Ensure you fill up with petrol before leaving a town as fuel stations are few and far between outside main towns.
The N4 is a toll road – Have cash available.
From JOHANNESBURG (OR Tambo International Airport):
Quickest route : R21 : N12 : N4 : R539 : R536
Take the R21 south towards Boksburg. Join the N12 Witbank Highway. Turn right onto the N4 East.
When the N4 freeway splits we recommend taking the Northern Schoemanskloof branch. Shortly after the two branches merge again turn left onto the R539 Sudwala/Sabie road. Turn left at the T junction at Rosehaugh and right at the Lydenburg/Sabie T junction.
In Sabie turn right at the first Stop Street into Louis Trichard Street then right again at the next Stop Street. You are now on the R536 Hazyview Road. Continue for 4km and you will see our sign to turn right. Follow the gravel road up the hill for 1km to Porcupine Ridge.
Recommended scenic route in good weather:
At Belfast turn left off the N4 onto the R540 to Dullstroom, a pretty tourist village and ideal stop for coffee or lunch. Continue on the R540 to Lydenburg then turn right onto the R37 to Sabie via the 2149m Long Tom Pass, with spectacular views of Sabie below. On entering Sabie continue as above.
Take the N4 east and continue as above.
From KRUGER NATIONAL PARK:
Exit via Phabeni Gate. Turn left at the T junction onto the R536 to Hazyview. Turn right at the traffic lights onto the R40. Pass Perry's Bridge Trading Post then turn left at the Stop Street onto the R536 Sabie Road. After approx. 40km you will see our sign to turn left. Follow the gravel road up the hill for 1km to Porcupine Ridge.
From KRUGER MPUMALANGA INTERNATIONAL AIRPORT (KMIA):
Exit the airport and turn right at the roundabout. Follow the R538 to Plaston, turn onto the R40 and drive through White River, turn right at the traffic lights onto the R537 Sabie road. At Sabie turn right at the T junction towards Hazyview, after 4kms you will see our sign to turn right. Follow the gravel road up the hill for 1km to Porcupine Ridge.
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Porcupine Ridge Guest House
5 Vanaxe Estate
P O Box 660