In the 'hood, Durban North as a destination

Just 15 minutes north of the city of Durban, on the northern side of the Umgeni River Mouth, is the upmarket area of Durban North and Umhlanga. Most of this beautiful part of the world was once a coastal dune forest system and there are still parts of it preserved in the Mangrove Swamps, and the Umgeni Bird Park bears testimony to the number of birds attracted to the area. Umhlanga has ... cont.

28 Kenneth Kaunda (Northway), Durban North, 4051, KwaZulu Natal, South Africa

Directions to Northway Lodge Guest House

From the N2 North Bound
• Take the Umgeni M19 off ramp and turn RIGHT at the traffic light onto Umgeni Road.
• Continue along Umgeni Road in an eastward direction. This road will curve right under the Connaught Bridge and becomes the R102.
• At the first major intersection after the Connaught Bridge, turn LEFT into Goble Road and keep left.
• At the next traffic light, turn LEFT into (NMR) Masabalala Yengwa Rd and continue straight. This road crosses the Umgeni/Athlone Bridge after which it becomes Northway.
• After the bridge, travel straight through the traffic light. You will find us approximately 300m past the traffic light on your right hand side -number 28 Northway (5th house on right).

from Durban International Airport
• When leaving the airport follow all the City signs.
• On approaching the city, take the Margaret Mcadi (Victoria Embankment)/ICC off-ramp.
• Once on the Margaret Mcadi pass the following roads on your left – Russel, Broad, Gardiner. The next road to your left is Aliwal Street, which you want to turn LEFT onto.
• Continue on Aliwal St for some distance, it will become Masabalala Yengwa Rd (NMR) – you will pass the following landmarks in this order: Kingsmead Cricket Ground, Kings Park Swimming Pool, Durban Country Club, ABSA stadium, Windsor Golf course and the Umgeni/Athlone Bridge.
• Once you have crossed the Umgeni/Athlone bridge, Masabalala Yengwa Rd (NMR) becomes Northway and you will come to a set of traffic lights. Continue straight through the traffic lights. You will find us approximately 300m past the traffic lights on your right hand side - number 28 Northway (5th house on right).

Amenities in the area

  • Bus Line (0.5 km)
  • Car Hire (0.5 km)
  • Laundromat (0.5 km)
  • Post Office (0.5 km)
  • Bars and/or Nightlife (1 km)
  • Restaurants / Eateries (1 km)
  • Bank and/or ATM (1.5 km)
  • Grocery Store (1.5 km)
  • Train Station (8 km)
  • Shopping Mall (10 km)
  • Airport (30 km)


  • Beach
  • Bird watching
  • Children's entertainment
  • Fishing
  • Galleries / museums
  • Golf course(s)
  • Gym / fitness centre
  • Health spa / massage
  • Helicopter Flips
  • Kayaking / surf ski
  • Kite surfing
  • Rowing / canoeing
  • Surfing
  • Swimming
  • Tennis court(s)
  • Theatre (performing arts)

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