3 nights/4 days Kruger Birding Safari

The Secrets VIP birding experience is a custom-made offering for bird lovers and ornithologists of all levels. We offer luxury birding safaris in the Kruger Park at most affordable rates.

Your skilled safari guide will focus on the wealth of bird species with which the Kruger Park is blessed. Our 3 nights/4 day safari will include guided safari game drives in search for among other, the ‘Birding Big Six’ , in many ways, as majestic as the Big Five. They consist of the Martial eagle, Kori bustard, Ground hornbill, Pel's fishing owl, Lapped-faced vulture and the Saddle-billed stork. Your guide will focus on routes featuring birding hotspots such as the waterholes, picnic sites, riverine bird hides and the banks of the famous 3 rivers that run through the southern section of the Kruger Park.

The early morning or afternoon guided wilderness walk with our guide and Kruger Park ranger will be a highlight.  

Up to eight guests are taken on this safari. The walk itself is relaxed and experienced and armed guides use their knowledge of the bush to explain its natural wonders. The trained field guides (with backup rifles) will also track rhino, elephant and lion on foot and share fascinating facts about the African bush.

You can also request a private birding safari which can be tailor-made to you or your party’s exact needs based on number of guests, group interests, budget and suitable itinerary. Our private safari tours ensure that time is all yours and you can indulge in birding, enjoy the wildlife and optimize photographic opportunities. Our private safari tours are ideal for those who like independence and flexibility as there are no other tour participants to take into consideration. Your dedicated professional guide will escort you on all your daily activities ensuring the personal attention expected from a private safari.

PRICE INCLUDES: 

  • 3 nights’ accommodation at our 4 star Lodge,10 minutes from Crocodile bridge gate 
  • 3 dinners and 3 breakfasts (or breakfast packs)         
  • 2 half day game drives in open safari vehicle in the Kruger Park
  • 1 full day game drive in open safari vehicle in the Kruger Park
  • 1 wilderness walk in the Kruger Park  
  • Return transfers from KMI International airport
  • Services of a professional accredited tour guide
  • All conservation fees and entrance fees  
  • Mineral water on all the drives 

PRICE EXCLUDES: 

  • Daily lunches and beverages 
  • Gratuities

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Itinerary

Day 1

You will be met at KMI International airport and transferred to the Lodge where you will be welcomed by our friendly staff.   
Your guide will collect you from the Lodge at 14:30 pm for your first open vehicle safari in the Kruger Park.  
We exit the Kruger Park at gate closing time just before sunset and return to the Lodge where you will enjoy dinner and a relaxing evening.  

Day 2

After a good night’s rest we will be off to an early start 05h30 for a full day game drive.  Early morning is the best time to track down predators and the guides are in regular contact with each other to assist in route planning.   
Your experienced guide will interpret the natural environment and animal behaviour for you in every detail whilst frequenting hotspots, bird hides and waterholes to ensure the most exhilarating safari and birding experience. 
Breakfast packs will be enjoyed at a rest camp/picnic venue and the safari then continues in search for the over 100 mammal & 500 bird species. Lunch will be at one of the rest camps. We return to the Lodge late afternoon (around 4 pm) where you can then relax and even jump into the swimming pool before dinner.  

Day 3

Early morning pick-up for the start of your wilderness walk. Once you return to the Crocodile Bridge Rest Camp and breakfast, you will continue with the safari, looking for animals and special bird species that we still have not encountered.  We stop at a restaurant inside the Kruger National Park for lunch after which we continue our adventure. 
We will return to the Lodge in the late afternoon after a great day in the bush, where you can relax with a cocktail or cold drink before dinner. 

 

Day 4

After breakfast at the Lodge, we depart to the airport in time for your flight.