SAFARI PACKAGES

Mananga Private Bush Retreat is situated on the door step of Kruger Park.
Safari packages are mostly tailor-made, however below are see some examples and suggestions to start from.
Photographic safaris are done by
Private Kruger Safaris from Mananga Private Bush Retreat.

6 Night / 7 Day - Kruger Pano Combo Package

A special Lowveld & Kruger Park combination tour package are on offer with Private Kruger Safaris & Mananga Retreat.

 

Suggested Safari Plan:

Day 1:

Arrive at Skukuza airport is recommended.

Afternoon game drive & stay at Mananga Retreat.

Day 2:

A full day safari from Mananga Retreat in Kruger Park.

Day 3:

Blyde River Canyon / Panorama Route tour with a elephant sanctuary visit in Hazyview.

Day 4:

A Romantic Spa session at Mananga with a full body massage will start your day then after breakfast we check out and start our 3 day safari in Kruger Park staying at two different rest camps towards the northern part of Kruger Park.

Day 5:

Early morning bush walk with Kruger Park rangers back for breakfast and afternoon game drive till gates close.

Day 6:

Check out and move camp early morning. Breakfast along the way at a picnic spot. This is a half day game drive until lunch with an early-morning start. You will have sometime to relax at the pool before you go on a sunset game drive till after dark.

Day 7:

We start off with an early morning drive come back to camp check out and depart to Skukuza airport to fly out.

 

Package includes:

  • Airport transfers from Skukuza or Nelspruit airport.
  • 6 Nights accommodation at Mananga & Kruger Park
  • 7 Days guided tour with different vehicles.
  • Panorama half day highlight tour & Elephant sanctuary visit & interaction.
  • A Bush walk and Sunset drive with Kruger Park guides.
  • Tea / Coffee & mineral water on drive daily
  • Photographs of your trip's special safari moments
  • Experienced nature tour guide
  • Standard conservation fees R280pp per day.

 

Package excludes:

  • All meals as you will have many options average meal cost pp $5 to $25 for quality & fresh food at restaurants
  • Domestic flights from Johannesburg or Cape Town

 

Total RATE: R31 600,00
*per person sharing (2 guests min)

Total RATE: R31 600,00
*per person sharing (2 guests min)

5 Night / 6 Day - Photographic Package

The Kruger National Park is a photographers dream.

Amazing animals and bird life varieties to photograph with breathtaking landscapes and unforgettable sunrise and sunset shots second to none.

 

A Photographic tour in Kruger Park consist of the following:
Taking photographs daily in the Kruger National Park on safari with experienced guide in nature and photography.

This photographic adventure will be lead by Private Kruger Safaris one of two guides will be available for the duration of your tour.

Bernhard W Bekker or Arno Pietersen for professional photographers we can arrange a workshop by professional wildlife photographers if needed.

 

Early morning and late afternoon safaris is the best for light but during the day we can focus on bird hides and other subjects, also experiment with different techniques like Black & White photography to make the best of your time in the African Bush. Comfort stops and time for photo reviews are work into the program. We also have 1 day where we will be visiting the Blyde River Canyon this is optional.

 

Optional extra arrangements:

We can arrange that an IMac editing station with Adobe Photoshop & Lightroom software be placed at Mananga Retreat for you to edit photographs if you don't have your own laptop on tour.

 

Photographic Equipment hire:

Lens hire is available for Canon and Nikon also various camera bodies available for hire on your photographic safari with us in Kruger National Park.

You can book your equipment online before arrival

Click Here for photographic equipment hire.

 

How we operate our private photo safari from Mananga:
  • 3 photographers max per vehicle that know each other.
  • Private photographer with max 3 non photographers.
  • Single photographer guests welcome

 

PACKAGE INCLUDED:

  • Airport transfers from Skukuza or Nelspruit airport.
  • 5 Nights accommodation at Mananga Private Retreat
  • 6 Days guided tour with specialized safari vehicle.
  • Gimpro Stabilization photo arms mounted on vehicle.
  • Bean bags and mono pad if needed.
  • Blyde River Canyon  day tour (Optional)
  • Tea / Coffee & mineral water on drive daily
  • Experienced nature & photography tour guide
  • Standard conservation fees R280pp per day & Taxes

 

PACKAGE EXCLUDES:

  • All meals as you will have many options average meal cost pp $5 to $25 for quality & fresh food at restaurants
  • Domestic flights from Johannesburg or Cape Town

 

Total RATE for 2 photographers: R58 680,00
each photographer stays in own room / unit.

RATES for 1 to 3 photographers on request please email us below to get a quote.
Tour can be customized to fit your photography needs

Package Request Form

Please send us your request.

3 Night / 4 Day - Quick African Bush Tour

4 Days and 3 Nights Quick Tour in the African Bush.

 

This quick tour of the African Bush will leave you with an excellent introduction of Kruger Parks' wildlife while on safari. Staying at Mananga you are amongst wildlife like Zebra, Kudu, Impala antelope & Wildebeest surrounding the holiday home during the day and evenings you might even spot the Hyena & Leopard roaming the estate. Your safaris is private with an experienced guide in an open vehicle in Kruger National Park.


