06:45 Kruger Shuttle
Johannesburg to Nelspruit Hazyview Skukuza Shuttle

The daily Johannesburg to Nelspruit, Hazyview and Skukuza shuttle service provides affordable & reliable transfer from Johannesburg’s OR Tambo International Airport.
Departing at 06h45, this shuttle to Kruger Park offers convenient shuttle locations in Nelspruit, White River, Hazyview, Protea Hotel Kruger Gate and Skukuza Rest Camp. Book the shuttle from Johannesburg to Kruger National Park with Ashtons and then liaise with your chosen accommodation facility or safari operation for collection from the nearest shuttle location. Transfer from Johannesburg to Kruger in air-conditioned comfort through beautiful scenery at a fraction of the flight cost!

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DAILY Johannesburg to Nelspruit, Hazyview and Skukuza shuttle

Departing daily from Johannesburg’s OR Tambo International Airport by 06h45, the bus from Johannesburg to Nelspruit, Hazyview and Skukuza will transfer you in air-conditioned comfort to the greater Hazyview and Southern Kruger area. 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. With our Nelspruit, Hazyview and Skukuza shuttle services, you will have a fantastic opportunity to absorb some of South Africa’s most beautiful scenery during the transfer from Johannesburg to Kruger.

Arriving in Hazyview soon after midday, the Johannesburg to Nelspruit, Hazyview and Skukuza 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.

Our Kruger Park shuttle services were launched in 2010 with only one 8-seater vehicle. A fleet of eight 14-seater vehicles is now dedicated to the shuttle from Johannesburg to Kruger Park with demand growing exponentially from international tourists who visit the game lodges, safari operations, and accommodation facilities in the greater Kruger area. See the GENERAL INFO section in the menu above for some significant reasons why you should book this bus from Johannesburg to Nelspruit, Hazyview and Skukuza instead of flying.

Nelspruit, Hazyview and Skukuza shuttle services

Here are some of the areas we service:

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

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.

Kruger Shuttle Facilities:

  • All our Johannesburg to Nelspruit, Hazyview and Skukuza shuttle vehicles are of high quality international standard
  • During our Nelspruit, Hazyview and Skukuza shuttle services, 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 during the transfer from Johannesburg to Kruger
  • Each bus from Johannesburg to Nelspruit, Hazyview and Skukuza 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 license and a professional driving permit, and is on the road for only 6-8 hours per day with the shuttle from Johannesburg to Kruger National Park

Luggage Allowance:

  • Each passenger utilizing our Nelspruit, Hazyview and Skukuza shuttle services 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 for the Johannesburg to Nelspruit, Hazyview and Skukuza shuttle service

Some excellent reasons to book the Johannesburg to Nelspruit, Hazyview and Skukuza shuttle service with Ashtons:

  • Our fixed pricing for the shuttle from Johannesburg to Kruger National Park is a fraction of the cost of flying where flexi pricing applies in accordance with demand
  • It is one of the most affordable & reliable ways to transfer from Johannesburg to Kruger and surrounds
  • Our Nelspruit, Hazyview and Skukuza shuttle services offer guaranteed daily departures with no single supplements
  • Ashtons offers pre/post shuttle transfers to any accommodation facility located maximum 20 minutes’ drive from Perry’s Bridge Trading Post in Hazyview for a very nominal extra charge. This removes the need for very expensive local private transfers when making use of the Johannesburg to Hazyview shuttle.
  • The Ashtons bus from Johannesburg to Nelspruit, Hazyview and Skukuza is endorsed by all the major accommodation facilities, safari operations and tour operators that operate in the area
  • All our Johannesburg to Nelspruit, Hazyview and Skukuza 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 during the transfer from Johannesburg to Kruger
  • Each bus from Johannesburg to Nelspruit, Hazyview and Skukuza 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 license and a professional driving permit, and drives for only 6-8 hours per day with the shuttle from Johannesburg to Kruger National Park
  • Ashtons has been in operation since 1993 and is a nationally bonded member of SATSA (membership number 486)

2018/2019 Rates:

(Valid 1 November 2018 – 31 October 2019)

Between JOHANNESBURG’S OR TAMBO BUS TERMINAL BUILDING and:
5 Lowveld Shuttle Locations Per Person One Way
NELSPRUIT Crossing Centre – Kruger Lowveld Tourism
KRUGER MPUMALANGA INTERNATIONAL AIRPORT
WHITE RIVER Casterbridge Lifestyle Centre
HAZYVIEW Perry’s Bridge
R710
PROTEA HOTEL KRUGER GATE
SKUKUZA Rest Camp/Airport
R840
Between KRUGER MPUMALANGA INTERNATIONAL AIRPORT and:
4 Shuttle Locations Per Person One Way
HAZYVIEW Perry’s Bridge R515
PROTEA HOTEL KRUGER GATE R580
SKUKUZA Rest Camp / Airport R645
JOHANNESBURG’S OR TAMBO BUS TERMINAL BUILDING R710

