7 days in Barberton & Kruger National Park Itinerary

7 days in Barberton & Kruger National Park Itinerary

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7 days in Barberton & Kruger National Park Itinerary

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

3
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. Get outdoors at Barberton Makhonjwa Geotrail and Mthethomusha Game Reserve. Do some cultural sightseeing at Barberton Museum and Barberton History & Mining Museum.

To find other places to visit, maps, photos, and other tourist information, you can read our Barberton attractions planner .

The Route module shows you travel options from your home to Barberton. In October, daytime highs in Barberton are 29°C, while nighttime lows are 17°C. On the 12th (Sat), you'll have the morning to explore before heading off to Kruger National Park.

Things to do in Barberton

Parks Wildlife Museums

Side Trip

Mthethomusha Game Reserve
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Mthethomusha Game Reserve ©
Mthethomusha Game Reserve
Barberton Museum ©
Barberton Museum
Barberton History & Mining Museum ©
Barberton History & Mining Museum

3
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.
You'll discover tucked-away gems like Wolhuter Wilderness Trail and Idube Game Reserve. It doesn't end there: explore the ancient world of Masorini Archaeological Site.

To see other places to visit, traveler tips, ratings, and other tourist information, go to the Kruger National Park vacation builder website .

You can drive from Barberton to Kruger National Park in 6 hours. In October, plan for daily highs up to 32°C, and evening lows to 16°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 15th (Tue) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Kruger National Park

Parks Outdoors Wildlife
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Wolhuter Wilderness Trail ©
Wolhuter Wilderness Trail
Idube Game Reserve ©
Idube Game Reserve
Masorini Archaeological Site ©
Masorini Archaeological Site

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