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Game Drives

There are a number of game drive options available:

Guided Game Drives

A list of guided game drives in the park
Type of drive Time of drive Maximum persons Minimum persons Price per person
Sunrise 06:00 a.m. (summer)
07:00 a.m. (winter)
74 2 R340
Morning 09:00 a.m. 74 2 R340
Midday 12:00 p.m. 74 2 R340
Afternoon 15:00 p.m. 74 2 R340
Sundowner 18:00 p.m. (summer)
16:00 p.m. (winter)
30 2 R470 including drinks & snacks
Night 19:00 p.m. (summer)
18:00 p.m. (winter)
44 2 R370

  • Please note that sunrise, sunset and night drive departure times vary according to season. It is important to check the current departure times with the game drives office when making a booking.
  • Each game drive lasts approximately two hours. No refunds are given.
  • Children under the age of six years are not allowed on these drives. Children under 12 years pay half price.
  • Please check in at the game drives office 15 minutes prior to departure of the drive.
  • Game drives depart from main camp only. Guests staying at the Spekboom Tented Camp arent able to participate in the sunset or night drives as the gates are closed.
  • Self-drive game viewing in guests' own vehicles is also available at no cost.

Hop-on Guides

The Hop-on guides are a group of guides, sourced from the communities adjacent to the park, who operate their own business within the park, providing guiding services for visitors in the comfort of their own vehicles.

Per two hour guided drive in your own vehicle
For a car R210
For an eight seater vehicle R260
For a minibus R320
For a bus (18 - 30 seater) R390
For a bus (coach) R550
School group R180
Note: Fees are payable directly to the guide

Self-Drive Game Viewing

Visitors may enjoy wildlife viewing in their own vehicles during the opening hours of the park's game gate. Opening times change according to season.

In this case, the visitor pays only the conservation fee – per day, or per night for overnight visitors.

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