Perched on the banks of the iconic Sabie River, our lodge-style hotel invites guests on an immersive journey into the heart of the Greater Kruger Conservancy. Here, you can witness the legendary Big 5—lions, elephants, rhinos, leopards, and buffaloes—in their natural splendour.
Close Encounters with the Kruger Big 5
This isn’t your standard safari. Big 5 Kruger safaris at the Kruger Gate Hotel are meticulously planned excursions that offer intimate and safe encounters with Africa’s most majestic creatures. Our experienced guides will lead you on a fascinating journey of discovery, offering insights into the lives and behaviours of these awe-inspiring animals. The exceptional location of our hotel, situated adjacent to the renowned Kruger National Park, offers guests unparalleled access to the park’s abundant wildlife.
A Walk on the Wild Side
For those seeking a more adventurous foray into the wilderness, there are guided walking safaris in the Kruger Park. As the golden African sun rises, immerse yourself in the stillness of the morning, with only the rustling leaves and the distant roar of a lion breaking the silence. Trained and armed guides will lead you safely through the wilderness, allowing you to experience the bush’s raw energy. Your senses will be heightened as you trace the spoor of a rhino, spot a leopard lurking in the shadows or witness a herd of elephants grazing peacefully in the early light.
The Luxury of Tranquility
But our wildlife safari experience isn’t just about adventurous excursions. At the end of an exhilarating day, retreat to the comfort of your luxury accommodation at Kruger Gate Hotel. Choose from our range of elegant rooms, each with refined Africa-inspired décor, free Wi-Fi, and in-room dining facilities. Or opt for our exclusive presidential experience, complete with a private pool, a personal butler, and top chefs preparing your African dining experience.
A Toast to the African Sky
Memories are crafted in the most unexpected places. At the Pool Bar, a quiet zone nestled along the Sabie riverbank, you can watch as the game meanders down to the river while you savour a cocktail or a glass of fine South African wine. With its rim-flow pool overlooking the Kruger National Park, it offers a tranquil respite from the thrill of safari travels. The Kruger Gate Hotel’s activities are sure to complete your safari getaway whether you want to wind down with a massage or limber up in a game of tennis.
More Than Just a Safari
To truly appreciate the grandeur of African wildlife, one needs to engage with nature on a more profound level. At our unique African-inspired spa, unwind after your safari adventures and rejuvenate your body, mind, and soul. And for those wishing to maintain their fitness regime while on holiday, our Fitness Centre is equipped with state-of-the-art equipment to cater to all your workout needs.
An Adventure Awaits
Ready to embark on this unforgettable journey? Contact The Kruger Gate Hotel to book your private Kruger safari at the Kruger Gate Hotel. For guests flying in, we also offer airport transfers from Skukuza, Kruger Mpumalanga, and Contact us Johannesburg International Airports.
For those eager to explore more of the Kruger Park’s wonders, you can arrange a self-driving day visit to seek The Big Five and beyond! You’ll be kept at your window with the variety of creatures, plantlife and scenery that the Kruger Park has to offer.
It’s an exhilarating adventure to witness the Big Five first-hand in their untamed beauty. However, you can also enjoy spotting the lesser-known animal sightings in the Kruger. Consider the enchanting Little Five: Buffalo Weaver, Elephant Shrew, Leopard Tortoise, Ant Lion, and Rhino Beetle. For birders, the Birding Big Six are sure to be found, including the Ground Hornbill and the captivating Saddle-bill Stork. Marvel at the mighty Baobab among the magnificent Five Trees. Dive into South Africa’s rich history at the Letaba Elephant Museum and the Albasini Ruins. Each day at the Kruger brings new discoveries; every turn reveals another layer of this land’s profound natural and cultural heritage!
Embark on the Big 5 safari experience at Kruger Gate Hotel and let the wild call of Africa enchant you. Discover the rhythm of the bush, soak up the tranquillity of the riverine woodland, and find yourself under the wide African sky. It’s not just a safari; it’s an experience of a lifetime.