Forest Bird Lodge Map & Directions

Address: Farm A46.4, Magoebaskloof, limpopo

Map Forest Bird Lodge in Magoebaskloof  Valley of the Olifants  Limpopo  South Africa


DIRECTIONS TO FOREST BIRD LODGE FROM JOHANNESBURG. GPS -23.866926 30.007421E Take the highway north past Pretoria to Polokwane (Pietersburg) Outside Polokwane, spot the 10km sign to Polokwane. You will see the Polokwane Ultra Cities on either side of the highway. You will go under 1 bridge. 3, 5 km further, the middle of the road will widen to an island. Take the N1T to Louis Trichardt. (There is an off ramp to the left.) This will take you over the highway you have just been on. At the next robot, cross straight over. You will see the Polokwane World Cup stadium on your left. Go straight over the next stop street. Take the 408 left fork which goes to Tzaneen. (Do not go on straight to Louis Trichardt.) Turn right to Tzaneen on the R71. As you turn, you will go under a bridge. You will then travel through rural settlements. The University of Limpopo, a shopping centre on your right and many small businesses can be seen on both sides of the road. On your right, you will see "City Moria" which is the Zionist main church area.Just further on your right you will see the remains of a saw mill with the chimney stacks. Continue on the road, passing Steve's Lumber mill on your right. You will then climb up a mountain and the vegetation will change drastically. It will become more like the midlands of Natal. Haenertsberg village will appear on your right. (There is a "Food zone" where you can buy bread, milk etc.) By pass the village. Stick to the road you are on. Do not turn off to Tzaneen at the next sign, go straight. You will pass the following land marks: Glenshield Hotel on your right. Stanford College on your left. The Pot and Plough on your left. (You get good pizzas here) Magoebaskloof Hotel on your right. You continue straight with the same road. It will start going down the mountain. On your right you will see the Magoebaskloof Ruskamp, which is a hotel with a lot of rondavels. Continue for 0, 8 km, around a long corner. When your side of the road becomes two lanes, get into the right hand lane. There is a picnic spot on your right. Directly opposite a deserted farm stall (on your left) is a road sign posted with "the Warriors".GPS -23.866926 30.007421E.There is also a sign for Forest Bird Lodge. Turn into this road and follow the signs to A46.4.Go straight (the shed will be on your left). Drive slowly along this road asit is bumpy. You will drive through the forest, passing first a thatch cottage that is right next to the road on your left. Continue through the newly planted avocado plantation. On your left is a beautiful garden with a dam. Please don't worry the owner. Follow the road you are on, which turns sharply to the right (follow A46.4)and goes up an incline. At the top of the incline is a small sign "A46.4" as well as a sign "Forest Bird Lodge". Turn left into this road. Please don't worry the owner. Go slowly. On your right are newly planted avocados. The building on the right is where Rebecca (the caretaker) lives. Follow the road to the Log cabin car ports where the log cabin will be on your right. The Log Cottage is a bit further.Follow the road to the rightand continue down the hill. The log cottage will be on the left.It has a parking area in front of it. Enjoy