-19 Travel Regulations

  • All arriving tourists will arrive with a negative Covid-19 PCR test valid not older than
    72 hours and issued by a certified laboratory.
  • All arriving tourists will have a confirmed detailed itinerary in hand to submit to
    authorities.
  • Upon arrival at the OR Tambo International Airport, King Shaka International Airport
    or Cape Town International Airport, tourists will be screened. Those presenting
    symptoms will be required to take a Covid test.
  • If necessary, tourists will need to enter mandatory quarantine facility at own cost
  • Arriving tourists will be required to download the Covid Alert App here
  • Travel may be restricted from high risk countries
  • Face masks must be worn at all times.

Rate Per Person 2 – 4 Pax:

R16 900

Solo Traveller:

27 100

**No Single Supplement


Includes:

  • Professional Guide
  • Comfortable 7-seater vehicle
  • Accommodation as per Itinerary
  • Comfortable dome tents with mattresses
  • 2 nights’ Camping
  • 2 Nights Self Catering
  • 2 nights’ Accommodation
  • Meals as per Itinerary
  • Park Entrance Fees

    Excludes:

  • Restaurant Meals as indicated
  • Visa fees, Airport Transfers, Curios and Tips
  • Optional Excursions as indicated
  • Beverages
  • Sleeping Bags
  • Please note that maps shown are a rough guide. Exact locations and routes might differ slightly to what is shown. Please refer to the tour itinerary for a more precise route.

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    7 Day Kruger To Swaziland and St Lucia Safari

    R16,900.00

    This amazing 7-day tour takes you through Kruger, Swaziland and St Lucia.

    The tour departs from Johannesburg and heads to through the beautiful lowveld regions on our way to Kruger National Park for some game viewing. Next, we will leave South Africa and cross into Swaziland. We will overnight at the Maguga Dam. We will expeirence the culture of Swaziland by visiting markets, villages and the famous glass blowing factory. Next we make our way to St Lucia where there are a host of optional activities on offer in this world heritage sight.  This tour comes to an end in Durban.

    Don’t Miss out. Book today!

    Description

    Day 01: Johannesburg – Kruger National Park (Camping – Jackalberry Ridge) (340km)

    We depart Johannesburg early morning from your place of accommodation and make our way through the Lowveld to the Kruger National Park. A quick stop on route for a late breakfast or lunch (Own Account) is enjoyed before continuing. The route showcases some of South Africa’s finest Lowveld farmlands before arriving at our lodge near the Kruger National Park. Time is spent relaxing at the pool and at camp before taking part in an open vehicle sunset game drive.

    Meals Included: Dinner

    Day 02: Kruger National Park (Camping – Jackalberry Ridge)

    A full day Game Drive is on the menu for the day in open 4×4 game drive vehicle with a local guide. An opportunity for excellent game viewing to sight the Big Five as well as hundreds of antelope and bird species exist today. There are no guarantees that we will all of the big five (especially the illusive leopard) during the day. We make our way through the Skukuza area of the Kruger Park during the course of the day in our efforts to tick off most of the wildlife that the Kruger has to offer. Lunch is on own account at one of the rest camps.

    Meals Included: Breakfast, Dinner

    Day 03: Kruger National Park – Pongola (Pongola Game Reserve) (471km)

    An early start this morning for a fairly long but scenic drive via the small farming towns of Barberton and Piet Retief to Pongola. Situated in Northern KwaZula Natal, the Pongola Game Reserve, situated on the banks of the 13000ha man-made dam is home to 4 of the Big 5 which excludes the Lion.

    Meals Included: Breakfast, Dinner

    Day 04: Pongola Game Reserve 

    Swaziland is a small landlocked monarchy in Southern Africa and is known for its cultural festivals showcasing its traditional Swazi culture.
    We spend the day exploring this area visiting the famous Ngwenya Glass Factory, the traditional villages and the market near the capital city of Mbabane. Enjoy a lunch on own account at the local market.

    We enjoy a full day at the Pongola Game reserve and participate in a variety of optional activities as listed below. 

      • Game Drive (approx. 3 hrs) – R 520pp
      • Boat Cruises (approx.. 3hrs) – R 420pp
      • Rhino Tracking (approx. 3hrs) – R 620pp
      • Guided Game Walks (approx. 3hrs) – R 520pp

    *Recommended on this itinerary would be Rhino tracking on foot in the morning and an afternoon
      Boat Cruise on the Pongola Dam.

    **Prices are approximated and subject to change. 

    Meals Included: Breakfast, Dinner

    Day 05: Pongola Game Reserve – St Lucia (Urban Glamping or similar) (400km)

    Travelling south late morning from the Pongola Game Reserve and to the Hluhluwe park, we arrive
    at the small town of St Lucia ready for a host of activities. Dinner is on own account to enjoy at any
    one of the many quant restaurants in the small town of St Lucia to enjoy in your own time after a
    good long day on the road.

