Directions

Directions to Meiringskloof   -   From Johannesburg:  350 km

Johannesburg via N1, Sasolburg & Heilbron  

  • Take the N1 towards Bloemfontein, turn off onto the R57 (Vereeniging, Sasolburg, Vanderbijlpark), carry on straight to Heilbron, travel through Heilbron on to Petrus Steyn, Reitz, Bethlehem, then take the R26 to Fouriesburg

OR

Johannesburg via  N3 to Heidelberg & Villiers

  • Take the N3 to Heidelberg & Villiers;  before the toll gate turn off onto  the R26 to Frankfort,  Tweeling,  Reitz, Bethlehem, then take the R26 to Fouriesburg
  • In case the R26 / Fouriesburg signs in Bethlehem are missing:
  • When coming in from Reitz side with Hospital Str, go past Wimpy and Nando’s (on your left) and at the 4-way Stop turn right into Eufees which becomes Kerk Str, you will pass the church (on your right), turn left just before the KFC into Commissioner Str. This is the R26 .
  • About 45 km further take the first turn-off left into Fouriesburg.
  • Follow the Meiringskloof sign boards
  • left into Steyn Street; and all the way to the end of Steyn Street;
  • left onto the dirt road, left again in front of Glen Skye. The dirt road ends 1,7 km further in Meiringskloof

Directions to Meiringskloof   -   From Durban:  450 km. 

Directions given from Harrismith

  • Take the N3 from Durban to Johannesburg up to Harrismith.
  • From Harrismith the most scenic route is on the R712 through Golden Gate to Clarens and then Fouriesburg , Recommended if you are traveling in day time.
  • Take the first turn-off right into Fouriesburg .
  • Carry straight on until you get to Steyn Street, Turn right into Steyn Str .
  • All the way to the end of Steyn Street.  Left onto the dirt road, left again in front of Glen Skye. The dirt road ends 1,7 km further in Meiringskloof .

OR

  • From Harrismith proceed to Kestell, Bethlehem and then take the R26 to Fouriesburg, Same km, but probably faster at night.
  • Take the first turn-off  left into Fouriesburg.
  • Follow the Meiringskloof sign boards– left into Steyn Street and all the way to the end of Steyn Street. Left onto the dirt road, left again in front of Glen Skye. The dirt road ends 1,7 km further in Meiringskloof .

Directions to Meiringskloof  -  From Bloemfontein 

Bloemfontein, Thaba Nchu, Ladybrand, Ficksburg, Fouriesburg ( 250 km).

  • From Bloemfontein take the N8 to Thaba Nchu and Ladybrand, from there  the R26 to Ficksburg and Fouriesburg.  
  • Beautiful scenery for day-time traveling once past Tweespruit .
  • Just before Fouriesburg take the turn-off to the right to Clarens (the R 711) and a few hundred metres further the turn-off left into Fouriesburg. 
  • Carry straight on through Fouriesburg until you get to Steyn Street.
  • Turn right into Steyn Str and proceed all the way to the end of Steyn Street.  
  • Left onto the dirt road and left again in front of Glen Skye.
  • The dirt road ends 1,7 km further in Meiringskloof .

OR

Bloemfontein, Senekal, Bethlehem, Fouriesburg ( 290 km)

  • Take the N1 to Johannesburg, go past Winburg and turn-off onto the N5 to Senekal, Paul Roux, Bethlehem, then take the R26 to Fouriesburg. Probably the route with the biggest / fastest roads 
  • Take the first turn-off  left into Fouriesburg.  Follow the Meiringskloof sign boards – left into Steyn Street and all the way to the end of Steyn Street. Left onto the dirt road, left again in front of Glen Skye.
  • The dirt road ends 1,7 km further in Meiringskloof .

OR

Bloemfontein, Verkeerdevlei, Excelsior, Clocolan, Ficksburg, Fouriesburg ( 250 km) 

  • Take the N1 to Johannesburg, go past the Verkeerdevlei Toll Plaza, turn-off onto the R703 (Verkeerdevlei, Excelsior) to Clocolan, then onto the R26 to Ficksburg, Fouriesburg. Beautiful scenery for day-time traveling, but bad condition, skip at night–  small road between the N1 and Clocolan  
  • Just before Fouriesburg take the turn-off to the right to Clarens (the R 711) and a few hundred metres further the turn-off left into Fouriesburg. 
  • Carry straight on through Fouriesburg until you get to Steyn Street.
  • Turn right into Steyn Str and proceed all the way to the end of Steyn Street.  
  • Left onto the dirt road and left again in front of Glen Skye.
  • The dirt road ends 1,7 km further in Meiringskloof .

Directions to Meiringskloof   -   From Welkom / Virginia area

Ventersburg, Senekal, Paul Roux, Bethlehem, Fouriesburg  ( 150 km)

  • From Ventersburg take the R70 to Senekal, then the N5 to Paul Roux   and Bethlehem, from there the R26 to Fouriesburg .
  • Take the first turn-off  left into Fouriesburg.  Follow the Meiringskloof sign boards– left into Steyn Street and all the way to the end of Steyn Street.  Left onto the dirt road, and left again in front of Glen Skye.
  • The dirt road ends 1,7 km further in Meiringskloof

OR

Venterburg, Senekal, Rosendal, Ficksburg, Fouriesburg  ( 165 km)

  • From Ventersburg take the R70 to Senekal.  About 5 km further on the N5 to Paul Roux, take the R70 to Rosendal and Ficksburg, then the R26 to Fouriesburg.
  • Just before Fouriesburg take the turn-off to the right to Clarens (the R 711) and a few hundred metres further the turn-off left into Fouriesburg. 
  • Carry straight on through Fouriesburg until you get to Steyn Street.
  • Turn right into Steyn Str and continue to the end of Steyn Street.  
  • Turn left onto the dirt road and left again in front of Glen Skye.
  • The dirt road ends 1,7 km further in Meiringskloof .

 

 

Via Ficksburg
Via Clarens
Via Bethlehem

Bloemfontein

Durban

Johannesburg

 

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