On arrival from the Skukuza Airport you are on safari and in the bush for the duration of your tour. Meals will be enjoyed at the unique Protea Hotel Kruger Gate and in the Kruger National Park's rest camps.

Early morning game drives includes tea & coffee in the bush before breakfast. Each day a different part of Kruger Park will be explored so that you get to see the area and different wildlife on offer. Kruger Gate area is famous for it's Leopards and we hope to see some next to the Sabie River.

 

Safari Package includes:

  • Airport transfers from Skukuza or Nelspruit airport.
  • 3 Nights accommodation at Mananga Retreat.
  • 4 Days private guided open vehicle safaris.
  • Tea / Coffee & mineral water on drive daily.
  • Photographs of your trip's special safari moments.
  • Experienced nature tour guide.
  • Evening dinner transfers to and from Protea Hotel Kruger Gate.
  • Standard conservation fees R280pp per day & Taxes.

 

Safari Package excludes:

  • All meals as you will have many options average meal cost pp $5 to $25 for quality & fresh food at restaurants
  • Super market like shops available inside Kruger Park.
  • Optional activities & excursions, Spa treatments,
    Night drives in Kruger Park & Bush Walks can be done on request.
  • All international & domestic flights from Johannesburg or Cape Town.

 

2 Guests min RATE: R 15 270,00 (ZAR)
*per person sharing (2 guests min)

4 Guest max RATE: R 11 920,00  (ZAR)
*per person sharing (4 guests)

2 Night / 3 Day - Activity Package

Romantic "Weekend" Breakaway.

 

This is an ideal breakaway for the romantic couple to the Lowveld of Mpumalanga in South Africa. Self drive recommended or you can fly in to Skukuza airport.

 

Your proposed breakaways package is complied to give you the best for the short time spend with us you are welcome to contact us for tailor made requests. Shortly after arrival around 14:00 at Mananga Retreat you board the Open Safari Vehicle with experienced guide and go on an afternoon game drive until Kruger Park gate's close. (17:30 to 18:00)

 

Pre dinner drinks can be done at the Protea Hotel overlooking the Sabie River dinner is filled with traditional South African cuisine.

 

Early the next morning you go on a private game drive with an experienced guide. Breakfast can be done at Skukuza camp before returning to Mananga Retreat. The afternoon is spent at Mananga with a romantic spa session for two guests it included a full body massage and aromatherapy treatment oils.

 

The last morning after breakfast at the Hotel you go for an Elephant interaction and ride in Hazyview en-route back to Johannesburg / Pretoria.

 

Package includes:

  • 2 Nights accommodation at Mananga
  • 1 x Afternoon Private guided game drive.
  • 1 x Morning Private guided game drive.
  • Tea / Coffee & mineral water on drive daily.
  • Photographs of your trip's special safari moments.
  • Experienced nature tour guide.
  • Romantic Spa Package for 2 guests.
  • Elephant interaction and ride.
  • Standard conservation fees R280pp per day.

 

Package excludes:

  • Airport Transfers extra (from R750 per trip 2 guests) Nelspruit
  • All meals as you will have many options average meal cost pp $5 to $25 for quality & fresh food at restaurants.
  • Domestic flights from Johannesburg or Cape Town

 

2 Guests min RATE: R11 500,00 (ZAR)
*per person sharing (2 guests min)

4 Guests max RATE: R 15 270,00 (ZAR)
*per person sharing (4 guests )

Discover Kruger National Park while staying at Mananga Retreat

FROM

R15 720,00

*Per Person

To book now, or find out how we can custom build these packages to include optional excursions and more...
Contact Monique Lange.

         
         Book Now

 

            Tel:       +27 (0) 78 968 1597

            Email:   info@manangaretreat.com

 

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3 Nights at Mananga + Private Game Drives

Packages below...

Kruger National Park is a world renowned National Wilderness Park, known for its picturesque landscapes, abundance of bird life, rare wildlife such African Wild dog, Cheetah, Leopard & Lion can be seen regularly around Kruger Gate. A popular destination for single travelers, honeymooners, families and small group of friends. Spend quality time in nature with our professional and experience guides on a private open safari vehicle. Enjoy the traditional South African cuisine and shops for authentic local crafts, garments, home decor and jewelery.

To book your tour packages, contact Monique Lange directly and enjoy hearing about our range of holiday optional excursions & packages, which include accommodation at Mananga Private Bush Retreat, spa treatments, day drives around the Lowveld of Mpumalanga.

 

Private Photographic safaris in Kruger National Park are done from Mananga Retreat by Private Kruger Safaris customized vehicle with Gimpro stabilization photographic arms are mounted your your use on an open safari vehicle. Contact Bernhard Bekker for your photographic safari quote and information.

 

Starting points: Arrival and depart from Skukuza (SZK) or Nelspruit (MQP) Airport. Self drive guests can meet us at Mananga click here for directions.

Terms & Conditions:
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Prices do not include flights

Prices are subject to cheapest room category being available at time of booking. Prices are subject to fluctuations due to changes in rates of exchange

 

Photographic safaris are done from Mananga Retreat / specialized vehicle used with Gimpro equipment on board.

 

Please contact Bernhard Bekker on

083 772 4420 or visit his website: www.privatekrugersafaris.co.za

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