Rates Include:

Vehicle, driver, fuel and tolls for the designated shuttle route

Rates Exclude:

  • Any client reserve entrance fees / conservation levies – shuttle clients going to Skukuza pay their own Kruger Conservation Levies at Paul Kruger Gate.
  • Anything not mentioned above

Pre/post shuttle transfers in Gauteng and the Lowveld. Most OR Tambo area accommodation facilities offer complimentary transfers to/from the airport every 20 to 30 minutes. For other Gauteng facilities we recommend www.gautrain.co.za given that it is safe and reliable, and many hotels offer complimentary transfer to/from the nearest Gautrain station. Alternatively, Gauteng pre/post-shuttle road transfer rates are available on request.

PLEASE NOTE:

  • Guaranteed daily departures in both directions 365 days of the year
  • There are NO single supplements – rates are ‘per person one way’
  • Rates are subject to change without notice
  • Shuttle clients will be transferred in one vehicle with a large luggage trailer
  • Shuttle clients must be at their chosen pick-up location 15 minutes before the pick-up time indicated in the Itinerary section for verification and loading. It is the clients’ responsibility to be on time and any Kruger Shuttle clients not present by the advertised departure time will be treated as a NO SHOW regardless of reason.
  • Prior arrangements must be made with the relevant Game Lodges or Accommodation Facilities for collect/return at the above Shuttle Locations in accordance with the shuttle’s advertised timing as per the Itinerary section.
  • Alternatively, affordable add-on transfer rates to/from each individual Game Lodge and Accommodation Facility in the surrounding area are available on request.

Timing & Pick-up/Drop-off Locations

At the time of reservation please specify your preferred pick-up and drop-off locations from the list below. Please note that it is your responsibility to liaise with your chosen accommodation/safari for collection from the relevant drop-off location below in accordance with the timing of the bus from Johannesburg to Nelspruit, Hazyview and Skukuza.

IMPORTANT:
Clients who overnight near OR Tambo Airport the night before transfer can make use of the complimentary airport shuttle service offered by most airport-area accommodation facilities to get to the Bus Terminal Building at OR Tambo. We recommend that you make use of www.gautrain.co.za to get to OR Tambo if you are overnighting at an accommodation facility located in the Centurion, Midrand, Sandton, Rosebank or Marlboro areas. Clients who overnight in Pretoria the night before transfer can make use of our new Pretoria –> OR Tambo shuttle service which is the cheapest transfer option on that route.

TIMING & ITINERARY: valid 1 November 2018 – 31 October 2019

PICK-UP @ 06h45: OR TAMBO INTERNATIONAL AIRPORT (JOHANNESBURG)
Clients making use of the Johannesburg to Nelspruit, White River, Hazyview, Protea Hotel Kruger Gate and Skukuza shuttle service 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 @ 10h15-10h45: NELSPRUIT
Clients making use of the Johannesburg to Nelspruit shuttle service will be delivered to the Kruger Lowveld Tourism offices at the Crossing Centre in West Acres, Nelspruit. From there you can be collected by your onward transfer service. See it on Google Maps

DROP-OFF @ 10h45-11h15: KRUGER MPUMALANGA INTERNATIONAL AIRPORT
Clients making use of the Johannesburg to Nelspruit airport shuttle service will be delivered to the Kruger Mpumalanga International Airport (KMIA / MQP) close to Nelspruit. From there you can be collected by your onward transfer service or pick up your rental car.

DROP-OFF @ 11h15-11h45: WHITE RIVER
Clients making use of the Johannesburg to White River shuttle service will be delivered to the Casterbridge Lifestyle Centre in White River. From there you can be collected by your accommodation facility or safari operation. See it on Google Maps

DROP-OFF @ 11h45-12h15: HAZYVIEW
Clients making use of the Johannesburg to Hazyview shuttle service will be delivered to the Perry’s Bridge Trading Post, in front of the Tours & Tickets office, located on the R40 in Hazyview. From there you can be collected by your onward transfer service. See it on Google Maps

DROP-OFF @ 12h45-13h15: PROTEA HOTEL KRUGER GATE
Clients making use of the Johannesburg to Protea Hotel Kruger Gate shuttle service will be delivered to the reception of the 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 @ 13h30-14h00: SKUKUZA REST CAMP / AIRPORT
The shuttle will enter Kruger National Park at the Paul Kruger Gate where clients making use of the Johannesburg to Skukuza shuttle service will be responsible for paying their own Conservation Fees. After a short drive through Big 5 territory, shuttle clients will be delivered to the main reception of Skukuza Rest Camp and at Skukuza Airport, both 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 in the transfer from Johannesburg to Kruger, Ashtons will make contact with the relevant agents, transfer companies and accommodation providers.

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