There are nine entrance gates to Kruger.
National access roads to all entrance gates are tarred. Since entrance and camp gates are closed at night (see operating hours below), allow sufficient travelling time to ensure timeous arrival at your camp.
|Crocodile Bridge||+27 (0)13 735 6012|
|Malelane||+27 (0)13 735 6152|
|Numbi||+27 (0)13 735 5133|
|Orpen||+27 (0)13 735 0237/0238|
|Pafuri||+27 (0)13 735 5574|
|Paul Kruger||+27 (0)13 735 5107|
|Phabeni||+27 (0)13 735 5890|
|Phalaborwa||+27 (0)13 735 3547|
|Punda Maria||+27 (0)13 735 6870|
Distances & Directions from Johannesburg
|Crocodile Bridge||N4 via Witbank & Nelspruit to Komatipoort||475km|
|Malelane||N4 via Witbank & Nelspruit to Malelane||428km|
|Numbi||N4 to Nelspruit, R40 to White River, R538/R539 to Numbi||411km|
|Orpen||N4 to Belfast, R540 to Lydenburg via Dullstroom, R36 and R531 to Orpen via Ohrigstad, JG Strijdom Tunnel and Klaserie||490km|
|Pafuri||N1 to Louis Trichardt, on to Musina (Messina), but turn right at R525||600km|
|Paul Kruger||N4 to Nelspruit, R40 to Hazyview, turn right to gate, or||460km|
|N4 to Belfast, R540 to Lydenburg via Dullstroom, R37 to Sabie, R536 to Hazyview, on to gate||470km|
|Phabeni||N4 to Nelspruit, R40 to Hazyview, turn right to gate, or||430km|
|N4 to Belfast, R540 to Lydenburg via Dullstroom, R37 to Sabie, R536 to Hazyview, on to gate||440km|
|Phalaborwa||N1 to Pietersburg (Polokwane), R71 to Phalaborwa via Tzaneen||490km|
|Punda Maria||N1 to Louis Trichardt, R524 to Punda Maria||550km|
|Entrance Gates Open||05:30||05:30||05:30||06:00||06:00||06:00||06:00||06:00||06:00||05:30||05:30||05:30|
|Camp Gates Open||04:30||05:30||05:30||06:00||06:00||06:00||06:00||06:00||06:00||05:30||04:30||04:30|
|All Gates Close||18:30||18:30||18:00||18:00||17:30||17:30||17:30||18:00||18:00||18:00||18:30||18:30|
Late arrivals are only allowed in cases of emergency (proof and valid reason required) until 21:00 for guests with pre-booked accommodation at certain camps within 10km distance from the relevant gate.
Latecomers at entrance gates will be refused entry, whilst offenders at rest camps will be warned and fined if they are repeat offenders.
Late entry escorts (at a fee) are available at the following gates for the camp in brackets only. This is only available until 21:00. Escorts depart every half hour until this time.
- Paul Kruger (Skukuza)
- Numbi (Pretoriuskop)
- Malelane (Berg-en-Dal and Malelane)
- Crocodile Bridge gate (Crocodile Bridge Camp)
- Punda Maria gate (Punda Maria Camp)
- Orpen gate (Orpen Camp)
- No late admission at Phabeni, Phalaborwa and Pafuri
Gate Security will phone camp duty phone when there are guests and transport is arranged. If guests advise in advance, then trips can be better planned. Fee is currently R500 per vehicle.