What time does the Martins Drift border post open?
You will reach the border at Martins Drift. Usually, cross the border in Africa take long time. Martins Drift is open every day from 6:00 AM to 22:00 PM, try to reach the border before the sunset, it is not advisable to travel in the dark, the roads are dark and wild animals can cut your way.
Where is Martin’s Drift border post?
Groblersbrug (known as Grobler’s Bridge in English) is a border crossing between South Africa and Botswana on the Limpopo River in Limpopo. On the Botswana side, the border post is known as Martin’s Drift….Groblersbrug.
|Fax number||+27 (0) 14 767 1264||+267 491 5905|
|Business hours||08:00 – 22:00||08:00 – 22:00|
How many km is it from Johannesburg to Martins Drift border?
The driving distance between Johannesburg and Martins Drift Border Control is 435.5km and it would take you 5 Hours 27 minutes if you average 80 km/h (49 mph).
Which SA Botswana border posts are open?
South Africa – Botswana Border Posts
|South Africa Border Post||Opening Hours||Contact Number|
|Pont Drift – Mashatu||07:00 – 16:00||015-575 1056|
|Tlokweng Gate – Kopfontein||06:00 – 00:00||018-365 9055|
|Ramotswa – Swartkoppie||06:00 – 22:00||018-365 9010|
|Pioneer Gate – Skilpadshek||06:00 – 00:00||018-366 0011|
What documents are needed for Botswana?
A passport with at least six months of validity remaining is required. U.S. citizens are permitted stays up to 90 days total within a 12-month period without a visa. The total stay permitted for each visit is recorded on the entry stamp by Botswana immigration officials and may be less than 90 days.
How long is Martin’s Drift to Johannesburg?
The driving distance between Johannesburg and Martins Drift Border Control is 435.5km and it would take you 5 Hours 27 minutes if you average 80 km/h (49 mph). however if you were to take a Run it would take you 43 Hours 33 minutes.
How do I get to Martin’s drift from South Africa?
Martin’s Drift is the border post on the Botswana side, between Botswana and South Africa. It is important to have a valid passport and sufficient funds to facilitate your stay when reaching the border post. Citizens of SA do not need a visa for crossing a Botswana border post. South African and international driver’s licenses are accepted.
Can I Self Drive to the Martins drift border post?
In order to enable tourists getting through the Martins Drift Border Post in no time, we have obtained permission from the Department of Customs & Excise to obtain vehicle entry permits for self drive tourists prior to their arrival at the border. In order for us to obtain the permits for you please complete and submit the form below:
How much does the foreign exchange cost at Martin’s Drift?
The foreign exchange at Martin’s Drift operates on current exchange rates and it’s a good alternative to changing cash next to the road. Should you wish to pay by credit card, your transaction fee will carry an additional 5% fee to cover the related banking fees. Single entry: P152 per vehicle and P90 per trailer.
Do I need a visa to visit Martin’s drift?
Martin’s Drift is the border post on the Botswana side, between Botswana and South Africa. It is important to have a valid passport and sufficient funds to facilitate your stay when reaching the border post. Citizens of SA do not need a visa for crossing a Botswana border post.