GPS Co-ordinates

Wonderboom gate: -24.767549, 26.16261 Google Maps Directions

You can anticipate a 4 hour drive from Johannesburg

From Johannesburg International Airport pick up the R24 Johannesburg.

  1. At Gilloolys interchange take the N3 North to Pretoria.
  2. At the Buccleuch interchange go straight at fork onto the N1 South signposted Roodepoort/Bloemfontein.
  3. Take the M5 Randburg (Byers Naude Drive off-ramp, you will see BP on the corner) and turn right towards Muldersdrift.
  4. Continue on this road until the N14/R28 Krugersdorp Highway. Take on-ramp to Krugersdorp.
  5. Continue until major 4-way stop. Turn right at stop. Sign reads Tarlton /Ventersdorp (N14).
  6. Approximately 10km from 4-way stop, turn right at T-junction.
  7. Take first left onto Ventersdorp N14
  8. Continue for approx. 11km at 4 way stop turn right onto R24 to Magaliesburg
  9. In the town of Magaliesburg, turn left onto the R509 towards Derby / Koster / Swartruggens. As you enter Koster turn right (after garage on corner) signposted to Swartruggens(easy to miss this turning)
  10. At T Junction, turn left onto Zeerust Road, go through Swartruggens. Keep going straight, you will go through Swartruggens toll gate (R46 toll fee). Keep on this road until you enter Zeerust. Please ignore all signs to Madikwe before Zeerust and enter the town itself.
  11. At 4th intersection into the town of Zeerust there is a sign indicating the R49 to GABORONE/Madikwe to the right. Take this right turn.
  12. At this point please give us a call at the lodge (082 612 3239) so that we may prepare for your arrival.
  13. Travel approximately 90km along this road towards Gabarone and then look for the WONDERBOOM GATE into the Madikwe Game Reserve on your right (you will see Bush House signs along the way). Wonderboom Gate is the second gate on this road. (Do not turn into the first gate which is the Abajaterskop Gate.)
  14. The Gate attendant will give you a map with directions to Kukama. Please note that it is the FIRST road on your right about 150m after the NKURRU sign. If you reach a sign for Motswiri, you have gone too far.