Directions to umSisi House, Jock of the Bushveld Conservancy
umSisi House looks out over the Peebles Valley towards the Legogote Mountain. The Jock of the Bushveld Conservancy is a private slice of the Greater Kruger Park (60 hectares) and well placed for access to all that this area has to offer.
15 minutes drive from
- The Numbi Gate of the southern Kruger Park
- Kruger Mpumalanga International Airport
- Casterbridge Lifestyle Centre
- White River
- Within driving distance of:
- Hazeyview adventure and sightseeing activities
- The Panorama Route (scenic drive)
Directions to umSisi House, Jock of the Bushveld Conservancy, Mpumalanga
Kruger Mpumalanga International Airport is the main airport for this region receiving flights from a variety of centres on different carriers.
Johannesburg is a 4 hour drive away on a scenic route with toll roads.
Please have South African rand in cash with you to pay for road tolls on the N4 and also fuel at some petrol stations which do not accept credit cards.
Please pay careful attention to the directions given as the dirt road to umSisi House is not on any of the GPS navigation systems.
From O.R. Tambo International Airport in Johannesburg
From the airport follow signs for the R21 to Boksburg and then the N12 to Witbank / eMalahleni Stay on the N12 until it becomes the N4 toll road to Nelspruit
Just after the 2nd toll gate, the N4 splits and you can either drive direct via the Elands Valley or take the Schoemanskloof Road. Both are very scenic drives but the Schoemanskloof Road has less truck traffic
When the N4 rejoins, continue following signs to Nelspruit
As you approach Nelspruit follow signs to N4 Malelane. This is the new ring road
Do not take the left-hand filter to R40 Barberton / Nelspruit town centre but continue straight on. You will soon see a sign that says 'Next Nelspruit exit 4 km's'. This will confirm that you are on the right road
Then turn left at the sign R37 Mashishing (Lydenburg) / White River (R40)
Take a right-hand turn at the T-junction signposted to R37 Nelspruit
Drive straight on through traffic lights signposted R37 (R40) Nelspruit White River
Continue straight over the roundabout signposted R37 (R40) Nelspruit White River
Turn left at the second roundabout signposted R37 (R40) Nelspruit White River
At the 2nd traffic light turn left onto R40 by Mercedes Benz and other car dealerships. There is no signpost here. If you need to do some shopping, please use either The Grove Shopping Centre which is immediately on the left past the car dealerships mentioned above or The Riverside Mall which is approximately 2km (1.2 miles) further along the R40 towards White River on the right
Continue on the R40 to White River
As you enter White River, take the left-hand turn at the traffic lights by Toyota car dealership into Danie Joubert Street
Turn right at the next traffic light into Tom Lawrence Street
Cross over the first set of traffic lights by the Engen garage
Turn left at the filter by the second set of traffic lights onto Theo Kleynhans Street (R538) by the Caltex garage
After 1.8km (1.1 miles) take the right-hand turn on R538 Hazyview / Numbi Gate (R569) just past the Casterbridge Shopping Centre – Set your clock to zero
Stay on this road for 10.8km (6.7 miles). You will pass the Protea Hotel / Winkler on the right-hand side after 3km (1.8 miles)
Turn left at the signpost to Peebles (if you enter Masoyi village then you have missed the turn)
When you come to the gate at Africa School of Missions, please call umSisi House for access (or use the gate telephone number provided)
umSisi House is 1.3km (0.8 miles) down the dirt road on the left, signposted D2 umSisi House
Take the right-hand track with the concrete strips going up to the farm buildings
Follow the road along the fence until you come to brown electric gates and hoot for access
If you are not in a high-clearance vehicle you will need to drive very slowly up the drive