The Giriyondo border post is one of two gates that provide entrance to the eastern region of the northern area of the Kruger National Park and it is situated ±45 km northeast of Letaba camp.
This border post not only provides passage between South Africa and Mozambique, it also forms one of the major links for the Great Limpopo Transfrontier Park.
The other access gate for the GLTP is at the Pafuri border post, situated on the South Africa/Mozambique border, east of the Pafuri region and north of Punda Maria Camp.
- Summer (1 October to 31 March) opening hours Kruger Park / Giriyondo: 08:00 to 16:00.
- Winter (1 April to 30 September) opening hours Kruger Park / Giriyondo: 08:00 to 15:00.
Foreign visitor visas (not required by South Africans) can be obtained at the border post and take approximately 10 minutes to issue. Border officials are always efficient and courteous in the execution of their duties.
- A valid passport is required.
- Self-drive guests must be in possession of the motor vehicle's licence, papers or a cross-border letter of authority from the vehicle owner or the car hire company.