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
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Charter Air Shuttle Services:

From/To Oliver Tambo International
One daily scheduled flight from Oliver Tambo, departing at 11h30 with arrival at Chitwa at 13h30.

The return flight foresees a departure from Chitwa Chitwa at 13h30 with arrival at Oliver Tambo at 15h30. There may be an aircraft swop at Sabi Sand/Skukuza.

ZAR 3950.00 Nett per person one-way, including all applicable airport taxes and VAT.


From/To Kruger International
ZAR 1980.00 per person nett one way. Time schedule confirmed upon booking according to the flight schedule.

From/To Hoedspruit
ZAR 2145.00 per person nett one way. Time schedule confirmed upon booking according to flight schedule.

Sabi Sand Interlodge Rate
ZAR 1650.00 per person nett one way. Time schedule confirmed upon booking.

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 for more information.

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