Temporary Closure of the Lake Panic Bird Hide
The Lake Panic hide in Skukuza will be temporarily closed from 18 - 28 August 2015. The closure is due to maintenance work that has to be conducted on the hide. We apologise for any inconvenience caused.
Temporary Closure of the Orpen Rest Camp swimming pool
The Orpen Rest Camp swimming pool will be temporarily closed from 19 August 2015 until further notice. The closure is due to maintenance work that has to be conducted on the swimming pool. We apologise for any inconvenience caused.
Temporary Closure of accommodation and certain facilities at Shingwedzi Rest Camp
The accommodation and facilities at Shingwedzi Rest Camp will be inaccessible to visitors from 24 - 27 September 2015. Visitors will however be able to make use of the filling station, tuck shop and restrooms during this time.
Temporary Closure of the S139 Road to Biyamiti Bush Camp
The S139 road to Biyamiti Bush Camp will be temporarily closed from 4 - 31 August 2015. The closure is due to maintenance work that has to be conducted in that road. The Biyamiti Bush Camp is only accessible from the S25; there is no access from S114. We apologise for any inconvenience caused.
Poor Road Conditions and Repairs on the R538
Due to poor road conditions and repairs taking place on the R538 (between White River, Numbi Gate and Hazyview), guests are advised to avoid this road and Numbi Gate. The R40 (leading directly from White River to Hazyview) is recommended as it has recently been repaired and guests can access or exit the Park via the Phabeni or Kruger gates.
Where nearly 2 million hectares of unrivalled 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. Established in 1898 to protect the wildlife of the South African Lowveld, this national park of nearly 2 million hectares, SANParks - Kruger National Park is unrivalled in the diversity of its life forms and a world leader in advanced environmental management techniques and policies.
Truly the flagship of the South African national parks, Kruger is home to an impressive number of species: 336 trees, 49 fish, 34 amphibians - , 114 reptiles, 507 birds and 147 mammals. Man's interaction with the Lowveld environment over many centuries - from bushman rock paintings to majestic archaeological sites like Masorini and Thulamela - is very evident in the Kruger National Park. These treasures represent the cultures, persons and events that played a role in the history of the Kruger National Park and are conserved along with the park's natural assets.
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- 2 single beds
- 3 single beds
- 1 bedroom with 4 single beds
- Check in at Orpen Rest Camp
- Communal ablutions
- Communal Kitchen
- Media Release: KNP helicopter lands safely after engine failure - 19th August 2015
- Participate in our online survey - Restaurant facilities at Punda Maria and Shingwedzi Rest Camps - 11th August 2015
- Media Release: Early birds to the KNP secure entry during Women's Day long weekend - 7th August 2015
- Media Release: Minister Molewa applauds rangers for poaching arrests in KNP - 7th August 2015
- Latest update regarding the protests in Phalaborwa - 6th August 2015
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- More than 300 archaeological sites of Stone Age man have been found.
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- Report rule breakers and other incidents to KNP's Emergency Call Centre on 013 735 4325
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