How to get there

LIONSROCK Big Cat Sanctuary is easy to access

8.4.2021

From Johannesburg (Gauteng) to LIONSROCK (via Warden)

  • Take the N3 (Heidelberg/Durban) road.
  • Just outside of Heidelberg, you will come to the first toll gate. The charge is approximately ZAR 24. 
  • The second toll gate is at Villiers. The charge is approximately ZAR 33.
  • Continue towards Warden. 
  • Take the 2nd exit towards Bethlehem (R714), shortly after the church on the left-hand side around a bend in the N3. 
  • You will now cross the N3. 
  • After about 40 km you will come to a 4-way stop. 
  • Continue straight ahead for around 35 km. 
  • About 5 km out of Bethlehem you will see Lionsrock signs on the left-hand side.
  • Turn left onto the gravel road and continue for approximately 13 km. 
  • On the way you will pass cows on your right-hand side and signs to Kukuzans Game Farm on the left. 
  • A few metres later you will see signs directing you to the thatch roof entrance to Lionsrock. 
  • Security staff will greet you at the gate. 
     

Please adhere to the speed limit within the sanctuary. 

From Bloemfontein to LIONSROCK

  • Take the N1 to Kroonstad.
  • After about 140 km you will reach Winburg. 
  • At Winburg turn right onto the N5. 
  • From here you will pass the towns of Senekal and Paul Roux, travelling a total of about 131 km to reach Bethlehem. 
  • The road entering Bethlehem is a one-way street. 
  • Follow this road through Bethlehem, until the last intersection where Johannesburg is signposted on the left and Harrismith on the right. 
  • On the left you will see be a mall and a garage. 
  • Take the left exit here onto the R26. 
  • Follow the R26 for about 5 km, until you reach the signs for Warden Road (R714). 
  • Turn right here and continue a few hundred metres until you see signs to Lionsrock. - The signs are on the left and the road is on the right. 
  • Turn right onto the gravel road and continue for approximately 13 km. 
  • On the way you will pass cows on your right-hand side and signs to Kukuzans Game Farm on the left. 
  • A few metres later you will see signs directing you to the thatch roof entrance to Lionsrock. 
  • Security staff will greet you at the gate.

Please adhere to the speed limit within the sanctuary. 

From Durban to LIONSROCK

  • Take the N3 towards Harrismith. 
  • In Harrismith take the N5 towards Kestell/Bethlehem. 
  • About 15 km after Kestell you will see a Lionsrock sign on your left hand side. 
  • Turn onto the S176 gravel road and continue for about 13 km. 
  • When you see another Lionsrock sign turn left onto the S175. 
  • Continue for about 8 km and on the left-hand side you will find the gate to Lionsrock.
  •  Security staff will greet you at the gate. 


Please adhere to the speed limit within the sanctuary. 

We look forward to meeting you.

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