Kruger National Park Prices 2023
Kruger National Park prices are an essential part of planning your safari. Types of Kruger National Park costs to consider include:
- Car hire
- Activities, e.g. game drive tours, 4×4 trails, bush braais, hiking trails, golf, etc.
- Food, i.e. self-catering, eating out.
The cost of Kruger National Park accommodation, activities, and entry are questions we get asked a lot, so we’ve put a price summary together to help with your Kruger safari budget.
Kruger Park entry fees – a ticket price must be paid for every day you intend to spend in the game reserve.
There are so many attractions at Kruger National Park, and it is large enough to accommodate you and all your loved ones.
Kruger National Park Prices/Entry Fees 2023
|Visitor||Price per person per day|
|Adult||Child (2-11 years)|
|South African citizen/resident||R115||R57|
|Southern African Development Community (SADC) citizen*||R230||R115|
Kruger National Park prices – day visitors
Day visitors who make bookings also need to pay an additional R50 per adult and R25 per child.
Wild Card gives you unlimited access to a range of parks, which may be better value.
|Visitor||Wild Card||Individual||Couple||Family (2 adults, up to 5 kids under 18)|
|South African citizen/resident, SADC citizen*||SANParks Cluster||R760||R1,230||R1,475|
|South African citizen/resident, SADC citizen*||All Parks Cluster||R790||R1,300||R1,590|
|Foreigners||All Parks Cluster||R3,575||R5,585||R6,685|
Kruger National Park prices – accommodation
Kruger National Park offers a variety of accommodations catering to every traveler. The cost will vary depending on the standard of lodging you choose.
Guests can endure camping or stay in caravans, rent cottages, or luxury and exclusive private game lodges.
|Accommodation type||Prices from|
|Skukuza Safari Lodge||R1,961|
Kruger National Park Accommodation & Camping Tariffs
- Berg-en-Dal (with satellite Malelane)
- Crocodile Bridge
- Lower Sabie
- Orpen (with satellites Maroela and Tamboti)
- Punda Maria
- Satara (with satellite Balule)
Kruger National Park prices – activities
There is a big array of activities on offer at Kruger National Park.
|4×4 trails||R1,691 per vehicle|
|Wilderness trails||R10,570 per two-bed hut|
|Backpacking trails||R3,277 per person|
|Mountain bike trail||R920 per adult|
|Morning walk||R687 per adult|
|Riverwalk||R402 per adult|
|Afternoon walk||R402 per adult|
|Sunrise drive||R402 adult, R201 child|
|Sunset drive||R402 adult, R201 child|
|Night drive||R307 adult, R153 child|
Kruger National Park Gate Times
- Oct-Mar: 05:30 am
- Apr – Sep: 06:00 am
Camp Gates Opening Times:
- Oct: 05:30 am
- Nov – Jan: 04:30 am
- Feb – Mar: 05:30 am
- Apr – Sep: 06:00 am
All Gates Closing Times:
- Aug – Oct: 6:00 pm
- Nov – Feb: 6:30 pm
- Mar – Apr: 6:00 pm
- May – Jul: 5:30 pm
Kruger National Park Lodges
To find the best lodges in Kruger National Park, please visit their official website at www.sanparks.org.
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 firstname.lastname@example.org or create an account at www.sanparks.org/bookings in a few steps, build an itinerary, and book and pay online.
To book via phone, reach Central Reservations in Pretoria at +27 (0)12 428 9111 or mobile: at +27 (0)82 233 9111.
Kruger National Park Contact Details
Emergency Hotline – Report rule breakers and 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|
That concludes our run-down of the park.
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