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Contact info

We are situated in the Pienaarsriver area which is approximately 40 kilometers North of Pretoria, just after Hammanskraal towards Pietersburg and about two hours' drive from Johannesburg.

We look forward to your stay at the lodge.  Please contact us either on the contact form or on the detail provided below.

Rest assured, you will have an experience you will never forget!

Zaagkuilsdrift Bird Sanctuary & Lodge
Farm 46 J Zaagkuilsdrift, Pienaarsrivier, Limpopo
Sout Africa.

Telephone: +27 (0)71 687 1559 (Gerrie Botha)
E-mail: gerrie.pta@gmail.com
GPS 25°10’47″S, 28°8’41″E

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How to get to us

Use the GPS coordinates above or download the map here...

"Drive on N1 towards Warmbaths / Bela Bela. Take the Rust de Winter / Pienaarsriver off-ramp. Turn left towards Pienaarsriver. At the T-junction (Old Warmbaths / Bela-Bela Road), turn right into the Old Warmbaths Road towards Bela-Bela R101. Go over the bridge.  Immediately after the bridge these is a road sign that shows Zaagkuilsdrift D 1660. Turn left onto the road. Cross the railway line onto the dirt road.   About 100m on there is another sign "Zaagkuilsdrift" that turns to the right.  Take this dirt road.  There are also road signs for Matopi.  Follow the Matopi signs.  Drive on dirt road for about 17km.  To the right is a place called St De Lize family trust. Turn left there into a small dirt road.  There is a road sign "ZAAGKUILSDRIFT BIRD SANCTUARY AND LODGE / Private Road / Matopi". Cross the Pienaarsriver and continue on the road. At the dead end turn right. There is another "Matopi" sign. Drive 2km and Zaagkuilsdrift Bird Sanctuary and Lodge will be on the right hand side of the road".