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Visit Northern Kruger Park

Visit Northern Kruger Park

Northern Kruger Park is split into two sections. North of Punda Maria Gate to the Luvuvhu River and then north of the Luvuvhu River and south of the Limpopo River. The latter is known as the Pafuri Triangle or Makuleke Concession. Are you looking for a Kruger National Park safari Lodge? The northern section has some of the best Kruger National Park routes. Some of the best roads in Kruger National Park are in the north, especially for birding.

Try the following bush lodges. These are all Kruger National Park Private Camps.

Map of northern Kruger National Park

Northern Kruger Park

Accommodation in the northern

Kruger National Park

There are five privately managed lodges in the Pafuri Triangle

The Outpost Lodge

The Outpost Lodge Kruger National Park

Pel’s Post Lodge

Pels Post Kruger Park

Pafuri Tented Camp

Pafuri Tented Camp Kruger National Park

Baobab Hill House

Baobab Hill Bush House


Pafuri Walking Safari Camp

Pafuri Walking Safaris Kruger Park


For more information on these and other lodges in Kruger National Park click here

Accommodation at SANParks lodges south of Luvuvhu River

Punda Maria Rest Camp

Pafuri Border Rest Camp

For more information on these 2 SANParks, click here

Entrance Gates to Northern Kruger Park

Punda Maria Gate – this gate is just south of the Punda Maria Camp

Pafuri Gate – The most northerly gate on the road from Musina

Pafuri Border Post – border crossing to the Great Limpopo Transfrontier Park Mozambique

Places to visit in the northern Kruger Park

Pafuri Picnic Site

Pafuri Picnic site

On the southern bank of the Luvuvhu River is the Pafuri Picnic site. There are braai facilities, or you can hire a gas braai. They sell limited refreshments and have clean toilets. The bird life at the picnic site is always good. There are lots of viewing places to view the Luvuhu River from the picnic site all the way to Crookes Corner – about 12km of river viewing..

Crooks Corner

Crooks Corner

Crooks Corner was a safe haven during the early 1900s for smugglers, gun runners, poachers, fugitives, and anyone else dodging the law. The confluence of the Luvuvhu River and Limpopo River is where the borders of Zimbabwe, Mozambique, and South Africa meet. For more info click here

Lanner GorgeVisit northern Kruger Park

Accessible only if you are staying at one of the lodges in the Pafuri Triangle. This spectacular gorge is 150m deep in places and displays ancient rock formations. The views down the gorge are spectacular.

 The area is home to the Big5, but it is the 350 bird species and 80% of Kruger Park’s biodiversity in the area that make this northern section of Kruger Park a must on your bucket list.

Pafuri Border Post Camp

The Pafuri Border Post is open every day, however, there is no bridge crossing over to Mozambique so you have to drive through the Limpopo river bed. A 4×4 is essential and crossings are not possible if the river is flowing strongly. The camp is on a small hill above the border post. There are only 3 cottages and have to be booked through SANParks.

Pafuri Walking Trails

Most of the lodges in the northern Kruger National Park offer daily bush walks. You go out with a professional guide who will show you the little animals, insects, fauna, and flora. Inquire with your lodge.

For more information on the northern Kruger National Park click here

For bookings in the Kruger National Park click here

Kruger National Park Gate Entrance fees

South African Residents Rates

Adults R 115

Children R 57

SADC Rates 

Adults R 230

Children R115

Foreign Nationals

Adults R460

Children R230

If you have a valid SANParks Wild Card, you can use it to enter Kruger National Park.

Kruger National Park Special Rates

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