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Kruger Park Safari: Guided Day Tour from Nelspruit
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Kruger Park Safari: Guided Day Tour from Nelspruit

By Kruger Flexi Tours - Day Tours
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Ages 6-99, max of 30 per group
Duration: 11h
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Meets animal welfare guidelines
Live guide: English
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  • Hotel pickup and drop-off (selected hotels only)
  • Driver/guide
What's not included
  • Gratuities
  • Food and drinks, unless specified
  • Kruger Park day entrance fee
  • Entry/Admission - Kruger Flexi Tours - Day Tours


Start:Multiple pickup locations offered.
    Hotel pickup offered
    During checkout you will be able to select from the list of included hotels.
      Airport pickup offered
      During checkout you will be able to select from the list of included airports.
      • Kruger Mpumalanga Intl Airport, Nelspruit South Africa
      End:This activity ends back at the meeting point.

        • Not wheelchair accessible
        • Stroller accessible
        If you have questions about accessibility, we’d be happy to help. Just call the number below and reference the product code: 8541P2

        • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
        • A maximum of 30 people per booking
        • Please note: pickup reconfirmation is required upon booking, please refer to voucher for further details
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        • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 30 travellers

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        • Kruger Flexi Tours - Day Tours
          207
          Nelspruit, South Africa
          Joined in June 2011
        • TartanSoul
          0 contributions
          Fabulous way to see Kruger National Park
          Just got home from my 2nd trip with Dave at Kruger Flexi Tour. I cannot say enough just how great it was. Kruger National Park is a must see and if you want to see it, I truly believe that Dave is the guide you need. He is super knowledgeable, with a keen eye at spotting animals. They were very helpful with logistical information, helping us plan getting to and from Nelspruit. Our safari with Dave was spectacular on the wildlife front but also so much fun. He is known as Crazy Dave and his energy and excitement about taking guests into the park is infectious. He knows everyone and is well liked inside and outside the park, so you get an inside look and are welcomed into places you would not likely see otherwise. Especially on the way home on from the park with the stops at Blyde River Canyon, Bourkes Luck Potholes, Harry's and more. These stops are must sees before heading back to Nelspruit. We stayed in two different camps inside the park and each day ended with Dave doing a traditional South African Braai (BBQ) that was a delicious and perfect way to end the day and review the sights of the park. I highly recommend Kruger Flexi Tours. Thanks again Dave for everything!
          Written 12 December 2023
        • ktrl2023
          0 contributions
          Kruger Flexi Tour with Dave
          Thanks a lot for a great day tour. The tour guide Dave was fantastic and had a lot of great energy, putting in a lot of work to make the tour fun, enjoyable and keeping it flexible enough for us to adjust our route through Kruger. We saw a lot of different animals thanks to his know how and knowledge of the place. Thanks a lot and would definitely highly recommend this company.
          Written 9 November 2023
        • 188christelef
          0 contributions
          Not reliable
          Desastrous tour organiser. After confirming the tour, price and pick up time, they cancelled the tour at 5:10 am for a pick up time at 8:00 am. Just avoid Kruger Flexi Tour Not reliable at all
          Written 30 October 2023
        • kht53
          0 contributions
          Great taste of Kruger and South Africa scenery!
          Crazy Dave provided the best info I’ve encountered in traveling and booking all our arrangements online on the other side of the world. We added the Kruger Elephant tour onto our hunting safari, as it offered both game drives in Kruger plus touring the surrounding really nice scenery in the Blyde Canyon area. We were picked up by our fantastic guide, Ciska, in a safari vehicle with vinyl sides at 5 am at our lodging in Nelspruit. We traveled the second week of June, so the morning rides were cold, but she had thick blankets for us to wrap up in. Once we entered Kruger ( first in line!) at the Malelane gate, we did a morning game drive. She stopped for bathroom and snack/lunch/coffee breaks. Ciska drove us to our cabins at Lower Sabie. She prepared our dinner using the cabin grill and kitchenette. We took a night game drive by the Kruger guide, Petros. We had another morning and evening game drive on day 2, and stayed in cabins in Skukuza. We saw soooo many different animals, and Ciska and Petros knew the names, habits, and general locations of all of them and were incredible at spotting them. Kruger animals do not see the people in safari vehicles as predators, and so just ignore them. Ciska knew all the other guides and every vehicle shared info on sightings. There were not huge crowds; we usually only encountered another vehicle every 10 min or so. We left on day 3 through the Phabeni gate, near Hazyview. We toured the many scenic sites in the Blyde Canyon area. In each, we found vendors selling more or less the same variety of African-produced necklaces, carvings, etc. We enjoyed pancakes at Harry’s in Hazyview. Driving through the rolling misty hills covered in huge eucalyptus and pine forests was beautiful. Be sure to bring limited luggage as there is limited space on the safari vehicle. In early June, plan on layers with stocking cap, sweatshirt, wind proof jacket, gloves in the mornings and short sleeves in the afternoon and light jacket for the evening game drive, as sunset is about 5:30 pm. We were driven back to our lodging. We hired Crazy Dave to be our driver on our final day to take us to Chimp Eden and then on to the Nelspruit airport. Highly recommend.
