Kapama Karula Lodge location, directions, satelite map
The northern boundary of Kapama Private Game Reserve borders Eastgate Airport. This makes it easy for Kapama to transfer guests in open Landrovers directly from the airport to the lodge of their choice. South African Express Airways operate two flights daily between Johannesburg International Airport and Eastgate Airport. Aircraft used are De Havilland Dash 8 carrying 50 passengers. For flight schedules please visit www.saexpress.co.za
A daily scheduled flight from KMIA (Kruger Mpumalanga International Airport) has been introduced by CFA Charters. This offers guests to Kapama the additional opportunity to fly to KMIA from Cape Town, Durban or Johannesburg and then link up with CFA Charters to Eastgate Airport. CFA can be contacted through on 0860 232 247 or through their website www.cfa.co.za
Self drive instructions Summary
JOHANNESBURG, N12 or N4, WITBANK, BELFAST, DULLSTROOM, LYDENBURG, R36 to OHRIGSTAD, STRIJDOM TUNNEL, HOEDSPRUIT, R40 to KLASERIE, KAPAMA.
Take either the N12 or the N4 from Johannesburg to Witbank and Middelburg. Turn onto the R540 towards Belfast, Dullstroom and Lydenburg. Dullstroom is set on the highveld and is an ideal point for exploring the region. The village has a quaint old-world atmosphere and is famous for its trout fishing. This is an ideal halfway stop on the way to Kapama Private Game Reserve. From Lydenburg proceed on the R36 to Orighstad, through the Strydom Tunnel to Hoedspruit.
This scenic drive through Mpumalanga has awesome landscapes and unforgettable views. Drive up the mountain passes onto the escarpment and look down onto the wonders of the lowveld. At the Strydom Tunnel there are a number of stalls selling ethnic curios from the area.
At Hoedspruit, take the R40 to Klaserie.
For Kapama Lodge, continue on the R40 and turn left at the Eastgate Airport turn-off and continue for 15 km. Turn right at the Guernsey turn-off and continue on the gravel road for another 10 km. The Kapama Lodge entrance will be on your left-hand side. For Kapama buffalo Lodge and Buffalo Camp, continue on the R40 until you reach the entrance on your left-hand side.