Getting to Chitwa

Getting to Chitwa

By Air

Airlink – the Regional Feeder Airline – offers direct flights to smaller towns and regional centres within Southern Africa and convenient connections through their alliance with SAA, their Star Alliance Partners and other international carriers throughout Southern Africa and the world.Airlink operates convenient daily direct flights from Johannesburg, Durban and Cape Town to Nelspruit Kruger. A unique 20 minute air-side transfer connects you onward on Airlink’s Lodge Link service to the Arathusa Airstrip. From there you will enjoy a short open vehicle transfer to Chitwa Chitwa’s doorstep. Airlink links Kruger with Livingstone in Zambia directly permitting travellers to enjoy the wonders of both the Kruger Park and the Victoria falls.

Flying Time
Durban to Nelspruit: 1 hour 15 minutes.
Johannesburg to Nelspruit: 45 minutes
Cape Town to Nelspruit: 2 hours 30 minutes
Nelspruit to Livingstone: 2 hours 30 minutes

Bookings and Airfares
Contact your tour operator, travel agent or book direct on www.flyairlink.com

Charter Air Shuttle Services:

Federal Air - From/To Oliver Tambo International:

  • Morning flight from Oliver Tambo departing between 10.30 and 11.30 with arrival at Chitwa between 12.00 and 13.00.
  • Afternoon flight from Oliver Tambo, departing between 12.30 and 13.30 with arrival at Chitwa between 14.00 and 15.00.
  • Morning flight from Chitwa departing between 11.00 and 11.30 with arrival at Oliver Tambo at about 12.30.
  • Afternoon flight from Chitwa departing between 

Price for all above routes: ZAR 5 490.00 per person one-way, including all applicable airport taxes and vat. Subject to change/review 

Bookings: shuttle@fedair.com

From/To Kruger International to Chitwa
CessZani: From/to Kruger International ZAR 2 930.00 per person nett one way. Time schedule confirmed upon booking according to flight schedule. 

From/To Hoedspruit to Chitwa
CessZani also connects to Chitwa from Hoedspruit - ZAR 3 350.00 per person nett one way.

Sabi Sand Interlodge Rate
CessZani can transfer between Sabi Sand lodges approx ZAR 2 300.00 per person nett one way.

By Road

The road transfer from Johannesburg to Chitwa Chitwa takes about 5 hours. The lodge is in the north of the Sabi Sand and access if via Gowrie Gate, near the Orpen Gate of the Kruger National Park. Chitwa Chitwa is a scenic 3-hour drive from Nelspruit and about two hours from Hoedspruit. Road transfers from Hoedspruit can be arranged by Eastgate Safaris. Visit www.eastgatesafaris.co.za for more information.

Icon Here is a .pdf map of directions to Chitwa Chitwa (295.2 KB)

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