Classic Kruger Park Safari Packages

Our Kruger Park & Panoramic Tour Package is an unforgettable way to experience the Kruger Park and surrounding region, providing you with  a variety of activities that include a sunset safari, full day safaris and a half day safari all with a professional filed guide in an specially modified open safari vehicle, complete with Panoramic Tour of the Blyde River Canyon with accommodation at Gecko Lodge. African inspired accommodation, in nature’s gateway, on the doorstep of the Kruger, a proud accommodation provider for Shinzelle Safaris.

4 Day Kruger Park & Panoramic Tour Package


This safari package takes you on an unforgettable experience of the Kruger Park & Blyde River Canyon, with a dedicated hospitality team ensuring personalised service, including 3 nights accommodation, a sunset safari, a full day safari, Panoramic Tour of the Blyde River Canyon and a morning safari in the Kruger National Park, dinner and breakfast are included in this package as well as entrance fees to the Kruger National Park and Blyde River Canyon with accommodation at Gecko Lodge – Situated 3 kms from Hazyview with Sabie River Frontage, this family owned and managed accomodation is a mere 15 kilometres from the Kruger National Park.

(Experience the magic of the Kruger Park, coupled with the splendour of the world’s largest canyon, with a leading Kruger Park safari specialist, offering you the perfect blend of expertise, hospitality and variety of choice.)


  • Park fees (For non-residents)

  • All activities (Unless labeled as optional)

  • All accommodation at Gecko Lodge Hazyview

  • A professional driver/guide

  • All transportation (Unless labeled as optional)

  • All Taxes/VAT

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

  • Limited bottled water on safari


  • International flights (From/to home)

  • Additional accommodation before and at the end of the tour

  • 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)

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

Day 1: Arrival at the Gecko Lodge & Kruger Park sunset Safari

Depart with our shuttle service provider from OR Tambo airport (optional extra)
Accommodation before or 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 minutes 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 Kruger Park and Panoramic tour of the Blyde river canyon, nestled perfectly between the two attractions.

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 located in or near Hazyview

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

Day 2: Full Day Safari 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 at the restaurant.

Gecko Lodge
Mid-range lodge located in or near Hazyview

Meals & Drinks:
Breakfast & Dinner (Lunch not included)
Drinking water (Other drinks not included)

Day 3: Panoramic Tour of the Blyde River Canyon

On our 3rd day we will depart for the magnificent Blyde River Canyon, this natural wonder is one of the largest green canyons in the world and is a must see when visiting the Kruger region.

Our day will include a short and scenic 30 minute drive to the pretty town of sabie where we will visit the breathtaking Lone Creek Falls, where we will enjoy a picnic breakfast under the tree canopy, from there we will visit the cascading Lisbon falls before we head to the magnificent Three Rondawels view point of the Blyde River Canyon, before heading back along the canyon to Bourcks Luck Potholes, once we’ve enjoyed the potholes, we will head for the famous and beautiful gods window before heading the tourist town of Graskop to enjoy a famous pancake lunch, completing a day of natural wonder and breathtaking views.

After the tour we will head back to The Gecko Lodge for a delicious meal prepared by the in house chef.

Gecko Lodge
Mid-range lodge located in or near Hazyview

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

Day 4: 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 4 days on safari.

Breakfast will be prepared and packaged by our 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)
Non-alcoholic drinks

 4 Day Complete Kruger Park and Panoramic Tour Experience – Gecko Lodge

Rates: R 13 337.00 per person

(Return JHB Airport shuttle –  R2 500.00)

Valid 31 Oct 2023 – 1 Nov 2024