HOW TO GET TO JABULANI

 

Jabulani is located in a private reserve called Kapama Private Game Reserve, in the Greater Kruger Area of South Africa. 

The nearest commercial airport is Hoedspruit Airport, which is just 30 minutes game drive experience from the lodge.

All Jabulani guests receive a complimentary Meet and Greet service at the airport, as well as complimentary transfers to the lodge. 

Hoedspruit Airport (HDS) is easily accessible from both Cape Town and Johannesburg with daily flights available.

There is a private landing strip on the Kapama Reserve for private charter flight access.

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Scheduled Flights

Hoedspruit Airport

Jabulani’s nearest commercial airport is Hoedspruit Airport (also known as Eastgate Airport). There are daily flights from Johannesburg or Cape Town, direct to Hoedspruit.

Airlink, Cemair and SA Express operate these routes. Charter flights can land at this airport too.

Complimentary Transfers from the Airport

Upon landing, you will be greeted at the airport, by your dedicated ranger who will be looking after your every need during your stay. The easy 30 minute transfer to Jabulani, on an open safari vehicle, will be your very first taste of our Jabulani wildlife experience, as we traverse our Big five game reserve. This is a complimentary service to our guests.

Charter Flights

Private Charter flights direct into Kapama Game Reserve

We are able to book a private charter flight service to the new private landing strip on the Kapama Game Reserve.

CLICK HERE for more information on booking a private charter plane to our lodge.

Private Charter Flights into Hoedspruit Airport (Eastgate Airport)

Charter flights, are an excellent option if you prefer exclusivity and more flexibility with your travel times while on holiday.

Reservations can assist with a quotation for this, upon request.

Important information for private aircrafts:

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

Charter Hops between Kruger Mpumalanga International Airport (KMIA) and Hoedspruit Airport

There are daily Charter Hops between KMIA Airport and Hoedspruit, which is ideal when combining two different game lodge experiences.

We will gladly arrange this on your behalf from ZAR3 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 us to manage and co-ordinate these reservations on your behalf.

GETTING TO JABULANI BY ROAD

Jabulani is easily accessible by road from Johannesburg

(Approximately 5 hours, 30 minutes drive)

Private Road Transfers are available upon request

For our Self-Drive guests, we have prepared direction guidelines:

(Please note that day visitors for the Elephant Moments experience at Jabulani need to use the Guernsey Gate.) Contact frontoffice@jabulanisafari.com for directions.

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

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

Directions from Johannesburg OR Tambo Airport to Kapama Private Game Reserve (Via Belfast and Dullstroom)
Distance: 450 km
Estimated Drive Time: 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 200 km.
  • 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. (Please watch out for potholes in the road for quite a way through this section.)
  • Turn left onto R37/Voortrekker Street at the intersection.
  • Turn right onto the R36 – After 800 m.
  • 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 10 km, you will reach the entrance signposted Kapama Private Game Reserve on your left.
  • Report to the gate. Your ranger will meet you at this entrance.

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Directions from Polokwane to Kapama Private Game Reserve

Distance: 236 km
Estimated Drive Time: 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 10 km, you will reach the entrance signposted Kapama Private Game Reserve on your left.
  • Report to the gate. Your ranger will meet you at this entrance.

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Directions from Nelspruit to Kapama Private Game Reserve

Directions from Nelspruit to Kapama Private Game Reserve
Distance: 138 km
Estimated Drive Time: 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 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.

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Day visitors for the Elephant Interaction Experience at Camp Jabulani need to use the Guernsey Gate.

Contact frontoffice@jabulanisafari.com for directions.