Kruger National Park Prices for Entry, Accommodation and Activities

Kruger National Park Prices 2022

Kruger National Park (KNP) is one of the most popular affordable safari destinations in South Africa.  Run by SANParks, it is one of the largest game reserves in Africa covering an area of 19,623 km2 (7,576 sq mi).

There are so many attractions at Kruger National Park and it is large enough to accommodate you and all your loved ones.

Kruger Park entry fees – a ticket price must be paid for each and every day you intend to spend in the game reserve.

Unfortunately, you can’t find Kruger National Park Prices easily on their website.

All Kruger National Park Entrance Fees quoted on this page are in South Africa’s currency.

The admittance fee goes towards the park’s conservation.  You’ll pay the total rate upfront at the entrance gate, for each day you’re booked into the park.

Down below, you will find detailed information about Kruger National Park Prices, Kruger National Park Accommodation, Kruger National Park Map, Kruger national park prices for a weekend, Kruger national park prices accommodation, Kruger National Park Animals, and more.

Kruger National Park Prices

Kruger National Park Prices/Entrance Fee

At Kruger National Park, visitors must enter through gates and pay a conservation fee to the park. The daily entrance fee is outlined in the below table –

Daily Conservation Fees for 1 November 2021 to 31 October 2022
PRICES (PER PERSON, PER DAY) PRICES (PER CHILD, PER DAY)
South African citizens and residents (with ID) R110/$7 USD R55/$4 USD
Southern African Development Community nationals (with passport)* R220/$14 USD R110/$7 USD
Foreign visitors R440/$27 USD R220/$14 USD
The conservation fee must be paid for each day spent in the park.
*SADC countries are Angola, Botswana, Comoros, Congo, Eswatini (formerly Swaziland), Lesotho, Madagascar, Malawi, Mauritius, Mozambique, Namibia, Seychelles, Tanzania, Zambia and Zimbabwe
  • There’s no charge for infants under 2, no matter how long your safari is.
  • South African residents; pensioners or over 60 – will receive no discounts on the entry tickets.

Kruger National Park Free Entry Week

South African National Parks (SANParks), together with Total Energies and FNB is hosting the 16th annual SA National Parks Week from 22 to 28 November 2021.

The free access will only be valid until Friday 26 November at the following national parks – Addo, Kgalagadi, Kruger and the Tsitsikamma section of the Garden Route National Park.

Kruger National Park Accommodation Prices

Kruger National Park offers a variety of accommodation catering to every traveler. The cost will vary depending on the standard of lodging you choose.

Guests can endure camping or stay in caravans, book rooms in guesthouses/hotels, rent cottages in remote bushcamps or experience luxury and exclusive private game lodges.

  • the average cost of a hotel room for a couple per night is $105 USD
  • the average cost of a camp for a couple per night is $35 USD. And luxury accommodation will cost upwards of the hundreds.

Kruger National Park Accommodation & Camping Tariffs

Main Camps:

  • Berg-en-Dal (with satellite Malelane)
  • Crocodile Bridge
  • Letaba
  • Lower Sabie
  • Maroela
  • Mopani
  • Olifants
  • Orpen (with satellites Maroela and Tamboti)
  • Pretoriuskop
  • Punda Maria
  • Satara (with satellite Balule)
  • Shingwedzi
  • Skukuza
  • Tamboti

Bushveld Camps

  • Bateleur
  • Biyamiti
  • Shimuwini
  • Sirheni
  • Talamati

Bush Lodges

  • Boulders
  • Roodewal

Kruger National Park Accommodation

Kruger National Park Game Drive Prices

Game drives at Kruger National Park give visitors an excellent opportunity to observe animals in the wild. The cost varies depending on the company and vehicles availability.

Popular times to set out on a game drive are sunrise, mid-morning, sunset and night.

Visitors may opt for a self-drive safari, but we advise going with an experienced guide who knows where to find beasts in the wild.

Some safari adventure packages will include the cost of game drives.

Kruger National Park Membership Pricing & Clusters

Below are the updated prices from 1 November 2021 until 31 October 2022.

