Are you coming from East Rand or Pretoria? 

  • Take the R21 to Pretoria and then the N1 North towards Polokwane.
  • Turn off on the N4 Bakwena Toll Road towards Rustenburg.
  • Take the off ramp R556 “Sun City”.
  • Turn right towards Sun City.
  • Pass Shoprite / Kentucky Centre; travel 10.6 km towards Sun City.
  • Turn Right at Makolokwe Sign.
  • Travel 2.2 km through the village. Turn right at Makolokwe Cemetery sign.
  • Turn left at Cemetery, following the V signs on good gravel, all-weather roads (2 km) to gate: “Welcome to Voelkop”.

Alternatively from Johannesburg, you can travel via the Via Lanseria Airport road.

  • Take Mabilongwe (R512) from the N1 towards Lanseria Airport and remain on the R512.
  • Turn left at the T-junction just after the Lion and Safari Park (The road remains R512).
  • Remain on the R512 and pass the Broederstroom Shopping Centre.
  • Remain on the R512 and pass the Pecanwood Golf Estate and large Super Spare Centre.
  • After about 2km, turn right over the Hartbeespoortdam Bridge and continue straight (do not turn at all from here).
  • Follow the double highway (R512) over the mountain pass.
  • Continue on R512 until it joins the N4 and turn to Rustenburg.
  • Pass the vehicle weigh bridge and take the Sun City off ramp, tun right and head to Sun City on the R556.
  • Start counting your kilometres. Once on the Sun City Road you will see the Bapong Shopping centre and KFC.
  • After 10 km’s from the KFC turn right at the Makolokwe road sign.
  • Follow the dirt road for about 2km’s through the village (please drive slowly and respect the villagers).
  • Turn right at the Makolokwe Cemetery sign and you will find a narrow tarred road for about 1 km.
  • Turn left at the Voëlkop sign (a white V painted on a stone) and follow the road to the Voëlkop gate – please close the gate behind you.
    Turn left at Cemetery, following the V signs on good gravel, all-weather roads (2 km) to gate: “Welcome to Voelkop".

The GPS App "Waze" is accurate when searching for "Voëlkop Road", or "Makolokwe Cemetery".


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