Map & Directions to Saamrus:
S 27.516175; E -25.945809 (taken from Google Maps)
* You will find Saamrus Guest Farm on Google Maps.
* The directions will take you on the quieter route to Saamrus.
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From Pretoria North:
1. Take the Pelindaba toll road out of the city to Hartbeespoort Dam.
2. Get off the toll road at Pelindaba Toll Plaza and turn left towards the R104 / R512 passing the dam on the left-hand side.
3. Continue all the way to the T-junction with the R560 Krugersdorp Road.
4. At the T-junction turn left onto the R560 towards Krugersdorp/Skeerpoort/Hekpoort.
5. Continue on the R560 past Skeerpoort and Hekpoort for approx 40kms.
6. Just before the end of the R560, close to the R24 T-junction you will see the Saamrus sign on your right.
7. Turn right onto the 1.5km farm road. If you come after dark, you can just look out for the shiny reflectors along the road.
8. The first section is paved and fine for all vehicles, but the second half of the road can be slippery and difficult for low cars in wet weather. However, it is still drivable by car if you drive slow and carefully. Just go slow and keep the wheels on the high areas, and you should be fine.
9. Once you have passed through the tall Blue gum trees, there is a sharp turn to the right along the game fence. Just after the sharp turn, look out for the turn to the left to cross the river. There is a sign for Saamrus.
10. After the bridge, the road runs straight along the fence until you get to a T- junction. Turn left to Saamrus. Once you passed the entrance, please look out for the Reception on the right. Ring the brass bell at the door for attention.
From Pretoria East/South, Johannesburg North/Sandton :
1. Take the N14 / R28 to Krugersdorp.
2. At the traffic lights, N14 / Hendrik Potgieter intersection (there is a SASOL garage) turn right towards Tarlton / Ventersdorp.
3. Continue towards the next T-junction for approx. 10kms.
4. At the T-junction, turn right on the R563 and keep right towards Hekpoort.
5. Continue for 23kms to the next T-junction in Hekpoort.
6. Turn left onto the R560.
7. Continue for approx. 15kms.
8. Continue from points 6 above for Pretoria North above.
From Johannesburg Central / West:
1. Take the R47 / Hendrik Potgieter towards Tarlton.
2. At the N14 Krugersdorp intersection, cross straight over and continue to the T-junction at the R563.
3. At the T-junction, turn right on the R563 and keep right towards Hekpoort.
4. Continue for 23kms to the next T-junction in Hekpoort.
5. Turn left onto the R560.
6. Continue for approx. 15kms.
7. Continue from points 6 above for Pretoria North above.