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Re: Driving (best route) to/from Kruger

Unread postby Hippotragus » Mon Oct 05, 2015 2:03 pm

Hi Riaanf31.

Your planned route sounds OK, but I hate the R71 Polokwane-Tzaneen - lots of speed limits, goes through a lot of habitation with animals, pedestrians etc.

What we have done a few times now is take the R81 from Polokwane up to Mooketsi, then R36 to Tzaneen and then on to the R71 to Phalaborwa. To get to the R81, you take the R71 signed off ramp off the N1 just south of Polokwane. Then at one of the cross-road junctions the R71 goes right and the R81 goes straight on. It is well signed, but keep awake!!

Have a great trip, whichever route you take.
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Re: Driving (best route) to/from Kruger

Unread postby Hansie11 » Thu Oct 08, 2015 10:23 am

I did that route in July this year. The roads were very good.
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Re: Driving (best route) to/from Kruger

Unread postby George_Brits » Thu Oct 08, 2015 12:26 pm

I agree with Hansie11, the roads are in a good condition and is a pleasure to drive

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