07:45 Kruger Shuttle
Johannesburg to Hazyview

The 07h45 Scheduled Kruger Shuttle departure from Johannesburg’s OR Tambo International Airport provides affordable & reliable daily transfer from 1 November 2017 onwards to Nelspruit, White River, and Hazyview. Add-on services can also be booked to Protea Hotel Kruger Gate and Skukuza Rest Camp daily. These drop-off 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 collection from the nearest shuttle location. Transfer in air-conditioned comfort through beautiful scenery at a fraction of the flight cost!

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07H45 Johannesburg to Hazyview daily

Departing from Johannesburg’s OR Tambo International Airport by 07h45 daily, the KRUGER SHUTTLE will transfer you in air-conditioned comfort to the greater Hazyview area, with add-on options for Protea Hotel Kruger Gate and Skukuza Rest Camp. 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 Hazyview soon after midday, the KRUGER SHUTTLE will deliver you to your chosen drop-off 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 collect you from the shuttle’s drop-off location. If you need any advice or assistance in this regard please contact us. The final short transfer will see you arrive at your accommodation facility or safari operation in time for your first guided activity.

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 52 000 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.

OR TAMBO – HAZYVIEW:
R695 per person each way 1-2 people
R625 per person each way 3+ people
ADD-ON SERVICE from HAZYVIEW to KRUGER GATE / SKUKUZA:
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 OR Tambo to Hazyview. The transfer leg between Hazyview and Protea Hotel Kruger Gate / Skukuza 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
  • Clients must overnight in Johannesburg the night before the transfer. Please make use of the complimentary airport shuttle service offered by most airport-area hotels, B&Bs and guesthouses to get to the Bus Terminal Building at OR Tambo International Airport in accordance with the KRUGER SHUTTLE’s timing given in the ITINERARY section in the menu above
  • 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 drop-off location from the list below. Please note that it is your responsibility to liaise with your chosen accommodation/safari for collection from the relevant shuttle drop-off location below in accordance with the shuttle’s timing

IMPORTANT:
Please make use of the complimentary airport shuttle service offered by most airport-area hotels, B&Bs and guesthouses to get to the Bus Terminal Building at OR Tambo International Airport in accordance with the KRUGER SHUTTLE’s timing given below. Collection from 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 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

MAIN SHUTTLE SERVICE:

PICK-UP @ 07h45: OR TAMBO INTERNATIONAL AIRPORT (JOHANNESBURG)
Shuttle clients will be met inside the Bus Terminal Building which is located behind the Intercontinental Hotel and very close to the Car Rental Offices. Follow the overhead signboards through the airport stating Transport or Car Rental or Bus Terminal or ask at the Information Desk for directions

DROP-OFF @ 11h15-11h45: NELSPRUIT
Shuttle clients bound for the Nelspruit area will be delivered to the Shell N4 Highway (garage / service station) next to Hall’s Farm Stall, located on Samora Machel Drive (R104) west of Nelspruit. From there you can be collected by your accommodation facility or safari operation

DROP-OFF @ 11h45-12h15: WHITE RIVER
Shuttle clients bound for the White River area will be delivered to the Sitanani Caltex (garage / service station), located on the corner of Tom Lawrence & Theo Kleynhans Streets in White River. From there you can be collected by your accommodation facility or safari operation

DROP-OFF @ 12h30-13h00: HAZYVIEW
Shuttle clients bound for the Hazyview area will be delivered to the Perry’s Bridge Trading Post, located on the R40 in Hazyview. From there you can be collected by your accommodation facility / safari operation

ADD-ON SERVICES:

DROP-OFF @ 13h30-14h00: PROTEA HOTEL KRUGER GATE
Shuttle clients will be delivered to the reception of Protea Hotel Kruger Gate, located just outside the Kruger National Park close to the Paul Kruger Gate. From there you can be collected by your safari operation if applicable

DROP-OFF @ 14h30-15h00: SKUKUZA REST CAMP
The shuttle will enter Kruger National Park at the Paul Kruger Gate where the shuttle clients will be responsible for paying their own Conservation Fees. After a short drive through Big 5 territory, shuttle clients will be delivered to the reception of Skukuza Rest Camp, located within Kruger National Park. From there you can be collected by your safari operation if applicable

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

PLEASE NOTE:
The above timing 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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