The awesome safari kicks off with a sunset gamedrive in an open Landcruiser for you to enjoy the fresh bush air. During the course of the safari you will see wildlife big and small, a variety of birdlife and beautiful flora and fauna, and enjoy various picnics along the way. You will also get the chance to go on a bush walk with an experienced game ranger and visit the local rehabilitation centre and get up close with the injured animals.
Per Person Sharing Rate: R 8,695.00 Valid 01 Jan - 31 Dec 2016
Single Rate: R 9,395.00 Valid 01 Jan - 31 Dec 2016
Children Under 12 Rate: R 4,695.00 Valid 01 Jan - 31 Dec 2016
Pick up from your hotel in Gauteng or Johannesburg Airport and travel via the Highveld grasslands to the subtropical Lowveld. At Tremisana Game Lodge in the Balule section of the Kruger National Park, unwind at the bar, enjoy a refreshing dip in our pool and relax in the beautiful tropical gardens. Board an open Landcruiser for a 3h Sunset Drive, your first opportunity to experience the varied fauna and flora of Africa. Watch the magnificent African sunset and, after dark, use spotlights to locate nocturnal animals. Dinner will be an unforgettable BUSH BRAAI in the Marula Tree Boma deep in the African bush. Continue the night drive after dinner and overnight in comfortable en suite chalet at Tremisana Lodge.
At sunrise drive to a remote spot to enjoy a 4h Bush Walk. Your ranger will lead you through the bush at a pace you can handle. The thrill of following big animals will remain with you forever. Adrenalin surges will be acute, even if your ranger is adequately armed. Return to Tremisana for brunch. At around 15h00 we enjoy an afternoon game drive. Transfer to Marcís Treehouse Lodge where accommodation is in romantic and fascinating treehouses. Dinner in the open Boma. Overnight in your fascinating Treehouse.
Drive to the Orpen Gate of Kruger on a custom-built open-sided Gameviewer. You will have an opportunity to view game without intervening glass windows and also listen to and smell the denizens of the bush. We have regular stops at picnic spots, restcamps and places of interest. The Orpen-Satara-Nwanedzi regionís open plains attract large herds of zebra, giraffe and antelope that, in turn, attract many predators. In fact this zone has the highest concentration of lions in Africa.
After breakfast, we travel to the Moholoholo Rehabilitation Centre for injured and orphaned animals and birds. You will have an opportunity to get close and personal to some of the residents, including lions and leopards. After lunch you drive to Tremisana. At around 15h00, we drive to the Big Five Tshukudu Game Reserve for High Tea. Enjoy an open vehicle game drive in this Big Five reserve. Return to Marcís Treehouse Lodge for dinner and overnight.
Enjoy a Sunrise Walk. After breakfast, drive via the Panorama Route to see the scenic splendours including the Three Rondawels and the Blyde River Canyon. We return to Gauteng in the late afternoon. Airport drop-off by arrangement.
What to bring:
- Casual neutral-coloured clothes by day and a pullover for the Sunset Drive
- Walking shoes, sun hat, sunglasses and swimming gear
- Suncream and insect repellant
- Flashlight, binoculars and photographic equipment
- Money for drink, personal expenses and lunches in Kruger and on transfer days
- A keen pair of eyes to help us spot all the animals
Rates valid: 1 January Ė 31 December 2015
All transfers, all entry fees, all game drives and game walks and accommodation on a dinner, bed and breakfast basis.
- 1 Night Tremisana Lodge + 3 Nights Marcís Treehouse Lodge
- 3 Hour Sunset Drive On Balule Big 5 Game Reserve
- Bush Braai At Marula Tree Boma
- 4 Hour Big Five Bush Walk
- 2 Hour Game Drive On Balule
- Full Day In Kruger Park On Open Gameviewer
- Moholoholo Rehabilitation Centre
- 3 Hour Game Drive On Tshukudu Big Five Game Reserve
- Scenic Highlights Of Blyde Canyon
- Personals items
General Policies & Disclaimers
TARIFFS include all transfers, all entry fees, all game drives and game walks and accommodation on a dinner, bed and breakfast basis. Excluded are lunches on transfer days and the day spent in Kruger Park, drinks, gratuities and personal items. Tariffs are valid for the full calendar year.
All tariffs are in SOUTH AFRICAN RANDS INDEMNITY FORMS must be signed at the start of your safari. We recommend that you take out insurance against personal accident, medical expenses and baggage loss.
TRANSFERS to and from Gauteng to our accommodation establishments are in airconditioned Toyota Quantums. We offer you excellent security as we conduct door-to-door collection from your homes, hotels, hostels or Oliver Tambo Airport, thus ensuring your safety. Lunchstops are made at Dullstroom or Nelspruit.
Guests on our BUSH WALKS are always accompanied by two armed rangers. Although there is no legal limit to the minimum age of participants, Viva Safaris is informed by the recommendations of FGASA (Field Guides Association of S.A.). FGASA recommends that the minimum age be 16. Tourists aged between 12 and 16 may be permitted to participate in the bush walks as long as their parents take full responsibility in ensuring their children strictly obey all instructions from our rangers.