6 days in Barberton, Badplaas & Kruger National Park Itinerary

6 days in Barberton, Badplaas & Kruger National Park Itinerary

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6 days in Barberton, Badplaas & Kruger National Park Itinerary

Start: Barberton
1
Barberton
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h 15​min
2
Badplaas
— 1 night
Drive:  4​h
3
Kruger National Park
— 2 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. You've now added Dusty Tracks Off Road Adventures to your itinerary. Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Barberton Museum and Barberton Makhonjwa Geotrail. There's more to do: take an in-depth tour of Barberton History & Mining Museum.

To find photos, traveler tips, maps, and other tourist information, go to the Barberton travel route planner .

Use the Route module to find travel options from your starting location to Barberton. Expect a daytime high around 27°C in May, and nighttime lows around 15°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 21st (Tue) so you can travel to Badplaas.

Things to do in Barberton

Outdoors Wildlife Tours
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Barberton Museum ©
Barberton Museum
Barberton History & Mining Museum ©
Barberton History & Mining Museum

1
night
Badplaas

Badplaas ©
Badplaas, also known as eManzana, is a small town on the R38 road in eastern Mpumalanga, South Africa. Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Cradle of Life Info Centre. On the 22nd (Wed), get all the information you need at Cradle of Life Info Centre.

To see maps, ratings, reviews, and tourist information, go to the Badplaas sightseeing planner.

Traveling by car from Barberton to Badplaas takes 1.5 hours. Plan for slightly colder nights when traveling from Barberton in May since evenings lows in Badplaas dip to 5°C. On the 22nd (Wed), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel to Kruger National Park.
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Cradle of Life Info Centre ©
Cradle of Life Info Centre

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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.
To see more things to do, maps, ratings, and other tourist information, you can read our Kruger National Park tour builder .

Getting from Badplaas to Kruger National Park by car takes about 6.5 hours. Traveling from Badplaas in May, Kruger National Park is somewhat warmer at night with lows of 15°C. On the 24th (Fri), you'll travel back home.

Things to do in Kruger National Park

Outdoors Parks Wildlife
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