Heading South Safaris cc (CK 2007/087698/23) (Member Colette Heymans) trading as Thula Seats is the exclusive booking agent for the Go Thula Nelspruit (KMIA) to Hoedspruit shuttle transfer [read more]
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The shuttle departs Hoedspruit in the morning between 7:00 and 7:30 and arrives back from Nelspruit (KMI Airport) 16:45 - 17:15 .

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Shuttle from Hoedspruit arrives and departs for Nelspruit (KMI Airport) and White River 8:30.

Shuttle from Nelspruit (KMI Airport) arrives between 15:45 from where it departs for Hoedspruit.

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Nelspruit - KMI Airport

Shuttle departs from KMI Airport Nelspruit at 14:45 towards White River, Hazyview and then Hoedspruit.

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Shuttle Transfers from Nelspruit (KMIA) to Hoedspruit via Hazyview and return

Go Thula

Thula Seats shuttle and private transfers in collaboration with Go Thula Tours & Transfers offers a daily return shuttle transfer service and private airport transfers between Nelspruit airport (KMIA), Hazyview and Hoedspruit, three of the main gateways to the Kruger National Park and surrounding Private Nature Reserves including Sabi Sands, Manyeleti, Kapama, Thornybush, Timbavati, Klaserie, Geurnsey and Balule, and to all the lodges in and around these reserves.

Thula Seats shuttle transfer use air-conditioned vehicles, operated by a local guide and drivers, an excellent way to kick start your African safari experience in the company with someone who knows the region intimately, as well as being rooted in the area like a giant baobab tree.

Transfer vehicle

For guests flying into Nelspruit Kruger Mpumalanga International Airport (KMIA) near Nelspruit and Eastgate Airport near Hoedspruit, the Thula Seats daily shuttle transfer and Private transfer is an affordable, convenient and reliable way of getting to their safari lodges in the Hoedspruit region, and Private Game Reserves in and around Hoedspruit, Hazyview and Nelspruit including Balule, Timbavati, Thornybush, Kapama , Geurnsey and Klaserie Game Reserves and game lodges, or to Hazyview which is closest to the main Kruger National Park gate and Sabi Sand private game reserve and lodges.


Thula Seats shuttle transfer connects the major towns in the Greater Kruger National Park region namely Nelspruit, Hazyview and Hoedspruit. See the Thula Seats shuttle transfer map for more details and discover the convenience the shuttle transfer present to all lodges and their clients.

If the Thula Seats daily shuttle schedules between Nelspruit (KMIA) and Hoedspruit via Hazyview does not fit into your planned safari itinerary, you can book your own private transfer to fit into your personal schedule and discover the greater Kruger National Park in the comfort and company of Thula Seats private transfers.

Private Transfers

If you have a dream to see the fascinating wildlife of Africa, we will get you there on time, every time.

Hoedspruit to Nelspruit (KMIA) daily shuttle transfer:

The Thula Seats shuttle transfer service departs daily at around 8 am from the Hoedspruit area, with three pick-up points for your convenience and soon afterwards we are heading due south towards Hazyview. Hazyview is reached between 10H30 and 11H00 where the Thula Seats shuttle transfer will briefly visit the Perry’s Bridge tourism center in Hazyview. When Hazyview is left behind the Thula Seats shuttle transfer keeps heading south to the little town of White River. The Thula Seats shuttle transfer will reach the Caster Bridge lifestyle center in White River between 11H10 and 11H40 where a brief pit stop will be made if any client’s needs to board or leave the Thula Seats shuttle transfer, where after Thula Seats will head towards the Kruger Mpumalanga International Airport (KMIA). The Thula Seats shuttle transfer will arrive at KMIA near Nelspruit daily between 11h30 and 12h00, giving you enough time to have lunch at one of the restaurants and do last minute shopping before boarding your outbound flights to Cape Town or Johannesburg.

Nelspruit (KMIA) to Hoedspruit daily shuttle transfer:

For clients arriving at Nelspruit airport (KMIA) from Cape Town airport and Johannesburg Airport (OR Tambo) daily, the Thula Seats shuttle transfer heading north to Hoedspruit via Hazyview, is ideal and will depart Nelspruit airport (KMIA) between 13h00 and 13h30 heading north via White river and Hazyview towards Hoedspruit. The first stop will be at Caster Bridge in White River and Thula Seats will arrive from 13h20 to 13hh50. As soon as clients depart, Thula Seats shuttle will keep heading north towards Perry’s Bridge in Hazyview and will arrive between 14h00 and 14h30 to deliver or meet onward clients to Hoedspruit. The shuttle transfer will depart Hazyview and arrive at the Kamogelo tourism center in Hoedspruit from 16h00 to 16h30. From Hoedspruit the Thula Seats shuttle transfer will be heading east and first stop at Hoedspruit airport (Eastgate) from 16h30 to 17h00, before making the last stop of the day at Bones Pub and Grill near Timbavati gate between 16h45 and 17h15.

Enjoy the night under the Southern Cross and listen to the night owls call in the African bush, before heading back to Nelspruit Airport (KMIA) the next morning with Thula Seats daily shuttle transfer between Hoedspruit and Nelspruit (KMIA) via Hazyview, leaving from Bones Pub and Grill.

With real-time availability and online credit card payment, the booking process is fast, simple and convenient.

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