Marula Lodge is 1½ hours drive from Johannesburg International Airport en-route to the Kruger National Park. It is situated on 1 000 malaria free hectares near Groblersdal in the Mpumalanga Province of South Africa - approximately 150 km from Johannesburg / Pretoria and approx. 2½ hours drive to the Kruger National Park. Visit us for a real African Safari. 

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The area is known as the Bushveld. characteristic of this climatic zone is the bushveld trees and the warm weather with annual rainfall during the summer months. The average minimum and maximum summer temperatures are 18°C and 28°C and in winter you can expect minimum and maximum temperatures of 9°C and 22°C.

This area is Malaria-free and tap water is safely drinkable.


All major South African banks have branches and automated tellers in Groblersdal which is about 10 km from Marula Lodge.


The road surface is tarred right up to the turn off to Marula Lodge, from there the road is luxury-car friendly right up to the accommodation facilities.


Take the N4 highway from Pretoria, traveling for approximately 50 km. Turn left onto the R25 Bronkhorstspruit road, traveling for approximately 106 km. At the T – junction turn right onto the R33 towards Groblersdal. Travel straight through Groblersdal until you see the Marula sign on the left. The distance from the T-junction to Marula Lodge is approximately 8 km.

Johannesburg International Airport is the closest international airport to Marula Lodge.
Groblersdal Airfield - Information

Coordinates S 25° 10.24
E 29° 24.36
Height 3050 ft
Radio Frequency 122.4 MHz
Runway 900m X 20m Grass / Tar - 8m Tar in middle