Getting There – Manyeleti GR

Philip Briggs
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By Philip Briggs

Philip lives in South Africa and is the author many guidebooks to African destinations, including the Bradt and Insight guide to South Africa.

Philip lives in South Africa and is the author many Africa guidebooks, including the Bradt and Insight guide 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.

The entry point to South Africa for those traveling to Manyeleti is O.R. Tambo International Airport (JNB) in Johannesburg. Connecting flights from there can be taken to Eastgate Airport in Hoedspruit. The reserve is about 44km/27mi from the airport. Pick-up and transportation to the park from the airport is easily arranged.

A drive to the park from Johannesburg in a rented car is also possible. Manyeleti is located on the R40 close to Hoedspruit, to the west of Kruger National Park. It takes about 5 hours to drive the 450km/279mi to the park.

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

Your tour operator will usually arrange for any charter flights that you may need during your trip. There are several carriers to choose from when booking a domestic flight:

  • SA Airlink (flies to Nelspruit)
  • CemAir (flies to Hoedspruit)
  • Federal Air (flies directly to luxury lodges in the reserve from Johannesburg)

Passport, Visa and 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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