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Reserve Affairs
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Rainfall: February 2018:
1983 - 2017 90.2mm
1992 - 2017
Max: 37°C
Min: 20°C
7/14 Day forecast - Ingwelala

Directions & Maps

    Click here for map of Umbabat 
    Click here for AA map 
From Johannesburg/Pretoria by road:
  • Take the N12 from Johannesburg or the N4 from Pretoria to Witbank
  • Continue on the N4 to the Belfast turnoff
  • Turn left to Belfast, and take the R540 through Dullstroom to Lydenburg
  • Take the R36 through Ohrigstad over the Abel Erasmus Pass to the Tzaneen turnoff
  • Continue straight on the R527 to Hoedspruit
  • Turn right onto the R40 to Klaserie
  • After 7 km take the first tarred road to the left
    (the Timbavati Road)
  • Pass Eastgate Airport turnoff on the left (6km)
  • Go through the Control Gate (18km from East Gate Airport turnoff))
  • Continue straight for another 37.2 km and immediately after crossing a long causeway across a river, Ingwelala is on your right

By Air:
  • Ingwelala has it's own airstrip with the following co-ordinates:
    S24º10', E31º23'
    1 050 elevation in feet

    - Unsurfaced strip is 900 m long
    - Arrangements can be made with Reception to have your vehicle delivered to the airstrip before you arrive.
    - Note that this is a private unlicensed strip and pilots land and takeoff at their own risk.
    All airstrip users must complete (once off) an Ingwelala Airstrip Indemnity Form before making use of the airstrip. Indemnity forms are obtainable from This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
  • SA Express flies daily from Johannesburg into Hoedspruit (Eastgate Airport) and four times a week from Cape Town.
Map of camp and bungalows: Click here