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There are 5 ways to get from Kimberley to Blyde River Canyon Nature Reserve by plane, taxi, train, bus or car

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Fly to Hoedspruit  •  4h 23m

  1. Fly from Kimberley (KIM) to Hoedspruit (HDS) KIM - HDS

Cheapest option

Fly to Nelspruit, taxi  •  6h 18m

  1. Fly from Kimberley (KIM) to Nelspruit (MQP) KIM - MQP
  2. Take a taxi from Nelspruit to Blyde River Canyon Nature Reserve

3 alternative options

Fly to Skukuza, taxi  •  6h 15m

  1. Fly from Kimberley (KIM) to Skukuza (SZK) KIM - SZK
  2. Take a taxi from Skukuza to Blyde River Canyon Nature Reserve

Train, bus, taxi  •  19h 11m

  1. Take the train from Kimberley to Johannesburg
  2. Take the bus from Johannesburg to Phalaborwa
  3. Take a taxi from Phalaborwa to Blyde River Canyon Nature Reserve

Drive  •  11h 19m

  1. Drive from Kimberley to Blyde River Canyon Nature Reserve 963.3 km
Kimberley → Blyde River Canyon Nature Reserve
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The national COVID-19 helpline number in Blyde River Canyon Nature Reserve is 0800 029 999.

Wearing a face mask on public transport in Blyde River Canyon Nature Reserve is mandatory.

The social distance requirement in Blyde River Canyon Nature Reserve is 2 metres.

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Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Kimberley to Blyde River Canyon Nature Reserve is to drive which costs R 1 500 - R 2 200 and takes 11h 19m.

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The fastest way to get from Kimberley to Blyde River Canyon Nature Reserve is to fly which takes 4h 23m and costs R 4 300 - R 8 500.

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The distance between Kimberley and Blyde River Canyon Nature Reserve is 757 km. The road distance is 963.3 km.

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The best way to get from Kimberley to Blyde River Canyon Nature Reserve without a car is to train and bus and taxi which takes 19h 11m and costs .

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It takes approximately 4h 23m to get from Kimberley to Blyde River Canyon Nature Reserve, including transfers.

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There is no direct flight from Kimberley Airport to Hoedspruit Airport. The quickest flight takes 2h 55m and has one stopover.

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Yes, the driving distance between Kimberley to Blyde River Canyon Nature Reserve is 963 km. It takes approximately 11h 19m to drive from Kimberley to Blyde River Canyon Nature Reserve.

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CemAir and Airlink offer flights from Kimberley Airport to Hoedspruit Airport.

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There are six+ hotels available in Blyde River Canyon Nature Reserve. Prices start at R 1 500 per night.

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The best way to get from Kimberley to Kimberley Airport is to taxi which takes 9 min and costs R 95 - R 120.

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Map of how to get from Kimberley to Blyde River Canyon Nature Reserve.
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  • Distance: 757.4 km
  • Duration: 4h 23m

What companies run services between Kimberley, South Africa and Blyde River Canyon Nature Reserve, South Africa?

Airlink and CemAir fly from Kimberley to Blyde River Canyon Nature Reserve every 4 hours.

Airlines
Airlink
Website
flyairlink.com
Flights from Kimberley to Hoedspruit via Johannesburg
Ave. Duration
3h 58m
When
Every day
Estimated price
R 3 500 - R 10 000
Flights from Kimberley to Hoedspruit via Capetown
Ave. Duration
4h 55m
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
R 7 500 - R 23 000
Flights from Kimberley to Nelspruit via Johannesburg
Ave. Duration
4h 26m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
R 2 600 - R 8 000
Flights from Kimberley to Skukuza via Johannesburg
Ave. Duration
5h 5m
When
Every day
Estimated price
R 3 000 - R 9 000
CemAir
Website
flycemair.co.za
Flights from Kimberley to Hoedspruit via Johannesburg
Ave. Duration
4h 12m
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
R 3 600 - R 9 500
Train operators
Premier Classe
Train from Kimberley to Johannesburg
Ave. Duration
8h 37m
Frequency
Once a week
Schedules at
premierclasse.co.za
Bus operators
TransLux Express
Phone
+27 86 158 9282
Email
translux@apx.co.za
Website
res.prasa.com
Bus from Johannesburg to Phalaborwa
Ave. Duration
7h 10m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
R 230 - R 330
Schedules at
res.prasa.com
Other operators
Taxi from Nelspruit to Blyde River Canyon Nature Reserve
Ave. Duration
2h 39m
Estimated price
R 1 300 - R 1 700

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