Getting There – Kapama GR

Philip Briggs
Expert
By Philip Briggs

Philip lives in South Africa and has authored many guidebooks to African destinations, including the Bradt and Insight guides to South Africa.

Philip lives in South Africa and has authored many Africa guidebooks, including the Bradt and Insight guides to South Africa.

Philip is the author of many Africa guidebooks, including the Bradt and Insight guides to South Africa.

Philip is the author of the Bradt and Insight guides to South Africa.

Travel Alert

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Travel Alert

Most people fly into Johannesburg's O.R. Tambo International Airport (JNB) and continue with a connecting flight to Hoedspruit Airport. This airport is just minutes from the reserve, and Kapama includes free airport transfers to any of the lodges in the reserve.

Kapana also offers packages including flights, using its own small aircraft from O.R. Tambo International Airport (JNB) in Johannesburg or Cape Town International Airport (CPT) to its private airstrip.

Driving to the park from Johannesburg is also possible. Kapama is on the R40 near Hoedspruit west of Kruger National Park. The 450km/279mi drive takes around 4½ hours.

Airlines & Ticket Prices

Please check Skyscanner, or for multiple-destination flights check Expedia, to see which airlines can take you to O.R. Tambo International Airport (JNB), and what tickets would cost.

Domestic Flights

Charter flights between parks and lodges are usually part of a tour package and booked by your tour operator. There are several domestic carriers through which scheduled flights can be booked to Hoedspruit:

Passport, Visa & Other Entry Requirements

Please check our Getting There – South Africa page to learn more about passport, visa and other entry requirements.

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