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Dawid2005
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Re: Driving (best route) to/from Kruger

Unread post by Dawid2005 » Mon Jan 09, 2017 10:08 am

Good Day All

First I want to wish all the members a very prosperous 2017 full of wonderful sightings in this magical place.

I would like to know what will be the best route to take from Joburg to Orpen gate, I do believe that there is some potholes on the Dullstroom route as I will be pulling a trailer I do not really want to have issues with major potholes. So I was thinking on taking the N4 to Nelspruit and then from there up to Orpen does anybody know what the condition is of this route, or are there any other routes that you can suggest.

Thank you in advance for the information.

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Re: Driving (best route) to/from Kruger

Unread post by Yoda » Mon Jan 09, 2017 10:39 am

Which camp are you staying at on your first night?

If you leave early enough, you could enter one of the gates in the south, and drive to the first camp inside the reserve?
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Re: Driving (best route) to/from Kruger

Unread post by Albert » Mon Jan 09, 2017 12:26 pm

N4/R40 to Hazyview and beyond...
Road surface is good, traffic is bad, particularly through the Bushbuckridge area.
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