GPS Coordinates (To Baskop)

  • 26°55’19.68” 027°14’26.00”E or
  • 26°55.328’S 27°14.433’E or
  • 26.92213S 27.24055E
    Please note, they're all the same, just different notations

From Melrose Arch to Baskop

From Melrose Blvd. continue south on Atholl Oaklands Road for 0.9 km. Turn right on De Villiers Graaff Motorway / M1 south. Follow M1 and N1 to R59 in Free State for 95 km. Take exit 498 from N1. Turn right on R59 travelling west towards Parys for 18.8 km. Turn right (in Parys) on Water Street / R59 for 0.5 km then following the curve to the left onto Bree Street / R59.  Continue along the R59 for 5.3 km. Turn right along unnamed tarred road for 2.7 km. Turn left along unnamed tarred road for 4.2 km to 4 way intersection. Travel straight across this intersection (the road becomes gravel) & continue for 12.9 km. Turn right along gravel track for 1.1km to ‘T’ junction. Turn right along gravel track for 1.9 km to Baskop.