In the 'hood, Sasolburg as a destination

Situated on the southern banks of the Vaal river, Sasolburg forms part of the Vaal Triangle (Vanderbijlpark, Vereeniging and Sasolburg). Sasolburg is a sizeable town, measuring just less than 80 square kilometres in area, that is situated in the South African province of the Free State. It is perched along the banks of the mighty Vaal River and is close to the Vaal Dam, where a host of ... cont.

Plot 12, Wonderfontein, Minaar Street, Vaal Park, 1974, Southern Gauteng, Gauteng, South Africa

Directions to Rapid Dawn

From Sandton:
1. N1 Highway to Bloemfontein
2. Go through the Grasmere Toll Plaza
3. Highway splits: Take the R57 (left) to Vanderbijlpark and Sasolburg
4. Straight on R57 to first stop street. Carry on straight
5. Bophelong Township on right
6. Cross two sets of traffic lights
7. Pass 1 x off ramp (on sign)
8. Cross the Vaal River Bridge
9. “Welcome to OFS” board on left. Take next off ramp: small sign reads “Abrahamsrust”
10. Turn right over the highway to Wonderfontein
11. Pass JJ Bricks factory on left
12. Turn right at first dirt road after JJ Bricks. About 20 - 30 meters
13. Dirt road turn left, first driveway on right, big rock-art wall with the name “Rapid

From the Free State:
1. Take N1 from Welkom / Bloemfontein
2. Pass Kroonstad
3. At the first toll plaza after Kroonstad, take the Parys / Sasolburg off ramp (R59) towards
Sasolburg. Turn right at the top of the bridge
4. Cross the N1 highway and carry on straight towards Sasolburg on the R59
5. Pass Sasolburg turn off on right-hand side. Just before bridge you will see an off ramp that reads: Vanderbijlpark R57
6. Take the R57 towards Vanderbijlpark
7. The first off ramp reads: Vaalpark / Wonderfontein. Take this off ramp. At the top of the
bridge turn left towards Wonderfontein
8. Continue for about 800m. JJ Bricks Factory will be on your left hand side
9. Turn right at first dirt road after JJ Bricks. About 20 - 30 meters
10. Dirt road turn left, first driveway on right, big rock art wall with the name “Rapid

From the East and South of Johannesburg:
1. Take the N17 Freeway, go through the Gosforth toll plaza
2. Take the Pretoria / Kimberley / Bloemfontein split (far left toll gate)
3. Pass the Durban / Heidelberg split
4. Take the second split to join the N12 South direction Kimberley
5. Take the R59 Direction Vereeniging, At the R42 Vanderbijlpark / Vereeniging and R59
Sasolburg split, remain in the right lane, R59 Sasolburg
6. Remain on the R59 Sasolburg; from the Vaalpark turn off (Caltex filling station on
7. Proceed for 2.6 km and take the R57 on right-hand side, direction Vanderbijlpark.
8. Take the first turn-off (Vaalpark / Wonderfontein)
9. Turn left towards Wonderfontein
10. Continue for 800 meters, JJ Bricks factory on left-hand side
11. Turn right at first dirt road after JJ Bricks. About 20 - 30 meters
12. Dirt road turn left, first driveway on right, big rock-art wall with the name “Rapid

From KZN (Durban):
1. Head north on N3 toward Exit 5 - 262 km
2. Turn left onto N3 / R103 Continue to follow N3 - 189 km
3. Take exit 5 for R51 / R54 toward Balfour / Veereniging - 600 m
4. Turn left onto R54 - 50,8 km
5. Turn left onto R549 - 14,2 km
6. Slight right to stay on R549 - 17,9 km
7. Turn right onto R57 - 15,4 km
8. Take the exit toward Minaar Street - 450 m
9. Turn left onto Minaar Street - 900 m
10. Turn right - 450 m
11. Take the 2nd right - 750 m

Amenities in the area

  • Bank and/or ATM (5 km)
  • Bars and/or Nightlife (5 km)
  • Dry Cleaner (5 km)
  • Grocery Store (5 km)
  • Post Office (5 km)
  • Restaurants / Eateries (5 km)
  • Shopping Mall (5 km)
  • Car Hire (10 km)


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