Getting There – Mokala NP

Philip Briggs
Expert
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.

To get to Mokala, you will most likely enter South Africa by flying into O.R. Tambo International Airport (JNB) in Johannesburg or Cape Town International Airport (CPT) in Cape Town. You can hire a car and drive from there or take a connecting flight to Kimberley Airport (KIM).

The park is a convenient stopover 84km/7mi outside the town of Kimberley en route between Johannesburg and Cape Town. The distance from Johannesburg is approximately 500km/310mi and from Cape Town 1,000km/620mi. Visitors to Mokala generally drive there on their own, and the park is accessible with an ordinary 2WD car. However, a 4WD might be best if you plan on visiting during the rainy season.

Airlines & Ticket Prices

Please check Skyscanner, or for multiple-destination flights check Expedia, to see which airlines can take you to South Africa, and what tickets would cost.

Domestic Flights

Most tour operators will book charter flights between parks and lodges for you as part of your tour package. Domestic, scheduled flights to Kimberly can be booked with two carriers:

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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