FROM DURBAN (About 3 and a half hours)

  • Follow the N2 Northbound, pass Empangeni and Richards Bay.
  • Take the Hluhluwe off-ramp, turn right.
  • Continue through Hluhluwe to a T-Junction.
  • Turn Left out of Hluhluwe, and approximately 1km outside of Hluhluwe is a signboard for Sodwana Bay, False Bay.
  • Turn right over the railway line and follow the tarred road for approximately 97km.
  • You will then reach two traffic circles, continue until you see the signboard ‘Sodwana Bay’, you will also see a Petrol Garage on the right-hand side, turn right continue down the road until you reach the stop street.
  • Turn Right, continue past the traffic circle and approximately 11km down the road on your left-hand side in Sodwana Bay Lodge’s front gates.

FROM JOHANNESBURG (About 6 and a half hours) Via Ermelo

Option 1:

  • Take the N12 – Take Ogies off ramp ( R545 ) travel through Ogies and onto the Bethal road.
  • About 64km to Bethal R545. Pass through Bethal and follow the signs to Ermelo N17.
  • About 55km to Ermelo on the N17.

Option 2:

  • Take the N12, N4 – Take Ermelo/Hendrina off Ramp ( N11 ). Continue past Witbank and join the N4. This is now a toll road. Take the N11 off-ramp to Ermelo.
  • About 102km to Ermelo on the N11 via Hendrina.

Option 3:

  • Take the N17, through to Ermelo. The first part is the toll road. Then through Leandra, Kinross, Bethal and on the Ermelo.
  • From Ermelo:
  • Travel through Ermelo and follow signs to Piet Retief, the N17 now becomes the N2. Pass
    through Piet Retief and follow signs to Pongola which is approximately 80km away. At Hluhluwe
    off-ramp take a left turn into Hluhluwe.
  • Travel past Engen Service station to a T-Junction. Turn
    left. Follow this road and about 1km and on your right is the turn for Sodwana Bay and False
    Bay.
  • Turn right over the railway. This road travels for approximately 80kms to Mbazwane
    Village and follow the tarred road for approximately 97km.
  • You will then reach two traffic circles, continue until you see the signboard ‘Sodwana Bay’, you
    will also see a Petrol Garage on the right-hand side, turn right continue down the road until you
    reach the stop street.
  • Turn Right, continue past the traffic circle and approximately 11km down
    the road on your left-hand side in Sodwana Bay Lodge’s front gates.