In the 'hood, Schoemanskloof as a destination

Schoemanskloof is a somewhat undiscovered location, tucked away in Mpumalanga, South Africa. This is the ideal location to unwind, de-stress and relax in perfect tranquility and delightful hospitality. Guided tours of the crocodile farm in the Schoemanskloof is one of the attractions and a popular one with the children who are always fascinated by these dangerous creatures. At the Montrose ... cont.

Portion 59 of Sterkspruit, Access on N4, Schoemanskloof, Mpumalanga

Directions to Drakenzicht The Mountain Links & Lodge

From OR Tambo International Airport:
Take the R21 to Boksburg, 5km further turn left onto the N12 to Witbank. At Witbank this becomes the N4. From Johannesburg take the N4 Pretoria east to Witbank. Pass Middelburg and Belfast. Just after the Machadodorp tollgate, the N4 splits. Take the N4 left to Nelspruit via Schoemanskloof. This area is mountainous and you will pass De Beers Nek. About 33km from the split, watch out for the Drakenzicht Brown Tourism boards indicating a turn left. Turn left on this road, and follow the signs (right at first split, left onto tarred path). The access road from the N4 highway to the estate is a8km secondary road mostly hard surfaced. It is suitable for normal vehicles (low profile and sensitive cars should take it extra slow). Allow 20 minutes travelling time at 30km/h and enjoy the scenery and wildlife on offer.

From Nelspruit:
Take the N4 west to Machadodorp via Schoemanskloof (turn right at Montrose split). After about 25km you pass Old Joe's Kaia and Falcon Glen. The Old Joe Statue is on you left. 2km after Old Joe Rock watch out for the Drakenzicht Brown Tourism boards just after Patatanek signboard.


  • 4x4 trails
  • Bird watching
  • Caving
  • Climbing (mountain / rock)
  • Cycling paths
  • Fishing
  • Golf course(s)
  • Quad biking
  • Swimming

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