The drive from JNB to the south gate of Kruger along Rt. 2 seems well-worn, and we're going to get a good start and do it in one-day.(no problem with that, right?). The drive from Kruger to St. Lucia seems very long, but we're also inclined to get up early and do that in one day.
Coming back to Jo'burg from St. Lucia, though, we plan to stop. We can get a good start on "day 1," but we need to be at JNB by 5 pm or so on "day 2" for our flight. Would a short visit to Hluhluwe make any sense -- from both a time perspective and a "we've already seen Kruger" perspective? Is there any place else worth stopping on the way, and which route would make the most sense? What town or towns would be good choices for overnight accomodations? And, finally, in the afternoon, would we run in to any traffic in the Jo'burg area getting to the airport?
Thanks for the help!Edited: 30 April 2012, 22:43