In the 'hood, Sodwana Bay as a destination

Sodwana Bay, meaning ‘little one on its own’ in Zulu, lies within the Greater St Lucia Wetlands Park, a World Heritage Site, and forms part of a continuous protected area stretching 150 km from the Mozambique border south to Cape Vidal and 3 nautical miles out to sea. Sodwana Bay is best known for its deep sea diving and beautiful coral reefs, regarded as the southern most coral reefs in the ... cont.

Off Main Road, Sodwana Bay, Elephant Coast, KwaZulu Natal, South Africa

Directions to Crafters Lodge

• Fly in to Durban International Airport or into Richards Bay
• From the airport follow signs to North Coast N2
• Travel North for 4 hours from Durban International, or 1.5 hours from Richards Bay
• Then take the off-ramp to HLUHLUWE. Follow sign boards to SODWANA BAY
• Fill up with petrol at the small town of Mbazwana
• Take signs towards Sodwana Bay
• After 9 km you will have reached the Sodwana Bay Village
• Follow Crafters Lodge yellow and black signs to Crafters Lodge

Amenities in the area

  • Bars and/or Nightlife (0.9 km)
  • Business Services (0.9 km)
  • Internet Café (0.9 km)
  • Restaurants / Eateries (0.9 km)
  • Shopping Mall (0.9 km)
  • Grocery Store (8 km)
  • Post Office (8 km)
  • Bank and/or ATM (80 km)
  • Train Station (83 km)
  • Airport (193 km)
  • Car Hire (193 km)


  • 4x4 trails
  • Beach
  • Bird watching
  • Children's entertainment
  • Cultural experiences
  • Cycling paths
  • Diving / snorkelling
  • Driving range
  • Fishing
  • Galleries / museums
  • Game viewing
  • Game viewing (big 5)
  • Health spa / massage
  • Hiking trails
  • Horse riding
  • Kayaking / surf ski
  • Kite surfing
  • Microlight flights
  • Mountain bike trails
  • Parasailing
  • Quad biking
  • Rowing / canoeing
  • Sailing
  • Surfing
  • Swimming
  • Whale watching
  • Wind surfing

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