Afsaal Picnic Site - Johannesburg
Over weekends and public holidays Afsaal can become very crowded. Rather bring a snack with you and enjoy it further up the road on Matehekanyane Hill. It's quiet here, with a great view.
Afsaal Picnic Site is Best For
Directions to Afsaal Picnic Site
Afsaal Picnic Spot is very popular with tourists entering or leaving the Park, as it is situated just off the main road between Malelane Gate and Skukuza.
Shop with souvenirs, clothing, and certain foodstuffs, including cold drinks and sweets.
Cafeteria for take-away food - this is very popular for tourists entering or leaving the Park
Picnic tables with gas cylinders for hire
Tables in the shade of trees and thatched "bomas"
A tree which a pair of Scops Owls have been roosting for the past 12 years. They can usually be seen there during the day. A huge termite mound, with explanations of how a termite colony functions.
Afsaal is 22km/1hr north of Malelane Gate on the H3; 40km/2hr south of Skukuza on the H3, and 36km/2hr from Pretoriuskop along the H2-2 to where it meets the H3. Near the intersection of H3 and H2-2 on road from Skukuza to Malelane.
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