Getting There

By Car:

35 km from Pretoria/Tshwane (40 minutes):

  • Take N1 highway north towards Polokwane
  • Proceed thru Pumulani toll plaza
  • Take Hammanskraal/Boekenhoutkloof turnoff/exit
  • Turn into easterly direction (right over highway from JNB/PTA)
  • Turn left onto the tarred Rust de Winter Road at the Dinokeng Game Reserve sign and follow road for 1 km
  • Proceed through Tau Gate at the Dinokeng Game Reserve
  • Proceed straight for another 9 km till turnoff Sign "Mongena Game Lodge" - look for flagpoles on left side of road
  • Enter Mongena through walled main gate
  • Choose gravel road on right to Reception if tarred airstrip road is closed for air traffic, otherwise proceed on tarred airstrip and follow signs to Reception at the end of airstrip

85 km from Jnb International Airport (1.5 hr):

  • Take R21 north then N1 highway north towards Polokwane
  • Proceed thru Pumulani toll plaza
  • Take Hammanskraal/Boekenhoutkloof turnoff/exit
  • Turn into easterly direction (right over highway from JNB/PTA)
  • Turn left onto the tarred Rust de Winter Road at the Dinokeng Game Reserve sign and follow road for 1 km
  • Proceed through Tau Gate at the Dinokeng Game Reserve
  • Proceed straight for another 9 km till turnoff Sign "Mongena Game Lodge" - look for flagpoles on left side of road
  • Enter Mongena through walled main gate
  • Choose gravel road on right to Reception if tarred airstrip road is closed for air traffic, otherwise proceed on tarred airstrip and follow signs to Reception at end of airstrip
  • Airport transfers can be arranged at a fee

110 km from Sandton, Jnb (1.5 hr)

  • Take N1 highway north towards Pretoria, pass eastern suburbs and continue towards Polokwane
  • Proceed thru Pumulani toll plaza
  • Take Hammanskraal/Boekenhoutkloof turnoff/exit
  • Turn into easterly direction (right over highway from JNB/PTA)
  • Turn left onto the tarred Rust de Winter Road at the Dinokeng Game Reserve sign and follow road for 1 km
  • Proceed through Tau Gate at the Dinokeng Game Reserve
  • Proceed straight for another 9 km till turnoff Sign "Mongena Game Lodge" - look for flagpoles on left side of road
  • Enter Mongena through walled main gate
  • Choose gravel road on right to Reception if tarred airstrip road is closed for air traffic, otherwise proceed on tarred airstrip and follow signs to Reception at end of airstrip

300 km from Polokwane (2.5 hrs)

  • Take N1 highway south towards Pretoria
  • Proceed thru Kranskop toll plaza
  • Proceed thru Carousel toll plaza
  • Take Hammanskraal/Boekenhoutkloof turnoff/exit
  • Turn into easterly direction (left at turnoff) onto tarred road towards Boekenhoutkloof
  • Turn immediately left onto the tarred Rust de Winter Road at sign Dinokeng Game Reserve and follow road for 1 km
  • Proceed through Tau Gate at the Dinokeng Game Reserve
  • Proceed straight for another 9 km till turnoff Sign "Mongena Game Lodge" - look for flagpoles on left side of road
  • Enter Mongena through walled main gate
  • Choose gravel road on right to Reception if tarred airstrip road is closed for air traffic, otherwise proceed on tarred airstrip and follow signs to Reception at end of airstrip

By Aircraft:

Charter or light aircraft can land on the lodge's own private tarred airstrip, Length 1150 meters; the airstrip is within walking distance of Reception.

Prior landing permission needs to be obtained from the Manager on Duty at 076 760 4947 or 012 711-8920/1/3 as the runway needs to be closed for public vehicles during landing and take-off.

No landing fees charged for guests staying overnight at lodge or fly-in for meals and drinks.

GPS co-ordinates :

S25°20’,47
E028°21’,01

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