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Directions to Royal Malewane


The closest airport to Royal Malewane is Hoedspruit (HDS/AFB). The lodge is an easy 35 minute road transfer from Hoedspruit. Royal Malewane is also easily accessible from Kruger Mpumalanga International Airport (KMIA) in Nelspruit. There is a private airstrip at Royal Malewane called Jackalberry Airstrip.

Travel by Air:

  • From Johannesburg International Airport:
    SA Express Airways fly daily to Hoedspruit Airport. Bookings can be made directly with South African Airways, contact by telephone on +27 (11) 978 1111 or via their website at Road transfers can be arranged by Royal Malewane and take approximately 35 minutes in a comfortable air-conditioned vehicle.
  • From Cape Town International Airport:
    SA Airlink fly daily from Cape Town to KMIA (Kruger Mpumalanga International Airport) in Nelspruit. Contact South African Airways by telephone on +27 (11) 978 1111 or via their website at
    SA Express Airways flies 6 days a week from Cape Town to Hoedspruit Airport.
    Upon request we can arrange an air transfer with Cesszani charters from KMIA to Royal Malewane’s private airstrip. The duration of the air transfer is 25 minutes by light aircraft and is not a private transfer. Please note that luggage is restricted to 20kg of soft luggage per person.
  • Private Charter Flights:
    Guests have the option of chartering their own flights directly onto our private airstrip. Central Reservations can assist with booking private charters.

Travel by Road:

Guests have the option of travelling to Royal Malewane by road with the advantage of experiencing the small, scenic towns surrounding Royal Malewane and a backdrop of the spectacular Drakensberg mountains. We would be happy to provide Royal Malewane directions depending on where you’re coming from.

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