Destination guide

Travel to elegant Kruger National Park

The wildlife, parks and riverfront display a scene truly unique to Kruger National Park. Renowned for its safari tours, camping and hiking, this city welcomes all visitors. With a vacation rental, you get a home away from home—many rentals offer full kitchens and outdoor grills for some home cooking.

Natural features

Exploring the natural features in Kruger National Park

Kruger National Park is famous for its scenic parks, stunning river views and wildlife. Whether you're looking for fun outdoor activities or just want to take in the scenery, Kruger National Park is a great place to get out in nature. Here are some of the area’s noteworthy natural features, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Timbavati Game Reserve (10.1 mi / 16.3 km)
  • Klaserie Nature Reserve (21 mi / 33.8 km)
  • Kruger National Park Phalaborwa Gate (21.2 mi / 34.2 km)
  • Thornybush Game Reserve (27.7 mi / 44.6 km)
  • Orpen Gate (28.9 mi / 46.4 km)
  • Grietjie Game Reserve (29 mi / 46.7 km)
How to get there

Transportation options to and around Kruger National Park

Fly into Phalaborwa (PHW-Hendrik Van Eck), the closest airport, located 22.1 mi (35.6 km) from the city center. If you're unable to find a flight that fits your schedule, you can also fly into Hoedspruit (HDS), which is 34.3 mi (55.2 km) away.

What are the most popular destinations to visit in Kruger National Park?

There are many lovely places to stay for a holiday trip or just for a weekend in Kruger National Park. From HomeAway travelers, the most popular destinations to visit are:

  • Kruger National Park Numbi Gate: 17 vacation rentals
  • Mozambique: 32 vacation rentals
  • Limpopo: 68 vacation rentals
  • Marloth Park: 43 vacation rentals
  • Hazyview: 16 vacation rentals

And HomeAway offers you the chance to discover many other popular destinations in Kruger National Park! Please use our search bar to access the selection of vacation rentals available in other popular destinations.

What are the main cities to discover in Kruger National Park?

Whether you're traveling with family or friends, here are the cities with the largest selection of vacation rentals for a holiday trip or just for a weekend in Kruger National Park:

  • Marloth Park: 43 rentals
  • Hazyview: 16 rentals
  • White River: 29 rentals
  • Hoedspruit: 42 rentals
  • Nelspruit: 26 rentals

For other cities, please use our search bar to access the selection of vacation rentals available.

Can I find easy-access vacation rentals when traveling by plane to Kruger National Park?

Yes of course. Our owners offer a large selection of vacation rentals near airports. The airports with a large selection of vacation rentals in Kruger National Park are:

  • Malelane (LLE): 43 vacation rentals
  • Kruger Mpumalanga International Airport (MQP): 20 vacation rentals
  • Hoedspruit Afb Airport (HDS): 41 vacation rentals

For other airports, please use our search bar to access the selection of vacation rentals available.

Near which points of interest can I spend my holidays in Kruger National Park?

HomeAway offers a large selection of rentals near lovely places in Kruger National Park. From HomeAway travelers, the most popular points of interest to stay for a holiday trip or just for a weekend are:

  • Kruger National Park Numbi Gate: 17 rentals
  • Kruger National Park Crocodile Bridge Gate: 44 rentals
  • Hoedspruit Wildlife Estate: 41 rentals
  • Klaserie Private Nature Reserve: 41 rentals
  • Blyde River Canyon: 32 rentals

But there are many other points of interest around Kruger National Park listed on HomeAway where you can find your place to stay. Just write your wanted destination in our search bar and have a look at our selection.