          Written 25 June 2023
        • asham702
          0 contributions
          Beautiful Swaziland
          The views were amazing, we took lot of pictures. The driver was very friendly and had good knowledge of the place. We could manage to see many places.
          Written 15 April 2023
        • Sag79
          0 contributions
          Just amazing- what a memorable trip!
          Just awesome loved everything with the tour. Our time at Kruger was magical and we have seen the big five and the ugly five. Just make sure to get out there as soon as the gates open! Mozambique: didn’t know what to expect but loved Maputo’s architecture and the chilled vibes of Ponta do Ouro. Eswatini: what a beautiful stay in the huts, waking up surrounded by impalas a magical experience for sure. Also the scenery was absolutely spectacular and doing the Panorama route north of White river and the amazing vistas before Barberton are worth it. Thank you Dave for your amazing company and great far from boring personality :) also the man can cook and we loved your braai 😀
          Written 16 January 2023
        • annakiza
          0 contributions
          Great experience!!!
          A great cultural experience! "Secret" roads, forests, rocks from different periods, information about volcanoes, people of swaziland, the culture of the Swazi, waterfalls, dance, singing, candles and more!! Dave was a great driver but he also shared a lot of knowledge with us and a lot of jokes! Great trip! I highly recommend it!!
          Written 30 August 2022
        • annakiza
          0 contributions
          Great views, great driver, great food!! Amazing day!
          Amazing day with Dave! He gave us a lot information about all sights we visited, he was full of energy and we loved this day. When we told him that on coming Monday my 6year old would celebrate her birthday he sang her a birthday song, bought her a gift from a local market, even had the ladies in the restaurant sing her the birthday song, in a special African way (!), and make a pancake for her, that was a great surprise for all of us! All the views were amazing and all information and jokes coming from Dave made this day unforgettable!
          Written 27 August 2022
        • CarolynP116
          0 contributions
          A Must-Do Excursion
          Dave was amazing!! He made our experience truly memorable!! We saw everything and a few hidden gems of this area of the country! We would HIGHLY recommend this excursion!!
          Written 15 July 2022
        • NinaL1246
          0 contributions
          Amazing
          If you are looking for a trip full of adventures, this is it !!! The greatest guide(s) and good service. I had a time of my life. I got to see it all, Amazing nature and Canyons,The big 5 in Kruger, the busy Town of Maputo, the beautiful beach in Ponta do Ouro and the history and culture of Swaziland/Eswatini. I would really go one more time 😃
          Written 3 June 2022
        • VeronicaH1689
          0 contributions
          Panorama Route - A photo does not do justice to the most spectacular landscape I have experienced. Don't delay booking.
          The whole experience was awesome and the most spectacular sight for me was the Three Rondavals. The other sites were beautiful as well. Dave our guide was friendly and never stopped sharing his knowledge throughout the tour. There is nothing I would change about the tour.
          Written 28 April 2022
        • ycalu
          0 contributions
          Breathtaking
          Amazing day tour, fully recommend. The tour started at the planned time and Dave was exceptional during the all day, making the trip very interactive and relaxed at the same time. amazing sites and breathtaking views are the main attraction. time fore exploring and pictures was always available without any rush - definitely awesome thank you very much for such a great day.
          Written 9 March 2022
        • hansie849
          0 contributions
          Happy
          Dave is such r natural in his field, enjoyed our trip..the secret waterfall was the highlight of my day
          Written 20 September 2021
        • sbonelon736
          0 contributions
          Exceptional
          Our Tour Guide did an exceptional job. We enjoyed our trip. Our stay at the hotel was also pleasant.
          Written 13 September 2021
        • PMocholo
          0 contributions
          Excellent
          We loved the on time efficient professionalism and energy Kruger Flexi Tour Dave gave us. 100% value for money! Highly recommended 👌
          Written 3 April 2021
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        Paul R
        2 contributions
        Aug 2023 • Family
        We had an amazing Safari. Our guide Bhekifa, was "over the top" wonderful. He grew up living just outside of Kruger National Park. He was extremely knowledgeable, had a positive attitude, and was very engaging. Because of his expertise and God looking down on us, we were able to sight the "big 5" plus 30+ other animals and birds in this one-day experience.
        Written 15 August 2023
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        Thank you
        Written 16 August 2023
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        Mike D
        Liverpool, UK4 contributions
        Jul 2023 • Couples
        What can I say about this tour of Kruger? It was literally perfect, Dave is such an amazing guide, from the moment we were picked up at 4:30am until the trip ended, we were made to feel so welcome.

