South Africa :: Kruger Park
Category: Places :: Town Small
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Skukuza is the main camp and administrative headquarters within the Kruger park situated on the southern banks of the Sabie River. It is literally known as a small town in the park as the camp is the biggest, busiest camp in the Kruger National park, it is often feels like a town than just a bushveld camp. It is a home to some interesting birds and amazing plant life. Skukuza have a lot of infrastructure with a reception office. All visitors need to pay an entrance fee at Kruger National parks gates. (Updated Dec-12).
|Address :||Skukuza Restcamp reception, Mpumalanga, South Africa|
|Contact :||Skukuza Restcamp reception|
|Tel :||+27(0)13 735 4265|
|Tel2 :||+27(0)13 735 4288|
|Cell :||+27(0)82 802 1204|
|Fax :||+27(0)13 735 4054|
|Fax2 :||+27(0)13 735 4060|
|Email :||Click Here|
|Host Website :||Click Here|
|Cellphone Reception :||Good||Main Cellular Network :||MTN. Vodacom & CellC|
Skukuza is 62km from Kruger's Malelane gate, which is most accessible when driving from Johannesburg. Closer gates are Paul Kruger (12km), Phabeni (38km) and Numbi (56km) for visitors coming from Hazyview and White Rivers areas.
|Gate Opening and Closing Times :||Nov-Mar &Oct 05h30 - 18h30; Apr-Sep 06h00 - 17h00|
|Fee/s :||ZAR50 -ZAR204 (All children pay half price)|
|Police Station :||Yes||Police Telephone :||+27(0)13 735 9000|
|Tourist Information :||Yes||Tourist Information Telephone :||+27(0)13 735 4265|
|Facilities :||Shops, Bank, ATM, Internet Cafe, Lodging, Camping, Restaurant, Airport, Airstrip, Car Rental, Mechanical Repair|
|Conference Facilities, Public Telephone, Swimming Pool, Restrooms, Internet, Wireless Networking, Spa, Art gallery, Museum|
|Other Facilities :||Memorial Library Post Office. Bank. Sportgrounds/Showgrounds School/s. Government Services.|
|Accessible to Disabled Persons :||Yes|
|Game Viewing, Game Drives, Night Drives, 4WD Trails, Picnics, Hiking Trails, Guided Walks, Mountain Biking, Golf, Fishing, Swimming, Bird Watching, Stargazing|
|Game to View :||Lion. Elephant. Buffalo. White Rhino. Baboons. Hyena. Leopard. Wild Dog. Black Rhino. Nyala and the Purple crested Loerie etc.|
The filling station is 24 hrs.
The best time of the year to go to Skukuza for a safari holiday is in the winter months between April and October as it is the cooler season when animals are more active. Although Skukuza rest camp is operational all year round.
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