Directions to andBeyond Phinda Forest Lodge

  • Take the N2 Freeway northbound from Durban, toward Stanger, crossing over the Tugela River continuing towards Empangeni / Richards Bay.
  • Staying on the N2, pass the towns of Kwambonambi and Mtubatuba, until you reach Hluhluwe.
  • Take the “Hluhluwe/Sodwana Bay” off-ramp and follow the directions into the town.
  • Pass through the town of Hluhluwe and at the 4th traffic circle turn left toward Sodwana Bay on the R22.
  • Continue for approximately 1km and turn right on the R22 toward Sodwana Bay.
  • Cross over the railway line and travel for a further 28km crossing over the Sibhicayi River.
  • At the Phinda signboard, turn left at the intersection after the first set of rumble strips.
  • Take the D675 for approximately 4km until you reach a T-Junction and fence line on your left.
  • You will arrive at the entrance to the Mun-ya-wana Game Reserve.
  • The security guard at the gate will direct you to Phinda Forest Lodge.
  • Please be aware, as you approach the Lodge that you are in a wilderness area where predators and high-profile game roam freely.
  • Do not leave your car for any reason.
  • Should you require assistance, kindly call the Lodge on +27355620390.
  • Take the N12 to Witbank, after which the N4 towards Middleburg is taken.
  • After the Middleburg Ultra City, take the N11 turnoff to Hendrina.
  • Continue along the N11 from Hendrina to Ermelo.
  • From Ermelo take the N2 to Piet Retief.
  • Continue on the N2 passing through Pongola, and Mkuze until you reach Hluhluwe.
  • Take the Hluhluwe off-ramp and follow the directions into town.
  • Pass through the town of Hluhluwe and at the 4th traffic circle turn left toward Sodwana Bay on the R22.
  • Continue for approximately 1km and turn right on the R22 toward Sodwana Bay.
  • Cross over the railway line and travel for a further 28km crossing over the Sibhicayi River.
  • After the Phinda signboard, turn left at the intersection after the first set of rumble strips.
  • Take the D675 for approximately 4km until you reach a T-Junction and fence line. At this T-Junction take the D488 to the right
  • Continue for a further 4km with the fence line on your left hand side. • You will arrive at the entrance to the Mun-ya-wana Game Reserve.
  • The security guard at the gate will direct you to Phinda Forest Lodge.
  • Please be aware, as you approach the Lodge that you are in a wilderness area where predators and high-profile game roam freely.
  • Do not leave your car for any reason.
  • Should you require assistance, kindly call the Lodge on +27355620390.