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Budget Safari Stays

Budget Safari Stays

Budget safaris offer all the fun without too many of the frills to keep the price as low as possible. With a choice of quality 3-star accommodation in a combo of safari tents and treehouses and certain activities, meals and drinks optional.

 Classic Camping Safari- 2 Day Stay
This safari package is an ideal option for travellers on a tight time schedule who want to experience the wonders of South Africa’s iconic national park and its incredible animals and birds, including the famous Big 5.


During this Kruger experience, you will stay in spacious 2-man Meru safari tents that are equipped for comfort and convenience. Dining under the stars around a camping fire pit makes it an authentic safari experience. This package offers you a brief glimpse of an outstanding wilderness region.


Kruger National Park open vehicle safari tour; sunrise and sunset game drives.

Pretoriuskop Rest Camp is located in the southern section of the Kruger National Park, which is renowned for its incredible biodiversity, high concentration of animals and prolific birdlife. It’s surrounded by kiaat woodlands and savannah grasslands, which is home to the Big 5 and an array of antelope.

Accommodation at Pretoriuskop Rest Camp ranges from budget-friendly campsites for tents and caravans and self-catering ensuite bungalows to family cottages and luxury guest houses. A recent addition is a tented campsite that is situated on the fenceline overlooking the surrounding leafy woodlands.

There is a fully-stocked convenience store at Pretoriuskop Rest Camp and a fast-food restaurant which offers tourists simple, affordable meals. Pretoriuskop Rest Camp is best known for its spectacular swimming pool that’s built up against a flat granite boulder.

Highlights and Inclusions:

  • Transfers in an air-conditioned vehicle
  • 1 Night tented accommodation in the Pretoriouskop rest camp
  • Morning and Afternoon open vehicle safari drives
  • All entrance and conservation fees
  • Transfers in a luxury air-conditioned vehicle
  • 1 nights tented accommodation at Pretoriuskop Rest Camp
  • 2 x 3-hour game drives in the Kruger National Park
  • Kruger National Park entrance fees
  • All meals as per itinerary


  • Scheduled flights to/from OR Tambo International Airport
  • Purchases of a personal nature
  • Alcoholic and non-alcoholic drinks (cash bar only)
  • Meals not specified in the itinerary
  • Any activity not specified in the itinerary
  • Gratuities
  • Visa fees if required



We depart from OR Tambo International Airport in Johannesburg between 07h30 and 08h00. It’s roughly a 5-hour drive to the southern section of the Kruger National Park, stopping along the way for snacks and refreshments (own cost).

We arrive at Pretoriuskop Rest Camp mid-day; relax and enjoy the camp facilities until it’s time to depart for the late-afternoon game drive on an open safari vehicle, accompanied by a safari guide.

 Please note: It’s a shared game drive and other guests staying at Pretoriuskop may join you on the open safari vehicle.

Overnight in a safari tent at Pretoriuskop Rest Camp (shared ablution facilities).

Includes: Dinner


Wake up early for hot beverages and rusks and then depart for a sunrise game drive in the Kruger Park. Enjoy a light breakfast back at Pretoriuskop Rest Camp before packing up and departing for the return trip to Johannesburg. We arrive at OR Tambo International Airport late afternoon (approx. 17h00).

Tour Information

When?: Everyday

Duration: 2 Days
Pick up point: Johannesburg OR Tambo International Airport
Rates: R 6020.00 Per Person Sharing
R 8020.00 Per Single Traveller

Kruger National Park offers a wide range of accommodation for visitors travelling on a budget. You’ll find something suitable for solo travellers, couples, groups of friends and families.

3,4,5 and 6 day budget stays are also available. Contact us for more information and Kruger budget packages.