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Unique Kruger Self drive

Self-drive to Xanatseni Private Camp where guests are offered a unique big game safari in the Klaserie Private Reserve, bordering the Kruger. The drive from Johannesburg is on good, safe roads and the journey will take about 6 hours.

Unique Kruger Self drive

from US$1300 per person sharing


Sometimes the destination is not only most rewarding part of a trip, especially when the journey is driving through the diverse and wonderful South African countryside.This is a short trip to one of the best private game reserves in the Kruger, incorporating a 6 hour drive along the Blyde River, mountains, waterfalls, farmland, and a bit of South African culture.

Arrive at OR Tambo International Airport in Johannesburg from where you will collect your pre-arranged rental car and follow the directions to the Klaserie. Spending 3 nights at Xanatseni Private Camp will result in ultimate relaxation with big game viewing and accommodation in modern chalets.


From approximately USD 1300 per person sharing.


Please note that you can drop a night at each lodge to shorten your safari and lower the cost. (Includes car rental).

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Days 1 to 3 - Xanatseni Private Camp, Klaserie Private Nature Reserve

Arrive at Johannesburg's OR Tambo International Airport where you will collect your rental car and self-drive to Xanatseni Private Camp in the Klaserie Private Nature Reserve. Here, you will stay for 3 nights on a full board plus game activities basis.

The drive from Johannesburg to Xanatseni takes approximately 6 hours on good, safe and well-signed roads. There are some great stopping points along the way, including restaurants, look-out points and roadside crafts for sale.

Xanatseni Private Camp, located in the heart of the Klaserie, offers an authentic and charming safari experience. The chalets are modern and well appointed and the main area has a spacious lounge offering private nooks to relax, a pool and various dining options. The camp also has an elevated viewing deck that overlooks the Klaserie bush. 

Day 4 - Depart back to Johannesburg

After your morning game activity and brunch, you will self-drive back to Johannesburg giving yourself at least 6 hours for the journey in order to make time for your onward travel arrangements.

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