Self-Drive Nature Retreat | Kruger Park Safari and Panorama Route

This 8-day Nature Retreat to Greater Kruger Park is the opportunity to enjoy romantic self-drive excursions from destination to destination, venture on exciting safari game drives, experience fine South African dining and enjoy spa treatments.


Included in this Package:

  • 8 days’ car rental and GPS hire
  • 7 nights’ accommodation at country retreats and safari lodges
  • Daily breakfast and dinner on most days
  • Private romantic dinner and couples spa treatment
  • Game drives in open safari vehicle inside the Kruger National Park

Nature Retreat Couples Getaway in Greater Kruger Park

Experience an incredible couple’s getaway during this Nature Retreat Holiday Package. Embark on an exciting game drives to spot an abundance of wildlife, enjoy romantic candlelight dinners and indulge in luxurious spa treatments.

Your journey starts at the Serenity Eco Reserve in Malelane, where you will spend two nights in an exquisite Forest Suite that boasts breathtaking views of the opulent bush. You will make your way to this Malelane accommodation in your rental car. A three-course dinner at this scenic lodge will be one of your highlights during your romantic getaway. Your journey continues to Mjejane Game Reserve (incorporated into Kruger National Park) located on the banks of the Crocodile River, where you will embark on an exciting game drives and delight in intimate dining.

A two-night’s stay in a luxurious Bush Suite at a lodge inside Kruger National Park follows, where you will venture guided safari game drives in specialized vehicles to track the renowned Big Five. Dinner is unforgettable experience – gather round a crackling fire and taste the unique flavours of Africa. Your journey’s end is at a charming retreat on a macadamia, granadilla and litchi farm located a few kilometres west of Hazyview, where you will enjoy tranquil spa treatments.

Day 1: MalelaneView Lodge

Venture on a leisurely drive to the Serenity Forest Eco Reserve in the Malelane Game Reserve. On your way to the lodge, observe the lush greenery of the beautiful Lowveld. The friendly and attentive staff will welcome you with a refreshing beverage on your arrival and assist you to your Forest View suite, where you will be accommodated for the next two nights. A flavoursome three-course dinner at the Serenity Forest Eco Reserve is the perfect way to end your day.

Day 2: MalelaneView Lodge

Wake up early to delight a sumptuous breakfast and admire the picturesque views of the delicate lush greenery, spot a few butterflies and different species of birds. Embark on an exciting walking safari with your professional guide. This Malelane accommodation is a birding and butterfly sanctuary. Learn all about these delightful creatures during educational safari walks. You can also enjoy additional activities that are offered in the region including golfing, microlight safaris, elephant excursions, and cultural visits.

Day 3: Malelane - Mjejane Game ReserveView Lodge

A scenic excursion in your rental car will take you to your next destination in the Malelane. Check into your standard room accommodation and enjoy a light lunch. Your safari adventure at Mjejane River Lodge kicks off with an exciting game excursion through the Mjejane Game Reserve. Track an abundance of game with your professional guide. After a productive day of game spotting, delight a flavoursome meal around the traditional boma under the stars.

Day 4- 5: Kruger National ParkView Lodge

In your rental car you will take a scenic drive to the Rhino Post Camp in a private wildlife concession in Kruger National Park. A lodge representative will assist you to your Bush Suite for the next two nights. Enjoy a tranquil afternoon tea and set off for an action-packed game drive. Spot nocturnal wildlife as they go about their nightly routine and watch as predators lurk their prey. Savor pre-dinner drinks at the well-stocked bar. Dinner is served in the dining area and prepare for delightful feast.

A soft knock on the door will indicated the start of a new adventure. Embark on an early morning excursion to track the abundance of game that freely roams this private concession. Delight a hearty breakfast in the spacious dining area. Venture on another game drive in a specialized safari vehicle to track an abundance of wildlife. Dine under the Tamboti trees and enjoy a feast of flavours and fine South African wine.

Day 6 – 7: Sabie River ValleyView Lodge

A leisurely excursion in your rental car will take you to the next destination at the Summerfield Rose Retreat and Spa. A lodge representative will assist you to check into your Tented Suite where you have the afternoon at your leisure. Delight in mouthwatering meals at The Summerfields Kitchen during a romantic candlelight dinner.

After a sumptuous breakfast enjoy a couple’s spa treatment at the Summerfield Rose Retreat and Spa. Your romantic spa-day starts with a relaxing hot-stone massage or a Swedish massage, followed by a hydrotherapy experience. You can enjoy delicious strawberries, cream, chocolate, sparkling wine, and scrumptious lunch.

Day 8: Sabie River Valley

Savor a delicious breakfast and take a leisurely drive to drop-off your rental car. You will meet your onward travel arrangements.

Rates & Prices

  • 8 days’ car rental with premium insurance cover and GPS hire
  • 2 nights’ accommodation in a suite at Serenity Forest Eco Reserve including breakfast and three-course dinner
  • 1 night accommodation at Mjejane River Lodge including brunch, afternoon tea and dinner
  • Morning game drive into the Kruger National Park and afternoon game drive on Mjejane Reserve
  • 2 nights’ accommodation at a safari lodge inside the Kruger National Park including brunch, afternoon tea and dinner
  • Morning and evening game drives in open safari vehicle accompanied by professional guides and tracker while staying at safari lodge
  • 2 nights’ accommodation in a tented suite at Summerfields Resort including breakfast
  • Private romantic dinner and 3 hours 30 min Romantic Couples Treatment including lunch
Not Included
  • Meals and drinks not mentioned above
  • Optional activities, fuel and all other extras to be settled direct

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