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Road Transfers to and from Mashatu

Wilro Tours offers a road transfer between Johannesburg and the Northern Tuli Game Reserve as follows:

Valid from 1st December 2013 to 30th November 2014:

ZAR 6400.00 per vehicle one way (1 - 3 passengers)
ZAR 7300.00 per vehicle one way (4 - 7 passengers)
ZAR 14 500.00 for 2 vehicles one way (8 - 14 passengers)

Note: transfers departing Johannesburg after 10h00 or pick ups to Johannesburg before 13h00 require an overnight for the driver/ guide at an additional ZAR900.00 per transfer.

The border opens at 08h00 and closes STRICTLY at 16h00 therefore should guests arrive later than this time; they will NOT be able to enter Botswana.


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Mashatu Game Reserve is a 6 hour drive from Johannesburg and a 8 hour drive from Gaborone. Please contact us or log onto our website for a route map with detailed directions.


  • All road and charter transfers are based on a minimum of 2 people travelling.

  • Please note that the Pont Drift Border Post opens at 08h00 and closes at 16h00. These

    times are strictly enforced.

  • Should the Limpopo River be in flood, transfer across the river into / out of Botswana is

    made by cable car at an additional cost of BWP40.00 per person one way payable on

    checkout at camp.

  • A special transfer fee of US$ 40.00 per person will be levied for transfers from and to the

    Limpopo Valley Airfield and the Pont Drift Border Post outside of the scheduled

    rendezvous time at these collection points of 10h00 and 13h00.

  • Mashatu Game Reserve utilizes the services of other companies to provide the transport

    detailed above. As a result, Mashatu Game Reserves cannot be held responsible should for any rate changes dictated by the third parties concerned (Airlink and Copper Sun).

  • The Airlink flight schedule is subject to change without notice and we can not be held responsible for any flight time changes.

  • Please note that transfer quotes are strictly based on current prices and exclude fuel surcharges which might be levied due to excessive fuel / market related price increases – they are subject to change without notice.

The estimated driving time from the Pont Drift Border Post to

  • Mashatu Main Camp : 45 minutes
  • Mashatu Tented Camp: 60 minutes

Approximate Distances from Johannesburg to Pont Drift :

  • JHB to Polokwane (previously known as Pietersburg) 300 km (187 miles)
  • Polokwane to Pont Drift 204 km (127 miles)
  • JHB to Pont Drift approximately 5 hours drive

Approximate Distance from Gaborone to Pont Drift:

  • Via Palapye, Mogapi, Bobonong and Motlhabaneng ± 516 km
  • Tarred ± 490 km (304 miles)
  • Untarred ± 50 km (31 miles)

Telephone: + 27 31 761 3440 or 0861 GIANTS       Facsimile: + 27 31 765 2880       Email:
Address: P.O. Box 553, Gillitts, KwaZulu Natal, 3603, South Africa


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