Klaserie Reserve
Africa on Foot

Experience a Kruger Walking Safari with Africa on Foot. The Klaserie Private Nature Reserve is part of the Greater Kruger Park and shares unfenced borders with the Kruger National Park.

It is here that guests can take part in incredible walking safaris led by experienced and professional game rangers through a wildlife area rich in game including lion, leopard, elephant, rhino, buffalo as well as hyena, hippo, giraffe, zebra and a whole host of other wildlife.

For our competitive Packages & Rates, inclusive of return transfers from/to Johannesburg on the daily Ashtons Kruger Shuttle, see the Departure section in the menu above.

Africa on Foot’s location is in a prime wildlife area. The Greater Kruger is a collection of private, unfenced nature reserves situated on the western border of the Kruger National Park. All game moves freely throughout the region, but the reserves in the Greater Kruger are private meaning that you will get an unbeatable safari experience.

The Camp has 5 Chalets and a tree house, which is an adventurous option for the guests who want to spend a night in the wilderness. Two of the chalets are family units which have two adjoining bedrooms and room for 4 people in double and twin beds.

All rooms are of the same standard with en-suite bathrooms, mosquito nets, a clothing rack, bedside tables, solar powered lamps, and bathroom toiletries.

The electricity at Africa on Foot is solar-powered to keep things natural and eco-friendly. The power is switched off between 12pm and 4pm, so all charging of devices should be done before and after this period. Water is gas-heated.

One night during your stay, try sleeping out in the tree house, which is located a few hundred meters from camp. A wooden structure reaching up into the trees with a game-viewing platform and a top deck with a bed and a view to be remembered. In summer it is warm and beautiful – perfect for fearless romantics!

On a walking safari you will be led by experienced and professional game rangers through a wildlife area rich in game including lion, leopard, elephant, rhino, buffalo as well as hyena, hippo, giraffe, zebra and a whole host of other wildlife. In addition to walking safaris, Big 5 game drives and night drives are offered allowing guests to participate in a full spectrum of safari

  •  Splash pool with decking area
  •  WiFi in lounge area and chalets within range
  •  5 chalets (2 family) and 1 tree house with outdoor shower
  •  Communal lounge area & library
  •  Plug points in chalets and in the main area
  •  Mosquito nets in rooms
  •  Boma area with campfire
  •  Showers only
  •  Pedestal solar powered mist fans in each room
  •  Credit card facilities
  •  Air horns in each room in case of emergency

Room info:

Maroela is a family chalet and has a double bed, twin beds and an en-suite bathroom. The chalet is two-roomed, with a dividing wall and suitable for parents with children under 16, or two adults.

Ghwarrie has one double bed, en-suite toilet and adjoining outside shower. It sleeps a maximum of two guests.

Rooibos has one double bed and an en-suite bathroom. It sleeps a maximum of two guests.

Hardekool is a family chalet and has a double bed, twin beds and an en-suite bathroom. The chalet is two-roomed, with a dividing wall and suitable for parents with children under 16, or two adults.

Tjankbos has twin beds, en-suite toilet and outside shower. It sleeps a maximum of two guests.

The Treehouse has twin beds and an outside bathroom and shower. It sleeps a maximum of two guests.

Location:

Africa on Foot is located in the heart of the Klaserie region of the Greater Kruger park, close to Hoedspruit and approximately 5-6 hours drive from Johannesburg International Airport.

The simplest and most affordable way to get between Johannesburg and the lodge is to make use of the Ashtons Kruger Shuttle, which operates daily in both directions between Johannesburg and Hoedspruit. Please note that the shuttle rates are included in our packages. Before/after the 5-6 hour road transfer you will be transferred between the Timbavati gate (at Bush Pub & Inn) and African on Foot Camp. Getting to and from African on Foot could not be simpler!

Weather:

The average rainfall for the year is 350mm, with most rainfall occurring during mid-summer (November – February). The rainfall generally occurs in the form of thunderstorms where a downpour is experienced, very seldom lasting longer than a few hours. Average maximum temperatures range from 24.5°C in July to 31.5°C in January with the monthly minimum occurring in July at a temperature of 8.5°C.

