6 days in Barberton & Kruger National Park Itinerary

6 days in Barberton & Kruger National Park Itinerary

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6 days in Barberton & Kruger National Park Itinerary

Start: Barberton
1
Barberton
— 2 nights
Drive:  3​h 30​min
2
Kruger National Park
— 3 nights
Drive:  3​h 30​min
End: Barberton

2
nights
Barberton

Barberton ©
Barberton is a town in the Mpumalanga province of South Africa, which has its origin in the 1880s gold rush in the region. Escape the urban bustle at Safaris and Barberton Makhonjwa Geotrail. Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Barberton Museum and Barberton History & Mining Museum. Get out of town with these interesting Barberton side-trips: Malelane Gate, Kruger National Park (in Malelane) and Napi Wilderness Trail (in Kruger National Park).

For other places to visit, where to stay, more things to do, and more tourist information, read our Barberton trip planner .

In July, daily temperatures in Barberton can reach 24°C, while at night they dip to 11°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 1st (Thu) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Barberton

Parks Trails Outdoors

Side Trips

Napi Wilderness Trail, Malelane Gate, Kruger National Park
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Malelane Gate, Kruger National Park ©
Barberton Museum ©
Barberton Museum
Barberton History & Mining Museum ©
Barberton History & Mining Museum

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nights
Kruger National Park

Kruger National Park ©
One of Africa's largest game sanctuaries and part of UNESCO's Man and the Biosphere Program, Kruger National Park provides an immersive experience of wildlife.
Wild Wings Safaris has been added to your itinerary. Start off your visit on the 1st (Thu): take an exotic tour of Wild Wings Safaris.

To see traveler tips, reviews, and more tourist information, read our Kruger National Park day trip planning website .

You can drive from Barberton to Kruger National Park in 6 hours. Expect a daytime high around 29°C in August, and nighttime lows around 12°C. On the 4th (Sun), you'll travel back home.

Things to do in Kruger National Park

Wildlife Outdoors
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Wild Wings Safaris ©
Wild Wings Safaris

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