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Location

The Lodge is set within a Big Five Game Reserve, and is surrounded by the African bush in its spectacular beauty.

 

Camp Jabulani is located within the Big Five Kapama Private Game Reserve in Hoedspruit. This is within the Limpopo Province in South Africa, and is in close proximity to the world-renowned Kruger National Park, the Drakensberg Mountain range, and the spectacularly beautiful Mpumalanga region (which houses a collection of unique and diverse private game reserves – most easily combined with the Camp Jabulani Elephant Interaction Experience in the morning at 6:30).

 

GPS Co-Ordinates: S 24 25’00.4” min | E 031 05’40.8” min 

 

Click here to learn more about South Africa, and the Limpopo Province.

 

Camp Jabulani is easily accessible by road (05h30 min drive from Johannesburg), by scheduled flight (daily SA Express and Cemair flights into and out of Eastgate Airport, Hoedspruit) and by private charter flight.

Travelling to Camp Jabulani by Road

GPS Co-Ordinates

 

Latitude 24 degrees and 25 minutes / 00.04 South
Longitude 031 degrees and 05 minutes / 40.8 East

 

camp jabulani location roadsign

Hint, if you see this road sign, you are on the right track!

 

Directions from Johannesburg

O.R Tambo, Belfast, Dullstroom to Kapama Private Game Reserve

450 km, approximately 5 Hours, 47 Minutes

  • Take the N12/N4 from Johannesburg via Witbank (eMalahleni) to Middelburg.
  • Continue on the N12/N4, turn left on the R33 towards Belfast (eMakhazeni). Approximately 200km.
  • In the centre of Belfast turn right on R540/Steven Masango street to Dullstroom (Emnotweni) and Lydenburg (Mashishing).
  • Continue through Dullstroom (Emnotweni).
  • Connect with the R36 at Lydenburg (Mashishing). Continue about 2.3 km.
  • Turn left onto R37/Voortrekker Street at the intersection.
  • Turn right onto the R36. After 800m.
  • Continue through to Ohrigstad, through the Strijdom Tunnel.
  • Continue straight, the R36 becomes R527.
  • Go through the town of Hoedspruit, turn right onto the R40 to Klaserie/Bushbuck Ridge/White River.
  • When you are in Hoedspruit, please contact Camp Jabulani on 074 137 3286/ 082 922 0120, so that we can meet you at the gate.
  • After 10km, you will reach the entrance signposted Kapama Private Game Reserve on your left.
  • Report to the gate. Your ranger will meet with you at this entrance.

Downloadable route map from Johannesburg 

 

Directions from Polokwane

Polokwane to Kapama Private Game Reserve

Drive 236 km, approximately 3 Hours, 54 Minutes

  • Navigate to Munnik Avenue in the centre of Polokwane.
  • Continue on Munnik Avenue, which changes into R81.
  • The R81 merges with the R36. The road will split into R81 in the direction of Mooketsi and R36 in the direction of Modjadjiskloof.
  • Take the R36 to Mojadjiskloof.
  • At Tzaneen, turn left at Wolkberg Drive/R71 at the R36, R528, R71 interchange.
  • Continue with the R71 out of Tzaneen.
  • The R71 will exit to the left at Gravelotte, continue straight on the R40/R526.
  • At the T-junction, turn right onto the R40 to Klaserie/Bushbuck Ridge/White River. When you turn onto the R40, please contact Camp Jabulani on 074 137 3286/ 082 922 0120, so that we can meet you at the gate.
  • After 10km, you will reach the entrance signposted Kapama Private Game Reserve on your left.
  • Report to the gate. Your ranger will meet with you at this entrance.

Downloadable route map from Polokwane

 

 

Directions from Nelspruit

Nelspruit to Kapama Private Game Reserve

Drive 138 km, approximately 2 Hours

  • Navigate to the R104 – R40 interchange in Nelspruit (Mbombela) centre.
  • Continue on the R40, past the Riverside Mall, White River and Hazyview.
  • Continue straight on the R40, past Bosbokrand and Acornhoek.
  • Beyond Acornhoek continue northwards on the R40 towards Klaserie.
  • Approximately 1 km before Klaserie, take the turn-off to the right signposted Hoedspruit. Please contact Camp Jabulani at this point on
    074 137 3286/ 082 922 0120, for us to meet you at the gate.
  • For Hoedspruit Endangered Species Centre, continue on this road for approximately 3 km.
  • The entrance to the Hoedspruit Endangered Species Centre will be on your right.
  • Continue past Hoedspruit Endangered Species Centre entrance for approximately 10 km.
  • You will reach the entrance signposted Kapama Private Game Reserve on your right.
  • Report to the gate. Your ranger will meet with you at this entrance.

