PLEASE DO NOT FOLLOW ANY GOOGLE MAP DIRECTIONS EXCEPT THE MAP PROVIDED BELOW. THANK YOU.
From Imagine Africa Luxury Tented Camp…
Hoedspruit (Eastgate) Airport is approx. 40 mins drive,
Phalaborwa Airport is approx. 50 mins drive,
and KMIA (Kruger Mpumalanga International Airport) is approx. 3 hours drive.
CLICK HERE to organise road transfers to and from these airports to Imagine Africa Luxury Tented Camp. Inter-lodge road transfers services can also be arrange should you need to be collected from or dropped off at another lodge.
Vehicle rental may be the most economical way to travel to Imagine Africa and back to Johannesburg, however the drive is approx. 5 hours. It would depend on the number of days you need to rent the vehicle before returning to point of pick, otherwise a drop off fee is applicable.
Public Road Shuttles:
Public Road Shuttles are scheduled according to demand therefore booking direct is better. Travelling on more popular days attract the lower rates. Clients are advised to consider this when making their travel arrangements. Departures are usually early morning from your destination and the duration is approx. 6 hours. Click here to book direct.
Directions from Johannesburg: (PLEASE DO NOT FOLLOW ANY GOOGLE MAP DIRECTIONS EXCEPT THE MAP PROVIDED BELOW. THANK YOU.)
Take the N12 and follow it to Witbank. The N12 connects to the N4 which follows onto Belfast. Once in Belfast take the R540 and continue to Dullstroom and Lydenburg (Mashishing). Pass through Lydenburg and get onto the R36 which heads towards Ohrigstad. Follow the R527 through Ohrigstad over the Abel Erasmus pass and then through the JG Strydom tunnel towards Hoedspruit. Pass through Hoedspruit and turn left onto the R40 (R530). Travel approx. 17km finding the Olifants West Nature Reserve Gate on your right leading into Balule Nature Reserve. Once in the gate kindly follow these directions provided in the map to the right. Follow the Olifants road from the gate for approx. 3km until you reach our Imagine Africa – Luxury Tented Camp sign heading to your right. Follow the signs to the lodge from here. We look forward to welcoming you!
PLEASE NOTE: A conservation levy will be charged in cash or by credit card on entering the reserve by the Balule Conservancy of R 85-00 per vehicle and R 200-00 per person. The vehicle levy is already covered should you be utilizing our road transfer services, however, this unfortunately does not apply to the public road shuttle services.