Game Drives on Parsons
Guests can take part in game drives in our open game vehicle on Parsons Reserve, with an experienced ranger. We offer early morning and late afternoon game drives. Times are varying in winter/summer season. The drives take place within Balule Game Reserve, openly connected to the Kruger Park and Big Five Area and last around 3 hours.
Game Drives Maseke
We have the option to bring you to the adjacent Maseke Game Reserve, another 8000 hectare adjacent reserve to our lodge. The game drives are operated by open vehicle with experienced ranger also within the Greater Kruger Park and Big Five Area.
Early morning or late afternoon 3 hour Bush Walk, lead by professional licensed field ranger. Maximum group size is 8 guests, children over age of 16 are allowed to join or upon prior request.You are collected from the lodge and go on walking safari on our Parsons Nature Reserve, walking through different landscape and exploring all facets of nature. Encounters with Big Five are possible.
Birding walk (full day)
A private walk, with an early morning departure, duration of around 6 hours. Under guidance of Bird Expert, focussing on Bird life and Bird Watching. Snacks and drinks included. Binoculars can be borrowed.
Full day Kruger park
Early morning departure for a full exciting day into Kruger Park, returning around 17.00. Included are all entry fees, breakfast package. Done by open vehicle, outsourced.
With our own Parsons Hilltop closed van, and our Hilltop guide. All fees and breakfast pack included,
Ask us for prices for larger groups!
Full day panorama tour
Early morning departure for a full day along the Panorama route, including the magnificent views of the three rondavels, Bourkey’s potholes, God’s window and the waterfalls. Lunch at pittoresque stop, water bottles and all fees included.2 pax minimum
Game viewing with a difference!
Meander along the waters of the magnificent Olifants River on the ‘Kambaku’ houseboat watching crocodiles, hippo, buffalo, elephant, waterbuck on the lush green banks of the river. We will take you on an unforgettable journey on one of the largest rivers in the Kruger National Park, enjoying the abundant wildlife, birds, indigenous trees, bush and grass associated with the African bushveld. Half Day Activity.
Full day trip to Elephant whispers and Gorge lift
Experienced guide, closed minivan that picks the guests up early in the morning from the lodge, visiting the Elephant whispers in Hazyview, where you can encounter and walk with elephants, whereafter you visit the stunning Gorge and the tropical lush forest were you can make an educational walk and/ or jump from the Big Swing.
Based on 2 pax
Endangered species centre and Moholoholo rehab centre visit*
Visit of the two most interesting rehabilitation and rescue centres of the area, starting with a special tour (07.45-10) including cheetah run and wild dogs feeding, lunch, curio shopping. Visit 14.45-16.30 to Moholoholo,
all entrance fees and transports included.
* Self Drive is possible, in that case guests must show up at 0900/resp. 1500 for the standard tours and pay entrance fee at the centre.
Self Drive Day Tour Mariepskop, highest point of the Canyon
We can provide details, as well as lunch packs. If you need transport, we can arrange this and price will be on request. Accessible between 0800-1600 and weather depending.
4 x 4 needed.
Hiking day hippo trails walking tour/self drive
Guests can self drive. Transport needs to be (pre)-arranged.A very nice hike, probably close to 14 km round-trip (same way forward as return), which is preferably started in the morning. Due to the notable total changes in elevation the hike should not be underestimated. Recommended to plan as a day hike, the trained hiker will do this trail as a half-day trip.
Take your safari to the next level with equine! Go with an experienced guide for two hours through the lowveld bush and encounter wildlife from the back of your horse.
Own transport or transfer (2.000 ZAR up till 4 guests).
Reservations are required.
All mentioned rates are applicable for bookings in 2022-2023 and can be subject to change. Rates can sometimes get cheaper when bookings are for bigger groups.