Maps & Directions
Directions to the Upper Escarpment:
Take the N1 North Highway from Pretoria to Polokwane (Pietersburg). Keep on the N1 through the Carousel and Kranskop Tollgates. Travel a further 32 km on the N1. Take the Mookgopong (Naboomspruit) R101A offramp/exit (Route 289). Drive 8 km to Mookgopong. Turn left at the second traffic light in town centre (R520) for 11 km until you reach a T-junction. turn left and continue for 500m and turn right at the Marken sign. Keep on the tar road for 24 km. The road becomes a gravel road. Continue on this road for another 21,5 km. You'll see an Entabeni sign on the righthand side. Turn right and drive 3.3 km on a dirt road until you reach the security entrance gate.
Directions to the Lower Escarpment
Take the N1 North Highway from Pretoria to Polokwane (Pietersburg). Keep on the N1 through the Carousel and Kranskop Tollgates. Travel a further 32 km on the N1. Take the Mookgopong (Naboomspruit) R101A offramp/exit (Route 289). Drive 8 km to Mookgopong (Naboomspruit). Pass throug the town of Mookgopong (Naboomspruit) on the R101A (29 km) till you reach the Doorndraai, Sterkrivier turnoff (Entabeni Sign). Turn left and continue for 22 km till you reach the Haakdoring turnoff. Turn left and continue for a further 10km on a gravel road till you reach the big Entabeni Private Game Reserve sign on your right-hand side and the security entrance gate.
Entabeni Safari Conservancy has its owRoyal Legend Safari Lodge and Spa is approximately a 5 to 6 hour drive from Johannesburgn landing strip:
- Latitude: 24° 11’29,1 S
- Longitude: 28° 38’22,2 E
- Direction: 06/24
- Length: Sand/Grass (1200 meters)
Private Airstrip, please don’t land without approval from the General Manager or the resident pilot.
See Entabeni Map
Dugong Beach Lodge is situated on the East-African Seaboard, on the coast of Mozambique within the boundaries of "The Vilanculos Coastal Wildlife Sanctuary".
Scheduled daily flights to Vilanculos International Airport on Pelican Air in pressurized turboprop aircraft take 2 hours from Johannesburg International Airport (JIA) (International Departures counter 55) and one and a half hours from Kruger Mpumalanga International Airport (MQP).
Chartered flights can be arranged directly into Dugong Beach Lodge:
- Latitude: 22° 00'58.85 S
- Longitude: 35° 18'55.50 E
- Runway: 03/21
- Length: 780 meters (hardened calcrete) Flat.
- Elevation: 25ft below sea level
Boat transfers from Vilanculos International Airport to Dugong Beach Lodge take 30 - 40 minutes (depending on the tide
See Dugong Map
Scheduled flights daily to Eastgate Airport Transfers from Eastgate Airport to Thornybush Game Reserve in South Africa is available.
Chartered flights can be arranged directly into Jackalberry Lodge:
- Latitude: 22° 00'58.85 S
- Longitude: 31° 08'40 E
- Runway: 04/22
- Length: 22, 1000 metres (grass/gravel) Land uphill
- Elevation: 1700ft
- Radio Frequency: 126.4 MHz (Hoedspruit Military)
NB: Always use tight hand circuits when landing on the runway 22 and left hand for 04
From Johannesburg to Thornybush Game Reserve, South Africa, approximately 500km (310 miles)
- N4 to Belfast
- R36 to Ohrigstad and Strijdom tunnel
- Turn right at T531 to Orpen
- Turn left at R40 to Hoedspruit
- Turn first right at Thornybush Game Reserve, South Africa signboard
- Turn right at T-junction; 2km to Jackalberry gate on the left.
See Jackalberry Map
Driving from Knysna on the N2, turn right (from Port Elizabeth turn left) into Marine Drive at the Shell Ultra City. The security entrance to WhaleSong Hotel & Hydro is situated on the right.
See Whalesong Map
Travel on the N1 North (Polokwane) highway through Pretoria East. Take the R513 Wonderboom/ Zambezi/ Cullinan turn-off (Exit 152). At the first traffic light turn right towards Cullinan. Travel 1,2 km to the next traffic light. Turn left on the R573 KwaMhlanga road. Continue for 29,6 km. On your way you will pass the Roodeplaat Dam and the Kloof General Dealer on your right. As the road bends to the right, you will notice a Zebra Country Lodge signboard on your left. Turn left onto this gravel road. Follow the Zebra Country Lodge signs for 2,7 km to the main entrance on your righthand side.
Helicopter pad co-ordinates:
- Latitude: 25° 30'39 S
- Longitude: 28° 29'01 E
See Zebra Map