Rate

R26 445.00 per person per stay

Region

Olifants West and Balule North, Balule Private Nature Reserve

Destination

Greater Kruger National Park, South Africa

Full Board

Breakfast, lunch and dinner, drinks and activities included

Also Included

Transfers from and to Hoedspruit’s Eastgate Airport and between camps. A boat cruise on the Olifants River
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LIVE WILD PACKAGE AT A GLANCE

Five days | Four nights nights | South Africa

Day 1

  • Where you’ll be – Bundox Explorer Camp
  • What you’ll do – Upon reaching the camp, allocate some time to get comfortably settled. Subsequently, engage in an Expedition briefing and orientation within this charming camp, which boasts panoramic views of the northern Drakensberg Escarpment. Later in the day, participate in an afternoon game drive in the Big 5 area, ensuring an immersive and memorable wildlife experience.

  • Overnight- Bundox Explorer Camp

Day 2

  • Where you’ll be – Bundox Explorer Camp
  • What you’ll do – Embark on a dawn safari exploration, enhanced by supplementary morning and afternoon/evening game drives, offering abundant chances to submerge yourself in the untouched African wilderness. Enhance your safari experience by indulging in sundowners during these drives, imparting a delightful aspect to your adventure. Revel in the comfort of home-cooked meals and exceptional hospitality consistently offered at the camp throughout your journey.

  • Overnight – Bundox Explorer Camp

Day 3

  • Where you’ll be – Bundox River Lodge
  • What you’ll do – After an invigorating morning safari and a delightful breakfast, get ready for a seamless transfer to the Balule North region within the Greater Kruger area. Your destination is the charming Bundox River Lodge, situated along the scenic banks of the Olifants River. Upon arrival, seize the opportunity to embark on an afternoon/evening game drive, immersing yourself in the captivating beauty of the surroundings as you commence this phase of your journey

  • Overnight – Bundox River Lodge

Day 4

  • Where you’ll be – Bundox River Lodge
  • What you’ll do -Begin your day with an early morning game drive, followed by a delightful breakfast on the deck of Bundox River Lodge. Following a light lunch and some leisure time, partake in an exhilarating afternoon cruise along the Olifants River, followed by another game drive, infusing a touch of excitement into your day.
  • Overnight – Bundox River Lodge

Day 5

  • Where you’ll be – Departure: Bundox River Lodge
  • What you’ll do -As the day concludes, bid your farewells and smoothly transition with a transfer back to Hoedspruit’s Eastgate Airport, ensuring a seamless continuation of your onward journey.

Your expedition in detail

Day 1

Greetings! Step into the awe-inspiring beauty of South Africa. Upon landing at Hoedspruit’s Eastgate Airport, your guide will warmly welcome you and accompany you to an open safari vehicle for a scenic 45-minute transfer to Bundox Explorer Camp in the Olifants West Private Nature Reserve—an esteemed Big Five reserve nestled within the Greater Kruger National Park.

Following entry formalities at the reserve’s Olifants West gate, enjoy a 20-minute drive to the camp, savouring game viewing along the way. The camp’s hospitable team eagerly anticipates your arrival, and after a refreshing welcome drink, they will guide you to your tent for a comfortable settling.

A delectable light lunch awaits in the dining area before you embark on an afternoon/evening game drive, unveiling the breathtaking landscapes of this photographer’s haven. Pause sundowners in the bush before returning to camp. Unwind with drinks around the crackling fire, culminating in a delightful three-course dinner.

Day 2

Before the break of dawn, the invigorating aroma of freshly brewed coffee rouses you from your slumber, marking the commencement of an adventurous early morning game drive. Gather in the dining area for a piping hot cup of coffee before setting out into the African wilderness, witnessing the sun’s ascent over the untamed landscape. Along the journey, take a moment for coffee and snacks before traveling alongside the Olifants River. There, relish a delightful breakfast on the banks of the Olifants River before returning to camp for leisure time on the viewing deck.

Following this tranquil interlude, embark on an afternoon/evening drive, scanning the horizon for elusive predators such as the majestic leopard, immersing yourself in the wild’s captivating embrace. Back at the camp, a mesmerizing dinner under the stars awaits in our boma, providing a perfect conclusion to your day in the heart of nature.

Day 3

Embark on a new day with an early morning game drive, bidding a fond farewell to the distinctive landscapes of the Olifants West region. Return to camp for a delightful breakfast before your transfer to Bundox River Lodge in Balule North. Nestled on the banks of the Olifants River, offering breathtaking views, you’ll arrive in time to settle into your beautiful tent and savor lunch on the shaded deck overlooking the river. Take a refreshing swim or indulge in an afternoon siesta before venturing out on an afternoon/evening game drive.

The late afternoon along the river is a breathtaking spectacle as sunlight filters through tall shade trees—perfect spots for leopards to lounge until the sun dips below the horizon. Enjoy sundowners with views that seem to stretch forever before concluding the drive in darkness, with hopes of spotting elusive nocturnal creatures illuminated by a spotlight. Dinner in camp is under the stars, accompanied by the symphony of wild Africa echoing all around you. It’s a true paradise!

Day 4

Begin your day with an early morning game drive, traversing the captivating landscapes surrounding Bundox River Lodge. Return to camp for a gratifying breakfast and relish some leisure time before lunch. In the afternoon, set out on a delightful cruise along the Olifants River, gaining a unique perspective of the wilderness.

Relax as the boat glides along, providing incredible views, and observe wildlife approaching the river for drinking and bathing. Following the cruise, engage in a leisurely game drive back to camp, arriving in time for another splendid dinner on the dec

Day 5

Embark on your day with an early morning game drive, setting the tone for an adventurous experience. As every journey deserves a gratifying conclusion, your breakfast marks the end of this lifetime adventure. Following this, a transfer to Eastgate Airport awaits for your onward journey.

Totweersiens (until we meet again)! Sala gabotse (remain in peace)! We look forward to the possibility of welcoming you again. Keep in mind that your journey with Bundox is an ongoing adventure—this is just the beginning. Safe travels!

Please contact us should you wish to extend your stay into other areas of Botswana or South Africa