Clusters Individual (Any 1 PAX) Couple (Any 2 PAX) Family (up to 7 – max 2 adults)
All Parks Cluster
Access to 80+ Parks and Reserves around Southern Africa, which are included in the SANParks, Msinsi, EKZNWildlife, Cape Nature and Swazi Clusters Parks.
R755.00 R1,245.00 R1,520.00
SANParks Cluster
Access to all 21 of SANParks National Parks in South Africa
R725.00 R1,175.00 R1,410.00
Msinsi Cluster
Access to all 6 of Msinsi’s Resorts and Reserves near Durban and Pietermaritzburg
R655.00 R1,070.00 R1,270.00
EKZN Wildlife Cluster
Access to 25 of KZN Wildlife’s Parks and Reserves in KwaZulu-Natal
R690.00 R1,110.00 R1,330.00
CapeNature cluster
Access to 24 of Cape Nature’s Parks and Reserves in the Western Cape
R655.00 R1,070.00 R1,280.00
Swaziland’s Big Game Parks Cluster
Access to Big Game Parks of Swaziland’s 3 Parks in Swaziland
R540.00 R885.00 R1,085.00
International All Parks Cluster
Access to 80+ Parks and Reserves around Southern Africa, which are included in the SANParks, Msinsi, EKZNWildlife, Cape Nature and Swazi Clusters Parks.
R3,420.00 R5,345.00 R6,395.00

A child is anyone who is under 18 at the time of Membership Purchase.

Kruger National Park Wild Card

Kruger National Park Wild Card Prices

Become a wild card member by paying a once-off yearly. Their prices, apply until 31 October 2022, are –

Visitor Wild Card Individual Couple Family (2 adults, up to 5 children under 18)
South African citizen / resident, SADC citizen* SANParks Cluster R725 R1,175 R1,410
South African citizen / resident, SADC citizen* All Parks Cluster R755 R1,245 R1,520
Foreigners All Parks Cluster R3,420 R5,345 R6,395

Kruger National Park Bookings

Bookings can be done in several ways. These include –

SANParks’ real-time online bookings system official website www.sanparks.org.

Browse available accommodation @ www.sanparks.org/tourism/availability.

You can also mail a reservation request to reservations@sanparks.org or create an account at www.sanparks.org/bookings in a few steps and build an itinerary, book and pay online.

To book via phone, reach Central reservations in Pretoria on +27 (0)12 428 9111 or mobile: +27 (0)82 233 9111.

Kruger National Park Gate Times

Gate Times Entrance Gates Open Camp Gates Open All Gates Close
Jan 05:30 04:30 18:30
Feb 05:30 05:30 18:30
Mar 05:30 05:30 18:00
Apr 06:00 06:00 18:00
May
06:00 06:00 17:30
Jun
06:00 06:00 17:30
Jul
06:00 06:00 17:30
Aug
06:00 06:00 18:00
Sep
06:00 06:00 18:00
Oct 05:30 05:30 18:00
Nov 05:30 04:30 18:30
Dec
05:30 04:30 18:30

Kruger National Park Contact Details

Emergency Hotline – Report rule breakers and other incidents to KNP’s Emergency Call Centre on 013 735 4325.

Entrance Gate Telephone Number
Crocodile Bridge Gate +27 (0)13 735 6012
Giriyondo +27 (0)13 735 8919
Kruger Gate +27 (0)13 735 5107
Malelane Gate +27 (0)13 735 6152
Numbi Gate +27 (0)13 735 5133
Orpen Gate +27 (0)13 735 6355
Pafuri Gate +27 (0)13 735 5574
Phabeni Gate +27 (0)13 735 5890
Phalaborwa Gate +27 (0)13 735 6509
Punda Maria Gate +27 (0)13 735 6870

Kruger National Park Lodges

To find the best lodges in Kruger national park, please visit their official website at www.sanparks.org.  

Also, visit Gold Reef City Theme Park and uShaka Marine World to make your trip more memorable.

Conclusion

That concludes our run-down of the park.

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