Marloth Park Sundowner River Game Drive
The Crocodile River forms a natural boundary between Marloth Park and the Kruger National Park that lends itself to excellent game viewing opportunities. Herds of elephant playing in the river is an all too common sighting.
Lion and buffalo are second on the list and you are bound come across a couple of the Big Five as well as plentiful wildlife frequenting the river.
Join one of our highly experienced and qualified guides on an open vehicle Sunset Game Drive along the Crocodile River within Marloth Park.
Guests are welcome to take their own picnic baskets as the guide will stop along the way at lookout points and at the ‘Pavillion’ where sundowners can be enjoyed whilst watching the spectacular sunset and wildlife.
Our Sunset Game Drive along the Crocodile River within Marloth Park start at 16:00 You will be picked up at your accommodation within Marloth Park.
Duration of drive is approximately 2.5 hours.
Kruger National Park - Half day Safari(5 - 6 hours Off site)
Experience the Legendary Kruger National Park, home to the magnificent Big Five , and a host of other including 147 species of mammals, and over 500 bird species. Our tour into this famous reserve is in a specially modified open Safari vehicle. Both to enhance your game viewing and to provide the finest vantage points for photography and bird watching.
There is little between you and your subjects! Our qualified experienced guides will undoubtedly enhance the experience by their deep understanding of the bush and the movement and identification of animals and birds, something they will impart to you. You'll not only relish the experience of being in the Kruger environment, but you'll leave with gems of info you'd never have known before.
Our Early Morning Kruger Park Game drive / safari drive is famous for amazing sightings of predators and prey animals of Kruger National Park as they enter the new day.
Our knowledgeable guides are great at interpreting all the animal behaviors you see.
We enter the park at around 05h30 in summer and a little bit later during winter and spend the entire morning driving (approximately 5 hours) in search of all things wild and wonderful.
The safari drive typically start from Crocodile Bridge entrance after guests are picked up from their accommodation within Marloth Park.
Although it can never be guaranteed, we often see the Big 5 on on this drive.
Kruger National Park - Full day Safari(8 - 10 hours Off site)
Join one of our highly experienced and qualified guides on a game drive / safari drive in the world renowned, nearly 2 million hectares Kruger National Park in search of the legendary Big5 and other magnificent creatures.
Let one of our guides be your interpreter of the Kruger Park flora and fauna.
We enter the park at around 05h30 in summer and a little bit later during winter and spend the entire morning driving in search of all things wild and wonderful.
A brunch can be bought at one of the many picnic spots in the park. After lunch we continue our quest of finding more incredible wildlife only found in Africa and we do so until late afternoon before we head back to the exit gates.
Our Full day Kruger Park safari drives (approximtely 10 hours) typically start from Crocodile Bridge entrance after guests are picked up from their accommodation within Marloth Park.
It is not uncommon to see the big 5 in a Full Day Kruger Park Game Drive although it can never be guaranteed.
Kruger Night Drive with Bush Braai Buffet style (Off site)
A once in a lifetime experience under the stars around the warm crackling fire in the Kruger national park.
It is an exciting experience visiting the Kruger National Park at sunset from the thrilling yet comfortable vantage point of an open safari vehicle. with every detail being interpreted by your knowledgeable, experienced and professional Field Guide.
Sunset game drives in Kruger will take your breath away, while a bush boma dinner in the Kruger Park . A Night drive is a unique and unforgettable way to finish off an afternoon on safari. This packages gives you the opportunity to experience both first hand.
Duration 5-6 hours
Includes: Sunset game drive by open safari vehicle. Bush Braai at exclusive Site and Night drive in Kruger National Park
Drink package are Available.
We will depart from Marloth Park at 15:30 . We will return and drop off between 20:30 and 21:30
Activities are Excluded of Sanpark conservation fees.
Kruger Morning Walk (3 - 4 hours Off site)
Take a walk on the wild side. Qualified and very professional guides take you on an on foot safari in the Kruger National Park. Experience the smaller less noticeable wonders of the bush rarely seen from a vehicle as well as a chance to spot the Big Five on foot.
This is an incredible experience that few of us have had the privilege to partake in and if you are capable of a two to three hour walk this is a must do.
Elephant Back Safari (Off site)
Whilst the majority of people will never have the opportunity to come close or even touch these animals, you have the once in a lifetime chance to do an Elephant Back Safari.
A half an hour interaction which includes touching, feeling and feeding the elephants and then a 30 minutes Elephant Back Safari through the bush in a 70 ha non-Big 5 area and again you might come across some sightings of wildebeest,
kudu, zebras, impala and warthogs.
Microlight safaris (Off site)
Kwa Madwala Private Game Reserve is one of a very few private game reserves in South Africa that offer low altitude flights above a safari environment. This spectacular experience offers an exceptionally panoramic and unobstructed view of a big game and wilderness area.
Be sure to bring along a camera as there are many excellent photographic opportunities.
Microlight flights are conducted from sunrise to sunset.
