Kruger Park & Panoramic Tour Combo

Our classic Safari package is the ultimate way to experience the Kruger Park in short space of time, providing you with a mix of Full Day Safaris, a Sunrise Safari and a Sunset Safari, in the world famous Kruger National Park, with a professional nature guide and special modified open safari vehicle, including accommodation at Gecko Lodge. African inspired accommodation, in nature’s gateway, on the doorstep of the Kruger, a proud accommodation provider for Shinzelle Safaris.

3 Day Classic Safari – Unforgettable Kruger Park Safari Experience


This safari package takes you on an unforgettable Kruger Park experience, with a dedicated hospitality team ensuring personalised service, including 2 nights accommodation, a sunset safari, a full day safari and a sunrise safari in the Kruger National Park, all in an open safari vehicle with all game drives conducted by a professional field guide, dinner and breakfast are included in this package as well as entrance fees to the Kruger National Park and accommodation at Gecko Lodge – Situated 3 kms from Hazyview with Sabie River Frontage, this family owned and managed accommodation is a mere 15 kilometres from the Kruger National Park.

(Experience the magic of the Kruger Park with a leading Kruger Park safari specialist, offering the perfect blend of expertise, a personal touch and a variety to choose from)


  • Park fees

  • All activities

  • All accommodation at Gecko Lodge Hazyview

  • A professional driver/guide

  • All activity transportation

  • All Taxes/VAT

  • Meals (As specified in the day-by-day section)

  • Limited bottled water on safari only.


  • International flights (From/to home)

  • Return shuttle from OR Tambo Airport Johannesburg to Gecko Lodge. (Optional Extra)

  • Additional accommodation before and at the end of the tour. (Optional Extra)

  • Tips (Tipping guideline US$10.00 pp per day)

  • Personal items (Souvenirs, travel insurance, visa fees, etc.)

  • Government imposed increase of taxes and/or park fees

  • Some meals (As specified in the day-by-day section)

Day 1: Johannesburg to Gecko Lodge transfer & Kruger Park Sunset Safari

A transfer from OR Tambo Airport, Johannesburg, can be arranged for an extra cost.
Accommodation before and after the tour can be arranged for an extra cost.

Departure takes place from the OR Tambo International airport in Johannesburg by shuttle to Gecko Lodge – Raw luxury in the heart of Mpumalanga, in association with Shinzelle Safaris, situated a short 15 kms from the Kruger Park, where you will stay for your 2 nights on safari, our charming country cottages are ideally situated in the picturesque Sabie River Valley close to Hazyview, surrounded by natural forest, providing the perfect gateway to explore the entire Kruger region, a mere 15 minutes from Phabeni Gate the nearest Kruger National Park entry point.

After check in we will depart in the early afternoon for your first safari in the Kruger Park, this safari takes you into Kruger in the late afternoon/ early evening when the animals begin to get active again after the mid-day heat, maximising your viewing potential, you’ll be able to enjoy the natural environment in an open safari vehicle with a professional field guide before returning to the lodge to enjoy an authentic African inspired menu specially prepared by the lodges local chef.


Gecko Lodge
Mid-range lodge (near Hazyview)

Meals & Drinks:
Dinner (Breakfast & lunch not included)
Limited bottled water on safari (Other drinks not included)

Day 2: Full Day Safari in the Kruger National Park

Your Kruger Park Safari experience begins in the early morning. To explore the Kruger Park by open safari vehicle giving you a full 180 degree panoramic view of the african savanna from a higher vantage point than an ordinary vehicle, in search of all the iconic animal species including the Big 5 with a dedicated professional field guide, who will use expert knowledge of the area to interpret the natural environment for you in every detail.

Your guide will frequent various waterholes and river systems as well as other Kruger hotspots to maximize your opportunity to see as much as possible and ensure the scenery on display is ever changing and picturesque.

Breakfast will be individually packed by the lodge chef to be enjoyed at a restcamp or picnic spot, before we continue on safari for the rest of the day, stopping for lunch in between.

We will return to Gecko Lodge in the afternoon before dinner is expertly prepared and served in the lodge restaurant.

Gecko Lodge
Mid-range lodge (near Hazyview)

Meals & Drinks:
Breakfast & Dinner (Lunch not included)
Limited bottled water on safari (Other drinks not included)

Day 3: Morning Safari in Kruger & transfer back to Johannesburg

On your final day, you will enjoy a morning safari in the Kruger Park, this safari will also take place in the most animal rich area of the Kruger with an expert local guide in an open safari vehicle (game viewer) ensuring the best game viewing experience, giving you maximum exposure to the Kruger National Park over your 3 days on safari.

Breakfast will be prepared and packaged by the lodge chef to be enjoyed during your morning safari in the Kruger.

After your morning Kruger safari you will meet your shuttle at Gecko Lodge, that will transfer you safely back to OR Tambo International Airport in Johannesburg, with a lifetime of memories from a complete and unforgettable Kruger Park safari experience.

No Accommodation. End of Tour

Meals & Drinks:
Breakfast (Lunch & Dinner not included)
Limited bottled water on safari (Other drinks not included)

3 Day Unforgettable Kruger Park Safari Experience – Gecko Lodge

R 9 480.00pp RATES

(Return JHB Airport shuttle – R 2 500.00)

Valid 31 Oct 2023 – 1 Nov 2024