Directions to Baluleni Safari Lodge
Coordinates to Baluleni Safari Lodge
Latitude: S 24.046414 (24 degrees, 2 minutes, 47.0898 seconds S)
Longitude: E 31.017421 (31 degrees, 1 minute, 2.715 seconds E)
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Although the dirt road from the R40 to Baluleni Safari Lodge is passable by a normal vehicle, we recommend a vehicle with higher ground clearance. Should you arrive by a longer sedan vehicle, please arrange with us that you park inside the reserve where there are 24 hrs security and we will come fetch you.
Direction from Johannesburg to Baluleni Safari Lodge
1. Take the N12 (or N4 from Pretoria) towards Witbank (eMalahleni), Middelburg Plaza, turnoff to Belfast, Dullstroom, Lydenburg (Mashishing), Ohrigstad, Abel Erasmus Pass,J.G.Strijdom Tunnel, from tunnel 10 km and turn left at fuel service station towards Tzaneen/Phalaborwa, travel another 10 km to signboard ” Phalaborwa” and turn right towards Phalaborwa, travel 27 km to T-junction and turn left towards Phalaborwa R 40. Pass the Balule, Parsons Gate sign and continue on R40 (about 20km) until Grietjie signboard, then turn right into dirt road. Follow dirt road for 200 meters to Gate, after 4,3km go straight at crossing, after 2,8km keep left on Y-crossing, after 450 metres turn left into Baluleni Safari Lodge, Portion 13 Grietjie, after 800m you have reached the Lodge.
2. Take the N1 towards Pretoria, turnoff N14 towards Polokwane and follow directions below from Polokwane.
From Hoedspruit to Baluleni Safari Lodge
Follow the R40 from Hoedspruit for 51,2 km, at the Grietjie signboard turn right, follow dirt road (200m) to Balule Gate, follow another 4.3km over crossing, after 2,8km keep left on Y-crossing, after 450metres turn left into Baluleni Safari Lodge, Portion 13 Grietjie, after 800m you have reached the Lodge.
From Polokwane to Baluleni Safari Lodge
Follow the R 71 from Polokwane to Tzaneen through to Gravelotte and continue on straight, do not turn to Phalaborwa at Gravelotte, but continue straight for another 30km until T-junction, then turn LEFT towards Phalaborwa, continue for about 20km and turn right at Grietjie signboard onto dirt road to Baluleni Safari Lodge, portion 13.
From Phalaborwa turn left on the road towards Hoedspruit and after about 20/25 km turn left at the Balule Grietjie signboard and follow the dirt road to Baluleni Safari Lodge, portion 13.
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How to get to us...
Fly to either Hoedspruit or Phalaborwa Airport, Car hire services are available at both airports
We offer shuttle Pick Ups from both airports, as well as from Johannesburg Intl Airport Click Here to Find out more