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.

Between Machadodorp and Nelspruit on the N4, Schoemanskloof Valley, Mpumalanga, South Africa

Directions to Old Joe's Kaia

From OR Tambo International Airport
On departure from the main terminal, take the R21 out of the airport.
After approx 5km, take the N12 to Witbank. You will pass Boksburg, Benoni and Springs.
The N12 joins the N4 at Witbank. Continue on this road past Witbank and through the Middelburg toll gate (approximately half way to Old Joe’s Kaia).
Still on the N4, continue past Belfast and Machadodorp until you reach the Machado Toll Plaza.
Approx 1 km after this Toll Plaza, the N4 splits. Keep to the left and follow the sign that reads N4 via Schoemanskloof. / R36 Lydenburg. (Note that old maps show this road as the R539). Take the odometer reading in your car at this point.
Now continue on the N4 Schoemanskloof road for 40km (enjoy the scenery!). (Do not take the R36 Lydenburg turn off approx 16km from the N4 split.)
42km from the N4 split you will encounter the Old Joe’s Kaia road sign.
The lodge lies on the left hand side of the road.

From Nelspruit
Exit Nelspruit on the western side on the N4 to Johannesburg.
After approx 30 kms, just past the large bridge over the Crocodile River, the N4 splits into two. Follow the road that turns off to the right – N4 Schoemanskloof.
Follow this road for approximately 26kms. Old Joe’s Kaia is situated on the right hand side of the road.

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