In the 'hood, Kruger Park as a destination

Lying in the heart of the Lowveld is a wildlife sanctuary like no other, its atmosphere so unique that it allows those who enter its vastness to immerse themselves in the unpredictability and endless wilderness that is the true quality of Africa. The largest game reserve in South Africa, the Kruger National Park is larger than Israel. Nearly 2 million hectares of land that stretch for 352 ... cont.

Kruger National Park, Mpumalanga, South Africa

Directions to Imbali Safari Lodge

• Daily flights into Hoedspruit and Kruger Mpumalanga International airports
• Private Charters available to private airstrip or Skukuza
• Lodge can arrange transfers at an additional charge

Orpen Gate Entry - Recommended Route
• From Johannesburg take the N12 to Witbank, stay on the N4 until Belfast turn off
• Turn left into Belfast go through Belfast and at the end of town turn right towards Dullstroom on the R540
• Stay on this road through Dullstroom until Lydenburg is reached
• Follow signs to Ohrigstad (R533)
• Go through Ohrigstad and stay on this road which will take you through the Strijdom tunnel (Enjoy the view of the bushveld as you come through the tunnel)
• Stay on this road until you reach the Snakepark on your left hand side and Growing Tents on your right
• Turn right onto the R531
• Follow this road until you see the sign boards for Orpen & Our Camps (Imbali Safari Lodge, Hoyo Hoyo Tsonga Village & Hamiltons Tented Camp)
• Turn left towards Orpen Gate and stay on this road (R531) for 40KM.

(Estimated driving time: 1 hour)
• Take the H7 towards Satara
• Drive for approximately 6.7km
• Turn right onto the S106 (Dirt Road)
• After 1.6km, turn right onto the S140 towards Talamati
• After 19.5km, turn right onto the S145
• Continue along the S145 for 10km till you see the Imbali sign, turn right
• After 3.5km you will reach a T-junction which is signposted, turn left

From Paul Kruger Gate (Skukuza):
• Enter Paul Kruger Gate and proceed towards Skukuza (15km)
• You will bypass the Skukuza rest camp, follow signs for Satara
• From Skukuza take the H1-2 towards Satara for 25km
• Turn left onto S36 (dirt road) signs will read Imbali Safari Lodge / Hoyo Hoyo Tsonga Lodge / Hamiltons Tented Camp
• Continue on this S36 road road for 40km
• At the T-Junction turn left on S125 for 5km then right onto S36, continue for 6km
• Turn left onto S145 for 3km
• At signage for Imbali Safari Lodge and Hoyo Hoyo Tsonga Lodge turn left, travel approximately 4km at T-Junction turn left for Imbali Safari Lodge (1km).

Amenities in the area

  • Airport (110 km)
  • Bank and/or ATM (110 km)
  • Bars and/or Nightlife (110 km)
  • Bus Line (110 km)
  • Business Services (110 km)
  • Car Hire (110 km)
  • Dry Cleaner (110 km)
  • Foreign Exchange (110 km)
  • Grocery Store (110 km)
  • Internet Café (110 km)
  • Laundromat (110 km)
  • Post Office (110 km)
  • Restaurants / Eateries (110 km)
  • Shopping Mall (110 km)
  • Train Station (110 km)


  • 4x4 trails
  • Bird watching
  • Elephant back safaris
  • Game viewing
  • Game viewing (big 5)
  • Golf course(s)
  • Gym / fitness centre
  • Health spa / massage
  • Helicopter Flips
  • Hiking trails
  • Horse riding
  • Hot air ballooning
  • Microlight flights
  • Quad biking
  • Rhino / Elephant tracking
  • River cruises
  • Rowing / canoeing
  • Swimming
  • Township tours

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