    Meals Included: Breakfast

    Day 06: St Lucia (Urban Glamping or similar)

    Spend the day enjoying any one of the many activities on offer in St Lucia. We do highly recommend
    the full day Hluhluwe Game drive and or a sunset cruise on the estuary. Dinner tonight is on own
    account to try another one of the many restaurants available in St Lucia

    Activities on Offer:

    • Full Day Hluhluwe Game Drive – R 1200pp
    • Cape Vidal – R 850pp (Recommended)
    • Sunset Estuary Boat Cruise – R 375pp (Recommended)
    • Whale watching – June to December

    **Prices are approximated and subject to change.

    Meals Included: Breakfast

    Day 07: Durban (B)

    After a short 250km drive heading south along the coast, we bid farewell. Should you choose to return to Johannesburg with us the following day, this will be at an optional extra charge of R 800.
    Please let us know if you would like us to assist you in arranging your accommodation in Durban.

    Meals Included: Breakfast

    End of Tour Services

    Highlights:

    • Kruger National Park Game Drives
    • Pongola Game Reserve
    • St Lucia

    On every safari to Southern Africa, it is essential to know what to pack and that you pack the correct gear to avoid any mishaps while on tour. Below is a guideline to some of the basic requirements.
    Please remember to NOT pack your gear into hard cover suitcases as this is difficult to carry around and could get damaged. It’s also very important to limit your luggage to the below weight limits.

    Your Luggage should consist of:

    • One large kit bag  (max. weight =20 kg (44 lbs))
    • One item of hand luggage (e.g. a small backpack)

    Personal Equipment for Safaris to Southern Africa:

    • Passport (must be valid at least another 6 months from date of entry)
    • Warm Sleeping Bag.
    • Torch with spare batteries and globes
    • Hat/Cap
    • Warm Jacket
    • Swimming Costume
    • Natural Clothing (i.e. No bright colours)
    • A pair of light weight long pants and a lightweight long sleeve shirt (to use against the sun)
    • Comfortable walking shoes and strops/sandals
    • Camera Equipment, Binoculars, and lots of spare memory cards & batteries
    • Water bottle
    • Personal Toiletries in small bag, not a vanity case
    • Suntan Lotion and block out for the face
    • Malaria Prophylaxis. (Northern Namibia, Botswana and Kruger National Park)
    • Mosquito repellent lotion/spray

    Important Information
    The below important information is for each traveller to read through and to understand before arriving on your African safari. Please contact your consultants should there be any queries.

    Insurance (Compulsory)
    All travellers booking a safari to Southern Africa must have adequate medical insurance. This is compulsory as activity providers on safari may refuse participation of activities without proper insurance in place. Should you not have medical insurance you may be required to pay cash before being airlifted should this become necessary.

    Health
    Please note that we need to be informed of any pre-existing health conditions such as diabetes or asthma or any other condition that requires prescription medicine. Please note that will not be held liable or responsible for damage or loss to such medication and the safe-keeping of such medication must be looked after by its respective user.

    Diet Requirements
    For us to properly cater whilst on tour, it is important to inform us at the point of booking should there be any special dietary requirement.

    Visas
    As visa requirements vary considerably from country to country and nationality to nationality, please contact the various embassies or a visa service agent in your home country to re-check your visa requirements at least 4 weeks prior to travelling.
    Please note that visas are the responsibility of the traveller and that we will not be held responsible for guests being denied entry should they not be in the possession of the relevant visas.
    PLEASE NOTE: Should the adventure tour you are joining be re-entering a country, be sure to have a multiple entry visa that enables you to re-enter the country.

    All travellers must be in possession of a valid onward/return air ticket or proof of other means of transport enabling the traveller to leave the country in which your adventure tour passes or terminates. You should also have proof of sufficient funds (e.g. credit card) to see you through your time in the country.

    Covid-19 Travel Regulations

    • All arriving tourists will arrive with a negative Covid-19 PCR test valid not older than
      72 hours and issued by a certified laboratory.
    • All arriving tourists will have a confirmed detailed itinerary in hand to submit to
      authorities.
    • Upon arrival at the OR Tambo International Airport, King Shaka International Airport
      or Cape Town International Airport, tourists will be screened. Those presenting
      symptoms will be required to take a Covid test.
    • If necessary, tourists will need to enter mandatory quarantine facility at own cost
    • Arriving tourists will be required to download the Covid Alert App here
    • Travel may be restricted from high risk countries
    • Face masks must be worn at all times.

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