Travel Blogs from Skukuza, South Africa

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Racing to find wild dogs and cheetahs, Kruger, South Africa travel blog

Racing to find wild dogs and cheetahs

A travel blog entry by jonclark2000

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Click here for all Kruger photos A bit of a long day and I think we bit off a bit more than we could chew! We wanted to head up north for a while to see if we could spot cheetah or wild dogs on the flatter, more open plains. Unfortunately we ...

Last Days at Kruger National Park, Skukuza, South Africa travel blog

Last Days at Kruger National Park

A travel blog entry by goodrichodyssey

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... better in person, you can see about 60 or more miles in all directions) of elephants crossing the river at sunset and during the early afternoon. We will never forget the view of the park from here! Then moved to the main camp Skukuza for our final ...

Kruger Day 7, Skukuza, South Africa travel blog

Kruger Day 7

A travel blog entry by goodrichodyssey

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Pictures tell the ...

Elephant and python at ten paces, Kruger National Park, South Africa travel blog

Elephant and python at ten paces

A travel blog entry by off_road_clara

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... there are so many side roads to see. I didn't have a map, but thought I could remember an alternative route to Satara from the South. As I passed the Tshokwane tea room I took a dirt road left. It would either lead me to Orpen Gate or take me up to ...

Up early to see the sunrise over Satara, Satara, Kruger National Park, South Africa travel blog

Up early to see the sunrise over Satara

A travel blog entry by off_road_clara

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... , still, waiting for the danger to pass before it would unravel and carry on its march to the other side. By the time I arrived in Skukuza two hours later my eyes were sore, but at least it hadn't been game over for most of the multi-legged troopers on ...

Splurge at Elephant Plains, Elephant Plains in Sabi Sands, South Africa travel blog

Splurge at Elephant Plains

A travel blog entry by sfrtw

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More pics are here Quite a few people recommended that we combine our Kruger experience with a experience on a private reserve.  Selecting one wasn't easy as most of them were extremely pricey - one night at a private reserve runs from $250 to ...

Kruger Day 6, Skukuza, South Africa travel blog

Kruger Day 6

A travel blog entry by goodrichodyssey

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We continue to move south to the main camp in the park. They have over 2,000 people work here from cooks to ...

Going off-road with the academics, Melalane, South Africa travel blog

Going off-road with the academics

A travel blog entry by off_road_clara

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Wayne arrives, and brings gifts. A laptop covered in Reese's pieces. Finally I will be able to do some work and eat myself into a stupor at the same time. Thanks Wayne - it will surely make a difference. Update: Who knew - three months later and the ...

Frankolin retreat in Satara, Satara, Kruger National Park, South Africa travel blog

Frankolin retreat in Satara

A travel blog entry by off_road_clara

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I fed the Frankolins today. I can't be quite sure if it is the mother and one remaining baby, or if they are siblings. All I know is that slowly, over the eight months there have been fewer babies remaining every time I've come back. The first time I ...

Buffalo Capture, Skukuza, Kruger National Park, South Africa travel blog

Buffalo Capture

A travel blog entry by off_road_clara

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Day Two. 4:15am Time to catch some buffalo. 'OK guys, time to get up!' I yelled in their general direction. I had packed the night before, but I wasn't so sure about their morning speed ability, and was taking no chances. Forty-five minutes should be ...

Sensational Skukuza, Skukuza, South Africa travel blog

Sensational Skukuza

A travel blog entry by sophslife

... at her for a few seconds. That was when momma said, "Uh Jess, I think you'd better close your window!" That was our first night in Kruger National Park. Late at night, there were hyenas circling the fence around Skukuza camp. That sure was cool looking! ...

A great day in the Kruger National Park!, Kruger National Park, South Africa travel blog

A great day in the Kruger National Park!

A travel blog entry by daveandnat

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Day 5 Kruger National Park travel to Berg-En-Dal, Kruger Park, South Africa travel blog

Day 5 Kruger National Park travel to Berg-En-Dal

A travel blog entry by bushmantours

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Time to leave our lovely chalets in Lower Sabie and travel to our last camp in the Kruger, Berg-En-Dal. Packed the vehicle, again wondering how it was all going to fit in! Stopped by Sunset Dam for a last look. Hippo and croc, zebra and giraffe, ...

Skukuza rest camp, Kruger Park, Skukuza , South Africa, South Africa travel blog

Skukuza rest camp, Kruger Park

A travel blog entry by oneluckygirl

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Skukuza- Today was the first day of Kruger Park. We are on our own, no guide or anything. We are staying in Skukuza rest camp tonight. I thought Kruger Park would be nothing compared to what we saw in the Serengeti, but on our way to our rest camp, there ...

Day 3 Kruger National Park, Skukuza, South Africa travel blog

Day 3 Kruger National Park

A travel blog entry by bushmantours

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... move to Lower Sabie camp, about 45 km away, 2 -3 hours slow drive away. We went back to Lake Panic hide near Skukuza for viewing and were rewarded with elephants, birds and numerous crocodiles. Off to Lower Sabie.... Drove along the Sabie River. Numerous ...

