Sentinal Car Park - Transfrontier Parks Destinations

sentinel peakYour starting point for the Chain Ladders, Sentinal Car Park.

This entrance is run by Transfrontier Parks Destinations (TFPD) and administered by Witsieshoek Mountain Lodge.

The first 4km's of the 7km section of road after Witsieshoek Mountain Lodge to Sentinal Car Park is not in good condition and a 4x4 vehicle is advised.

Location (Degrees)
28°43'38.8"S 28°53'27.1"E
Location (Decimal)
-28.727437, 28.890870
Type of Hike
Explore
Bushman Paintings, Caves, Landmarks, Passes, Peaks, Waterfalls or Pools, Vistas
Altitude
2,540
Telephone
058 713 6361/2
Cell
073 228 7391
Alternate Cell
082 609 8988
Directions

From Durban / Natal (Total distance 370kms)

Take the N3 north-west towards Johannesburg for about 295kms (depending on the exact point of departure). Outside Harrismith take Exit 29 / N5 off-ramp. The road sign says “N5 Harrismith / Bethlehem (N1) Bloemfontein. After 4.5kms turn left onto the R74. The road sign says “R74 (R712) Phuthaditjhaba Bergville” (After 8.6kms do NOT turn left onto the R74 to Bergville. Continue straight. The road number changes to R712 here). After 28.9kms merge left via the ramp. The road sign says “R57 Phuthaditjhaba” Follow the road for 29.8kms through the town and subsequent rural villages. Do not turn left or right off this road.

At 29.8kms take the right fork (left is to Witsieshoek Mountain Lodge), only 7km's to go.

From Johannesburg (Total distance 370kms)

Take the N3 south-east to Durban for about 295kms (depending on the exact point of departure). Outside Harrismith take Exit 29 / N5 off-ramp. The road-sign says “N5 Harrismith Bethlehem (R74) Phuthaditjhaba” After 4.5kms turn left onto the R74. The road sign says “R74 (R712) Phuthaditjhaba Bergville” (After 8.6kms do NOT turn left onto the R74 to Bergville. Continue straight. The road number changes to R712 here). After 28.9kms merge left via the ramp. The road sign says “R57 Phuthaditjhaba” Follow the road for 29.8kms through the town and subsequent rural villages. Do not turn left or right off this road.

At 29.8kms take the right fork (left is to Witsieshoek Mountain Lodge), only 7km's to go.

Entrance Fees

Toll Gate Fees

Valid for all entries into Sentinel Park (not payable if have an accommodation booking with Witsieshoek Mountain Lodge)

Adults – R50pp

Children under 12 – R40pp

Hiking Fees

Day hiking Fees – R80pp

Overnight on top of mountain – R80pp

One-way travelers hiking fees – R180pp

Overnight at the car park – NOT AVAILABLE