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Gecko Backpackers

29 Reviews
Sleeps 63 in 8 rooms

Owner managed, Gecko Backpackers is a quality international backpackers tucked away in one of the last indigenous forest along the Sabie...
Owner managed, Gecko Backpackers is a quality international backpackers tucked away in one of the last indigenous forest along the Sabie Valley in the South African Lowveld. A good place to use as a base from which to explore the world famous Kruger National park & the Panorama route.

We offer accommodation in basic, but clean twin off-suite rooms, mixed dormitories and a double en-suite room.
A fully equipped self catering kitchen is available for quests use. Alternatively share the braai with our other guests and enjoy the international vibe. The fully stocked bar provides drinks to enjoy in our open patio with a full view of the stunning forests.
While the splash pool gives a welcome coolness on the hot loeveld days, plenty of outdoor activities are available in the area, with big 5 Safari's in Kruger and white river rafting as some of the highlights.

Our campsite is located under large shady trees, with stunning open plan bush view showers and toilets.
With personal service and a relaxed atmosphere, Gecko Backpackers is the place to be for an affordable and pleasant stay.
from R160

Loerie Guest Farm

10 Reviews
Sleeps 21 in 8 rooms

Loerie Guest Farm is a peaceful country haven with a laidback atmosphere, where guests can simply kick off their shoes and wholly unwind...
Loerie Guest Farm is a peaceful country haven with a laidback atmosphere, where guests can simply kick off their shoes and wholly unwind next to the swimming pool. The farm is just a short drive from Kruger National Park, the Blyde River Canyon, God’s Window, Bourke’s Luck Potholes and Pilgrims Rest, the restored gold rush town and home of Jock of the Bushveld.

Loerie Guest Farm is tucked away in the Sabie River Valley, amongst indigenous forests and set in pleasant garden surroundings with abundant bird life. Situated on a working banana farm in the sub-tropical Sabie River valley with splendid mountain views, Loerie Guest Farm is strategically situated 35 km east of Sabie and 17 km west of the Kruger National Park, midway between the spectacular scenery of the great escarpment and the world-famous game lodges.
Game safaris and bush walks can be arranged prior to arrival.

Guests can relax playing pool, table tennis or volley ball next to our large swimming pool or sitting next to the bushfire in the evening at the communal braai area. Other attractions and activities close by include game drives, bush walks; elephant rides; river rafting, quad biking, tubing, horse riding; Chimp Eden, Sodwala Caves; Moholoholo Animal and Bird Rehabilitation Centre; Kapama Cheetah Project and many more. The guest farm is also just three and a half hours' drive from Johannesburg and OR Tambo International Airport.

For groups of six and more we offer two large dormitories comprising a ladies section and a men section. The ladies section features three rooms, a twin room sleeping two people on twin beds with a private en-suite bathroom and a small dorm room sleeping six people on bunk beds. The larger dorm room sleeps up to 24 people on bunk beds.

The men's section offers four rooms, a twin room sleeping two people on twin beds with a private en-suite bathroom, two dorm rooms sleeping 12 people on bunk beds, and smaller dorm room sleeping six people on bunk beds. The men’s section has its own toilets and showers. Dormitories must be booked at least two days in advance. In addition, groups are welcome to use the fully equipped communal kitchen and dining room for self catering, or can contact the owner for prepared meals.
from R300

Elephant Walk

15 Reviews
Sleeps 28 in 8 rooms

Elephant Walk is a very popular B&B and Backpackers by guests all over the world, 2 minutes away from the Entrance Gate to the Kruger...
Elephant Walk is a very popular B&B and Backpackers by guests all over the world, 2 minutes away from the Entrance Gate to the Kruger National Park in Phalaborwa. We have en-suite rooms with air cons, bar fridges TV's, microwaves, coffee/tea facilities. Twin rooms and a 10-bed dorm for students or groups. Clean linen and hot showers, BBQ facilities and a crispy pool. We arrange safaris into the Kruger National Park on open vehicles or a river safari for close up photographs of elephant, buffalo, crocks and hippos and a abundant bird life. A nice stop-over on your way to Mozambique through the Giriyondo border.
from R240

Kruger View

67 Reviews
Sleeps 40 in 10 rooms

We are a lodge for backpackers; we offer upmarket accommodation at backpacker prices. We are located on the banks of the Crocodile River...
We are a lodge for backpackers; we offer upmarket accommodation at backpacker prices. We are located on the banks of the Crocodile River with spectacular views of the Kruger National Park.

