12:00 KRUGER SHUTTLE
Hazyview to Johannesburg

The 12h00 Scheduled Kruger Shuttle departure from Hazyview provides affordable & reliable daily transfer from 1 November 2017 onwards back to Johannesburg’s OR Tambo International Airport from Hazyview, White River and Nelspruit. Pre-shuttle add-on services can also be booked from Skukuza Rest Camp and Protea Hotel Kruger Gate daily. These pick-up locations have been carefully chosen due to their close proximity to the major accommodation facilities and safari operations utuilized by people travelling to Mpumalanga and Southern Kruger. Book the KRUGER SHUTTLE with Ashtons and then liaise with your chosen accommodation facility or safari operation for delivery to the nearest shuttle location. Transfer in air-conditioned comfort through beautiful scenery at a fraction of the flight cost!

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12H00 Hazyview to Johannesburg daily

After your final guided activity and breakfast, your accommodation facility, safari operation or private transfer company can deliver you to your chosen KRUGER SHUTTLE pick-up location in accordance with the approximate timing given in the ITINERARY section in the menu above.

PLEASE NOTE: you must make your own arrangements in advance for your chosen accommodation/safari to deliver you to the shuttle’s pick-up location. If you need any advice or assistance in this regard please contact us.

Departing from Hazyview at 12h00 daily, the KRUGER SHUTTLE will transfer you in air-conditioned comfort from the greater Hazyview & Southern Kruger areas back to Johannesburg. There are 2 comfort stops along the way of about 15 minutes each, allowing you to stretch your legs, have a bathroom break, and buy some drinks and snacks for the road. You will have a fantastic opportunity to absorb some of South Africa’s most beautiful scenery during the transfer. Arriving in Johannesburg approx 17h00-18h00, you will be dropped off at the Bus Terminal Building at OR Tambo International Airport to catch your flight or onward transfer service.

The Ashtons KRUGER SHUTTLE was launched in 2010 with only one 8-seater vehicle. A fleet of six 14-seater vehicles is now dedicated to this growing service with demand growing exponentially from international tourists who visit the game lodges, safari operations, and accommodation facilities in the Greater Kruger area and surrounds. See the GENERAL INFO section in the menu above for some significant reasons why you should book this transfer service instead of flying between Johannesburg and KMIA/Skukuza.

Areas

Here are some of the areas that this KRUGER SHUTTLE departure will service from 1 November 2017:

  • Nelspruit
  • White River
  • Hazyview
  • Protea Hotel Kruger Gate
  • Skukuza Rest Camp

Kruger Shuttle Facilities:

  • All Ashtons KRUGER SHUTTLE vehicles are of high quality international standard
  • Clients are transferred in Toyota Quantum 14-seater vehicles with large luggage trailers
  • We focus on comfort and safety providing air-conditioning, bottled water, individual seat belts, cup-holders, magazine nets and satellite tracking
  • Each vehicle has a relevant transport permit plus R100 million passenger liability insurance as well as PAX-Sure insurance of R500 000 per seat
  • Each driver is highly experienced in long distance driving, carries a valid driving licence and a professional driving permit, and drives for only 6-8 hours per day

Luggage Allowance:

  • Each passenger is permitted a maximum of 30 kg of luggage which will be stored in the large luggage trailer and/or the rear luggage section of the vehicle
  • Each passenger may also carry one hand-held item of luggage weighing no more than 5 kgs
  • Any extra luggage must be pre-booked in advance and confirmed by Ashtons in writing
  • Extra luggage will be charged for at R50 per extra 20 kgs or part thereof
  • Please contact us if you would like to book extra luggage

Some excellent reasons to book the Ashtons Kruger Shuttle:

  • Over 50 000 clients have booked on this route alone since launch in 2010
  • Our fixed pricing is a fraction of the cost of flying between Johannesburg and Hoedspruit where flexi pricing applies in accordance with demand
  • It is one of the most affordable & reliable ways to get between Johannesburg and the Greater Kruger area
  • Guaranteed daily departures with no single supplements
  • Wide range of drop-off/collection points close to all major reserves in the Hoedspruit area. By getting the clients to the main gates of all the major reserves in the area, the need for expensive local private transfers (e.g. Airport-Lodge) is largely removed – most lodges collect/return clients at the Ashtons shuttle locations for free or for a nominal charge
  • The product is endorsed by all the major game lodges and tour operators that operate in the area
  • All Ashtons KRUGER SHUTTLE vehicles are of high quality international standard – clients are transferred in Toyota Quantum 14-seater vehicles with large luggage trailers
  • We focus on comfort and safety providing air-conditioning, bottled water, individual seat belts, cup-holders, magazine nets and satellite tracking
  • Each vehicle has a relevant transport permit plus R100 million passenger liability insurance as well as PAX-Sure insurance of R500 000 per seat
  • Each driver is highly experienced in long distance driving, carries a valid driving licence and a professional driving permit, and drives for only 6-8 hours per day
  • Ashtons has been in operation since 1993 and is a nationally bonded member of SATSA (membership number 486)

Kruger Shuttle Hazyview rates:

NOTE: This service commences 1 November 2017.
Valid 1 November 2017 – 31 October 2018.

