Greater Kruger Private Big Five Photographic Safari, 21 – 25 November 2019

Key Points

  • Prime wildlife area delivering consistently great photographic opportunities.
  • Guided by professional and well-published wildlife photographer.
  • Your guide drives the vehicle ensuring timely and prime vehicle placement.
  • Photographic workshop included in safari.
  • Exclusive use of open game-drive vehicle.
  • Exclusive use of private camp. 
  • Submerged hide at nearby waterhole that offers unlimited access throughout the day and night. 
  • Daily schedule very flexible and tailored according to group requirements.
  • 6 guests maximum per safari.
  • Complimentary photographic beanbags while on safari.

 

The Camp and Reserve

Marula Camp is a small, intimate bush camp located within the Thornybush Game Reserve and with access to 16 000 acres of pristine and wildlife-rich woodland savannah. The reserve is open to the Greater Kruger region, an intact ecosystem of more than 2 million hectares – and one of the world’s most pristine wildlife areas. Game viewing here is exceptional and guests have a chance to see a wide variety of wildlife including lion, leopard, elephant, Cape buffalo, both black and white rhinoceros, as well as a host of other animals such as giraffe, zebra and a vast diversity of antelope. Endangered African wild dog and cheetah may also be seen, and birdlife is prolific with more than 300 species in the region.

 

Wildlife

Dry sandy rivers snakes through mixed Acacia and Combretum woodland, which creates habitat for abundant and diverse wildlife. Game viewing is exceptional and offers guests the chance of viewing Lion, Leopard, Elephant, Cape Buffalo, White Rhino, Giraffe, Burchell’s Zebra and a host of other herbivores in their natural habitat. African Wilddogs are also regularly seen and Cheetah are occasional visitors. Birds are plentyful and eagles, vultures and other raptors are encountered daily amongst the plethora of Hornbills, Turacos, Barbets, Parrots and a whole lot more.

Included

  • Return road transfers from Eastgate airport, Hoedspruit to Marula Camp.
  • 4 night single or sharing accommodation as per guests requests on a dinner, lunch and breakfast base.
  • Private photographic guide for duration of your stay.
  • Reserve entrance fees.
  • Tourism Levies
  • Exclusive use of open game viewer for duration of stay.
  • 2 x game drives per day.
  • Unlimited time in submerged hide. 
  • Optional bushwalks.
  • All beverages including house wines, soft drinks, coffee, tea and snacks.

Excluded

  • International Flights
  • Transfers to and from Eastgate airport, Hoedspruit.
  • Conservation fees payable upon departure.
  • Matters of personal nature
  • Spa treatments.
  • Curios.
  • Gratuities (tips).
  • Optional activities.
  • Premium brand liquor.

Cost.

  • R19 940.00 per person.

Itinerary

Day 1
  • Arrive Eastgate airport, Hoedspruit where you will be met by your guide.
  • 13:15 Road transfer to Marula Camp (40 minutes)
  • 14:00 Check in at Marula Camp and lunch.
  • 15:30 Afternoon tea served on deck overlooking riverbed
  • 16:00 Afternoon photographic game drive stopping for sundowner drinks midway through.
  • 19:00 Return to camp via night drive.
  • 20:00 Dinner and retire for bed afterwards.
Days 2 – 4
  • 05:15 Early morning wake up
  • 05:45 Meet for coffee and tea.
  • 06:00 Depart for morning photographic game drive stopping for coffee midway through.
  • 10:00 Return to camp for breakfast.
  • 11:00 Image review and/or photographic workshop.
  • 12:00 Leisure
  • 13:30 Lunch
  • 14:30 Leisure
  • 15:30 Afternoon tea served on deck overlooking riverbed
  • 16:00 Afternoon photographic game drive stopping for sundowner drinks midway through.
  • 19:00 Return to camp via nights drive.
  • 20:00 Dinner and retire for bed afterwards.
Day 5
  • 05:15 Early morning wake up
  • 05:45 Meet for coffee and tea.
  • 06:00 Depart for morning photographic game drive stopping for coffee midway through.
  • 10:00 Return to camp for breakfast.
  • 11:00 Check out at Marula Camp.
  • 11:15 Roar transfer from Marula Camp to Eastgate Airport (40 minutes).

Contact us for more information. 

Contact Info

Plot 14 Kampersrus,
Hoedspruit,
Limpopo Province,
Republic of South Africa
(+27) 082 745 0522

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