Klaserie Game Reserve Featured, Parks and Reserves
Officially proclaimed in 1972, Klaserie Game Reserve shares unfenced borders with Kruger National Park, yet is completely privately-run. Klaserie is very involved in all aspects of nature conservation. You'll find a variety of safari lodges here, ranging from rustic bush camps and walking trails to luxury game lodges. Klaserie offers a tranquil, private and unhurried safari experience. Guest numbers are kept to a minimum and lodges are small and intimate.
* Klaserie Game Reserve Highlights
- ∞Small, intimate bushcamps
- ∞Tranquil, unhurried safari destination
- ∞Abundant wildlife, including Big 5
- ∞Lodges and walking safari options
- ∞Open-air tree house for more adventurous
- ∞Excellent birding: raptors, residents and migrants
One of the largest privately-owned nature reserves in South Africa, Klaserie Game Reserve is one of the more northern reserves of Greater Kruger and covers some 60 000 hectares.
Diverse, Excellent Game Viewing
The Klaserie Game Reserve is home to the Big 5 and other regular sightings include giraffe, zebra, warthog, spotted hyaena, baboon, hippo, impala, kudu, vervet monkey, waterbuck, wildebeest, bushbaby, mongoose, duiker, steenbok, klipspringer, genet and bats.
You may also be fortunate and see wild dog, cheetah, roan antelope, bat-eared fox, honey badger, porcupine, aardvark, aardwolf, civet, caracal and serval. Birds that are regularly seen are vultures, owls, bee-eaters, rollers, eagles, bustards, hornbills, starlings and shrikes.
Klaserie Game Reserve is 100% private, run by an executive committee that is passionate about conservation. It is host to The Ground Hornbill Project, sponsored by The Fitzpatrick Institute of African Ornithology and directed by Professor Phil Hockey. It's also involved in: "Save the Elephants" project founded by Dr Ian Douglas Hamilton and the "Tembo" project which studies buffalo.
Klaserie hosts a highly successful Children’s Environmental Training Program (CET) which assists in educating the children from the local community. The focus is on the environment and the importance of conservation, naturally.
Before you go to Klaserie Game Reserve Things you should know before you go!
Malaria is a consideration in Klaserie Game Reserve
Learn more about malaria areas and malaria prevention with our resource article.
Malaria Areas & Prevention
African MapsMap of the Kruger National Park
The Kruger National Park is in north-eastern South Africa, bordering on Mozambique to the east and Zimbabwe to the north. From north to south, the Kruger Park is over 200 miles long (350 km) and from east to west, between 50-100 km (average 50 miles) across. It's impossible to see this entire game reserve in one trip. Kruger has nine entrance gates. Besides Skukuza airport inside Kruger, the closest airports are at Nelspruit and Hoedspruit. This is a simple reference map. For a more interactive and detailed map, please see our Google Map of the Kruger National Park.
View the Map of the Kruger National Park