Come and stay with us and enjoy a relaxed environment with open-plan living areas and a great garden. Guests can cool down in the swimming pool and wrap-up the day with a delicious braai while listening to the sounds of Africa.

We are a short five minutes’ drive from the Kruger National Park’s Crocodile Bridge Gate and five minutes from the Lobambo Border Post to Mozambique. The Mananga Border Post to Swaziland is only 45 minutes away.

There is a friendly, open atmosphere at the lodge, where helpful staff will cater to your every need. Our knowledgeable staff members will gladly provide up-to-date travel information and can arrange a variety of activities, trips and tours for your enjoyment.
from R340

Campfire Safaris

6 Reviews
Sleeps 18 in 6 rooms

Campfire Safaris Private Game Farm is in the Balule Nature Reserve which forms part of the Greater Kruger National Park. It is situated...
Campfire Safaris Private Game Farm is in the Balule Nature Reserve which forms part of the Greater Kruger National Park. It is situated between two of the Kruger's most popular entrance gates, Phalaborwa Gate and Orpen Gate. Campfire Safaris is situated in a Big 5 area and one of our most popular features is the 30 metre lookout tower, affording a beautiful view of the bush and overlooking a waterhole.

Campfire Safaris offers different types of accommodation including rondawels, caravans and two bush hides. We have DStv, a swimming pool, lecture room and a curio shop. All bedding and towels are provided. The following services are available for an additional fee: transfers to and from Hoedspruit Bus Terminus and Eastgate Airport, Bush walks, Game drives, excursions to local attractions, Breakfast and Lunch - self-catering (food provided), Dinner, laundry service, Internet (WiFi), printing and photocopying.

The Balule Nature Reserve on which Campfire Safaris is situated has implemented a conservation levy on all people entering the Reserve. Please note that the charges for 2015 are R100 (one hundred) per person and R50 (fifty rand) per car. These fees are payable in cash on entering the Reserve. PLEASE NOTE that self-drive game viewing is NOT permitted in the Reserve.
from R400

Hazyview Adventure Backpackers

7 Reviews
Sleeps 115 in 31 rooms

Hazyview Adventure Backpackers is ideally situated on a 1.3 hectare property in Numbi Park, just 4...
Hazyview Adventure Backpackers is ideally situated on a 1.3 hectare property in Numbi Park, just 4 km outside of Hazyview, and is the ideal location from which to visit the Kruger National Park or take in the spectacular views of the Panorama Route which includes God’s Window, Bourke’s Luck Potholes and the majestic Blyde River Canyon.

Hazyview Adventure Backpackers offers accommodation in Dome Tents, Dorm Rooms or Family Rooms. The Dome Tents have a wooden deck seating area and a bamboo screen for privacy, the Dorm Rooms are ideal for group bookings, and the Family Rooms are ideal for a family of four.

Our Pub and Grub restaurant provides light meals, pool tables and a big screen TV for sporting events. The swimming pool with sun loungers is the perfect place to sip your favourite beverage, ordered from the pool bar, or simply enjoy a magazine or book. Relax next to an open fire in our boma while preparing a traditional South African braai, or prepare your meals in our communal, well-equipped kitchen.
from R120

Kruger Inn Backpackers

2 Reviews
Sleeps 14 in 5 rooms

Kruger Inn Backpackers is situated in the game-rich Marloth Park Conservancy, which is a nature reserve just 20 minutes’ drive from the...
Kruger Inn Backpackers is situated in the game-rich Marloth Park Conservancy, which is a nature reserve just 20 minutes’ drive from the Crocodile Bridge entrance of the world-renowned Kruger National Park.

Enjoy a braai while zebra, giraffe and warthog walk past you, and listen to the sound of the lions roaring at night. The Kruger Inn Backpackers offers guests self-catering accommodation; and features a fully equipped kitchen, a lounge, and a dining area. The kitchen is well equipped with a stove and oven, fridges, a chest freezer, cutlery and crockery, glasses, pots and pans. The outside dining area is under-cover.

