Getting There

Just outside Bela-Bela, some 90 minutes from Johannesburg and an hour’s drive from Pretoria and 10km north of Bela-Bela, lies the inviting Klein Kariba Resort in one of the Waterberg’s most beautiful kloofs. This top-class resort offers a wide range of accommodation options with true Bushveld hospitality. Recreational facilities include: super tube, putt putt, guided horse riding, volleyball, swimming pool.

The conference fee includes midmorning and afternoon teas, lunches and evening meals. The evening meals include social events such as the Student Quiz, and Rural Award Ceremony. Delegate Fees do not include accommodation which should be booked directly with Klein Kariba, or a nearby venue. Klein Kariba has a range of accommodation from tents to luxury chalets. As most of the accommodation are for units 4 - 6 people please ask colleagues to share accommodation with you, especially delegates from universities.

Please note that Klein Kariba has a policy that as the conference runs on a Saturday units booked for Friday will also have to be booked for Saturday night. Alternative accommodation is included in the Information for Delegates booklet.

T: +27 14 736 9800
F: +27 14 736 3457

Getting to the venue

R101 North of Bela-Bela

GPS Co-ordinates:

S 24 ° 50 ' 58.617 ''
E 28 ° 20 ' 9.639 ‘'

By car

From OR Tambo Airport:

From OR Tambo Parking take R21 to Kempton Park/Pretoria (4 min (1.8 km))
Follow R21 and N1 to R516 in Limpopo. Take exit 238 from N1(1 h 21 min (142 km))
Continue on R516 to your destination in Bela-Bela

From Polokwane:

Take Polokwane Ext 46. Follow N1 to R101. Take exit 273 from N1 (1h 18 min 130 km).
Follow R101 to your destination in Bela-Bela (30 min 37.8 km).
Turn right. Destination will be on the left.

From Phalaborwa:

Take R71 to Phalaborwa-Giyani.
Follow R71, N1 to R101.
Take exit 273 for R101 toward Modimolle/Pretoria to your destination in Bela-Bela 37km.
Turn right. Destination will be on the left.

By Air

OR Tambo Johannesburg is approximately 150km and 1 hr 40 minutes drive on the highway to Bela-Bela.

Polokwane International Airport. Airlink offers scheduled flights to OR Tambo but you then have to travel 1hr 40 minutes by car to Bela Bela. +2715 288 1622/ 1623

Car Hire: covers all the hire companies and has good rates.


Shuttle service operate between Johannesburg and Polokwane so please enquire whether they can stop at Bela-Bela:

Kham Avalante Travel & Tours: They routes also include Tzaneen. Daily except Friday.

Smit Shuttle Service: have shuttles from OR Tambo & Lanseria airport to Bela-Bela and Polokwane

Vuntsi Shuttle Services: Leaves OR Tambo at 16.00 returns to OR Tambo at 11.00 daily. Cost less than R450

Delegates can also find out about sharing shuttles on the Conference Facebook page.

Bus & Train

Greyhound/Citiliner Bus on the Johannesburg - Polokwane or Johannesburg - Bulawayo route. Leaves Johannesburg daily at 9.30. Takes about 2hrs 40 minutes to the Shell Garage Bela-Bela. Approximate cost R250.00

Train: Only on Friday Bela-Bela and Sunday return on the Johannesburg - Musina Route
086 000 8888 (Central Reservations & Enquiries)