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8 DAY KRUGER SAFARI

8 Day Kruger Safari

8 Day Kruger Safari

This safari showcases the best South African Wildlife experience if you only have limited time available.

A safari with 4 nights in the Kruger national Park itself, followed by 3 nights in a private game reserve. You will have the chance to see the Big 5 as well as other animals and plants. Great time to experience the wildlife in its natural surroundings as well as encounter animals up close and personal.

Please Note: Game drives in the private reserve are done in the reserves standard vehicles and we will transfer you into the standard game drive seats, we have extra straps to assist you with balance if needed. the bush walk/wheels can be difficult for wheelchair users in dry conditions, i.e. soft sand.

Pricing

You should arrive in Johannesburg one day before the safari starts – ask us for assistance, we are happy to help!

South African Rand (Euro price is only an estimate)

Jan 2020 – Jul 2020

R27’950 per person sharing

+ R7’000 single supplement = R34’950 single room

Aug 2020 – Jul 2021

R29’950 per person sharing

+ R7’630 single supplement = R37’580 single room

Inquiry and Bookings

To book this tour, or to ask specific details about this tour, please email southafrica@accessibletravel.online.

Find more accessible tours in South Africa here.

Accessible tours in South Africa are organised for you by Epic Enabled.

Please contact the South Africa Office via southafrica@accessibletravel.online

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Included

  • 7 nights’ accommodation in bungalows & cottages as per itinerary
  • all transport as per itinerary in special adapted vehicles for wheelchair access
  • wholesome meals as per itinerary (B=Breakfast, L=Lunch & D=Dinner)
  • ◦ day 1 - L/D
  • ◦ day 2 to 7 - B/L/D
  • ◦ day 8 - B
  • all entrance fees and excursions as per itinerary
  • very knowledgeable English speaking guide/driver

Not included

  • international airfares & airport taxes
  • airport transfer (can be arranged at little extra cost)
  • accommodation in Johannesburg before and after the safari
  • meals in restaurants (if you choose)
  • drinks & personal expenses.
  • tipping (porterages & gratuities)
  • travel insurance (compulsory)
  • visas (if applicable)
  • private carer
  • laundry
  • OPTIONAL COST ACTIVITIES DURING THE SAFARI:
  • Night game drive in Kruger Park ~ R 350 pp
  • Visiting Jessica the hippo ~ R 200 pp

This tour is available throughout 2020 – Monthly departure dates, visit monthly departures.

Accessible Vehicles

We have a variety of vehicles available, depending on the group size.

Our accessible vehicles are especially adapted by qualified mechanical engineers for wheelchair (disabled) passengers to travel in total safety and comfort. The wheelchairs are secured by means of factory built, quick release tie-downs to ensure safety whilst the vehicle is in motion. These tie-downs are bolted and secured the framework of the vehicle body enhancing the all-round safety aspects.

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Large groups: 8 – 14 Passengers

Our newest addition is the Iveco bus 50C15V18 with hydraulic passenger lift. The passenger compartment has been purposely built, with factory-constructed seats with seat belts with the middle row removed for the wheelchairs users.

We can accommodate 4 – 6 wheelchair passengers (some will have to transfer into standard vehicle seats) and additional 8 – 10 seated passengers (non-wheelchair).

Medium groups: 4 – 8 passengers

We use a Mercedes Benz Sprinter bus 518 with hydraulic passenger lift. This Sprinter bus can take up to 4 wheelchair passengers (standard size wheelchairs) seated in their wheelchairs, secured with tie-downs to the floor, and an additional 8 seated passengers (non-wheelchair).

Transfers: 2 – 6 passengers

We use a Mercedes Benz Sprinter bus 312D with ramps for wheelchair access. This Sprinter bus can take up to 3 wheelchair passengers (standard size wheelchairs) seated in their wheelchairs, secured with tie-downs to the floor, and an additional 6 seated passengers (non-wheelchair).

Please note electric wheelchairs are very welcome but will limit the other wheelchair availability as they are generally larger and need more space. Please advise us when you are booking.

Day 1
Drive to Kruger

From Johannesburg, this day’s journey takes us east through the rolling hills of the Highveld and we lunch en route to the Kruger National Park. Entering from the South-west where we spend the first 2 nights at the Main camp Skukuza. We spend the next days in the Kruger National Park.

Optional cost night game drive* available on request.

Day 2
Kruger

Starting off with an early game drive, exploring this 2 million-hectare haven which is home to the Big Five and many other species of animal, bird and plant. Kruger Park is a premier local and international Game Park, featuring, apart from its excellent camps, wonderful views and tranquil settings. We spend the lunchtime relaxing around the camp & swimming pool before venturing out on another afternoon game drive, returning to Skukuza for a 2nd night.

Day 3
Kruger

Today we change camp and travel on a game drive from the south of the park towards the centre.

The Park features exciting drives through both dense bush and dry scrub. Whilst in the Park, most of the time will be filled with game viewing on early morning and evening drives, discovering the inner beauty of this memorable Park.

Day 4
Kruger

After an early morning coffee/tea, we head out on a game drive, exploring the surroundings. Test your photographic skills, or even just capture the sight of this incredible variety of wildlife as a memory back home.

Lunchtime is spent relaxing around the camp & swimming pool before discovering more of this natural beauty on another afternoon game drive, returning to the same camp for a 2nd night.

Day 5
Private Game Reserve

After breakfast and a morning game drive we depart from the Kruger National Park and head to a magnificent Private Game Reserve, well-known for reintroducing animals to the wild and hand-rearing orphaned animals, where we spend 3 nights.

Day 6
Private Game Reserve

Today will be spent with early and late afternoon game walks/wheels and game drives.

We will adjust our activities according to where the animals are and depending if you would like to take some rest or explore more. Hopefully we will meet the resident cheetah brothers who roam freely (wild but were hand-raised), like the company & a good scratch on the neck.

Day 7
Private Game Reserve

We will probably start with an early game drive and return to camp for brunch. In the afternoon we will visit Jessica the Hippo (*optional extra cost) or go on another game walk/wheel depending on our past sightings.

Dinner is served in a traditional “Boma” around a blazing fire by us.

Please Note: Game drives in the private reserve are done in the reserves standard vehicles and we will transfer you into the standard game drive seats, we have extra straps to assist you with balance if needed. the bush walk/wheels can be difficult for wheelchair users in dry conditions, i.e. soft sand.

Day 8
Return to Johannesburg and flight to Cape Town

We drive a scenic day’s journey back to Johannesburg where we bring you to the airport for your late evening flight home. (please depart Johannesubg

Please note that the above itinerary could be running in reverse or other changes may occur due to accommodation availability or other unforeseen circumstances.

Trip Facts

  • From 1720 per person
  • min 4 people max 12
  • 8 days
  • • Kruger National Park - Bungalows • Private Game Reserve - Bungalows

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