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Border Control Pafuri Border Post (RSA/MOZ) 08h00-16h00

ID: w164197 View large map

Located in South Africa :: Kruger Park :: Pafuri
Category: Civil Infrastructure :: Border Control

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Description [ correction ]

This is a formal border post and it is situated between the Kruger National Park and Parque Nacional do Limpopo. It is a small and efficient border post. The infrastructure on the SA side of the border crossing is new and neat and officials friendly. (Sept 2016)

Contact [ correction ]
Address : Limpopo, South Africa
Tel : +27(0)13 735 5777
Tel2 : +27(0)13 735 6882
Direct : +27(0)13 735 5757
Fax : +27(0)13 735 5777
Host Website : Click Here

Opening Times : [ correction ]

08:00-16:00

Directions [ correction ]

Not available

Rates and Payment [ correction ]
Payment Methods Accepted : Cash

Facilities [ correction ]
Landing Strip Nearby

Travelling Information [ correction ]
Closest Main Route : R525, In Kruger National Park(RSA)
Closest Town : Pafuri

ACCESS FROM SOUTH AFRICA:
Travelling outside the park from South Africa you can gain access from the KNP Letaba Camp which is 45m from the Giriyondo gate.

ACCOMMODATION:
There are a variety of overnight facilities in the park. (22-Sept-11).

BORDER CONTROL:
There are certain tourists' allowance limits like tobacco products, alcoholic drinks, perfumes, pharmaceutical products and other foods.

GIRIYONDO TO MASSINGIR:
There is a 70km distance between Giriyondo and Massingir and will take about 1 hours' drive. There are speed bumps and also be cautious as Elephants use the road as well.

INSURANCE:
It is compulsory to get Third party vehicle insurance which is obtainable from PNL at Giriyondo and Massingir gate and costs R150 for 30days.

MASSINGIR:
The town Massingir is located 6km from the Massingir Gate and offers basic shops for Airtime, Drinks, Bread rolls or Pau and Fuel, Bank with ATM (Mt currency).

The shops accept cash only certain shops accept South African Rands.

MONEY INFO:
Always carry enough cash.

ROAD CONDITIONS:
When travelling in the park the main access road between Giriyondo and Massingir is accessible by a sedan vehicle. Almost all the other roads require high ground clearance or 4x4 vehicles and during the wet season 4x4 is essential.
It is advisable to have a GPS as the roads are not signposted or well developed.

SAFETY:
Some safety tips for travelling in the park, keep to the speed limit as there are active traffic officers and the roads are surfaced but in the community's there are potholes and livestock.

Ensure you reach your destination before sunset which between 17:00 in winter and 18:30 in summer.

SPEED LIMITS:
The speed limit in the park is 40km/hour.

VEHICLE REGULATIONS:
All vehicles must be equipped with a reflective triangle and at least one yellow reflective jacket, if your being towed you must display a blue and yellow triangle on the front of your vehicle as well as on the back of the trailer/caravan.

 Travel Tip!

This border post between South Africa and Mozambique is the ideal crossing for overlanders who want to combine a trip to Kruger NP in SA with Gonarezhou NP in Zimbabwe. Travellers would exit SA at the Pafuri border post in the far north of the park and drive 61km through a remote part of Mozambique (crossing both the Limpopo and Nuanetsi Rivers) to reach Chiqualaquala border post. This route varies between thick sand and good gravel and could be problematic during the wet season. It is possible to traverse this route between Kruger and Gonarezhou within one day (border crossings included).

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