Elephant Plains Location
Elephant Plains Game Lodge is situated in the Sabi Sand Game Reserve
which forms part of the Greater Kruger National Park.
GPS Coordinates: S24º44’38.9” E31º28’30.5”
Please take note that the lodge can only be reached through the Gowrie Gate and not through Newington or Shaws Gate. Due to river crossings it is also not possible to travel through the reserve. The last +/- 20km is a dirt road. Allow yourself at least 45 minutes from the end of the tar road to the lodge.
► To / From Lydenburg / Hoedspruit
Take the N4 from JHB / Pretoria. Bypass Witbank and Middelburg, continue on to Belfast. Turn left onto the R540 past Dullstroom to Lydenburg. From Lydenburg take the R36 to Origstad. Pass through the JG Strijdom Tunnel. From the tunnel, continue for approx. 27 km before turning right to go towards Klaserie. Continue straight along the Klaserie road until you reach a sign pointing to Orpen & The South African Wildlife College. Turn left and continue on the R531 for about 30 km until you see the entrance to The South African Wildlife College on your left hand side. Immediately after the College you will see a small dirt track on you right hand side, which takes you off of the tar road. Drive through the gate and follow the map as indicated.
Drive past the Orpen
& South African Wildlife College turn off and continue
straight on until you reach Acornhoek.
Turn left at the traffic light and follow the map as indicated.
► To / From Nelspruit / Hazyview / Bushbuckridge
Take the N4 from JHB / Pretoria. Bypass Witbank and Middelburg and carry on through to Nelspruit. Take the R40 from Nelspruit to White River and continue for approx. 53 km to Hazyview. Continue for a further 32 km to Bushbuckridge and on for another 42 km to Acornhoek. Turn right at the traffic light and follow the map as indicated.
► To / From Orpen Gate
Leave Orpen Gate and continue on the R531 for about 10km. Just before you reach The South African Wildlife College on your right hand side, you will see a dirt track on your left. Take the dirt track. Drive through the gate and follow the map as indicated.