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How to get there

  • Please see detailed directions from various areas: Johannesburg, Durban and Bloemfontein.
  • Equidistant from Johannesburg, Durban and Bloemfontein.
  • Easily accessible via excellent tarred road.
  • Public road runs through the park.
  • Roads in the park are tarred.
  • Basotho Cultural Village Rest Camp:
    • It is only 55km from Harrismith and the N3. It is sited along the Maluti Drakensburg Route only 350km from Pietermaritzburg, 330km from Bloemfontein and 320km from Johannesburg.
    • The village is only 42km away from the renowned Clarens, a tourist Mecca of the Free State Province through the scenic Golden Gate Highlands National Park.

Gate Times

The gates in Golden Gate do not close. The road running through the Park is a public road which does not allow for the installation of any boom gates. Gate control is done at both receptions (Golden Gate Hotel and Glen Reenen Rest Camp) on arrival.

GPS Coordinates




West Gate

S 28° 30'5"

E 28° 34'43

Golden Gate Road Map
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