There is also a splash pool with seating to relax and enjoy a glass of wine while you watch the wildlife. The lovely braai area offers lights, a fire pit, tables and benches, all set in a natural bush environment.

This is a birdwatcher's paradise with over 350 species listed here. Guests can enjoy 14 km of walking trails along the Crocodile River, where you can spot the Big 5. We are happy to arrange open-vehicle safaris for a minimum of two people, and also do private tours into the park. Bird walks are available on Saturday mornings.
from R300
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    Accommodation near Kruger National Park

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    from R9400
    Sleeps 24 in 12 rooms

    13.25km from Kruger National Park

    Experience the beauty and diversity of a South African National Park (SANPark) camp. The...
    Experience the beauty and diversity of a South African National Park (SANPark) camp. The world-renowned Kruger National Park offers a wildlife experience that ranks with the best in Africa.
    from R2000
    Sleeps 42 in 15 rooms

    9.10km from Kruger National Park

    1 Review

    Tamboti Tented Camp is a small camp situated on the banks of the Timbavati River, on the western...
    Tamboti Tented Camp is a small camp situated on the banks of the Timbavati River, on the western boundary of the Kruger National Park, approximately 2 km east of Orpen Rest Camp. Due to the size and location of this camp, Tamboti is one of the most popular camps in the Park.
    from R535
    Sleeps 120 in 40 rooms

    7.59km from Kruger National Park

    4 Reviews

    Kruger’s Private Bush Camps are located in the exclusive Klaserie private game reserve, which is...
    Kruger’s Private Bush Camps are located in the exclusive Klaserie private game reserve, which is part of the Big Five Greater Kruger National Park. The maximum of 12 guests sleep under canvas in twin-bedded Meru-style tents, linen and towels provided. Self-catering or catered, game activities are included. Min stay required is 3 nights. <br />
    from R3300
    Sleeps 16 in 5 rooms

    9.87km from Kruger National Park

    Kambaku is situated in the Timbavati Game Reserve, open to the world renowned Kruger National Park....
    Kambaku is situated in the Timbavati Game Reserve, open to the world renowned Kruger National Park. Kambaku Safari Lodge provides the ultimate escape from busy schedules, with only seven well appointed thatched chalets overlooking our own private water hole. Awesome game viewing in our open vehicles and scrumptious bush cuisine complete a truly memorable safari experience.
    from R7200
    Sleeps 19 in 7 rooms

    0km from Kruger National Park

    Shindzela is an affordable tented safari camp, set within the greater Kruger National Park, South...
    Shindzela is an affordable tented safari camp, set within the greater Kruger National Park, South Africa.
    from R3780
    Sleeps 6 in 3 rooms

    9.92km from Kruger National Park

    3 Reviews

    This camp is one of only two camps in the park that exclusively caters for guests with caravans and...
    This camp is one of only two camps in the park that exclusively caters for guests with caravans and for campers.
    from R250
    Sleeps 120 in 20 rooms

    6.98km from Kruger National Park

    1 Review

    Located approximately 7 km south of Mopani Rest Camp, the campsites are laid out in a rough figure...
    Located approximately 7 km south of Mopani Rest Camp, the campsites are laid out in a rough figure of eight under and around stands of ancient and beautiful leadwood, mopane and apple leaf trees.
    from R250
    Sleeps 180 in 30 rooms

    7.59km from Kruger National Park

    Baobab Lodge offers large groups intimate and luxurious accommodation in the Greater Kruger Park. ...
    Baobab Lodge offers large groups intimate and luxurious accommodation in the Greater Kruger Park. Each of the chalets are a short distance from the main lodge and offer guests complete privacy with the feeling of being alone in their own piece of the Africa bush.
    from R6400
    Sleeps 12 in 5 rooms

    11.93km from Kruger National Park

    Kambaku River Sands

    from R4500
    Kambaku River Sands is well situated in the heart of the Timbavati Private Nature Reserve, which...
    Kambaku River Sands is well situated in the heart of the Timbavati Private Nature Reserve, which makes up the western boarder of the Kruger National Park.
    from R4500
    Sleeps 20 in 10 rooms

    15.75km from Kruger National Park

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