Route via Nelspruit / White River / Hazyview / Bushbuckridge
From Johannesburg, take the N12 to Witbank, at Witbank the N4 through to Nelspruit.
Take the R40 from Nelspruit to White River and proceed to Hazyview.
Stay on the R40 towards Bushbuckridge.
From Hazyview it's 62 km until you turn right towards Acornhoek (Manyeleti / Thulamahashe turn off)
Follow the tar road for 33km until you find Hluvukane Petrol Station on your right hand side
The tar road ends here & becomes gravel
After the petrol station, continue for 2km till the road splits - turn right. (You will see a brown Sabi Sand sign)
Take the first turn to your left (approximately 300m)
After +/- 5 km turn right (follow all Sabi Sand signs)
Follow through a few small towns until you find a T junction after another 6,5 km - turn left
You will reach the Gowrie Gate after 7 km. From the gate follow the Arathusa Safari Lodge signs to the lodge
The entrance fees into the Sabi Sabi Game Reserve by road are:
Route via Kruger Park
2017: A Sabi Sand Gate entrance fee of R 250 per vehicle and R 110 per person applies and is payable directly at the Gate. Subject to change.
2018: The Sabi Sand Gate entrance fee will increase to R 280 per light vehicle / R 490 per heavy vehicle and R 120 per person, payable directly at the Gate. Subject to change.
From Hazyview follow the signs to Kruger Gate
Travel to Skukuza and follow the signs to Tshokwane, Satara and then Orpen Gate.
From Orpen gate it will take you +- 1.5 hours to Arathusa
Follow the Map from the Orpen gate towards the African Wildlife College and be careful not to miss the turn-off
Entrance to Arathusa is via the Gowrie Gate
If travelling via Kruger National Park it will take at least 6 hours due to the speed limit (40kms) within the park