Getting to Pondoro Game Lodge, Balule Reserve
Pondoro Game Lodge is a 5-hour drive from Johannesburg and is easily accessible in a private vehicle. The nearby Eastgate and Phalaborwa Airports are situated nearby for easy airborne access.
From Johannesburg, take the route to Witbank. Continue straight to Middelburg, from Middelburg continue straight on the Belfast / Nelspruit route. Turn left off the route to Belfast, turn right in the town of Belfast and follow the route to Dullstroom.
Continue straight through Dullstroom until you reach the T-junction at Lydenburg. Turn left at the T-junction, follow the route to Ohrigstad. From Ohrigstad, continue straight on the Tzaneen / Phalaborwa road. The route goes through the Abel Erasmus Pass and the J.G Strijdom Tunnel. Once through the tunnel and the pass, turn left on the Tzaneen / Phalaborwa road. Continue 17km from Hoedspruit till you see the Balule turnoff. Travel 16km to the lodge.