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Game drives at Phalaborwa Gate in Kruger National Park

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Phalaborwa Gate, Kruger National Park, South Africa
+27 12 426 5075
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Not as good as it is beat up to be

This area of the park provided us with very few animal sightings as vegetation is dense and... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
Robert M
Wild Africa

This is a must do for any family with children. They will remember it for the rest of there lives... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
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Phalaborwa Gate, Kruger National Park, South Africa
+27 12 426 5075
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Reviewed 2 days ago

This area of the park provided us with very few animal sightings as vegetation is dense and high. Pilanesberg NP was much better.

Thank Robert M
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This is a must do for any family with children. They will remember it for the rest of there lives. The wildlife is so close you can touch it and people are in cars and animals are free to roam. We used a motorhome and...More

Thank gcfun
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Friendly staff at the main gate entrance. They are willing to listen and assistance when we needed it the most

Thank nametsegangm
Reviewed 6 June 2017 via mobile

Kruger was a nice Safari. We did a self drive as we prefer to go on our own pace and have experience. Kruger is very large and expect to spend all day. The roads nice and most are paved. If you have a SUV you...More

2  Thank Traveldocs5
Reviewed 18 May 2017

This is a once in a lifetime experience. So much wildlife, you can get to see the BIG 5 if you re lucky. The guides are fun highly experience and knowlegeable.

1  Thank Deirdre R
Reviewed 13 May 2017 via mobile

Did the eco trail with just the two of us and our guide Neville. Great experience; ample opportunity to test the 4x4 we rented in the pretty challenging drive (had rained a lot lately). Seen a lot of wildlife as well and spend a great...More

1  Thank Joost G
Reviewed 12 May 2017

The game drive was booked with Sanparks, honestly I preferred the self drives during the day. The driver drove to fast to even spot anything. We did see a few elephants, giraffes and hippo's. Won't do a night drive again.

1  Thank reuvennaidoo
Reviewed 25 April 2017

to safari's, it is a great day out and not something most people will do that often. On the day we visited we were lucky to see the 'big 5' which is not always the case and patience is required. The company we used, Kurt...More

1  Thank david d
Reviewed 25 April 2017

As part of our South Africa experience we visited and spent the night at Kruger Park. It was interesting and we did see various animals whilst there but I did prefer the other lodges we stayed at not far from the Park. The wild monkeys...More

1  Thank Loren L
Reviewed 19 April 2017

Our game drive was short but I am happy to have seen 2 of SA's big 5. The park can be more fun when you are guided by a game ranger

Thank Kabelo M
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Response from Rakkertjes | Reviewed this property |
You pay indeed at the gate. As an international traveller you pay 268 ZAR per day per visitor. Have fun!
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