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Game drives at Phalaborwa Gate in Kruger National Park

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Address: Phalaborwa Gate, Kruger National Park, South Africa
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Unforgettable Game Drive

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.

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Cusco
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82 reviews
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Reviewed 1 week ago

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.

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Tilburg, The Netherlands
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79 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago 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 night camping out in the wild. Hearing the various types of animals moving around your... More 

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Johannesburg, South Africa
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6 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

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.

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Montcuq, France
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

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 Safari, very good driver Almero, are one of a number that offer drives, who are... More 

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Perth, Australia
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7 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
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 were everywhere and reminded me of the movie 'Jemungie' (sp?) The rooms were clean and... More 

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Thank Loren L
Johannesburg, South Africa
2 reviews
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

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Sherwood Park, Canada
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 February 2017

Saw it all and more .Do not take the family to Disneyland... This is the place to go . I started my day as soon as the park opened by seeing a mother Leopard and her young sitting on a rock basking in the sun the entire time we were at the spot . It was as if she didnt... More 

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Reviewed 15 February 2017

We went into the park from Phalaborwa a few times this week and had the most amazing luck on every drive. We almost got stuck in the park because on the way out we saw a lion kill, then a few kilometers on we saw another and then a little further on we found some wild dog hunting.All within the... More 

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Bournemouth, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 February 2017 via mobile

We self drove in our rental car .We spent 7 full days in the park and managed to see the big 5 and much more. I was surprised at the gate there is no map of the roads or gravel roads available to help plan routes around such a vast area especially as an lnternational visitor having paid 2215 rand... More 

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Pretoria, South Africa
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Reviewed 23 January 2017

We saw many animals included Nig lions. The staff was friendly and did a game drive especially for us.

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