Wildlife Horse Trails (Off site)
Both beginner and intermediate horse trails wind through the reserve and indigenous bush passing rocky outcrops, river beds and exceptionally scenic terrain. You are likely to see antelope, giraffe, impala, zebra, waterbuck, wildebeest and sometimes herds of wild elephant.
Small groups of only six ride with the professional supervision of the dedicated team of staff whose extensive experience guarantee you a very enjoyable time. Their passion for nature, conservation and the environment, and their involvement in the management of the game reserve make for fascinating discussions and stories while you ride, and provide you with a wealth of information about the hard work required to protect the various species in the reserve.
Night Drive Open Vehicle Kruger Park (Off site)
Take part in the nocturnal activities of Kruger's secretive creatures.
In that time you'll be driven around the park in an open-sided safari vehicle. It will be the only vehicle on the road after dark!
It's quite amazing and sometimes daunting to think about the reality of the situation - one 4x4 vehicle in the midst of a park bigger than some countries with wild animals lurking in the darkness out there!
It's not possible to drive yourself around the park at night and because the vehicle you're in is the only one on the road, you'll come across an unusual array of animals which have settled, undisturbed, in the middle of the road.
The game drives here are part of what is known as the "Southern Circle" which has a reputation for good lion-spotting. Several prides operate in this area, each with its own distinct hunting techniques and behavior patterns.
On night drives, a Kruger Park game ranger drives you around and provides very interesting commentary about the vegetation and animals that you come across. You can ask the ranger any questions that you may have too. The ranger will also give spotlights to passengers in the vehicle. They use them to scan the bush for animal eyes reflecting in the light.
The ranger will help identify any animal that you see. You'll come across a good selection of nocturnal animals during the drive, such as nightjars, servals, African wild cats, springhares and owls.
What you actually see depends on the vegetation in the particular part of the park that you're in and what crosses your path at the time.
You won't just see nocturnal animals on a night drive though. You could see any type of animal.
It can be cold on night drives, especially in winter, so make sure you take warm clothing with you if you go on one.
Children must be at least 6 years old to go on a game drive.
Price for this experience R450 per person
A fun filled experience for the whole family. Enjoy the bushveld on a quiet ride among wild animals or seek some adventure on the obstacle course. Kids of all ages are welcome even if they cant operate the quad bike themselves they can go along on the ride at the back of the quad bike.
Don't feel like driving ? You can be a passenger with a partner.
Quad biking is an adrenaline filled adventure that is not hard to master. Is is a guided trail ride that runs through the most scenic Majejane Reserve. The trails lead down to the Crocodile River bordering the Kruger National Park and vary from technical to easy to accommodate the novice and experienced riders.
It's a great family activity. You can bring along soft drinks. Safety gear will be provided. Remember to bring along a jacket on the colder days .
The duration is 1hour self-drive accompanied by an experienced rider.
Price differ depending on group makeup. Let us know when you want to go for a ride and we will tailor make the rate.
Elephant interaction (Off site)
Tswale and Modjadji are the two elephants you will meet , being so close to these enormous animals and experiencing their gentle nature will leave you with unforgettable memories and a new appreciation for the biggest land animal on earth.
Spend 30 minutes getting to know them up close and personal. Bring your camera to capture this moment in time.
Kruger National Park Sunset Safari(off site) 3 Hours
A three hour drive within the Kruger National Park from just before sunset.
Explore the Kruger National Park after dark as you drive into the night from just before sunset looking for the nocturnal wildlife as they start to emerge. Kruger National Park sunset and night drives are your best opportunity to spot leopard , often the missing Big five member on your game viewing list.
Marloth park is all about wildlife and the best place to see them is along the Crocodile River which forms the border between Marloth Park and the Kruger National Park.
You may use your own vehicle to drive along the river and simply enjoy the scenery. Download the Marloth Park map to plot your own game drive route.
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Marloth Park has an almost inexhaustible network of dirt roads for the avid mountain biker. We do not supply mountain bikes but if you have your own bring it along for a ride amongst our wildlife.
Download the Marloth Park map to plot your route crisscrossing Marloth Park.This is not a guided activity and you may do this on your own.
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Marloth has an abundance of its own wildlife that roam freely between the units. By simply relaxing at your unit you are sure to have a visitor or two appearing from the bush so you don't need to even go look for them the wildlife in Marloth Park come find you.
With the dangerous game fenced off in either the Kruger Park or Lion Spruit it is safe to take a walk next to the river or basically anywhere in Marloth Park to spot the game on foot or to spot that illusive bird.
Don't get lost remember to download the map.
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Crocodile is Bridge Gate is the nearest entry point into Kruger approximately 14 kilometers from Marloth Park using your own vehicle to drive in the Kruger Park. Check on entry fees and gate times before setting off.
Malelane gate is the second option approximately 35 kilometers from Marloth Park.
Crocodile Bridge Gate - Tel: +27 (0)13 735 6012
Malelane - +27 (0)13 735 6152