The establishment of the park can be dated back to 1898 and was opened to visitor in 1927. Today the park spreads to a total area of 236 miles from the Limpopo River to the Crocodile River in the south. There are nine different gates giving access to the park namely the Numbi gate, Madelane gate, Phabeni gate, Crocodile Bridge gate, Paul Kruger gate, Orpen, Phalaborwa, Punda Maria and Parfuri. There are a number of camping sites inside and outside the park.
Travelers can enjoy guided tours through the Kruger National Park and they can enjoy bush drives and night drives. Visitors can also discover the flora and fauna of Africa on foot through the wilderness trails in the park. Walking through these trails takes about two days and three nights. The trails run circular and visitors will reach their camp safely. This is one of the best experiences to observe wildlife closely.
Other trails that can be explored in the Kruger National Park include Olifants River Back Pack Trail, Landrover Lebombo Eco-Trail, The Shingwedzi 4x4 Eco-Trail, The Machampane Wilderness Trail and the The Massingir Hiking Trail.
Travelers can also enjoy playing golf at the 9-hole course at Skukuza. It is also considered as the toughest 9-hole golf courses in the world. Visitors need to carry their own golf clubs.
Some of the bigger camping areas like Lower Sabie and Skukuza also offer shopping facilities. Travelers can find a number of souvenirs and woodcarvings available at the shopping facilities in these camping sites.
While dining inside the park it is better to confirm whether the food served is Halal.