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Route description

Madi a Thavha Route Map

From Polokwane (Pietersburg)

  • From the N1 that runs through Louis Trichardt/Makhado to Zimbabwe, turn left onto the R522-Vivo Road that taps off the N1.
  • Travel west through town on Rissik Street.
  • From the end of town, continue west for 7km, over a mountain pass, and then look out for the Madi a Thavha Mountain Lodge signboard and our Dancing Fish gallery signboard on the right.
  • Turn right at the Madi a Thavha signboard from the tar road onto a gravel road and continue to follow the Madi a Thavha road signs for 2.5km until you reach the main security gate, its bell and intercom-system. Please press the button to announce your arrival.
  • Once through the security gate, continue for about 800m to arrive at the Farm house and reception.

 

From Musina

  •  From the N1 that runs through Louis Trichardt/Makhado turn right onto the R522-Vivo Road.
  • Travel west through town on Rissik Street.
  • From the end of town, continue west for 7km, over a mountain pass, and then look out for the Madi a Thavha Mountain Lodge signboard and our Dancing Fish gallery signboard on the right.
  • Turn right at the Madi a Thavha signboard from the tar road onto a gravel road and continue to follow the Madi a Thavha road signs for 2.5km until you reach the main security gate, its bell and intercom-system. Please press the button to announce your arrival.
  • Once through the security gate, continue for about 800m to arrive at the Farm house and reception.

 

From Thohoyandou

  • Take the R 524 to Makhado. When you arrive in Makhado turn left onto the N1, follow the N1 for about 500 metres.
  • At the first four way stop turn right onto the R 522 to Vivo.
  • Travel west through town on Rissik Street.
  • From the end of town, continue west for 7km, over a mountain pass, and then look out for the Madi a Thavha Mountain Lodge signboard and our Dancing Fish gallery signboard on the right.
  • Turn right at the Madi a Thavha signboard from the tar road onto a gravel road and continue to follow the Madi a Thavha road signs for 2.5km until you reach the main security gate, its bell and intercom-system. Please press the button to announce your arrival.
  • Once through the security gate, continue for about 800m to arrive at the Farm house and reception.

 

From Vivo

  • Take the R 522 to Louis Trichardt (Makhado) and follow this road for about 60km.
  •  Turn left at the Madi a Thavha signboard from the tar road onto a gravel road and continue to follow the Madi a Thavha road signs for 2.5km until you reach the main security gate, its bell and intercom-system. Please press the button to announce your arrival.
  • Once through the security gate, continue for about 800m to arrive at the Farm house and reception.

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