Road Map from Ellisras to Kwalata
Please note that recent GPS maps have the incorrect address. Please follow the directions below.
DIRECTIONS TO KWALATA:
Follow the N1 to Polokwane
Take the Marble Hall/ Nylstroom turn off at the tollgate. Go through the tollgate on the far left.
Travel through Nylstroom.
Continue on to Vaalwater.
Stop at the Big 5 centre on Davidson Street to check into the Kwalata Wilderness Office or call the office on 014 755 4104 as you pass through, so that we can ask our gatekeeper to be ready for you.
Proceed through Vaalwater; just as you are about to leave Vaalwater turn right, away from the shopping centre with Zeederberg Spar & Total Garage on your left hand side.
You are now on the R33 continue on this tar road for 33km.
Turn right onto the dirt Visgat road. (If you see the signs for Poer se Loop turn back)
Travel for approx 11km on the dirt road to the T-junction.
Turn left at the T-junction (you will see the Kwalata directional sign) and continue for 23km to the gate.
(After the T-junction continue straight past the Success road on the right.)
After approximately 23km of dirt road you will see the Kwalata main gate on your right recessed from the road.
This gate has a thatched roof.
Should you miss the main gate approx 3km further is the “Office” gate which is closest to Valamanzi.
The trip is approximately 3.5 hours from Johannesburg if you leave at midday.
If you leave after that you can add on up to 90 minutes for rush hour traffic.
Please note that there is limited cell phone reception on the farm and on the dirt road.
If you need assistance please try 014 755 4974 or 014 755 4010.
KWALATA GPS CO-ORDINATES
Valamanzi S23deg 53min 55.2 sec
E28deg 09min 42.1sec
Zingela S23 54min 86.6sec
E28deg 10min 15.9sec