In the 'hood, Skukuza as a destination

Lying on the southern banks of the Sabie River, in the heart of the Kruger National Park, Skukuza is the largest restcamp in the park, and serves as its capital. There is some debate about whether to move this function to Phalaborwa, which is certainly more central to the park but for the moment, Skukuza acts as the main centre for conservation and research, and visitors get to share the camp ... cont.

Portia Shabangu Road, Skukuza, Kruger National Park, Mpumalanga, South Africa

Directions to Protea Hotel Kruger Gate

Directions from Kruger Mpumulanga International Airport
Follow N4 from Witbank straight to Nelspruit.
Follow R40 to White River and then on to Hazyview.
At Hazyview, turn right at the second 4-way stop, into Paul Kruger Road.
Follow the road for 43km, the Protea Hotel Kruger Gate will be on the left hand side, Kruger Gate entrance directly in front.
Be cautious of domestic stock and animals on the road.

Amenities in the area

  • Foreign Exchange (0 km)
  • Bank and/or ATM (40 km)
  • Post Office (40 km)
  • Shopping Mall (40 km)
  • Airport (70 km)


  • 4x4 trails
  • Abseiling
  • Bird watching
  • Bungee jump
  • Canopy tours
  • Children's entertainment
  • Climbing (mountain / rock)
  • Cultural experiences
  • Elephant back safaris
  • Fishing
  • Game viewing
  • Game viewing (big 5)
  • Golf course(s)
  • Gym / fitness centre
  • Hang- / paragliding
  • Health spa / massage
  • Helicopter Flips
  • Hiking trails
  • Horse riding
  • Hot air ballooning
  • Kloofing
  • Mountain bike trails
  • Quad biking
  • River cruises
  • Rowing / canoeing
  • Swimming
  • Tennis court(s)
  • Theatre (performing arts)

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