3 Day Unrivaled Views of the Kruger & Sabie River Safari

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Experience the Kruger National Park, suspended over the Sabie River.

Overview

Experience a safari unlike any other aboard the exquisite 5-Star Kruger Shalati Train on the Bridge!

Kruger Shalati stands as the most unique accommodation in Kruger National Park to date, a permanently stationed luxury train on a bridge above a river flowing through the wildlife-rich Southern section of the Kruger National Park. Return flights from Johannesburg, Airport transfers, Luxury train-suite accommodation, Morning & Afternoon game drives, Meals & Drinks are all Included in this package.

Safari available in 4 day, 5 day & 6 day itinerary options. Please speak to our safari experts for more information.

Itinerary

Day 1: Flight to the Kruger

Begin your journey in Johannesburg with a flight from OR Tambo International Airport to Skukuza Airport (the time savings when compared to a return road transfer from & back to Johannesburg are in the region of 11 hours in total!). You will be met and transferred to Kruger Shalati Train on the Bridge. (Flights beginning/ending in Cape Town are available at a surcharge).

Kruger Shalati offers an express entryway to relaxation & meaningful connection. Guests have convenient access to everything the park has to offer and a range of other major attractions in the area. Enjoy first-of-its-kind luxury accommodation in a re-envisioned train stationed on a bridge above the Sabie River in the Kruger National Park. Luxury accommodation, all meals, a selection of soft drinks, house wines, local brand spirits, and beers & two game drives daily are all included during your stay.

In the late afternoon, you will head out with your guide and tracker for an afternoon game drive through the reserve in search of wildlife including the Big 5. Arrive back at the lodge in time to freshen up before enjoying a sumptuous dinner.

Accommodation: Kruger Shalati The Train on the Bridge

Day 2: Game Drives & Relaxation

Enjoy rewarding game viewing on morning and afternoon drives as you explore the Kruger National Park on the lookout for the Big 5 and hosts of other classic African animals.

Relaxation is important between game drives, facilities at Kruger Shalati Train on the Bridge include a unique overhanging pool with a viewing deck on the bridge offering guests the unique experience of taking a dip while watching crocodiles, hippos and elephants just meters below. Guests are invited to take advantage of in-room spa treatments (at additional expense), or a drink at the Round in 9 Bar which is part of the Kruger Station Precinct, adjacent to Kruger Shalati.

Accommodation: Kruger Shalati The Train on the Bridge

Day 3: Morning game drive activity & departure

This morning you will enjoy a final breakfast and the last game drive before you transfer to Skukuza Airport to catch a flight back to OR Tambo Airport for your outbound flight back home.

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We can arrange travel insurance that will make this booking totally refundable.

Inclusions

2 nights at Kruger Shalati Train on the Bridge
Return flights from/to Johannesburg
Private sizable suites with infinite river & bush views
Best pool views in the Kruger – with crocodile, hippos, buffaloes and elephants greeting guests metres below!
2x safari activites, daily
All meals
Local brand beverages
Afternoon tea
In-room Spa treatments (extra cost)
A myriad of wildlife and birds, easily spotted from your luxurious room and on game drives
All taxes / VAT
Flights beginning / ending in Cape Town available at a surcharge

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