Guests staying at accommodations close to Kruger National Park, can still enjoy both day and night safaris in Kruger Park or bordering private reserves.
What to expect from a Kruger Park night game-drive
An exciting opportunity and absolute must for those with a spirit of adventure is a Kruger Park night game drive! Experience the sounds of the African bush with bright stars in the Kruger night sky above you and a great range of spectacular African wildlife around you. A lot of animals laze around during the day and start getting active after sunset.
Don't miss the chance to spot Lion and other nocturnal species hunting at night.
Pick up and schedule for night game-drives at Kruger Park
Your ranger will collect you from your accommodation near Kruger National Park at 4:30pm. Night game-drives in Kruger Park normally start in the late afternoon, around 17:00, and end in the late evening, around 20:00. Please note that these times act as a guideline only.
The moment you enter the gate, your exciting game-viewing experience begins. Spot some more active Hippo and Rhino, running Zebra, Wildebeest and Giraffe or even a Lion on the hunt.
Enjoy the "real African feeling" during a night game-drive in Kruger Park. A powerful spotlight on your open safari vehicle ensures great views and lots of animal encounters in the dark African Bush.
During a night game drive you will have the wonderful opportunity to watch an amazing sunset over the Kruger Park
from a safe spot. After twilight sets in, you continue to look for African wildlife. Your ranger will share expert knowledge and information about each nocturnal species, their roaming areas and behavior. He can interpret the bush and the animal behavior like no one else.
What to bring
- Neutral colored clothing, long sleeved shirts
- Sun block or sunscreen (as the afternoon is still intense)
- Insect repellent
- Special medication if needed
- Jersey or light jacket and hat
- Spirit of adventure
- Camera, binoculars
- Entrance fee
- Mineral water
- Food and Drinks
- Conservation Fees
This tour only runs for groups of a minimum of 6 people sharing.