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 highlights

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)

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.

Where to stay around Kruger National Park?

Our 2019 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 106 holiday lettings near Kruger National Park. From 59 Houses to 6 Lodges, find unique self catering accommodation for you to enjoy a memorable holiday or a weekend with your family and friends. The best place to stay near Kruger National Park is on HomeAway.

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

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

  • Lionspruit Game Reserve: 47 holiday homes
  • Mozambique: 34 holiday homes
  • ZW: 127 holiday homes
  • Limpopo: 65 holiday homes
  • Mopani: 56 holiday homes

HomeAway offers you the possibility to discover many other popular destinations in Kruger National Park! Please use our search bar to access the selection of self catering accommodations available in other popular destinations.

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

Whether you are travelling solo or with family and friends, here are the cities in Kruger National Park with the largest selection of holiday lettings for a perfect city break:

  • Nelspruit: 30 holiday lettings
  • White River: 32 holiday lettings
  • Hazyview: 19 holiday lettings
  • Hectorspruit: 46 holiday lettings
  • Komatipoort: 16 holiday lettings

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

Can I find easy access holiday homes when travelling by plane to Kruger National Park?

Yes of course. Our owners offer a large selection of self catering accommodations near to airports. Airports with a large selection of self catering accommodations in Kruger National Park are:

  • Malelane (LLE): 46 self catering accommodations
  • Hoedspruit Afb Airport (HDS): 41 self catering accommodations
  • Nelspruit Airport (NLP): 22 self catering accommodations

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

What are the most popular points of interest and landmarks to stay near in Kruger National Park?

HomeAway offers a large selection of holiday lettings near great places to visit in Kruger National Park. From HomeAway travellers, the top popular points of interest to stay for a holiday trip or just for a weekend are:

  • Lionspruit Game Reserve: 47 holiday rentals
  • Klaserie Private Nature Reserve: 42 holiday rentals
  • Grietjie Game Reserve: 39 holiday rentals
  • Kruger National Park Numbi Gate: 21 holiday rentals
  • Inkwazi Shopping Centre: 21 holiday 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 of holiday accommodations.