Contact us

Cape Town Office

General enquiries: enquiries@ska.ac.za
Tel:
+27 (0)21 506 7300
Fax: +27 (0)21 506 7375
Postal/Street address:
SARAO, 2 Fir Street, Black River Park, Observatory (North Gate entrance), 7925, South Africa

Directions

GPS coords: 33º56’6.27S 18º28’19.82E | Google Maps street view

Written directions from Cape Town Airport

From Cape Town International, follow Settlers Way/N2 in the direction of Cape Town for about 10 kilometres. Take the Liesbeek Parkway/M57 off-ramp to your left, and keep right. Cross the first set of traffic lights to your right (under the bridge) and continue on Liesbeek Parkway/M57. At the third set of traffic lights, turn left onto Link Road, and the first right into Fir Street. Drive along Fir Street, and the SARAO building will be on your left, shortly before you enter the North Gate.

Written directions from Cape Town Centre

Take the N2 towards Somerset West/Cape Town International Airport. Take the Liesbeek Parkway/M57 off-ramp on the left, and continue left. Continue on Liesbeek Parkway/M57. At the second set of traffic lights, turn left onto Link Road, and the first right into Fir Street. Drive along Fir Street, and the SARAO building will be on your left, shortly before you enter the North Gate.

Johannesburg Office

General enquiries: enquiries@ska.ac.za
Tel: +27 (0)11 442 2434
Fax: +27 (0)11 442 2454
Street address: 17 Baker St, Rosebank, Johannesburg, South Africa
Postal address: PO Box 522940, Saxonwold, 2132

Directions

Google Maps street view

Written directions from OR Tambo International Airport

  • Upon exiting the airport, keep to the right, following the signs for the R24 / Johannesburg. This road joins the highway.
  • Continue straight on the R24 (N3) / Johannesburg.
  • Nine kilometres after leaving the airport, move into the centre right lane.
  • You will then merge with the N3 highway.
  • Follow the signs for the N3 / N1 / Pretoria. Take the fork to the right.
  • Immediately after this fork, turn left on to the interchange, and continue following the N3 / N1 / Pretoria signs.
  • Take the first off ramp to Linksfield Road.
  • At the traffic light, turn right into Linksfield Road.
  • At the second set of traffic lights, turn right into Club Road.
  • Continue along this road, passing through two traffic circles and eight sets of traffic lights. (The road changes names a number of times, becoming Swemmer Road, Avon Avenue, Northfield Avenue, Atholl Avenue and Woodyatt Avenue respectively)
  • After passing the Huddle Park Golf Course on your left-hand side, you will cross over Modderfontein Road.
  • Continue along Atholl Avenue, crossing over Louis Botha Avenue.
  • When you reach a T-junction, turn right into Pretoria Road.
  • Pretoria Road becomes Glenhove Road.
  • Continue along Glenhove Road, crossing over the highway.
  • Cross over Oxford Road (MacDonald’s on your right)
  • After intersection with Oxford Road, Glenhove now becomes Bolton Avenue. Stay in the right hand lane.
  • Turn right off Bolton Road into Sturdee Avenue and then first right into Baker Street. Make sure when you turn right into Baker Street that you move into the left most lane.
  • Our building is on left hand side of Baker Street and has no name, but look our for Blend Property signage. Our building is located on Baker Street between Sturdee and Bath Avenues.