Marakele National Park
Marataba Safari Company’s exclusive concession lies in the magnificent Contract National Park to the east of the Marakele National Park in Western Limpopo. The park is situated at the foot of the Waterberg Mountains, approximately 3 hours drive north of Johannesburg in western Limpopo. Thabazimbi, Rustenburg and Lephalale are all within easy reach.
By Road: From Johannesburg International follow the R21 to Pretoria and then the N1 North toward Polokwane / Pietersburg. After approximately 20km take the N4 / Rustenburg off-ramp and travel for 40km before taking the off-ramp to Brits. At the stop sign turn right towards Brits and continue straight through Brits for 140 km to Thabazimbi. In Thabazimbi turn left at the second stop sign (at the Total filling station) towards Lephalale / Sentrum, take the R510 north for 32.2km, turning right at the Lephalale sign. After 11.3km turn right into Rooiberg Road passing the police station at 1.1km. At 8.2km turn left into the entryway for Marataba Safari Company.
Marataba is 310km from Johannesburg International Airport. Road Transfers are quoted on request. Numerous car rental options are available from Johannesburg International and other major centres.
By Air: Charter flights can be arranged between Marakele and all major centres including Plettenberg Bay and Gorah Elephant Camp, facilitating a Hunter Hotels package holiday with ease.