Requirements:

  • The Greater Kruger is a malaria area – please take your own precautions
  • Walking shoes, neutral coloured clothing, rain jacket and warm jersey/jacket
  • Hat and sunglasses, sun block and insect repellent
  • Torch, camera & binoculars
  • Toiletries and any personal items
  • Cash for entrance fees and drinks (no ATM’s in the bush)
  • Booking prerequisite: guests must have adequate travel insurance to cover any emergency, casualty evacuation, and/or hospitalization for the full period of their safari

Departure Day: Daily except 25 December
Total Day: 3/4 days
Pickup Location: Pretoria / Johannesburg / Hoedspruit
Pickup Time: Depends on Transfer option
Drop-Off Location: Hoedspruit / Johannesburg / Pretoria
Drop-Off Time: Depends on Transfer option
Group Composition: Minimum 1

Package Person/s Full Board & activities Fully Inclusive
Valid 01 January – 31 December 2017
2-night / 3-day package Per person/single rate R6 640 R7 180
Children U/12 years R4 304 R4 574
3-night / 4-day package Per person/single rate R8 976 R9 786
Children U/12 years R5 472 R5 877
Additional Night Per person/single rate R2 336 R2 606
Children U/12 years R1 168 R1 303
Valid 01 January – 31 December 2018
2-night / 3-day package Per person/single rate R7 658 R8 198
Children U/12 years R4 962 R5 232
3-night / 4-day package Per person/single rate R10 354 R11 164
Children U/12 years R6 310 R6 715
Additional Night Per person/single rate R2 696 R2 966
Children U/12 years R1 348 R1 483

*Rates are listed as Rack Rates and are subject to change without notice

Full Board Rate Includes
All meals, game drives & bush walks, teas & coffees, return road shuttle between Johannesburg and Timbavati Gate as well as transfer from Timbavati gate and the Camp.

Fully Inclusive Rate Includes
All meals, all local drinks (soft & alcoholic) game drives & bush walks, teas & coffees, return road shuttle between Johannesburg and Timbavati Gate as well as transfer from Timbavati gate and the Camp.

Rate Excludes
Soft & Alcoholic drinks, the Klaserie Conservation levy of R200 per person per stay (payable direct at camp in cash or credit card), Please note that only Visa and MasterCard are accepted at the Camp and the Timbavati Gate.

Single Supplement
No single supplement applies.

Children Rates
Children aged 13 and over pay the full adult rate. Children under aged 12 and under pay 50% of the adult rate.

Children Policy
Children from age 5 years and over are accepted.

Notes

  • Rates are quoted in South African Rands.
  • Rates are quoted per person sharing per night.
  • Rates are subject to change without prior notice. Rates include government taxes where applicable. If taxes increase, we reserve the right to increase the rate accordingly.

DAY 1

Meet the Ashtons Kruger Shuttle at OR Tambo Airport bus Terminal 06h45 and start your journey to the Kruger. On arrival in the Greater Kruger  the shuttle will drop you off at the Bush Pub Inn situated closed the to Timbavati main gate where Africa on Foot will be waiting to take you into the reserve to your Lodge and get you settled in before Lunch is served, followed by an afternoon guided game activity and dinner.

DAYS 2 – 3 (or more)

During Summer, an early wake-up call at 05h00 and 05h45 in winter-  adventure out on your morning game Walk. Back at camp by 09h00  you will enjoy a hearty breakfast. Between 11h00-14h30 guest have time to themselves, relax with a book or take a dip in the pool. Enjoy Lunch from 14h30 consisting of salads, cheese, cold meat and a light quiche or pie. Afternoon game drive will start around 15h30 and stop for snacks and drinks and enjoy the sunset. Return to the Lodge at 19h30 and freshen up before dinner at 20h30.

FINAL DAY

Set off at first light for your final guided game activity – appreciating the typical scents and sounds of the bush you’ll realise how much you’ve learned already!  After breakfast back at the safari camp it’s time to pack up and say our reluctant goodbyes; you are then transferred back to meet the Ashtons Kruger Shuttle bound for Johannesburg. Whatever you have seen and done you will have had an up-close and personal experience of the real African bush and wildlife! And a whole new world of experiences awaits for your next visit.

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