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Excursions / safaris. Can you book at rest camp ?

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Excursions / safaris. Can you book at rest camp ?

Hello

In September we are staying in Pretoriuskop and Crocodile Bridge.

We are generally self driving but we want to experience a couple of the typical open top vehicle safaris.

Can we book into these at the camps, are they offered everywhere?

Thanks :)

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London, United...
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1. Re: Excursions / safaris. Can you book at rest camp ?

Yes, you can book excursions at the camp.

But also in advance at the SANP head office. Have a look at the website. Most camps offer the same standard activities. But it may vary depending on demand.

Bucharest, Romania
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2. Re: Excursions / safaris. Can you book at rest camp ?

You can book at the camp but popular drives fill up quickly so better book in advance on sanparks website or at least 1-2 days prior while there.

Long Island, New...
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3. Re: Excursions / safaris. Can you book at rest camp ?

The SANParks ranger led game drives are in big (20 person), canvas top vehicles. Book a sunset drive early in your stay - if you enjoy it, you can book more. Bush walks are fun as you can do that on your own. In order to do a “typical open top vehicle” safari you will have to book a night at a private lodge or use a private concessionaire in Kruger. I don’t know how to do the latter but I know they’re available.

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4. Re: Excursions / safaris. Can you book at rest camp ?

Thanks. I am happy enough doing it in a group of 20 +

Thanks. I'll have a think about whether to pre book or risk it and do it as we arrive.

Raleigh, North...
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5. Re: Excursions / safaris. Can you book at rest camp ?

From my experience, did not have any problem booking the same day for the evening drives.

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