Transport and Travel

Transport to and from the Park

The easiest way for participants to get to Berg-en-Dal from Johannesburg is by travelling with the arranged conference minibuses or with their own car or rental car. The conference organisers will arrange transport from Johannesburg International Airport to the Kruger Park and back for people arriving on 30 June 2001 or 1 July 2001, returning to Johannesburg on 6 July 2001.

The trip from Johannesburg to Berg-en-Dal takes approximately 4 hours. The cost of a return trip from Johannesburg to Berg-en-Dal by minibus will be $100. Alternatively, participants can fly from Johannesburg International airport to Nelspruit and then travel by conference minibus to Berg-en-Dal. Participants should make their own air travel arrangements - contact Travel Fair.

Minibuses will leave Johannesburg International Airport as well as Nelspruit Airport at convenient pre-arranged times.

Participants arriving in advance or that wishes to leave the conference early and needing a hotel in Johannesburg or Pretoria, must please contact the company  Holidays for Africa.

Tours and Travel

The following day tours have been arranged for non-delegates.

Monday, 1 July 
Tour A Panorama Route: R350.00 per person full day. Departure time:08:00

Tour B  Croc River Enviro Park tour: R250.00 per person half day.Departure time 09:00 It is the largest reptile park in Africa with a large variety of local and exotic species. Live demonstration at 11:00.

Tuesday, 2 July 
Kraal Kraft and Village. A wide variety of crafts from all over Africa is on display and also a cultural village with a hippo and crocodiles next to the craft section: R180.00 per person half day. Departure 13:15 - 17:00.  Delegates to the conference will also be able to go on this tour.

Wednesday, 3 July 
Swaziland Tour R350.00 per person: A full day tour through Swaziland, visit the Swazi candle factory and the glass factory. Depart 08:00

Thursday, 4 July 
The Botanical Gardens: R180.00 per person 10:00 - 14:00

Important:
Participants driving to the Kruger National Park, please note that all the Park gates close at 17:30.  However the camps also close at 17:30.  So you have to be at the park gate earlier.

By the rules of the  Park, visitors are under no circumstances allowed to leave any camp after 17:30.