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Seolo Africa

Postal Address
P O Box 188, Skeerpoort, 0232
North West, South Africa


+27 (0)11 467 1886



Reservations and Enquiries

Lodge Office

Email Address: 


+27 (0)13 735 8923

After Hours/Emergency:
+27 83 625 8159

Additional travel information

GPS Co-ordinates S 24° 55’26.00” E 31° 39‘34.00”

Nearest Airport Skukuza Airport, Kruger National Park
Alternative Airport Kruger Mpumalanga International Airport (KMIA) – Nelspruit

Access by Road
Four-wheel drive (4×4) vehicle access not required. Kruger National Park has 9 entrances on the South African border & 2 on the Mozambican border. Paul Kruger Gate is the nearest entrance to Rhino Post Safari Lodge.

Access by Air
Daily flights ex Johannesburg & Cape Town with Airlink. 30 min road transfer to lodge. See below for more details.

Approximate travel times

Hours from Johannesburg to Rhino Walking Safaris


Hours from Johannesburg to Rhino Walking Safaris 
via air & road


Hours from Cape Town to Rhino Walking Safaris via air


Hours from Nelspruit to Rhino Walking Safaris via road

Plains Camp @ Rhino Walking Safaris is situated on a 12,000-hectare private wilderness concession in the south-eastern section of the Kruger National Park, roughly halfway between Skukuza and Tshokwane.

Late Arrivals

  • We will not be held responsible for guests arriving at the gates after closing times.
  • Guests must allow sufficient time to travel through the park and arrive at the lodge before sunset.
  • Guests are not allowed to travel on Kruger Park Roads after sunset.
  • Always allow extra time for animals blocking the road.
  • Remember the speed limit is 50kms in the park – please take this into account when planning your trip.

Please Note: If guests are not in time at the respective gates, the SANParks personnel will not allow them to enter the park and they will have to find alternative accommodation for that night.

Gates Open05h3005h3005h3006h0006h0006h0006h0005h3005h30
Gates Close18h3018h3018h0017h3017h3018h0018h0018h0018h30
Latest possible arrival time at Gate
Paul Kruger17h3017h3017h0016h3016h3017h0017h0017h0017h30
Numbi (not recommended)16h2016h2015h5015h3015h3015h5015h5015h5016h20
Crocodile Bridge15h3015h3015h0014h3014h3015h0015h0015h0015h30

We are required to adhere to the SANParks rules and restrictions. Guests must arrive at the gate on time in order to make it onto the concession by Gate Closing Time. Failure to adhere to these times can result in refused entry by SANParks, and having to find alternative accommodation outside the park for the night (for your own account).

Late/early transfer arrangements and permits can be arranged by the lodge – but are dependent on the Kruger Park officials agreeing that the case is an emergency.

NOTE: Guests arriving for Rhino Post Safari Lodge and Plains Camp are advised to enter through the Kruger Gate.

If the necessary pre-planning is not done, it can result in guests having to pay the full conservation fee at the gate of entry, and no reimbursements will be made.

If guests are travelling via another route which makes an alternative gate more practical, the reservations office must be informed prior to travelling so that alternative arrangements can be made for the other gate. Last-minute changes on the day of arrival can be accommodated if the guest/agent contacts the lodge directly prior to their arrival at the gate, to inform them to make the necessary changes.

The nearest domestic airport is Skukuza situated only 30 minutes away from Plains Camp @ Rhino Walking Safaris in the Kruger National Park. The next is Nelspruit which is 2½ hours from Plains Camp.

Skukuza Airport

Airlink flies daily from Johannesburg (55 mins) & Cape Town (2hr 30 mins) directly to Skukuza Airport inside the Kruger National Park. Guests are met at the airport and transferred to the lodge (30 minutes drive) in an open game-drive vehicle starting their safari experience the minute they step off the plane. A nominal fee is charged for the road transfer from Skukuza Airport to Plains Camp @ Rhino Walking Safaris. Flight schedules connect with international & regional flights into Johannesburg & Cape Town International Airports.

Kruger Mpumalanga International Airport (KMIA)

SA Express, Airlink & Nationwide Airlines fly daily from Durban, Cape Town and Johannesburg to KMIA in Nelspruit. Approximate flying time from Johannesburg to Nelspruit is 55 minutes. It is a 3.5hr drive from Nelspruit to Plains Camp @ Rhino Walking Safaris. If utilising the scheduled flights, you would need to make use of one of the following:

  • Chauffeured land transfers: KMIA to Plains Camp @ Rhino Walking Safaris. Seolo Africa can arrange this if required.
  • Car Hire: KMIA has 7 car hire companies, enabling you to self-drive directly to the lodge.
Flying toFlying from
Flying to & from SkukuzaDeparture & Arrival TimeDeparture & Arrival Time
Johannesburg / Skukuza / Johannesburg10:00 / 10:5013:20 / 14:10Find a Flight
13:30 / 14:3514:50 / 15:50Find a Flight
Cape Town / Skukuza / Cape Town10:35 / 13:0511:20 / 13:55Find a Flight
Flying to & from Nelspruit
Johannesburg / KMIA (Nelspruit) / Johannesburg09:00 / 09:5010:10 / 11:05Find a Flight
10:00 / 10:5013:35 / 14:25Find a Flight
11:10 / 11:5516:40 / 17:30Find a Flight
Cape Town / KMIA (Nelspruit) / Cape Town10:00 / 12:3513:15 / 15:55Find a Flight
Livingstone / KMIA (Nelspruit) / Livingstone13:45 / 15:2511:35 / 13:10Find a Flight

Note: Times subject to change, please check with the relevant airline.

Private Charters are permitted to land at Skukuza Airport situated approximately a half-hour road transfer in open 4 x 4 game viewing vehicles, through the Kruger National Park to the lodge. Co-ordinates: S24º 58.0’ E031º 36.0’ Length: 1.55km tarred runway.

Airport hours are between 09h00 & 15h00 only.

In addition to the above, Seolo Africa are able to organise inter-lodge road or air transfers between our lodges. Contact reservations on to arrange.

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