        Dave’s instinct after doing this for 28 years meant we seen all the big 5 in one day where some other tour companies hadn’t seen them all in two weeks! He literally does think like an animal. We had such unreal experiences such as seeing a Rhino at dawn and had a leopard walking next to our van. It was so special. Dave have great tips and even went out of his way to make sure we also seen the Crocodiles.

        We stopped off twice in the day for coffee and lunch, Dave ensured we stopped at the best places and had a lovely steak for dinner.

        On the way home, Dave took us on the scenic route through a mountain range by the park which had spectacular scenery.

        All in all a fantastic day and we can’t thank you enough for one of the best experiences of our lives.
        Written 8 August 2023
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        Thanks These are truly kind words. Just doing what I love. Thanks As a Liverpool man You will never walk alone. Thanks Crazy Dave
        Written 14 August 2023
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        Jonathan M
        4 contributions
        I saw 4 of the big five in only a day. Tour guide worked well with other guides to find animals in park. This is an experience I will not forget.
        Written 17 June 2023
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        Thanks a million kind words. We always try our best. Thanks Dave
        Written 18 June 2023
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        ksbrownutah
        Mesa, AZ81 contributions
        We had an amazing four days of tours with Dave and his colleague Ciska. First of all, arrangements were super easy to make, and communication with Dave and Ciska was excellent.

        The tours themselves were so amazing. Kruger Park is beyond description. We had an amazing day seeing so many amazing animals in the beautiful surroundings. The tours were paced brilliantly, we had plenty of breaks and opportunities to support local merchants.

        I only wish I had come to this beautiful place earlier. We will definitely be back.

