From Johannesburg or Pretoria take the N1 North toward Polokwane. After the Carousel Plaza Toll Gate begin looking for the R 516 off-ramp to Bela Bela and Thabazimbi (there are two turn offs that goes towards Bela Bela, we recommend the second turn off, 238).
From Polokwane (Pietersburg) take the N1 South towards Pretoria/Johannesburg. Take the R 516 off-ramp (turn off 238) and go towards Bela Bela.
As you drive into Bela Bela you will see the ‘Waterfront’ in front of you; turn right at the traffic light and head over the bridge, you will see Pick ‘n Pay on your left and Dros on your right, turn left at the traffic light.
Follow that road until you get to the second stop, you will then see Spar in front of you, turn left at the stop. Drive towards the roundabout and take the first exit towards Thabazimbi, follow the R 516 road +- 34 km from Bela Bela and look for the Rooiberg turnoff (D2533) on your right-hand side, it is located approximately 8 km after Mabalingwe Lodge.
Take the D2533 and after 4 km look for the D1000 on your right-hand side, it is located approx. 150m after Thandeka Game Reserve.
Take the D 1000 road and after 4km Adventures With Elephants will be on your left-hand side, approximately 1 km before Zebula Golf Estate and Spa.
You will be on a tar road all the way!
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