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accomodation to spend the night

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accomodation to spend the night

My family will be flying in from Victoria Falls, arriving at Johannesburg OR Tambo, reaching at 1505 (ETA). After hiring a car, we shall drive towards Panorama/Kruger Park.

Where should we stay for the night before touring Panaroma route the next day? It will take 2 hours to reach Belfast, and 3 hours to reach Lydenburg. Is R36 safe in the late evening?

Or, is it safer to spend the night in Graskop/Sabie/Hazyview - a more touristic area?

Please assist with your comment.

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1. Re: accomodation to spend the night

I would suggest Dullstroom - right in between Belfast & Lydenburg. It is an idyllic little town, with plenty of accommodation and lovely restaurants.

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2. Re: accomodation to spend the night

You wont be leaving the airport before past 16h00 which gives you about 2 hours daylight of driving.

I therefore think, Graskop/Hazyview/Sabie is to far. Nevertheless, the roads are safe and if you take the N4 it's all well maintained highway. So you could drive all the way if you want to be as near to the panorama as possible.


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3. Re: accomodation to spend the night

I stayed here in September - http://goodersonleisure.co.za/kloppenheim/ - with the express reason to see if it is a good place for travelers in your position. That is, looking for an overnight stop en route to the Panorama Route and the safari areas in the east. I liked it very much - and must note that this is not a budget lodge. But it actually is an impressive place and if the price is OK for you, I recommend it.

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4. Re: accomodation to spend the night

I would spend a night close by, afther the long flight, the time differents and more. Afther going throught custom, picking up,the luggage, getting the car, you only have 1 or 1,5 hours of daylight.

Then afther a good night start fresh and early to drive to the Panaramaroute.

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