Getting to the venue
Shangri-La Hotel (Conference venue and accommodation)
GPS Coordinates: Latitude: -24.771602 Longitude: 28.409837
Klein Kariba (Accommodation) R101 North of Bela-Bela
GPS Co-ordinates: S 24 ° 50 ' 58.617 '' E 28 ° 20 ' 9.639 ‘'
From OR Tambo Airport:
From OR Tambo Parking take R21 to Kempton Park/Pretoria (4 min, 1.8 km)
Follow R21 and N1 to Limpopo.
For Klein Kariba: Take exit 238 from N1 (1 h 21 min, 142 km). Merge onto R516 to Bela-Bela. In Bela-Bela join the R101 to Modimolle. Klein Kariba is about 5km from Bela-Bela on the left.
For Shangri-la: Take the Modimolle (Nylstroom) R33 off ramp at the Kranskop Tollgate, turn left at the stop sign and follow the road towards Modimolle (Nylstroom). Turn left at the Eersbewoon sign and continue for approximately 3.3km until you find our gate on your right. Turn right here and continue on the gravel road for 2.6km until you reach the Shangri-La Country Hotel & Spa.
From Polokwane: Follow the N1 south towards Pretoria, take the Modimolle (Nylstroom) off ramp (R101). Continue on this road until you reach the first 4-way traffic light intersection. Turn left into Nelson Mandela Drive and continue until you have left the CBD. Travel on for approximately 5km until you find the Eersbewoon turn off sign. Turn right at the Eersbewoon turn off sign and continue for approximately 3.3km until you find our gate on your right. Turn right here and continue on the gravel road for 2.6km until you reach the Shangri-La Country Hotel & Spa.
OR Tambo Johannesburg is approximately 150km and 1 hr 40 minutes drive on the highway to Bela-Bela.
Polokwane International Airport. Airlink offers scheduled flights to OR Tambo but you then have to travel 1hr 40 minutes by car to Bela Bela. +2715 288 1622/ 1623
Car Hire: Just Car Hire covers all the hire companies and has good rates.
Shuttle service operate between Johannesburg and Polokwane so please enquire whether they can stop at Bela-Bela:
Kham Avalante Travel & Tours: They routes also include Tzaneen. Daily except Friday.
Smit Shuttle Service: have shuttles from OR Tambo & Lanseria airport to Bela-Bela and Polokwane
Vuntsi Shuttle Services: Leaves OR Tambo at 16.00 returns to OR Tambo at 11.00 daily. Cost less than R450
Delegates can also find out about sharing shuttles on the Conference Facebook page.
Bus & Train
Greyhound/Citiliner Bus on the Johannesburg - Polokwane or Johannesburg - Bulawayo route. Leaves Johannesburg daily at 9.30. Takes about 2hrs 40 minutes to the Shell Garage Bela-Bela. Approximate cost R250.00
Train: Only on Friday Bela-Bela and Sunday return on the Johannesburg - Musina Route
086 000 8888 (Central Reservations & Enquiries)