Most people who travel to Mountain Zebra National Park enter South Africa by flying into O.R. Tambo International Airport (JNB) in Johannesburg or Cape Town International Airport (CPT) in Cape Town. An organized safari could be started at either airport, or you may choose to drive yourself. The distance from Cape Town is almost 800km/500mi. A visit to Mountain Zebra National Park can easily be incorporated in a tour of the Winelands and the Garden Route region.
Alternatively, you can take a domestic flight to Chief Dawid Stuurman International Airport (PLZ) and rent a car from here. The distance to the park is just over 260km/162mi and the drive takes about 3 hours*.
*Driving times are only a rough indication. You should always consider the possibility of significant delays.
Airlines & Ticket Prices
Please check Skyscanner to see which airlines can take you to O.R. Tambo International Airport (JNB) or Cape Town International Airport (CPT), and what tickets would cost.
Domestic flights to Gqeberha (formerly Port Elizabeth) may be booked with several carriers:
Passport, Visa & Other Entry Requirements
Please check our Getting There – South Africa page to learn more about passport, visa, COVID-19 and other entry requirements.
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