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How to get there

Travel routes and times from central Gauteng

By Air

There are daily flights to the Kruger Park operating from Johannesburg to the recently reopened Skukuza Airport, Phalaborwa Airport, Hoedspruit Airport and the Kruger/Mpumalanga International Airport (KMIA) located between Nelspruit and White River. Daily flights also operate to Skukuza from Cape Town. KMIA also receives daily flights from Durban and Cape Town, and there is also a flight from Cape Town to Hoedspruit.

Please note:

No private aircraft may land at Skukuza Airport without prior permission from the Skukuza Airport Management Company acting on behalf of the Park Director. To obtain this, a Skukuza landing permission and indemnification form must be sent via email to skukuza@flyairlink.com.

Airlink's scheduled air services to Skukuza airport:

From: To: Departure Time:
OR Tambo International Airport (Johannesburg) Skukuza Airport 10:00
Cape Town International Airport Skukuza Airport 10:35
Skukuza Airport Cape Town International Airport 11:20
Skukuza Airport OR Tambo International Airport (Johannesburg) 13:20

Visit www.flyairlink.com/skukuza/ for additional information.

By Road

Paul Kruger Gate

Take the N4 to Nelspruit. Then take the R40 to Hazyview via White River. From Hazyview, take the R536 to the gate. Allow between 5 to 6 hours for the trip to the gate. Skukuza Rest Camp is 12 km away from the gate. Allow about 30 minutes for the drive to the camp.

Phabeni Gate

Take the N4 to Nelspruit. Then take the R40 to Hazyview via White River. From Hazyview, take the R536 to the gate. Phabeni Gate is approximately 10 km from Hazyview. Allow between 5 to 6 hours for the trip to the gate. Skukuza Rest Camp is 39 km from the gate. Allow about 1 and ¾ of an hour for the drive to the camp.

Gate Times

See the relevant gate times for Kruger's camps.

GPS Co-ordinates

Check out the list of all your GPS coordinates for Kruger's camps.


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Weather

Thohoyandou

18°C / 37°C
Partly cloudy

Phalaborwa

20°C / 35°C
Sunny with high level clouds

Skukuza

20°C / 30°C
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