Avoid these roads around Kruger National Park

Posted on 13 July 2021 By Anita Froneman

Several parts of the country are affected by protests, and if you’re travelling in or out of Kruger National Park, it’s best to play it safe. Here are the roads you should avoid, and others that are currently open.

A a herd of buffalo cross the road in Kruger. Image credit: Louise Topping

According to the SANParks – Kruger National Park Facebook group, travellers should stay clear of the following areas:

-From N4 Machado Toll Plaza to Nkomazi Toll Plaza

-R40 from Hazyview to Hoedspruit


-Nelspruit (incl. N4)

-White River






Roads and areas that are open:

Members of the group posted that Phabeni is clear, as well as Nelspruit/Witrivier and surroundings.

R40 to Hoedspruit OPEN

N4 to Nkomazi Malelane OPEN




In other parts of the country, the following roads are closed:


Peacevale along the N3, Umgababa on the N2, KwaMashu, Inanda, Umlazi, Clermont, Pinetown and the Durban CBD.


Parts of the N3 Northbound near the offramp to Ohrtmann Road and the N3 Eastbound is closed at the Engen One Stop in Cato Ridge.

Above information from Daily Maverick

Picture: Getaway gallery

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