Private Photographic Day Tour in Kruger

4.6   (10 reviews)
  • About 13 hours
  • Easy cancellation


Let us take you on a full day private photographic safari from sunrise to sunset in the Kruger National Park. This tour is designed for wildlife photographers with limited time to spend in the Kruger National Park or for part of a business trip and just want to try taking photographs of the African Big 5 wildlife for a day or two.

You will be guided by one of our experienced wildlife photography guides for the day. In positioning the vehicle in the right place and wait patiencly for the animals to move in it's natural environment for you to get the best possible shot. The safari is a private tour and no other photographers will be on the vehicle so the guide and you can spend good quality time in the African bush.

Pick up for the photographic day drives are from Hazyview, Kruger Gate, Protea Hotel by Marriott, Numbi Gate, Phabeni Gate, Skukuza, Pretoruiskop and Malelane. Surcharge of R450 for Malelane & Crocodile Bridge area applies.

Good to know

  • This is a private tour
  • Maximum capacity: 3 photographers and 3 non photographers
  • 1 x non photographer travel free with 1 x photographer per day
  • Conservation fees needs to be paid in cash on arrival at the entry gate
  • Identity documents required on entry to Kruger
  • Unfortunately not wheelchair friendly
  • You must be able to get in and out an open safari vehicle
  • Amateur to professionals are welcome
  • Pick up and drop off in Hazyview, Skukuza, Pretoriuskop, Paul Kruger Gate, Numbi Gate or Phabeni Gate included
  • Pick up from Malelane or Crocodile Bridge, Nelspruit or White River area for a surcharge of R450 paid cash on the day


  • Pick up and drop off within restricted areas
  • Qualified and professional guide
  • Full day game drive tour into Kruger National park
  • Private 4x4 safari vehicle
  • Two mounted GIMPRO photographic arm brackets
  • 2 x bean bag on the vehicle per photographer
  • Tea/coffee/mineral water


  • Conservation entrance fees
  • Breakfast
  • Lunch
  • Refreshments
  • Gratuities (optional)


  • Hat or beanie
  • Comfortable clothing
  • Sunglasses
  • Sunscreen
  • Snacks and drinks
  • Own camera equipment (300 mm lens at least)

July, 2019

My wife, two teenage children and I booked two day Game Drive and one day Panorama tour with PK safaris. I was so worried about booking our game drives online as it’s our first trip to Kruger and South Africa. This trip was a treat for my son for finishing his GCSE exams. Hennie Bekker was our guide. He was so polite, very knowledgeable and experienced.

First day we saw two Lions walking pass our Jeep. Hennie brought us to that spot at perfect timing. It was breathtaking to watch the Lions walking in touching distance. Hennie had a fantastic understanding of the animals and their behaviour. He exactly knew what the lions will do next. Also he is an excellent photographer. My son was so keen to see the ‘Big Five’. On the first day, Hennie showed us so many animals including Lions, Elephants, Hyenas, Buffalo, Giraffe, Zebras and several others. On the second day we started early, within 30 minutes of our driving, Hennie took us to a spot to try and see the Rhinos. Again perfect timing- we saw group of Rhinos- we couldn’t believe it! Then the hunt started to spot Leopard. We knew it wasn’t easy to spot them. But Hennie didn’t give up. After few hours driving, he spotted one. Again we took so many photos of the leopard. Hennie exceeded our expectations and worked hard to show us the big five. Third day he took us on a panorama tour around Hazyview and Mpumalanga area. Blyde River canyon view was fantastic. Hennie was very knowledgable about the geography, plants, rocks and all the attractions. I’ll not think twice about recommending PK Safaris and Hennie to my family and friends. I was so glad that I booked PK Safaris.

August, 2018

My wife & I spent some time with Bernhard a couple of years ago. We found him knowledgeable, courteous & professional. We were in a mixed group & he went above & beyond to get us into great spots for photography. He knew where the animals would be & whilst we weren't successful on every section of every, trip we eventually saw all we had set out to see. All of us were interested in the big cats & we saw 11 leopards in 10 days! Excellent! We have booked again to see the bush with Private Kruger Safaris & we are looking forward to our trip in September.

June, 2018

They have high quality vehicle and extreamly knowgable guides we have been on Safari with them a couple of times and had amazing widlife experiences.

April, 2016

Stunning vehicles for the most comfortable big 5 safari in Kruger Park. Wildlife and photographic tours are on offer. Have a look at theire website and make an online booking. Expert and professional guides with many years experience in The Kruger Park will make your private safari unforgettable.

March, 2016

We (a group of 6 adults) just completed our private safari with Bernhard and Arno. Both of these guys were superb. They were efficient in their communication beforehand, their pick-up times were timely, they were always willing to answer any questions we had, and freely shared their wealth of knowledge about Kruger and the many species of life within, great stories about their past experiences, as well as their camera/photography skills.

It was an amazing 2 days at Kruger. Although 2 days is not enough to enjoy all this place has to offer, if you are short on time and want a great private guide experience, I would highly recommend getting in touch with Bernhard and Arno.

Best regards,
D. Donaldson
Jersey City, NJ

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