Getting There

GPS Co-Ordinates
Latitude: 22° 29.199′ S | Longitude: 28° 50.122′ E
Reception:  Latitude: 22° 27.103′ S | Longitude: 28° 46.243′ E
Camp turnoff:  Latitude: 22° 27.037′ S | Longitude: 28° 46.254′ E
Campsite:  Latitude: 22° 29.677′ S | Longitude: 28° 47.622′ E
Lodge turnoff:  Latitude: 22° 28.964′ S | Longitude: 28° 45.507′ E
Lodge:  Latitude: 22° 29.974′ S | Longitude: 28° 46.335′ E

From Johannesburg:

Take the N1 to Polokwane. From Polokwane take the R27 via Dendron, Vivo and Alldays. At the T-junction in Alldays turn right and then first road left to Swartwater. Just outside Alldays turn onto the first dirt road right. Approximately 48 kilometers of dirt road turn right to Platjan Border Post. After border, turn left at T- junction and Limpopo River Lodge is only 5 kilometers down the road.

From Gaborone: Route 1
From Gabs to Mahalapye. After Mahalapye turn right to Machaneng. After Machaneng turn left to Sherwood and Martins Drift. At T-junction turn right to Martins Drift and Sherwood. Before Sherwood turn left onto dirt road to Zanzibar. Approximately 100 kilometers go through Baines Drift Police Station and then 12 kilometers to Limpopo River Lodge. (112 kilometers dirt road)

Route 2:
From Mahalapye go straight to Palapye. 20 Kilometers after Palapye turn right to Tamasane / Kgagodi. Left to Sefophe before Sefophe right to Zanzibar border post. At Zanzibar carry on straight on dirt road through Baines Drift police station and the 12 kilometers to Limpopo River Lodge.
(36 kilometers dirt road)

From Francistown:
Turn left at Serule to Selebi Phikwe, then find directions through Phikwe to Sefophe / Martins Drift.Before Sefophe (+ 29 kms) take left turn to Bobonong.  Find directions through Bobonong and travel via Molalatau, pass turn off to Mathathane to dirt road T-junction.  Turn right and travel 25 kilometers dirt road to Limpopo River Lodge Reception.

Traveling distances:
Johannesburg:  510 kms
Gaborone:  440 kms
Selibe-Phikwe:  165 kms
Palapye:  265 kms
Francistown:  320 kms
**There are no petrol or supplies available at or near the lodge.

Last filling station Alldays, Sherwood or Bobonong depending on the route chosen.

Border Post Opening and Closing Times
Platjan:  6am  –  6pm
Zanzibar:  8am  –  4pm
Martinsdrift:  6am  –  6pm
Tlokweng:  6am – 10pm
Pioneer:  6am – 10pm

Limpopo Valley Airport via charter.

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