Mmabolela is a 4 hour drive from Pretoria on tar road all the way except for the last 20 km from Swartwater which is a good gravel road.
From Johannesburg / Pretoria take the N1 north.
At the Kranskop Toll gate turn off left to Modimolle (Nylstroom). Pass straight through Modimolle to Vaalwater on the R33. As you leave Vaalwater turn right (R33) at the Total garage to Lephalale (Ellisras); through Lephalale and 38km further on turn right to Grobler's Brug (R572). At the Tom Burke cross roads go straight to Swartwater. Between Tom Burke and Swartwater the last 15km before Swartwater is badly potholed. Take the R572 out of Swarwater to Alldays. 2 km out of Swartwater turn left to Du Plessis (gravel road). 20km further you will enter the Mmabolela reserve.
Weerderdooper: 1km further the entrance to the homesteads on the right hand side of the road marked by a large white pillar either side of the gate.
Campsites: Continue for 5km from the entrance of the Mmabolela reserve. You will pass a turn to the right (marked Maastroom). Continue straight for a further 1km and turn left into the gate. Follow the signs to your campsite.