Rukiya Safari Camp


Rukiya Safari Camp is located in the Wild Rivers Private Nature Reserve about 10km outside Hoedspruit neighbouring the Greater Kruger region.  Wild Rivers is a 3000-hectare area forming part of the 12000-hectare Blyde Olifants Conservancy. The camp itself lies on the banks of the Blyde River only 500m upstream from the confluence of the significant Blyde and Olifants Rivers.

From Hoedspruit, At the intersection of R40 and R527 in Hoedspruit, travel north on the R40 towards Phalaborwa. Continue for 10km until the Wild Rivers Private Nature Reserve sign appears on the left (directly opposite the gate for Mohlabetsi on the right). Turn left onto the Wild Rivers gravel access road, continue 600m to the entrance gate (careful crossing an active railway line). Sign in for nr. 21 (Rukiya) at the gate and then follow the signs to nr. 21 (roughly 10km).

From Johannesburg From Johannesburg/Pretoria continue on to the N4 Highway. Continue to follow N4 for 191 km. Take the exit toward R33. Continue onto R540 from Belfast to Dullstroom. Turn left onto R36 (Lydenburg). Continue to follow R36 to Ohrigstad, continue through the Strydom Tunnel and take the R527 to Hoedspruit. 

Please note the gate closes at 18h00, so please arrive beforehand. If you are going to arrive late, it is not a problem, but please advise Lily in advance on or 081 068 5591, or risk not being able to enter the reserve as no one will be at the gate to open it. The late fee is R150 per vehicle. 

081 068 5591


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