In the 'hood, Badplaas as a destination

Once you've booked your hotel or Badplaas accommodation, look through the destination pages below for info on attractions and things to do during your visit to Badplaas in the Mpumalanga province. Lying nestled at the foot of the Ndlumudlumu Mountains between Machadodorp and Carolina in the grasslands of South Africa, Badplaas has become known as a resort town, due in no small part to the hot, ... cont.

Tjakastad Road, Badplaas, 1190, Grass & Wetlands, Mpumalanga, South Africa

Directions to Nkomazi Game Reserve

From Johannesburg:
Take the N4 towards Witbank, turn right into Machadodorp and take the Badplaas turnoff. You will arrive at a T-junction (left to Barberton and right to Badplaas) - turn right towards Badplaas on the R38. Turn left onto the R541 to Lochiel and continue for 13.8 km. Turn left towards Tjakastad and continue for approximately 7 km. The entrance will be on your left hand side.

From Nelspruit:
Head South along the R40 towards Barberton, before you arrive in the town of Barberton turn right onto the R38, marked Carolina. Just before you arrive in Badplaas turn left into the R541 to Lochiel and continue along for 13.8 km. Turn left towards Tjakastad and continue along the road for 7 km. The entrance will be on your left hand side.

Gate Transfers:
The road from the gate to the lodge is not accessible by normal or 4x4 vehicles and therefore guests are transferred from the welcoming lounge (situated at the gate) to the lodge. Arriving guests will be picked up from the welcoming lounge at 13h00. Departing guests will depart the lodge at 11h00 to arrive back at the welcoming lounge at 11h20. Transfers at alternative times will be charged at an additional fee.

Amenities in the area

  • Airport (100 km)


  • Bird watching
  • Cycling paths
  • Fishing
  • Game viewing
  • Mountain bike trails

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