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Game drives at Phalaborwa Gate in Kruger National Park

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Phalaborwa Gate, Kruger National Park, South Africa
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Had a fantastic time

Day 1 - Drove from Phalaborwa gate to Letaba, and then Mopani and back to Phalaborwa. We did most... read more

Reviewed 21 December 2017
david c
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Johannesburg, South Africa
excellent drives and walks

focus more on the walks instead of drives. take a cammera and binoculars. gaming is based on... read more

Reviewed 7 December 2017
alejandro b
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Santiago, Chile
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Phalaborwa Gate, Kruger National Park, South Africa
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Reviewed December 21, 2017

Day 1 - Drove from Phalaborwa gate to Letaba, and then Mopani and back to Phalaborwa. We did most of the loops. Saw among others elephant, impala, waterbuck, kudu, giraffe, buffalo, zebra, wildebeest and dwarf mongoose. Stopped over at Letaba for refreshments - Mugg and...More

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Reviewed December 7, 2017

focus more on the walks instead of drives. take a cammera and binoculars. gaming is based on patience and luck. dont expect to get the nat geo video on the first day

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Reviewed November 25, 2017

we opted for the fully morning 6hr game drive, and glad we selected that option. This is truly a once in a life time opportunity to experience Kruger National Park. And boy did we experience some true National Geographic moments, keep the camera rolling, don't...More

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Reviewed November 23, 2017

Drove from Numbi Gate when all the way up via Sabie, Satara, Baluleni & Olifants to the Phalaborwa Gate. This route is absolutely amazing, with lots of game, we saw a group of Cheetahs in the Satara area, and the biggest elephants one has seen....More

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Reviewed November 21, 2017

We had the luck to be able to sleep in Shipandani hide, one night, About 40 km from Phalaborwa Gate. Marvellous to be there in the wild the all nigth, just behind a wooden wall . We could enjoy so many animals calls, sometimes very...More

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Reviewed November 2, 2017

The 4x4 tour allows you access to remote areas in the Greater Kruger National Park that are not frequented by many visitors. The surrounding wilderness, the remoteness and the seclusion of travelling through rarely seen areas are the main thrills of this tour. You can...More

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Reviewed October 23, 2017

The reception and check in daily was fast and friendly and the maps easy to read with lots of suggestions. We traveled in and out the Park for 3 days and on the 4th day through the park to Skukuza where we slept over in...More

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Reviewed September 6, 2017 via mobile

Game drives are a fun family thing to do. We especially enjoy the night drives as we often see the big cats doing their thing & see more of the nocturnal animals too. The tour guides know their thing & are very informative. Snacks &...More

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Reviewed September 4, 2017

We took the Sabi Sands drive at Kruger National Park and the density of wildlife was unbelievable! This is by far the best safari destination to have a close encounter with so many wild animals everywhere. We saw: elephants, gazelles, Impala, monkeys, baboons, water bucks,...More

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Reviewed September 1, 2017

The activity title alluding to Phalaborwa Gate is a bit of a misnomer, because you can enter from many gates of Kruger National Park - I have done so using 2 different gates led by different guides and the experience are similar, what makes a...More

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