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The Different Accommodations Available Within Kruger National Park

The Kruger National Parks offers a array of lodging options to select from; food for all kinds of travellers.

What kinds of accommodations are at Kruger Park?

The Kruger National Park has an ideal accommodation for any tourist!

There’s a variety of lodging options to choose from, and it all depends on the degree of convenience and comfort you desire. If you’re happy to take a risk can enjoy it, but people looking for something a bit special will be able to find what they’re looking for. Families have plenty of options at every level.

It is worth noting that the Kruger National Park boasts Private Game Lodges that are situated within the borders within The National Park – these are classified as Concession zones. The private Luxury Safari Lodges in Kruger National Park. Kruger National Park offer you an all-inclusive safari experience, including luxurious accommodation with bathroom facilities as well as daily morning and evening game drives on an open safari vehicles, along with all your meals.

Private Game Lodges

Private Game Lodges within Kruger National Park are defined by luxury, personal care and exclusive facilities. Some lodges provide exclusive safari suites that are tented and permanent and others have en-suite thatched rooms set in a variety of settings.

Pay a single daily rate or a package rate that includes specific meals, drinks games, and leisure facilities. The lodges are privately owned and located on private land concessions in the Kruger Park, which offers an excellent opportunity to view game.

These exclusive and luxurious private game lodges provide 5-star accommodations as well as services and game activities. Each lodge is distinctive with a personal touch. Luxury is the norm every day. Many lodges are able to accommodate guests who have mobility issues. You can expect elegantly furnished en-suites that are decorated in a thatched suite or a safari tent which is constructed on the foundation of a fixed platform.

Each suite comes with an individual deck, and, in some cases, the suite has a private plunge pool. The guests are treated to high-end towels, linens and other bathroom amenities. There is also an ironing service and laundry offered. The suites are cleaned every day and are equipped with various amenities including shampooers, bottles of water and international adaptors, as well as a pesticide that is safe and non-toxic.

Self-Catering Rest Camp Accommodation

The traditional Kruger National Park self-catering Rest Camps and privately-owned Self-catering Bush Camps as well as Lodges as well as rustic satellite Camps provide a range of self-catering accommodations that are affordable. Camping options range from rustic camping sites and tented camps and cottages and huts for budgets to fully-equipped bungalows. Accommodations are not inclusive of all wildlife viewing excursions; however, they are available separately, as are the other extras such as food and fees for conservation.

People staying at Kruger Park Self-Catering Camps are able to adhere to their own schedules for eating, watching games and just to relax. Self-catering is a great option to those who bring themselves with their own kitchen equipment as well as other supplies. Self-catering guests are able to combine and match different options and camps to provide an all-inclusive holiday that is tailored to their budget as well as requirements of their family or group. In this case, guest houses are particularly suitable for group bookings since they offer multiple bedrooms as well as bathrooms.

A majority of camps offer communal facilities like kitchens and washrooms that are available to guests staying in more rustic accommodations. The Kruger Park self-catering units come with the facility of their individual braai (barbecue) facility. Basic kitchenware, including bedding, crockery and cutlery are typically available, however most guests prefer to take their own.

Types of Rest Camp Accommodation

Guesthouses: This type of accommodation includes multiple bathroom and bedroom units, some with lounge space and usually bar facilities with a stunning view. The luxurious units are situated in the best locations in the camping area. Kitchens are well-equipped, and some units are equipped with grills, air conditioners and microwave facilities. A limited channel of DSTV satellite television is offered.

Guest Cottages – These cottages are multi-bedroom units with fully-equipped kitchens with at least two bathrooms, one of which is an en-suite. There are some that have air conditioning, barbecue areas, or other amenities.

Family Cottages-Family cottages include multi-bedroom units that have air cooling, a living area as well as a bathroom and kitchen. Some units include bathrooms with en-suite facilities as well as barbecue areas.

Cottages – The majority of them are single-bedroom units that include living rooms, bathrooms and kitchen. There are some that have an additional bedroom, a bathroom with an en-suite as well as air-conditioning, verandas and barbecue areas outside.

Bungalows are single bedroom units, with bathrooms. The majority of units are air-conditioned. Some are equipped with communal kitchens and others have their own kitchenettes that are equipped with basic kitchen appliances and barbecue facilities. Certain bungalows offer view of the river’s perimeter and others are upgraded to luxurious quality.

Safari Tents – The long-lasting decorated canvas tents are placed in fixed structures (stilts) and many of them include fridges or fan as well as a tiny veranda. A few have a kitchen with communal toilet facilities, while some come with extravagant trimmings.

Huts – These are single-room units that have a kitchen and ablution facilities shared by the community. Certain units come with a fridge, a fan and air conditioning. There are no cooking equipment or cutlery and crockery, however the communal kitchens are equipped with electric stoves and sinks.

Camping Sites – In this category are sites for tents and caravans. They are mostly powered (except Balule, Tsendze and some in Punda Maria). The sites at Lower Sabie have designated boundaries as well as their own water taps. There are communal washrooms and cooking facilities, with 24/7 hot water hotplates, electric hotplates as well as washing up facilities. Camp sites are spread across Kruger National Park.

Other Options for Accommodation

The process of choosing the best hotel for your trip can be a daunting task! We at Siyabona Africa we aim to provide you with the most enjoyable safari experience and offer a variety of packages and accommodation to meet your individual requirements.

There are numerous excellent accommodation choices that provide exceptional game and safari experiences in private Reserves that have the borders that are unfenced and not fixed to Kruger National Park, which allows animals to roam freely. Since it’s less crowded this means your wildlife encounters will be closer and personal.

There are numerous Kruger Park accommodation available including lodges, guest houses and hotels, as well as self-catering accommodations and exclusive-use villas, which provide easy access to the park for game viewing on a self-drive as well as guided drive drives that we can organize.