Essential Kruger National Park Prices

Kruger National Park prices are an essential part of planning your safari.  Types of costs to think about include:

  • Entry
  • Accommodation
  • Activities – game drive tours, bush braais (BBQs), 4×4 trails, hiking trails, golf
  • Food – self-catering, eating out
  • Car hire
  • Petrol

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The cost of accommodation, activities and entry are questions we get asked a lot, so we’ve put a price summary together. This should help with your Kruger safari budget!

Quoted prices are generally valid from 1 November 2023 to 31 October 2024.

Entry fees

VisitorPrice per person per day
AdultChild (2-11 years)
South African citizen / residentR122R60
Southern African Development Community (SADC) citizen*R243R122
*SADC countries are Angola, Botswana, Comoros, Congo, Eswatini (formerly Swaziland), Lesotho, Madagascar, Malawi, Mauritius, Mozambique, Namibia, Seychelles, Tanzania, Zambia and Zimbabwe.

Click here for full details about Kruger National Park entry fees, including our entry fee calculator and information about free entry week.

Wild Cards

Alternatively, a Wild Card, which gives you unlimited access to a range of parks, may be better value.

VisitorWild CardIndividualCoupleFamily (2 adults, up to 5 children under 18)
South African citizen / resident, SADC citizen*SANParks ClusterR805R1,300R1,560
South African citizen / resident, SADC citizen*All Parks ClusterR835R1,375R1,680
ForeignersAll Parks ClusterR3,780R5,905R7,065
*SADC countries are Angola, Botswana, Comoros, Congo, Eswatini (formerly Swaziland), Lesotho, Madagascar, Malawi, Mauritius, Mozambique, Namibia, Seychelles, Tanzania, Zambia and Zimbabwe.

Kruger National Park prices – day visitors

Day visitors who make bookings in advance also need to pay an additional R50 per adult and R25 per child.  Read more on our full page about day visitors to Kruger National Park.

Kruger National Park prices – accommodation

We have listed the very lowest prices for accommodation within Kruger National Park.  Accommodation prices vary between rest camps and also depend on occupancy, and on low, shoulder and high season rates.

Accommodation typePrices from
Camp SiteR285
Safari TentR687
Overnight HideR1,015
Skukuza Safari LodgeR1,961
Guest HouseR6,257

If you’re staying outside Kruger National Park and making day trips in, your accommodation cost could be at the budget end if you choose to stay at a backpackers’.  Be prepared to spend a lot more if you want to stay at one of the many luxury lodges surrounding the park. offer a wide selection of accommodation around the park. All types of accommodation have reviews from people who have stayed there making it easy to find the nicest places for your budget.


South African citizens or residents who are pensioners and over 60 years of age are eligible for accommodation discounts.

Kruger National Park prices – activities

There is a big array of activities on offer at the park. They all need to be booked in advance.

ActivityPrices from
4×4 trailsR1,691 per vehicle
Wilderness trailsR10,570 per two bed hut
Backpacking trailsR3,277 per person
Mountain bike trailR920 per adult
Morning walkR687 per adult
River walkR402 per adult
Afternoon walkR550 per adult
Sunrise driveR402 adult, R201 child
Sunset driveR402 adult, R201 child
Night driveR307 adult, R153 child

Here are some additional well-rated tour group activities on GetYourGuide:

Golf course

Kruger Park has an 18-hole golf course a short drive from Skukuza Rest Camp, operated by Skukuza Golf Club. View the fees.

Motorised carts, trolleys and caddies are for hire there.

Currency converter

Check how much your safari may cost with this handy currency converter at We often use this website for quick currency conversions.