HAZYVIEW – OR TAMBO:
R695 per person each way 1-2 people
R625 per person each way 3+ people
ADD-ON SERVICE from KRUGER GATE / SKUKUZA to HAZYVIEW:
R120 per person each way 1-2 people
R110 per person each way 3+ people

NOTE: This add-on service is available only to clients booking the KRUGER SHUTTLE from Hazyview to OR Tambo. The transfer leg between Protea Hotel Kruger Gate / Skukuza and Hazyview cannot be booked in isolation.

PLEASE NOTE:

  • Clients must book together onto the same shuttle departure to qualify for the 3+ rates
  • Rates are available on request for add-on transfer all the way to each individual game lodge in the greater Hoedspruit area (gate fees included where applicable). Please contact us for quotes
  • No single supplements – guaranteed daily departures
  • Rates are subject to change without notice
  • For clients flying out from OR Tambo International Airport on the same day, we recommend that flights are booked to depart from 20h30 onwards (international) or from 19h30 onwards (local)
  • We recommend that you make use of www.gautrain.co.za to meet the shuttle at OR Tambo’s Bus Terminal Building if you are overnighting at an accommodation facility located in the Pretoria, Centurion, Midrand, Sandton, Rosebank or Marlboro areas

Timing & Pick-up/Drop-off Locations

At the time of reservation please specify your preferred pick-up location from the list below. Please note that it is your responsibility to liaise with your chosen accommodation/safari for delivery to the relevant shuttle pick-up location below in accordance with the shuttle’s timing

ADD-ON SERVICES:

PICK-UP @ 10h00: SKUKUZA REST CAMP
Shuttle clients will be collected from the reception of Skukuza Rest Camp, located within Kruger National Park. You can be delivered there by your safari operation if applicable. After a short drive through Big 5 territory, the shuttle will exit Kruger National Park at the Paul Kruger Gate.

PICK-UP @ 11h00: PROTEA HOTEL KRUGER GATE
Shuttle clients will be collected from the reception of Protea Hotel Kruger Gate, located just outside the Kruger National Park close to the Paul Kruger Gate. You can be delivered there by your safari operation if applicable.

MAIN SHUTTLE SERVICE:

PICK-UP @ 12h00: HAZYVIEW
Shuttle clients coming from the Hazyview area will be collected from the Perry’s Bridge Trading Post, located on the R40 in Hazyview. You can be delivered there by your accommodation facility / safari operation.

PICK-UP @ 12h45: WHITE RIVER
Shuttle clients coming from the White River area will be collected from the Sitanani Caltex (garage / service station), located on the corner of Tom Lawrence & Theo Kleynhans Streets in White River. You can be delivered there by your accommodation facility or safari operation.

PICK-UP @ 13h15: NELSPRUIT
Shuttle clients coming from the Nelspruit area will be collected from the Shell N4 Highway (garage / service station) next to Hall’s Farm Stall, located on Samora Machel Drive (R104) west of Nelspruit. You can be delivered there by your accommodation facility or safari operation.

DROP-OFF @ 17h00-18h00: OR TAMBO INTERNATIONAL AIRPORT (JOHANNESBURG)
Shuttle clients will be delivered to the Bus Terminal Building located next to the Car Hire Building and close to all terminals.

If you need any advice or assistance in selecting the correct drop-off location please Contact Us

IMPORTANT:

  • If you are overnighting close to OR Tambo Airport, please make use of the complimentary airport shuttle service offered by most airport-area hotels, B&Bs and guesthouses to get from the Bus Terminal Building at OR Tambo International Airport in accordance with the KRUGER SHUTTLE’s timing given above
  • Delivery to Johannesburg accommodation facilities will be subject to pre/post shuttle transfer rates (details on application). We recommend that you make use of www.gautrain.co.za to get from OR Tambo’s Bus Terminal Building if you are overnighting at an accommodation facility located in the Pretoria, Centurion, Midrand, Sandton, Rosebank or Marlboro areas

PLEASE NOTE:
The above is purely a guideline – timing is affected by traffic, weather, comfort stops and road conditions. Should unavoidable delays occur Ashtons will make contact with the relevant agents, transfer companies and accommodation providers. The KRUGER SHUTTLE: HAZYVIEW commences 1 November 2017

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