Activities

The big 5 as well as an array of other wildlife, and birdlife frequent the area. Elephant Walk Retreat lives up to its namesake with the huge herds of elephant that visit on a regular basis. It’s a wonderful and exhilarating experience to be able to safely view these magnificent giants, as they stroll along the fence line.

There is an array of activities that we can assist you with booking. Please let us know if you would like more information and prices on any of the tours and activities below.

Kruger National Park Safari’s

Half-day game drive:
Depart early morning and spend half a day on safari in the Kruger National Park.

Full day game drive:
Depart early morning and spend a full day on safari in the Kruger National Park.

Sunrise drive:
Depart an hour before the gate even opens and watch the breathtaking sunrise in the Kruger National Park, as the animals begin to wake up.

Sunset drive:
Depart at 4:30 pm for an early evening drive, catch a magnificent sunset in the Kruger National Park, and enjoy wonderful sightings of wildlife at golden hour.

Evening drive:
Depart at 8 pm for a thrilling night drive and enjoy sightings of nocturnal wildlife that is not always seen during the day.

Morning bush walk:
Depart an hour before the gate opens, where you are driven to an exclusive location where two game guides will then escort you on an early morning walk in the bush. Experience the wildlife of Kruger up close.

Other day tours

Swaziland day tour
Depart in the early hours of the morning for Jeffreys Reef border where you will enter into Swaziland. Experience a cultural dance, enjoy the local shops and markets and stop at a restaurant to enjoy the local food.

Panorama day tour
Drive through the sleepy town of Sabi where you will enjoy a light breakfast and continue on to Graskop where you will do a silk factory tour, visit the Lisbon, Berlin, and Mac Mac Falls, Bourke’s Luck Potholes, Three Rondawels, the famous Blyde River Canyon, God’s Window and the Pinnacle, stopping for a light lunch in between.

Maputo day tour
Visit Mozambique’s capital city and learn about its fascinating history. Enjoy breakfast at a local Portuguese bakery; visit the Municipal Council Building, Maputo Cathedral, Tunduro Botanical gardens, Samora Machel statue and the Iron House, stopping for lunch at the famous Maputo Waterfront restaurant known for its fresh seafood. Continue down the scenic palm lied beachfront, visit the natural history museum, the fortress and Maputo Railway station.

Beach tours in Mozambique are also available upon request.

Fishing trips:
Enjoy a 3-hour Tiger fishing trip on the Komati River or surrounding areas by boat. (Catch and Release)

Transfers to Elephant Walk Retreat:
Transfers from OR Tambo Airport in Johannesburg or KMI (Kruger Mpumalanga Airport) in Nelspruit can be arranged for an additional cost upon request.

Pre-booking for the Kruger National Park:
Save yourself from disappointment by pre-booking to gain access to the Kruger National Park during peak season. Please let us know if you wish to do this in advance so we can assist you.