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GPS Co-ordinates

S 25º 03'27.26" E 31º 07'35.83"

Please note that Rissington’s entrance from the R40 is 250m north of the position assigned to it on most GPS, Garmin and Tom-Tom devices

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Directions

From Nelspruit/Mbombela (45 mins)

Take R40 North to White River/Witrivier (passing straight through Rocky Drift). In White River, at the first set of traffic lights in the town itself (with White River Toyota ahead of you on the left), turn left, following signs to Hazyview and Wildtuin/Kruger National Park. At the next lights, turn right - with the playing fields on your left and, further on, an open park with a pond on your right. Cross over the next set of lights and then at the final set, with a Caltex garage on your right, turn left on the R40 for Hazyview, signposted to Phalaborwa. (The R538 to Hazyview via the Numbi Gate is a slow, busy, potholed road and not recommended.) Continue on the R40 for about 45km, where you will come to a T-junction. Turn left to Hazyview and travel a further 1km exactly. You will see the entrance to Rissington Inn on your left. Rissington is 1km down this gravel road. Follow the signs.

From KMIA Kruger Nelspruit Airport (45 minutes)

Turn right out of the airport in the direction of White River/Witrivier on the R538. Continue on this road for 12km (there is a quick left and immediately right turn at the Plaston intersection – do not turn right to Kabokweni!) to the first set of traffic lights in White River, with the mosque on your left. Turn right and travel towards Hazyview on the R40 (signposted Phalaborwa). After approx 45km, at the T-junction, turn left, staying on the R40 and following signs to Hazyview and the Paul Kruger and Phabeni Gates. The entrance to Rissington is exactly 1km from the T-junction on the left. Follow the signs.

From Skukuza (1 hour) and Paul Kruger Gate (30 mins)

Follow signs from the camp or the airport to the Paul Kruger Gate (about 12km). Travel through the gate and continue on the R536 to Hazyview. After crossing the North Sand River (some 50km from the Gate), go straight across the first 4-way stop and straight across the next two stop streets. Continue over the traffic circle / roundabout to the traffic lights. Turn left in the direction of White River on the R40. Cross the next lights and travel just over 1km (over 3 x 3-way stops), where you will find the entrance to Rissington on the right hand side just after the Total garage. Rissington is a further 1km down the gravel road from this turn-off. Follow the signs.

From Phabeni Gate (10 minutes)

From the gate, follow the road to the T-junction. Turn left onto the R536 to Hazyview. After crossing the Sand River (some 10km from the Gate), go straight across the first 4-way stop and straight across the next two stop streets. Continue over the traffic circle / roundabout to the traffic lights. Turn left in the direction of White River on the R40. Cross the next lights and travel just over 1km (over 3 x 3-way stops), where you will find the entrance to Rissington on the right hand side just after the Total garage. Rissington is a further 1km down the gravel road from this turn-off. Follow the signs.

From Sabie (45 mins)

Take the R536 to Hazyview. Pass the Sabi River Sun on your left and at the T-junction, turn right to Hazyview. Go straight over the next stop street and continue to the lights. Carry straight on, in the direction of White River on the R40. Cross the next lights and travel just over 1km (over 3 x 3-way stops), where you will find the entrance to Rissington on the right just after the Total garage. Rissington is a further 1km down the gravel road from this turn-off. Follow the signs.

From Hoedspruit / Eastgate Airport (75 mins)

Take the R40 southwards towards Hazyview, turning left at Klaserie to stay on the R40. Be especially cautious about speeding on this road. Pass through the towns of Acornhoek, Bushbuckridge and Marite, following signs to White River and Hazyview. Cross the next lights and travel just over 1km (over 3 x 3-way stops), where you will find the entrance to Rissington on the right hand side just after the Total garage. Rissington is a further 1km down the gravel road from this turn-off. Follow the signs.

From Johannesburg/Pretoria (4 hours)

Take N12 or N4 Highway respectively to Witbank/eMalahleni (from Johannesburg’s O.R.Tambo Airport, follow signs to Boksburg to find the N12) and then follow N4 Highway through Belfast and Machadodorp. After the Machado Toll Plaza follow the Schoemanskloof option on the N4 towards Nelspruit. Turn left where you rejoin the main N4 at Montrose and continue towards Nelspruit/Mbombela. At Nelspruit/Mbombela, follow the Hazyview/White River R40 signs from the N4 and around two subsequent roundabouts / traffic circles until you meet the R40 alongside the Mercedes dealer. Turn left and follow instructions from Nelspruit/Mbombela above. SCENIC ROUTE (4½ hours) - Take N12 or N4 Highway respectively to Witbank/eMalahleni and then follow N4 Highway to the Belfast/eMakhazeni turnoff. Take the off-ramp and head into Belfast/eMakhazeni, then right, following signs to Dullstroom/Emnotweni. Pass through Dullstroom/Emnotweni and carry on to the T-junction, turning left to Lydenburg/Mashishing. In Lydenburg/Mashishing, turn right following signs to Sabie over the Long Tom Pass (the highest tar road in South Africa). In Sabie turn right and follow directions as above.

Toll PlazaS

There are two toll plazas on the N4 at Middelburg (±R53) and Machado (±R78). There is an additional toll at Diamond Hill between Pretoria and Witbank/eMalahleni (R32) for those not using the N12 from Johannesburg. Drive safely – and DO NOT pay cash to Traffic Officers.

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