In the 'hood, Pongola as a destination

The town of Pongola is small town just 10 km from the Swaziland border in the foothills of the Lebombo Mountains. Rich in Anglo and Zulu Boer War history, Pongola is surrounded by 50 km² of sugarcane and subtropical fruit plantations. It is just 270 km from the southern gates of the Kruger Park and tourist attractions include local game farms and lodges, the Pongolapoort or Jozini Dam and a local ... cont.

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Farm Veregelegen, R69, Magudu, 3160 Pongola, Northern Zululand, KwaZulu Natal, South Africa

Directions to AmaKhosi Safari Lodge

From Johannesburg [5 hours]
exit from Johannesburg on the Witbank N4
take the Middelburg exit to Hendrina
continue towards Ermelo on the N11
continue towards Piet Retief on the N2
stay on the N2 North until you reach Pongola

From Durban [4½ hour]
exit from Durban to Stanger on the N2 North
staying on the N2 North, continue past Empangeni to Pongola

From Pongola [½ hour]
turn down the R66 to Nongoma
continue for ± 22 km past Magudu sign on your left
turn right at the R69 towards Vryheid
continue for 2 km & turn left down gravel road.
Follow the AmaKhosi Lodge signs

Amenities in the area

  • Bank and/or ATM (40 km)
  • Bars and/or Nightlife (40 km)
  • Grocery Store (40 km)
  • Post Office (40 km)
  • Car Hire (150 km)
  • Airport (200 km)


  • Bird watching
  • Children's entertainment
  • Cultural experiences
  • Game viewing
  • Game viewing (big 5)
  • Gym / fitness centre
  • Health spa / massage

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