Directions to Big Skies Research

  • Leaving Johannesburg, follow the N17 east past Springs toward Bethal.
  • From Bethal, continue along the N17 to Ermelo, where you will join the N2 and then proceed to Piet Retief and Pongola.
  • From Pongola, continue on the N2 for approximately 50 km. At just over 50km from Pongola, take the Jozini turnoff to the left. Follow the ro
  • From Jozini, head north over the dam wall for about 40km until you reach a T-junction of the village of Bhambanana.
  • Turn right at the Bhambanana T-junction. At the 45km mark, you will reach the Phelandaba traffic circle. Continue straight through the traff
  • Continue along the main road, passing the Engen Garage and KFC. Shortly after, you will see the Spar on your left. Across from Spar, is Fa D
  • After turning right at the Fa Da Shop, continue down this side road. Cross over a small bridge.
  • After crossing the stream, the road forks; take the right fork. The tar road ends here, and you will continue for about 200-300m until you s
  • Follow the signs that will take you to the secure parking from where you can wait for the transfer to camp