5 Day Rhino Safari

Care For Wild Rhino Sanctuary is located on a beautiful game reserve in the heartland of Mpumalanga, South Africa, where we’ve set up a treatment and care center where we can tend to injured or orphaned animals until they are well enough to be rehabilitated into the wild. Petronel Nieuwoudt, the founder of Care for Wild Rhino Sanctuary NPC, is one of the few people worldwide who has specialized in the care of orphaned and injured rhinos, and her passion is truly inspiring.

Our mission is to save black and white rhinos from extinction. We are committed to rescue abandoned, injured, and orphaned rhinos and to rehabilitate them wherever possible. We enlist the help of veterinarians, nutritionists, ecologists, and other specialists, to ensure the successful rehabilitation and release of these animals. Over the years, Care for Wild Rhino Sanctuary has grown to be the largest rhino sanctuary and orphanage in the world. This has been made possible through hard work, trust, dedication, and good partnerships.

Founded by Petronel Nieuwoudt in 2001, Care for Wild Rhino Sanctuary is the biggest orphan rhino orphanage and sanctuary in the world. After a more in-depth understanding of the plight of our Rhinos we then make our way to Nhongo Lodge for Four Nights visiting the Kruger National Park with daily game drives learning more about our Big 5 , Endangered species, Fauna and Flora.

Kruger Park Safaris

Care For Wild

  • Transfers to and from Johannesburg
  • 2 Nights Accommodation with bathroom en-suite.
  • 2 Light Lunches
  • 2 Breakfasts
  • 2 Dinners with wine
  • Lectures
  • Services of Professional Guides and Lecturers
  • Boma Cleaning and Feeding
  • Bush Walk
  • Donation to Care For Wild Rhino’s

Kruger National Park

  • Accommodation with bathrooms en-suite.
  • 2 Dinners
  • 2 Breakfasts
  • Open Vehicle Game Drives in Kruger National Park morning and afternoon
  • Sunset Drive/Night Drive
  • Entrance Fees
  • Services of Qualified Ranger/Guide
  • Complimentary Gift


Day 1: Care for Wild

Collection from either your Hotel / Guest House or OR Tambo Airport between 06h00am and 07h30am by your Nhongo Safaris driver you are transferred to Nelspruit and then on to Care for Wild where you will be met by your Care For Wild coordinator and on to your Lodgings for check in and a light lunch. After lunch a brief introduction will be given to you about Care For Wild and then we pay a brief visit to the Bomas and say hello to our orphaned babies. Return to camp for a real South African Barbeque Dinner prepared by our Chef and catch up with your guide while sitting around the fire and discuss the events for the next day.

Day 2: Care For Wild

This morning up bright and early for Tea and Coffee with a Rusk and then make your way to the Bomas to start the cleaning of the Bomas and getting their bottle ready so that they may enjoy their morning feed. We return to camp for breakfast and then we start with our first Lecture of the day till Lunch time when you may enjoy a light lunch after which a Bush Walk and practical experience will take place. Baby Rhinos that are orphaned in the wild rarely survive. The mission of Care For Wild Rhino Sanctuary is to rescue every Rhino that is orphaned, to heal them and to provide a totally secure environment where they can grow, roam free, and breed to ensure that there will always be Rhino in Africa. Return to the Bomas once again to check up on the Orphans and then return to camp for the evening Dinner and Relaxation around the Camp Fire.

Day 3: Care For Wild - Kruger Park

Once again we awake to a African Sunrise and the song of birds to go and help with the cleaning of the Bomas and feeding of the youngsters and assist where needed. Breakfast is once again a Buffet affair depart from Care For Wild back to Nelspruit by mid morning to connect with your guide and continue on to the Kruger National Park. Enjoy a afternoon game drive returning to your lodge by gate closing. Dinner is served in the Restaurant.

Day 4: Kruger Park

Everything starts early in the Kruger park in order to have a greater chance of seeing game, so you’ll wake up early in order to get on the road when the gates open. Enjoy a cup of coffee or tea before departure on your drive. We’ll stop at one of the camps for breakfast as well as a chance to stretch your legs. After breakfast we continue on our game drive hoping to spot as many animals as possible before lunch which can be enjoyed inside the park at one of the camps before continuing your drive for the day returning to your base camp late afternoon. Time to relax , take a swim before Dinner is served by 19h00pm.

Day 5: Kruger Park - Johannesburg

This morning you have the opportunity of going out on another early morning game drive taking your breakfast with you and exiting the park by 10h00am. It’s time to start back towards Nelspruit to change over to your transfer vehicle back to Johannesburg. Your driver shall drop you off in Johannesburg at 16h30pm either at OR Tambo Airport or back at your Hotel/Guest House. Please do not book any flights until after 19h00pm as we cannot be held responsible for adverse Weather Conditions, Accidents or any road closures that may occur.

  • Flights Internal / External
  • Items of a personal nature
  • Drinks and lunches not Specified


  • Water bottle
  • Sunscreen
  • Hat and Clothes (Bushwear – natural colors)
  • Comfortable closed walking shoes or boots
  • Bug spray
  • Headlamp/pocket torch
  • additional snacks


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