Day 4 Kruger National Park, Lower Sabie Camp, Kruger Park, South Africa travel blog

Day 4 Kruger National Park, Lower Sabie Camp

A travel blog entry by bushmantours

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Croc kill update - after checking the photos (which we'll publish as soon as wifi improves) we have seen that the croc had caught a baby hippo and not an impala as previously thought. Decided to pop to Sunset Dam, a few minutes drive from camp before ...

Kruger Park - Day One, Skukuza, South Africa travel blog

Kruger Park - Day One

A travel blog entry by bushmantours

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... Park via Phabeni Gate. Within an hour we had seen zebra, wildebeest, impala, white rhino, elephant, buffalo, tortoise, hippo. Booked into Skukuza camp and unpacked into the chalet. A quick lunch and then off for a game drive in the afternoon when the sun ...

Self-Drive Safari, Kruger National Park, South Africa travel blog

Self-Drive Safari

A travel blog entry by trent

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Arriving to Phabeni gate at sunrise, as Art and I were heading to the southern camp of Berg-en-dal to go on a three day wilderness walking trail (more on this later), we decided that we should get there by doing a self-drive through part of the massive ...

Merry Christmas and Happy New Year everyone, Kruger Park, South Africa travel blog

Merry Christmas and Happy New Year everyone

A travel blog entry by roberton

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I hope you had a great Christmas because I did! We went to the Kruger and it was great because we saw lots of animals, 2 leopard , 5 lion , 2 leopard tortoise ,1 hinge-back tortoise , 2 terrapin , 100 elephant , 100 zebra , 100 giraffe , 1000 impala , 50 ...

Day 131 - SA, Skukuza - Kruger NP, Skukuza, South Africa travel blog

Day 131 - SA, Skukuza - Kruger NP

A travel blog entry by oliveramber

... cool. Further on catch buffalo laying low. Oliver kept getting springbok on his side. Very funny. Another bloody springbok. Checked into Skukuza resort where we paid R130 for camping - can't complain. Night drive full so book on 5am one. Ouch. ...

Driving to the Kruger, Kruger National Park, South Africa travel blog

Driving to the Kruger

A travel blog entry by sarahanddoug

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... 1 taxi company in that area! Needless-to-say, Venessa was a bit nervous as the road to the Kruger has hundreds of taxi's on it. South Africa has quite a big death toll on the roads. Along the way we passed a town called Witbank and we saw quite a few ...

Big Cats, Kruger Park, South Africa travel blog

Big Cats

A travel blog entry by hpeier12

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... well knowing we where in their habitat ....and of course we didn't mind waiting watching and taking pictures. On the way back going south we encountered also Cheetahs on the road among lots of other Wild-live. The key to see the big Cats is getting up ...

LIONS!, Kruger National Park, South Africa travel blog

LIONS!

A travel blog entry by sarahanddoug

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... was great! It had big trees everywhere, a lot of space, kitchen area, shop and nice amenities or ablutions as they say in Africa. We pitched our tents and booked ourselves on a sunset safari drive for 5pm. First thing we saw was a herd of elephants ...

Kruger National Park, Kruger National Park, South Africa travel blog

Kruger National Park

A travel blog entry by sarahanddoug

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... it. I bought a brightly coloured beaded necklace and Venessa bought me a beaded African bracelet. We now looked like true tourists in Africa! We had lunch on the viewing deck that had a great bar and café. It overlooked the river and we saw hippo's ...

seeing animals, Kruger Park VIDEO PENDING, South Africa travel blog

seeing animals

A travel blog entry by lroff

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Oct 18-22 Kruger trip - Advertising blurb told me-, Kruger Park VIDEO PENDING, South Africa travel blog

Oct 18-22 Kruger trip - Advertising blurb told me-

A travel blog entry by lroff

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... Park. We stop several times during the day to freshen up and have breakfast and lunch in rest camps along the way. We also visit Skukuza the main camp of the Park. We return to our Lodge before dark and have time to relax before we enjoy dinner at the ...

Feb 25, 2014, Skukuza, South Africa travel blog

Feb 25, 2014

A travel blog entry by rayfishley

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Feb 17, 2014, Skukuza , South Africa travel blog

Feb 17, 2014

A travel blog entry by rayfishley

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Pretoriuskop-Sukuza, Kruger Park, South Africa travel blog

Pretoriuskop-Sukuza

A travel blog entry by roberton

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As well as the earlier scorpion, we have had many more endearing neighbours in camp. At various times we've shared our plots with a nursing bats, monitor lizards and mongoose. We're still hoping to use Pete's UV torch to find some scorpions by night ...

Feb 18, 2014, Skukuza, South Africa travel blog

Feb 18, 2014

A travel blog entry by rayfishley

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