Day 1: Johannesburg to Kruger transfer and Kruger Park Night Safari (D)
Departure takes place from OR Tambo International airport in Johannesburg at the Shuttle/bus terminal with Citybug shuttle services for a 4 hour transfer to The Windmill Country Retreat, managed by Shinzelle Safaris, on the cusp of the Kruger Park, our charming country cottages are ideally situated in the Sabie River Valley close to Hazyview.
After a welcome drink we will depart for a night safari in the Kruger Park, this safari takes you into Kruger after sunset where you'll be able to enjoy the nocturnal animals with spotlights in an open safari vehicle with a professional field guide before returning to the lodge to enjoy an african inspired menu prepared by our local chef.
(Accommodation at The Windmill Country Retreat)
Day 2: Full Day Safari in the Kruger National Park (B,D)
Your Full day Kruger Park Safari begins in the early morning, your guide will collect you at the lodge for a short 25min drive to the nearest Kruger Park entry gate, where you will enter Kruger in search of the iconic animal species, your guide will use expert knowledge of the area to interpret the natural environment for you.
Breakfast will be individually packed in breakfast packs by our chef to be enjoyed at a restcamp in the park, before you continue your safari, after ample game viewing time, you will stop for lunch, before making your way to the gate, reaching the gate in the afternoon giving you a full 8-9 hours on safari in the Kruger Park.
Day 4: Panoramic Tour of the Blyde River Canyon (B,D)
One of the largest green canyons in the world, a must see when visiting the Kruger region.
Our day includes a short and scenic drive to the pretty town of sabie where we will visit the breathtaking Lone Creek Falls, before enjoying a picnic breakfast under the tree canopy, then we will visit Lisbon falls before heading to the magnificent Three Rondawels view point, then to Bourcks Luck Potholes, before the famous gods window, then we'll making our way to the town of Graskop to enjoy a famous pancake lunch.
Before we head back to The Windmill Country Retreat for a delicious meal prepared by our in house chef.
Day 3: Morning Safari in Kruger and transfer back to Johannesburg (B)
On your final day, you will enjoy a morning safari, giving you maximum exposure to the Kruger National Park over your 4 day package.
Breakfast will be prepared and packaged by our chef to be enjoyed in the Kruger. Your guide will stop at a restcamp for you to take a break and enjoy your meal before you continue. After your morning safari at 12:00pm a private transfer will collect you from the lodge, where Citybug shuttle services will take you back to OR Tambo International Airport in Johannesburg.