Downloadable route map from Nelspruit

 

Private road transfers

Should you not wish to drive yourself to Camp Jabulani, but do not wish to miss out on the scenic splendours of the Mpumalanga panorama (highly recommended!) – an excellent option to consider is the exclusive use of the services of a private driver/ guide. Transfers may be booked from Kruger Mpumalanga / Nelspruit – or from Johannesburg.

Please contact us for further information, itineraries or rates.

Day visitors for the Elephant Interaction Experience at Camp Jabulani need to use the Guernsey Gate.
Contact campjabulani@campjabulani.com for directions.

Travelling to Camp Jabulani by scheduled flight

South African Express runs scheduled flights to Hoedspruit, Eastgate Airport, from Johannesburg International Airport, as well as Cape Town International Airport.

Please note, the SA Express schedules below are subject to change at any stage. We are able to take care of flight reservations on your behalf. Please do not hesitate to contact us should you need rates or assistance.

Transfers between Hoedspruit Eastgate Airport and Camp Jabulani are arranged at no additional charge, and are approximately 30 minutes long in an open safari vehicle.

 

Johannesburg International Airport (OR Tambo) to & from Hoedspruit (HDS)

Johannesburg (JNB/ OR Tambo) to Hoedspruit (HDS)

Available Monday to Sunday

  • Flight SA1225: Departs JNB 10h15 / Arrives HDS 11h25
  • Flight SA1227: Departs JNB 12h15 / Arrives HDS 13h15

Hoedspruit (HDS) to Johannesburg (JNB/ OR Tambo)

Available Monday to Sunday

  • Flight SA1226: Departs HDS 12h00 / Arrives JNB 13h00
  • Flight SA1228: Departs HDS 13h50 / Arrives JNB 14h55

 

Cape Town International Airport to & from Hoedspruit (HDS)

Cape Town (CPT) to Hoedspruit (HDS)

Available Monday to Sunday, excluding Saturdays

  • Flight SA1241: Departs JNB 09h30 / Arrives HDS 12h10

Hoedspruit (HDS) to Cape Town (CPT)

Available Monday to Sunday, excluding Saturdays

  • Flight SA1242: Departs HDS 12h45 / Arrives JNB 15h25

Travelling to Camp Jabulani by charter flight

Scheduled charter hop

Between Kruger Mpumalanga International Airport and Hoedspruit Eatsgate Airport

Another option to consider is flying on a scheduled “charter hop” from Kruger Mpumalanga International Airport (particularly if you are unable to meet the schedule of flights into / out of Hoedspruit, or if you are travelling elsewhere in Mpumalanga prior to your arrival at Camp Jabulani).

We will gladly arrange this on your behalf from ZAR 3,600.00 nett per person one way. (Please note that prices are subject to change without prior notice. Please contact us for an accurate quotation. Camp Jabulani will levy a 10% handling fee should you wish for us to manage and co-ordinate these reservations on your behalf).

 

Private chartered aircraft

Should budget allow, a private charter is an excellent option to consider. Times may be decided outside the constraints of airline schedules. Flights are also completely exclusive.

We are able to obtain a quotation on your behalf for a variety of charter aircraft.

Please note:

  • Private aircraft – pilots are advised to broadcast their ETA on frequency 124.8 Mhz Eastgate Airport.
  • Elevation – 1 400ft.
  • Runways – 09/27 2 200m x 35m (7 220ft).
  • Runway Length – 18.36 3 962m x 50m (13 000ft).
  • Surface – Tarmac.
  • Co-ordinates – S24 21,5 and E031 02.5 Load capacity – 74.

Transfers between Eastgate Airport (Hoedspruit) and the camp are in open safari vehicles, and are at no additional charge.

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