GETTING THERE

Hamiltons Tented Camp is located within the private 10 000-hectare concession of Imbali in the western region of the Kruger National Park, bordering the northern Sabi Sands and Manyeleti Game Reserves.

By Air

SA Express to Hoedspruit:
SA Airlink offers flights from Johannesburg and Cape Town into Hoedspruit Airport. Transfers from Hoedspruit can be booked at time of reservation, at an additional charge.

Federal Air from Johannesburg or KMIA:
Guests will fly into the Manyeleti airstrip where they will be collected by the lodge. Driving times from the lodge is approximately an hour and a half. This transfer is charged at R40 per vehicle and R30 per person.

Airlink to Skukuza or KMIA:
Airlink offers flights from Johannesburg and Cape Town direct to Skukuza. Airlink also offers direct flights from Johannesburg, Durban and Cape Town direct to Nelspruit KMIA. Transfers from Skukuza can be booked at time of reservation, at an additional charge.

Road transfers from either Hoedspruit Airport or Skukuza Airport are booked on request at time of reservation. Transfer rates as indicated below are based on a minimum of two people and are quoted per person one way.

Hoedspruit Airport          R 1 107.00 per person one way
Skukuza Airport               R 1 146.00 per person one way

Rates exclude Kruger National Park gate entry fees.
Rates are valid until 31 December 2019.

Connecting times
We recommend the following connecting times to ensure that passengers do not miss any connecting flights:

Departing Johannesburg

  • Domestic flights into Johannesburg must arrive two hours prior to the departing times of your connecting flight to Hoedspruit or Kruger Mpumalanga International Airport.
  • International flights into Johannesburg must arrive two and a half hours prior to your connecting flight to Hoedspruit or Kruger Mpumalanga International Airport

Departing Hoedspruit

  • Domestic flights departing from Johannesburg must be booked to depart OR Tambo two hours after the arrival of your connecting flight from Hoedspruit or Kruger Mpumalanga International Airport.
  • International flights departing from Johannesburg must be booked to depart OR Tambo three and a half hours after the arrival of your connecting flight from Hoedspruit or Kruger Mpumalanga International Airport.

By Car

  • Depart from OR Tambo International Airport in Johannesburg
  • Take the R21 highway North towards Pretoria
  • Before reaching Pretoria, take the N4 highway East
  • Turnoff at Belfast, take the R540 towards Dullstroom (approximately 37km)
  • At Dullstroom, take the R540 towards Lydenburg (approximately 43km)
  • At Lydenburg, take the R36 towards Ohrigstad (approximately 62km)
  • At Ohrigstad, take the R527 towards Hoedspruit (Note: You will pass through the JG Strijdom Tunnel)
  • 16km before Hoedspruit, at the Swadini Reptile Centre, turn right onto the R531 towards Klaserie
  • After about 30km, turn left onto the Orpen Gate Road (R531)
  • After 40km you will reach the Orpen Gate of the Kruger National Park

Orpen Gate Entry:
(Estimated Driving Time: 1.5 – 2 hours)

  • 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
  • For Hamilton’s Tented Camp continue straight along S145 for a further 2.3kms, you will reach a T-junction, turn right onto the S36
  • 6.5kms further the road forks, keep right (follow the Hamilton’s Tented Camp signage and proceed through the no entry sign)
  • Carry on along this road for 2kms, going through a low water bridge
  • Approximately 400 meters after the low water bridge turn right at the no entry sign
  • Take the first road to your right and you will find Hamilton’s Tented Camp.

Paul Kruger Gate Entry (95km from the Paul Kruger Gate):
(Estimated Driving Time: 2.5 – 3 hours)

  • Take the H1-2 towards Skukuza
  • Pass Skukuza and take the H11 towards Satara
  • After approximately 20kms turn left onto the S36 (Dirt Road), it is signposted. Carry on along the S36 for approximately 39kms
  • You will reach a sign for Hamilton’s Tented Camp guests only, for Hamilton’s Tented Camp proceed through the no entry sign. A further 200m you will reach a second no entry sign, turn left.
  • Thereafter, take the first road to your right and you will find Hamilton’s Tented Camp.

Contact:

In case of any queries, please contact us on +27 (0)10 443 6071. It is recommended that you let us know upon your entry into the park, to enable us to estimate your arrival time and assist you in the event of a breakdown.

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