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Directions.

 

From Durban:

Follow the N2 north past Stanger, Empangeni, Mtubatuba, Hluhluwe and Mkuze. Turn right towards Jozini 10Km north of the Mkuze turnoff. Wind through the mountain pass with the Pongolapoort dam on your left and drive carefully through Jozini.  On the way out of Jozini take the left fork, across the Pongola dam wall towards Ingwavuma/ KwaNgwanase.  Continue on a straight road for approx 46 Km’s, watching out for cows & goats & potholes until you get to a T-Junction at Bambanana (with petrol station on your right). Turn right toward Tembe Elephant Park/ KwaNgwanase.  Proceed for another 12,5kms where you will see Ndumu River Lodge entrance signs on the left. Make sure you pass the sign pointing left to Ndumo Game Reserve and Ndumo! We are approximately 2km passed this turn off.

 

Alternative route from Durban (Better Road, but speed humps):

Take the N2 north past Stanger, Empangeni and Mtubatuba.  Turn off at Hluhluwe.  Drive through the town and at the last traffic circle turn left.  At Sodwana Bay sign turn right over the railway tracks (Just before you reach Ilala Weavers).  Look for Giraffe, warthogs and antelope on your right. Carry on this road for about 1 hour passing Mbaswane until you reach next set of traffic circles. Keep going straight through the wetlands where the cell phone reception is bad and speed limit 60km/hr. At the last traffic circle/T-junction turn left toward Ingwavuma/Jozini. Right turn will take you towards KwaNgwanase and Mozambique border post.  Pass Tembe elephant Game Reserve on your right hand side.  Drive through a town called Emphoweni, and cross over the bridge of the Pongola River.  We are approximately 400m up the hill on the right!

 

From Johannesburg:

Take N17 to Bethal  then  Ermelo, N2 through  Piet Retief  then through Pongola.  Take the left turn to Jozini about 55km after Pongola, and before reaching Mkuze.  Wind through the mountain pass with the Pongolapoort dam on your left and drive carefully through Jozini.  On the way out of Jozini take the left fork, across the Pongola dam wall towards Ingwavuma/ KwaNgwanase.  Continue on a straight road for approx 46 Km’s, watching out for cows & goats & potholes until you get to a T-Junction at Bambanana (with petrol station on your right). Turn right toward Tembe Elephant Park/ KwaNgwanase.  Proceed for another 12,5kms where you will see Ndumu River Lodge entrance signs on the left. Make sure you pass the sign pointing left to Ndumo Game Reserve and Ndumo! We are approximately 2km passed this turn off.

 

From Newcastle/Dundee:

From Newcastle travel North on the N11, turn right on R34 through Utrecht, and left onto the R33 through Vryheid.  From Dundee travel on the R33 to Vryheid.  After Louwsburg R69, turn left onto the R66 to Pongola.  From Pongola travel right on N2 towards Jozini, taking the left turn to Jozini after 55km.  Wind through the mountain pass with the Pongolapoort dam on your left and drive carefully through Jozini.  On the way out of Jozini take the left fork, across the Pongola dam wall towards Ingwavuma/ KwaNgwanase.  Continue on a straight road for approx 46 Km’s, watching out for cows & goats & potholes until you get to a T-Junction at Bambanana (with petrol station on your right). Turn right toward Tembe Elephant Park/ KwaNgwanase.  Proceed for another 12,5kms where you will see Ndumu River Lodge entrance signs on the left. Make sure you pass the sign pointing left to Ndumo Game Reserve and Ndumo! We are approximately 2km passed this turn off.

 

From Mozambique eManguzi/KwaNgwanase

Follow the signs towards Manguzi, and drive straight through the town.  At the traffic circle continue straight toward Ingwavuma/Jozini.  Pass the Tembe Elephant Game Reserve on your right hand side.  Drive through a town called Emphoweni, and cross over the bridge of the Pongola River.  We are approximately 2km up the hill on the right!

Please be careful of livestock and pedestrians on the road.  Extra care is required when travelling these rural areas, especially after sunset!

Contact Ndumu

River Lodge.

Email: info@ndumu.com

Tel: 035 592 8000

Cell: 082 759 1626

GPS Co-ordinates to The Ndumu River Lodge Gate:

Latitude 27  03’  432’’  Longitude 32   26’ 110’’