Kruger National Park Travel Information

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Kruger National Park Scene The largest game reserve in South Africa, Kruger National Park is basically a synonym for the word "safari." Home to over 500 bird species, 100 reptiles, nearly 150 mammals, multiple archaeological sites, and a stunningly diversity of trees and flowers, Kruger is the country’s flagship national park. Adventurers can explore the park in a 4x4, take a bush walk or fly above in a hot-air balloon.

Things to do in Kruger National Park: Game drives at Phalaborwa Gate in Kruger National Park • Wolhuter Wilderness Trail • Tshokwane Picnic Site • Napi Wilderness Trail • Olifants Wilderness Trail • Sweni Wilderness Trail • Nyalaland Wilderness Trail • Bushmans Trail • Lonely Bull Trail • Mphongolo Backpacking Trail

Highly rated hotels in Kruger National Park: Lukimbi Safari Lodge • Jabulani Safari • Lion Sands River Lodge • Kapama Karula • Pondoro Game Lodge • Royal Malewane • Dulini Leadwood Lodge • Makanyi Private Game Lodge • Sabi Sabi Selati Camp • Londolozi Private Game Reserve • Silvan Safari • Sabi Sabi Little Bush Camp • Dulini Lodge • Singita Boulders Lodge • Simbambili Game Lodge • Shumbalala Game Lodge • Sabi Sabi Earth Lodge • Sabi Sabi Bush Lodge • Thornybush Game Lodge • Kapama River Lodge • Leopard Hills Private Game Reserve • andBeyond Kirkman's Kamp • Kapama Buffalo Camp • Kings Camp • Thornybush Waterside Lodge • Chitwa Chitwa • Jock Safari Lodge • Hamiltons Tented Camp • Singita Sweni Lodge • Kruger Shalati: The Train On The Bridge Hotel



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Great Circle Distance between Heathrow and OR Tambo International Airport is 5,639 miles. Kruger National Park's IATA airport code is JNB.


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Climate: The Kruger National Park, where you can find elephants, lions and other animals of the savannah, is located on the border with Mozambique, mostly at an altitude ranging from 1,000 to 1,600 feet. Here the winter is dry and sunny, with large temperature variations between night and day. At night, it can get cold, about 10°C or less, while during the day the temperature gets to around 27°C. Therefore, when going on safaris in this period, it's better to dress in layers. Summer is hot and humid, with possible afternoon thunderstorms.

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BA Tier Points

Class Tier Points
(One way)
Tier Points
(Return)
Economy 35 70
World Traveller Plus 90 180
Business 140 280
First 210 420


Avios Required (per leg) for BA Redemption Flight from London to Johannesburg, (Zone 6, 4,001-5,500 miles)

Cabin Off Peak TravelPeak Travel
Economy16,25025,000
World Traveller Plus32,50050,000
Club62,50075,000
First85,000100,000


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