Thwane Camp

GPS Coordinates

  • 26*56'56.868"S 027*19'23.196"E  or
  • 26*56.9478'S 27*19.3866'E  or
  • 26.94913S 27.32311E
    Please note, they're all the same, just different notations

Directions

Due to the proximity of Thwane to the tarred road from Parys and the bad quality of the dirt roads, visitors from Potchefstroom are advised to take the route through Parys.

  • From Potchefstroom: Take the road to Parys road. After crossing the Vaal river, turn right at the traffic lights. About 3 km outside Parys, turn right to Schoemansdrif. After a further 3 km, turn left to Reitzburg. There is a crossing after about 4 km, where the tarred road ends. Continue on straight. After a further 2 km, you will find the sign for Joburg Zoo on the right. Turn right, and continue for 7 km through 2 gates, following the THWANE signs.
  • From Johannesburg: Take the N1 South to Bloemfontein. Take the Parys offramp and continue to Parys. In Parys, follow the signposts for Vredefort. About 3 km outside Parys, turn right to Schoemansdrif. After a further 3 km, turn left to Reitzburg. There is a crossing after about 4 km, where the tarred road ends. Continue on straight. After a further 2 km, you will find the sign for Joburg Zoo on the right. Turn right, and continue for 7 km through 2 gates, following the THWANE signs.
  • From Bloemfontein: Take the N1 North to Johannesburg. At Kroonstad, take the alternative route to Vredefort. Drive through Vredefort, and turn left to Viljoenskroon just after leaving the town. At the crossing with the main road to Viljoenskroon, proceed straight on. After about 4 km, turn left at the crossing where the tarred road ends. After a further 2 km, you will find the sign for Joburg Zoo on the right. Turn right, and continue for 7 km through 2 gates, following the THWANE signs.