        Dave is a master at hospitality and putting others at ease. We felt safe going through borders and navigating through the busy traffic of Maputo. Our trip to Swaziland was magical as well. We also loved our trip to the Blyde Canyon and surrounding sights. We had a blast with Dave and will remember this time fondly for years to come.
        Written 3 June 2023
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        Wow Thanks Kevin. What a great 4 days we had. For me personally it was a blast. Thanks a million for your kind words. Just doing what we love. Thanks Dave
        Written 6 June 2023
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        Ugoat
        Oberhausen, Germany7 contributions
        Nov 2022
        We have so a very wonderful and perfect day with Flexi Tours and especially with DAVE . The guy is amazing and make us a dream come true with a tour in Kruger Park.
        We was only 2 Persons on the Tour and Dave always explain everything to us about the animals. He knows the very best spots to see so many animals. We saw Giraffe, Hippos, Lions ,Zebras , Impalas , Buffalos , Pumba , Elephants , Eagles and so on.
        Our drive with Dave was about 12 Hours !!! He picked us up at 4:00 am and bring us back at 4:00 pm. He was so motivated to show us all the animals in Kruger.And so Dave drive hours and hours around to find the next new animal for us. And at the End Dave find after 8 hours a Rhino what is still missing on the list of the Big 5.
        At the we saw 4 of the Big 5. The Leopard was still missing but it is so hard to find and we where so happy about so much animals we saw.
        Everybody who has on his bucket list the Kruger Park and want to have a great experience and a amazing Day have to book Flexi Tours with Crazy Dave.
        The day was so very funny with Dave!
        Dave we love you so much and miss you !!
        100% The Best Kruger Tour you will not regret !! Dave will make you such an Experience you will never forget.
        THANK YOU SO MUCH Best regards Torsten and Chris
        Written 23 December 2022
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        Thank you . Thanks a million. Kind words, I had just as much fun as you two. Loved looking for all the animals. What better way to spend the day with great people in God's Private paradise? Thanks Crazy Dave
        Written 26 December 2022
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        Tim T
        5 contributions
        Sept 2022 • Family
        Seeing ALL the big five - lions, rhino, elephants, leopard and buffalo, plus African wild dogs and many many others! Crazy Dave is THE go to guide for Kruger. He has an intuitive instinct for finding the animals and NOT following the crowds. As well as being one of the funniest and warmest of people. If you want to have an incredible day book with Kruger Flexi tours. I’ve been to Kruger twice now in 2019 and 2022 with Dave as guide - as both times we had incredible days. Highly recommended!!!!
        Written 5 September 2022
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        Thanks a million. Tim. Kind words ,just doing what I love. Yes it was a fantastic day in Kruger. Thanks for the return visit,which was even better this time round ,as you had your son with you. Thanks Dave
        Written 8 September 2022
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        ANNA
        Nicosia, Cyprus6 contributions
        Aug 2022 • Family
        I was really stressed about taking a six year old for safari to kruger but Dave not only took the time days before the tour to explain to me how safe it is but he also made us all feel safe at the park. Furthermore he managed to show all the big 5 in less than 3 hours! He really knew where and when to go and where and when to stop. He also shared a lot of information about all animals, trees, birds that we ve seen at kruger. We laughed a lot, learned a lot, saw a lot!!! Great day!! Thanks Dave!!!
        Written 30 August 2022
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        Thanks a million. Love Kruger Park and it is my pleasure to show you everything. We made our luck. Thanks Dave
        Written 1 September 2022
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        Piero Duello
        1 contribution
        Jun 2022 • Couples
        It was fantastic! Dave is great, we had a wonderful time. I don’t think we could’ve gotten a better trip anywhere else. The prices were good. The experiences were amazing. We’d give give both our trips and Dave 100/10. Just really superb. And remember to ask about the zebra joke, it’s so funny lol.
        Written 14 June 2022
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        Thanks guys wow what a great safari. I love the day more than you guys. We made our luck BIG Five and wild dogs in the first hour , the pay off for getting up early 4 am. Yes thanks great joke haha Dave
        Written 15 June 2022
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        SittoK
        Johannesburg, South Africa41 contributions
        Sept 2021 • Friends
        We were picked up on time, and given advice on taking a blanket to keep warm in the back. We arrived at the Malelane Gate and there began our tour.

        Our guide, Ciska, was very knowledgeable and shared so much interesting information with us along the way. At all times she kept us aware of our surroundings and we felt safe throughout the tour.

        We were fortunate to spot a lot of animals, except the cats, but it was definitely a worthwhile experience. Such amazing value for money. Will definitely reach out to them again for a tour when next out there.
        Written 2 October 2021
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        Wow thank you. Thanks for a great day out with us ,yes Ciska is a wonderful caring person who loves guiding in Kruger. Sometimes cats are not easy to find, and we are grateful for understanding about this. thanks Crazy Dave
        Written 4 October 2021
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        Marco&Dany
        16 contributions
        Sept 2021
        What a great safari experience we had with Dave!
        We were on the 4-day safari tour and it was incredible.
        From the start, Dave made us feel super comfortable and safe. He was always very attentive and made sure we were having the best experience.
        Not only does he know the best routes (who wouldn't want to closely see a white rhino or leopards without anyone around!) but also he prepares a delicious braai and shares all of his safari and nature knowledge with you. Dave is such an interesting person to talk to and we enjoyed his company and unbelievable stories he shared with us.
        Hopefully, the pictures below will give you a glimpse into our unforgettable safari. Cannot recommend Kruger Flexi Tours enough.
        Thank you Dave and Bella for everything!
        Best,
        Marco & Dany
        Written 27 September 2021
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        Thanks a million. Well I loved this tour just as much you guys did. Wow what a great safari leopards everyday, walks in park. Loads of fun thank you. Thanks for been sun easy going people. See you soon. Crazy Dave Thank you
        Written 27 September 2021
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