SWIFT’s Hoedspruit to Johannesburg Shuttle Service provides an affordable & reliable transfer from Hoedspruit to Johannesburg and Pretoria. This shuttle service is scheduled on demand, and currently runs on most days. Kindly inquire with us first before making any further travel arrangements such as flights from OR Tambo etc. Departing from Three Bridges Restaurant @ The Outpost, Balule York Gate, Balule Olifants West Gate, Kamogelo Tourism Center, and Giraffe Junction it takes clients to the Shuttle Terminus Building at Johannesburg’s OR Tambo International Airport, and Sasol Persequor Park in Pretoria. On route the shuttle will take you through some of South Africa’s most beautiful scenery. Two 15-minute comfort stops along the way will allow you to stretch your legs, have a bathroom break and enjoy a quick bite or drink.
|Valid: 1 Jan 2022 – 31 Dec 2022||Valid: 1 Jan 2023 – 31 Dec 2023|
|R 890 Per Person||R 950 Per Person|
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|From Hoedspruit & Surrounds||Suggested||To Johannesburg & Pretoria||Suggested|
|Departure locations||Departure Times||Expected Arrival locations||Expected Arrival Times|
|Three Bridges Restaurant (near Hoedspruit)||10h30||OR Tambo International Airport (Johannesburg)||17h00|
|Balule Olifant’s West Gate (near Hoedspruit)||10h40|
|Balule York Gate (near Hoedspruit)||10h45|
|Kamogelo Centre (Hoedspruit)||11h00||Sasol Persequor Pretoria ||17h45|
|Giraffe Junction (near Hoedspruit)||11h20|
If you need any advice or assistance in selecting the correct drop-off location, please contact us.
Kindly note that the timings inserted in the table above are suggested timings to illustrate travel and arrival timings etc. This shuttle service is scheduled according to demand, Check availability and timings here first before you make any further travel arrangements.
THREE BRIDGES RESTAURANT (near Hoedspruit)
Shuttle clients coming from game lodges and accommodation facilities located north of the Olifants River and north of Mica will be collected from Three Bridges Restaurant at The Outpost on the Olifants River (R40). See it on Google Maps. Your game lodge or private transfer service for your pre-shuttle transfer should transfer you to this location in time for you to catch your shuttle. Kindly ensure that this is arranged in advance or contact SWIFT to arrange it for you.
BALULE OLIFANTS WEST GATE (near Hoedspruit)
Clients coming from Lodges located in the Balule Nature Reserve south of the Olifants River will be collected from this location. See it on Google Maps. Most lodges will transfer clients from the lodge to this gate. Kindly arrange this with the lodge in advance to avoid disappointment or contact SWIFT to arrange it for you.
BALULE YORK GATE (near Hoedspruit)
Clients coming from Mohlabetsi Lodge or surrounding lodges will be collected from location. See it on Google Maps. Mohlabetsi will transfer clients from the lodge to this gate. Kindly arrange this with the lodge in advance to avoid disappointment or contact SWIFT to arrange it for you.
KAMOGELO TOURISM CENTRE (Hoedspruit)
Hoedspruit clients making use of the Hoedspruit to Johannesburg shuttle service will be collected from the Kamogelo Tourism Centre in Hoedspruit. See it on Google Maps. Local Transfer companies doing pre-transfers for clients should bring clients here in time to catch the shuttle. Kindly ensure that this is booked and confirmed with such company. SWIFT can also assist in booking this for you. Contact us for more information.
GIRAFFE JUNCTION R36 (near Hoedspruit)
Shuttle clients coming from game lodges and accommodation facilities located in and around the Makalali & Karongwe Reserves will be collected from Giraffe Junction Caltex Fuel Station at the T-junction of the R36 & R527. See it on Google Maps. Your game lodge or private transfer service for your pre-shuttle transfer should transfer you to this location in time for you to catch your shuttle. Kindly ensure that this is arranged in advance or contact SWIFT to arrange it for you.
OR TAMBO INTERNATIONAL AIRPORT (Johannesburg)
Shuttle clients will be dropped at the Shuttle Terminus Building which is located behind the Intercontinental Hotel (see it on Google Maps ) and very close to the Car Rental Offices. Onwards transfers should be arranged in advance from this location. The departure terminals are a short walk from here by following the overhead signboards.
SASOL PERSEQUOR PARK (Pretoria)
Pretoria clients will be dropped at the Sasol Fuel Station in Persequor Park, Pretoria. It is located on the corner of Meiring Naude Road and Hotel Street, opposite the main entrance to the CSIR International Convention Centre in Pretoria. See it on Google Maps.
SEAT RATES INCLUDE:
- Vehicle, driver, fuel and tolls for the designated shuttle route – this is a VAT-exempt service
SEAT RATES EXCLUDE:
- Any reserve entrance fees / conservation levies
- Pre/post shuttle transfers in Gauteng and the Lowveld.
- Anything not mentioned above.
- The above timing is purely a guideline and is affected by traffic, weather, comfort stops and road conditions. Should unavoidable delays occur in the transfer from Johannesburg to Hoedspruit, SWIFT Kruger Shuttles (SWIFT) will contact the relevant agents, transfer companies and accommodation providers.
- You must make your own arrangements in advance for transfers to your chosen Hoedspruit pick-up location in accordance with the timing of the bus from Hoedspruit to Johannesburg. If you need to arrange a Pre-shuttle transfer from one of the surrounding accommodation facilities or safari operations, please contact us for a quote.
- Clients who overnight near OR Tambo International Airport the night after their shuttle transfer can make use of the complimentary airport shuttle service offered by most airport-area accommodation facilities to get from the Bus Terminal Building at OR Tambo.
- We recommend that you make use of co.zato get to OR Tambo if you are overnighting at an accommodation facility located in any of the Pretoria, Centurion, Midrand, Sandton, Rosebank or Marlboro areas.
- Other than that you can also make use of UBER, Bolt, Indriveror metered taxi’s