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Driving from Johannesburg you can either take the N1 to Polokwane, continuing on the R71 to Tzaneen, past Gravelotte and all the way to Phalaborwa.  Or you can follow the N12 and N4 up to Belfast, continuing to Lydenburg, Hoedspruit, past Mica on the R530 all the way to Phalaborwa. We are on 16 Theiler Avenue Phalaborwa.

GPS Co-ordinates: S 23 57 25
E 31 8 40

By air

SA Airlink offers daily direct scheduled flights from Johannesburg to Phalaborwa.

By road

Phalaborwa is about a 5-hour drive from Johannesburg.

Route Distance
Johannesburg-Phalaborwa via Polokwane (formerly Pietersburg) 550km
Johannesburg-Phalaborwa via Lydenburg 550km
Sabie to Phalaborwa 200km
Tzaneen to Phalaborwa 120km
Hoedspruit to Phalaborwa 75km


Driving routes from Johannesburg

Option 1

  • N4 to Belfast
  • R540 via Dullstroom to Lydenburg
  • R36 via Ohrigstad to Abel Erasmus Pass and Strydom Tunnel
  • R36 towards Tzaneen
  • R530 direction Phalaborwa/Mica
  • R40 to Phalaborwa

Option 2

  • N1 to Polokwane (formerly Pietersburg)
  • R 71 Magoebaskloof to Tzaneen
  • R71 via Gravelotte to Phalaborwa
  • Bothabelo is situated at 16  Theiler Avenue.